Nursery Address: 678 S Chiques Rd Manheim, PA
Office Address: 2310
Chestnut View Drive Lancaster, PA 17603
|Dedicated to the understanding,
preservation, and recovery of the Eastern American forest
Note: You are welcome to visit our native plant
nursery located at 678
Manheim, PA. To assure best use of your time & ours, we
are by appointment only. Please
contact us at email@example.com
Email is a preferred method for first contact. This allows us to
have hard copies of your order in our system and makes for a more
convenient spring rush. As always if you're offline, old fashioned or
on the road you may pick up the phone and call 717-538-0393 prior
to a pickup so that you can ensure that we will be there to help
New for 2014?
* We stock several thousand hickory liners and saplings
available in all seven species. Mostly from locally collected
seed, the plants are
grown with intact straight taproots. See the special write-up on
hickory growing techniques.
* We now have
availability on seed-grown, blight-resistant, American Chestnut
seedlings from our grove of parent trees. Plants are 100% Castenea
dentata, not hybrids. Parent trees exhibit resistance to blight,
but may develop enlarged burls. The parent trees are about fifteen
and nearly forty feet tall.
We now also started to carry three
species of Aesclus (Buckeye). As well as Nyssa Ogeche (Ogeechee
Tupelo), the southern Nyssa is prized by bee keepers for its pollen because of its great taste when produced into honey.
* More new
hard-to-find species are now available. Examples include Quercus
prinoides (Dwarf Oak),
Prunus depressa (Sand Cherry),
Malus angustifolia (Southern Crabapple), Amelanchier arborea
(Tree Serviceberry), Quercus fusiformis (Texas
Live Oak), Quercus
michauxii (Swamp Chestnut Oak), Carya ovalis (Red
Hickory), Magnolia macrophylla
(Bigleaf Magnolia), Castenea pumila
(Allegheny Chinkapin), Pices rubens (Red Spruce), Quercus muhlenbergii (Chinkapin Oak), Rhododendron
calendulaceum (Flame Azala), and some unique natural hybrids.
We have wholesale inventory
availability for a number of in-demand species that are often in short
supply, such as Sassafras albidum (Sassafras),
Fagus grandifolia (American Beech), Tilia americana(Basswood) and
Asimina triloba (Pawpaw).
accept VISA &
Mastercard credit cards, via phone, fax, mail or in person. Also due
to increased request for photos of our plants
we have made a Facebook page, featuring some of our most popular native
trees and shrubs. We will be adding more photos of rare species as time
goes on. Please visit, like and
friend us on our new Facebook page. www.facebook.com/pages/go-native-tree-farm
Welcome to the fastest
growing native plant
region’s newest “growth trend”.
Along with our trees, we are
growing! We have added many new species and have increased
growing capacity. We love native plants here at Go Native Tree Farm.
Preserving natives is great for many reasons. For example,
less care is needed once established. Some species can grow 5' a
year making a shade tree in little time, saving electric and offsetting
hundreds of carbon emissions pounds.
updated our species list for the 2013 season, and we will be
attending regional plant shows in the near future where you can talk to
purchase native plants
in person. The
species list can be found in the "Price List"
link; check the "Events" link for details about upcoming shows. Please
check back frequently for updates on new plants and events.
Go Native Tree Farm is
pleased to offer a superior selection of container-grown US eastern
native plants for the wholesale and retail customer. We are a
family-operated small business located in Lancaster County,
Pennsylvania. Lancaster County is widely known as the Garden
of Pennsylvania, and is famous for its well-kept farms and Amish
tradition. Many of the trees we grow are known locally as
farm trees, based on their regular appearance in the yards of local
Most of the trees we grow are started from local native seed
sources. We collect these seeds our selves from plants with good health
and seeds. A
focus is on native fruit and nut trees, troubled and rare native
species, and climax species found in the oak-hickory forest prevalent
in the mid-Atlantic region. It can require hundreds of years,
not longer, for nature to regenerate the varied mix of native climax
forest trees once present on cleared land. Through our
it is now possible to immediately restore original forest
We offer trees for a variety of applications:
We also offer advice on the best selection
needs. We invite you to contact
us, preferably by email, to receive a
free recommendation for a native tree mix. You will need to
provide us with information on where you are interested in
planting. This should include location, hillside versus
bottomland, direction of slope, soil type, and your desired results.
- Naturalization stock for
residential lots and
- Conservation and reclamation
projects such as the
- Specimen trees.
- Orchard stock for fruit and
- “Amish farm
We invite you to visit the selection of our native nursery farm-grown
trees listed on the
product price list. We
also invite you to
contact us to locate any
native eastern tree or size not listed, and we will locate it for you.
We offer quantity discounts for wholesale and large order