Appletree Nursery is a family owned and operated garden center in its 23rd season. We are located on Route 3 in Winnisquam, NH just 5 miles from the I-93 exit in Tilton. We offer a large selection of quality annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. We grow our own hanging baskets, zonal geraniums, new guinea impatiens and hardy mums. We also offer screened loam, mulch (black, dark brown & red), and 3/4" & 3/8" stone.
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3/4/14 :Today we start planting! We will be planting our 10" hanging baskets and moss baskets this week. Check back for pictures.
See us for BLACK, RED & BROWN Mulch in the Spring Delivery available
GROWN HERE. SOLD HERE. We grow our own plants in our greenhouses. In the Spring, we will be adding an 8th greenhouse so that we may bring our customers an even larger selection of plants at our continued low prices!
February 2014: Our greenhouses are currently arranged with pots pre-filled with soil and awaiting the arrival of plugs. Our plugs will be arriving the first week of March and we will promptly be planting them in various hanging basket combinations for sale by Mother's Day. The tranformation of the greenhouses below occurs in a 8 week time frame.
PATIO POT TOMATOES: Get a head start on your vegetable garden. Once again, we will be offering our 2 gallon patio pot tomatoes in May. We will have several varieties of tomatoes, sure to be at least 2ft tall by sale time!
NEW Annuals and OLD Favorites that will be offered this Spring:
2014 PROVEN WINNER NATIONAL COMBO
contains Superbells "Pink," Supertunia "Appleblossom," and Superbena "Royale Whitecap"
contains Superbells "Yellow," Verbena "Tukana Scarlet Star," and Lobelia "Lucia Dark Blue"
Solenia Begonias: Not your grandmother's Begonia, Solenia® welcomes a bright new day in Begonia growing! Not only is this compact plant very tolerant of sun, it also stands up to heat and wind, and resists powdery mildew. You can grow it fearlessly in part shade to full sun, where it will set big double blooms over three seasons! There's never been anything quite like it.The blooms begin in late spring, fully double and measuring about 3 inches wide. Sporting petals of rich deep pink, they are distinctively beautiful. And that's a good thing, because you'll be seeing a lot of them, as spring turns to summer and summer to fall with no decrease in flower power! Yet unlike earlier varieties, which tended to become top-heavy at the height of the season, Solenia® is so well-branched that it never topples or snaps.
Banking the blooms are large, succulent, glossy heart-shaped leaves 2 to 4 inches long. Very dark green, they add dramatic tones to the display, and show off the brightness of the petals very beautifully. They keep this plant handsome even out of bloom!
Solenia® reaches 10 to 12 inches high and 18 to 24 inches wide. It looks terrific in the annual bed as well as in containers of all types.
Supertunia "Vista Bubblegum"
This remarkable Petunia fills a basket to overflowing, or pours out across a bed in a wave of vibrant pink blossoms. Pink Vista Bubblegum complemented the flowers or foliage of every companion we tried—purple, blue, silver, white, and many other pinks. These mounding, spreading plants are vigorous growers and indifferent to heat. Virtual flower factories, they seemed to bloom forever. Whether planted solo or entwining with other plants in a container or bed, Bubblegum was an eye-catching success.
Even if you live in a hot climate, SunPatiens® will grow in full sun! The perfect solution for gardens that wind through both sunny and shady spots, it blooms from spring through summer and into fall, with big 2- to 3-inch flowers on bushy, well-branched plants. There's no other Impatiens like it in the world!
Portulaca Mojave Series
The Mojave series produces large, vibrant flowers all summer that are heat, humidity and drought tolerant. Great for gardeners that don't have a lot of time to care for plants! Available in Tangerine, Pink, Red & Yellow
Lantana produces beautiful multi-color blooms and dark green foliage. This plant has a mostly upright, shrubby habit, but will trail in hanging containers.
A huge hit with butterflies and hummingbirds, planting Lantana is a great idea for high pollinator traffic in the garden. Perennial in most hot or tropic climates, A continuous bloomer in the summer, and can also makes great ground cover.
Spring Flowering Shrubs:
FORSYTHIA: Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Well Drained Height at Maturity: 6 - 10 ft Growth Rate: Fast Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Yellow Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
LILAC: Light requirements: Full Sun Soil Conditions: Adaptable Height at Maturity: 5 -12 ft depending on variety Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Purples, Pinks, Yellow and White available Fragrant: Yes Bloom Season: Spring
RHODODENDRONS: Light requirements: Partial Sun to Shade Soil Conditions: Tolerates wet soil Height at Maturity: 5- 25 ft depending variety Growth Rate: Fast Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Available in Purple, Pink. Red & Yellow Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
ANDROMEDA: Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Well Drained, Acidic Height at Maturity: 10 - 12 ft Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: Yes Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Pink-White Fragrant: Yes Bloom Season: Spring
AZALEA: Light requirements: Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Adaptable Height at Maturity: 3 - 4 ft Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Available in Pinks, Purples, Yellow, Orange and Red Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
COLORADO BLUE SPRUCES "Blue Select" 6ft tall x 4ft wide B&B - $250 will be available Mid-April
The Colorado Blue Spruce is a large evergreen tree with outstanding color. Plant one as a specimen tree or several as an effective windbreak and privacy screen.
The outstanding features of your Colorado Blue Spruce are its shape and color. This pyramidal conifer has tiered, horizontal branches that fill out all the way down to the ground. It maintains a pleasing shape without special care.
The color of the needles are a lovely blue-green with an enchanting silver hue that stands out year round, but will be especially resplendent amid the browns and grays of your winter landscape.
Your Colorado Blue Spruce is an impressive tree. It is cold hardy and low maintenance, requiring little more than planting it and watching it grow. It is drought tolerant and unattractive to deer.
As an added benefit, pinecones will form on your Colorado Blue Spruce, presenting a pleasing light green shade at first and transitioning to brown when mature. The cones are a nice choice for many craft projects and attractive to wildlife.
If you’d like an impressive evergreen tree with vibrant color and requiring little care, the Colorado Blue Spruce is the tree for you.
Mature Height: 30 - 60 feet
Mature Spread: 10 - 20 feet
Soil: Widely Adaptable
Mature Form: Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full - Partial
We offer plant bed cleanups and new bed planting services: Call Dave at 524-8031 for more information
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~ WE DO CUSTOM PLANTERS FOR EVERY SEASON~
Do you have a special occasion that you would like custom planters for to spruce up your home? Maybe you don't have the time or know what to plant in your own containers or window boxes?
We can help! Bring us your container(s)/window box(es) and we can fill them for you and return them looking spectacular within your color scheme and budget!
*Summer containers~each container is a $10 service charge plus the cost of soil and plants.