Where can I locate madrona trees for sale or planting?
You can purchase madrona trees at Ace Hardware in Anacortes. The plants are young and small, as madronas can be quite difficult to transpant. Becky Stinson, a veteran Master Gardener, manages the Ace Hardware nursery section and has developed a native plant section. She is very knowledgeable about native plants and would provide helpful information regarding transplanting madronas. I would also be glad to answer any further questions you might have. Sharon I love transparent sauce and deep-dish pie in early summer, so was really bummed when a school bus backed into my 15 year old tree last winter. Since then, we’ve looked for a new tree to buy, but would rather buy a producer than a small bare root. Any advice about where to look? Most local nurseries don’t carry yellow transparents. I agree with you–transparent apples make the best applesauce and pies! Locally, and I’m making the assumption you are local, both Christianson’s and Skagit Valley Gardens are stocking Yellow Transparent a