ORDER DEADLINE: April 1st, 2023 Tree pick-up will be at the Alpena Warehouse located at the Alpena Airport on Airport Rd, Alpena Michigan on Friday, April 28th, 2022: 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday, April 29th, 2022: 9:00am to 2:00pm. *Montmorency county residents receive a discount for travel*
**You can contact us at any time to special order species that we do not typically have offered during our Spring Tree Sale. Contact us at: The Alpena-Montmorency Conservation District office at 989.356.3596 ext. 108 or email AMCD@MACD.org
Tree Planting & Site Selection: Characteristics to consider for planting
Natural / man-made features that exist on your site may influence which trees and shrubs you plant and where they are placed:
Do they need shade?
Do they need full sun?
Do they need dry or moist soil?
How tall with they grow?
How wide will they grow?
How far apart should the trees be?
Tree Planting - Plant Spacing Reforestation:
Pines: 7 ft. x 8 ft. with 700 trees per acre.
Spruces: 6 ft. x 8 ft. with 900 trees per acre.
Windbreaks: 8 ft. x 10 ft. between rows.
Be sure to avoid the following:
Planting shade intolerant trees under mature trees.
Planting on septic drain fields.
Planting trees within 10-12 feet of overhead wires.
Planting trees within 10-12 of a building.
Planting evergreens where they may obstruct vision near roads.
Planting salt intolerant plants next to roadways.
For more planting information Click on the picture below
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