I'd like to try planting more, and doing it from seed seems cheapest, especially considering how expensive nut trees normally are.
To my shock and surprise, raw (unheated*) nut seeds are exploitively expensive on eBay. $12 bucks for 4 seeds? Bwah? Half the seeds won't even germinate, and half the germinated seeds won't survive the first year.
(*USDA requires sellers of nuts in grocery stores to heat-treat them, to kill salmonella, which results in grocery-store seeds not germinating)
So, anyone want to sell me something along the lines of:
(Already received) A dozen english walnut seeds (preferably of more than one variety!) [not Black walnuts; English ones, e.g. Carpathians or similar]
(Already received) A dozen papershell almond seeds (preferably of more than one variety!) [Not Hall's Hardy! I already got two of those, and they aren't papershell nor are they true almonds]
(Already received) A dozen filbert hazelnut seeds (preferably of more than one variety!)
(Already received) Pistachio seeds A dozen pecan seeds (preferably of more than one variety!)
Six or so chestnut seeds.
Six or so apricot seeds (especially Moorpark if you have one)
Six or so nectarine seeds
Six or so plum seeds (not Santa Rosa - I already have one of those, and can collect my own seeds)
Six or so peach seeds
I'm not expecting anyone to have all those, but if you have at least three of those categories, and are willing to mail them to me, I'd be ecstatic.
My focus is on nut trees, especially, as those are the most expensive and have the highest failure rate for me.
Including shipping, my budget would be $25 $20 (via Paypal) if you can get me three or more of those categories. Let me know if you can; I live in the Midwest USA.