WSSC 2 – Research Orchard


This experimental research orchard was first planted in 2012.

Triadelphia Lake Rd., Sunshine, Montgomery Co.

As a starting point, find your way to Sunshine, which is at the intersection of MD 650 (New Hampshire Ave,) and MD 97 (Georgia Ave). From Sunshine, go 1/2 mile north to a right turn on Triadelphia Lake Rd.

Ron Kuipers: MDTACF
Jim Benton: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Watershed Manager
Mark Grzeszkiewicz: Groundskeeper

The following trees were planted in 2012: 9 Carver Am x Sequinyi, 9 Carver Am x Henryi, 3 Haines x Carver Little Bennett, 1 Curtis x Stonefort, 1 Haines x Clopper, 1 Knapp?_ open , 1 SW 902 x Clopper, 3 Knapp 39 x Clopper, 1 Burton x Clopper, 1 Henryi x SL 828, 1 Knapp 39 x Carver Little Bennett, and 5 Henryi.

For the latest 2016 inventory and map of the trees at this orchard click here.