BUYING SAPLINGS: FRESH, CLEAN AND STRAIGHT

                     SAPLINGS SHOULD BE CUT BETWEEN OCTOBER 15 AND DECEMBER 15

Size: base:  no more than 3" dia, tip: 1-1/2" dia.  (suggestion: make a template to take with you in the woods)

Length: Must be full length: The entire section of the tree that is 3" at one end and 1-1/2" at the other-- no matter the length.   

Species: hardwood: Hard or soft maple, cherry, ash (see quarantine note below), hop hornbeam, beech, black or yellow birch.  (no white or grey birch, oak, basswood, poplar, striped maple, or softwoods)

Details: -Freshly cut.                                                                                          -No skidding damage.                                                                          -No dead wood.                                                                                       -Branches removed without damage to the trunk.                                   -Bark clean: not covered with dirt or ice or snow.                                 -Bends and crooks kept to a minimum and sweep must not                     exceed the diameter.                                                                             -Ends squared.  

$350 - $500 PER HUNDRED SAPLINGS DELIVERED TO US.  WILL PICK UP WITHIN 25 MILES.

The Best Time To Harvest Saplings is in the late fall/early winter. They dry out better, and the bark is tight, resulting less skidding damage.

Contact: Ken Gagnon.  238 Quaker City Rd,  Acworth, NH.   603-499-2568                                              

Due to the emerald ash borer quarantine, we are not accepting ash saplings from Mass, NY, or any of these NH counties: Belknap, Rockingham, Hillsboro, Strafford, Carrol, Grafton, or Merrimack.

Also interested in hardwood sapling stands 10-20 years old within 30 miles of Acworth, NH  to harvest poles directly. Stumpage of $1 per pole.  Fully insured.

Please send photos of supply with scale to measure. If you are uncertain about the suitability of your poles, we'll look at your photos or visit your site and try to help you out.


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