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Canopée Plants the Seeds

Canopée grows every tree from local, native seeds. We propagate every tree in an innovative plug design contributing to a strong, green canopy for generations to come.

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Canopée Plants the Forests

Canopée plants every tree on redundant land. Every tree we propagate is replanted within the same community, creating stronger roots, stronger trees and a stronger plantet, together. We build native, harwood forests mimicking the way nature had intended. 

OUR SAPLINGS 

With climate change bearing down on us, Canopée wanted to do our part to protect the canopy we love most. We started to research plug design. We discovered most plugs used at the propagation stage inhibit root growth and encourage circling, matted and misdirected roots. The reason we plant trees is for future generations yet the moment we plant them 25% will have an early mortality. We thought, hey there has to be a better way.

We found an innovative plug design that was developed by the Vineland Research and Innovation Center 2018. This plug design uses air-root pruning technology with a wall-less and bottom-less tray. Every essence grows a strong, fibrous, 360 root mass lowering the mortality rate to 5%. Canopée grows strong roots so each tree will contribute to a strong, green canopy for generations to come.

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Traditional Plugs

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OUR FORESTS

Canopée forms partnerships with businesses and individuals who want to turn their redundant piece of land into a forest. We create polyculture forests with our native trees and shrubs. This creates pockets of hardwood forests dotted through the same community the seeds were picked and progated in.

Canopée does both spring and fall tree plants. Once the tree is planted, you will receive the coordinates of the plot you are helping to build into a forest. Our forests are monitored to ensure their success will continue for generations to come.

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