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Kai Duby
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Location: Colorado~ Front Range~ Zone 4/Wheaton Labs
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Over the past few years I have collected and planted the majority of the seeds from fruits I've eaten. I also raid parking lots, parks, and ornamental plantings for harder to find tree seeds and every year I plant more and more.

So far the most limiting factor has been the amount of seed I am able to obtain, which is why I'm soliciting here for more tree and shrubs seeds!

If you have seeds from trees in your backyard or fruits you've eaten over the year then I'd be happy to plant them for you! I usually plant woody perennials in bulk in late fall but I always stick nuts directly in the ground once I receive them.

Some fruits I've had success with so far: Apricots, Apples, Plums, Pears

I'd plant just about any hardy woody perennials with decent, edible fruit. Some plants that I'm interested in: Seabuckthorn(seaberry), Quince, Mulberry, Aronia, Elderberry all kinds of brambles, currants, gooseberries.

Fresh off the tree nuts are probably the most difficult seeds to find in this area but I'd love to grow chestnuts, hazelnuts, pecans and any other big meaty nut.

Timber and general supporting species are also nice to have. I regularly collect: black locust, Siberian Peashrub, Linden, Alder, Ash but anything that may grow in a cold northern climate would be appreciated!

If you're feeling generous with a handful of seeds or even a whole box then send them on out to: Kai Duby c/o Paul Wheaton  2120 S Reserve St 351 MISSOULA MT 59801

Thanks for helping me plant forests!




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Todd Parr
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Kai Duby wrote:
I'd plant just about any hardy woody perennials with decent, edible fruit. Some plants that I'm interested in: Seabuckthorn(seaberry), Quince, Mulberry, Aronia, Elderberry all kinds of brambles, currants, gooseberries.

Fresh off the tree nuts are probably the most difficult seeds to find in this area but I'd love to grow chestnuts, hazelnuts, pecans and any other big meaty nut.

Timber and general supporting species are also nice to have. I regularly collect: Black Locust, Siberian Peashrub, Linden, Alder, Ash but anything that may grow in a cold northern climate would be appreciated!

If you're feeling generous with a handful of seeds or even a whole box then send them on out to: Kai Duby c/o Paul Wheaton  2120 S Reserve St 351 MISSOULA MT 59801

Thanks for helping me plant forests!


It's obviously the wrong time of year for me to have seeds here, but if you bump this up at the end of the year, I have many of the things you are looking for.  I have seaberry that I expect to produce this year, mulberry, gooseberry, jostaberry, elderberry, walnuts, maple, ash, 3 or 4 varieties of autumn olive (really great tasting types).  I'm happy to send you seeds or cuttings.
 
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