5/21 UConn “Swing Tree” Seedling Sale

Seedlings grown from the magical “Swing Tree” birch at Mirror Lake will be on sale at the Floriculture Greenhouses. The “Swing Tree” is a rare species of birch known as the Japanese Black Birch or Dahurian Birch (Betula davurica). Come get a plant of this one of a kind UConn icon for your yard. Or make it the perfect gift for a special gardening friend. Japanese Black Birch is well-suited to growing outdoors in the landscape in Connecticut.

Plants are limited and will be offered on a first come, first serve basis. Proceeds from the sale of these trees will go to the UConn Campus Beautification Fund.

Date: May 21, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Floriculture Greenhouse (1395 Storrs Road, Storrs CT, 06269)


2’-3’ tall Betula davurica, Japanese Black Birch seedlings grown from the “SWING TREE” at Mirror Lake … $20.00 each (CASH ONLY!)

For more information, contact: Mark Brand at mark.brand@uconn.edu