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Tiny Cones 1/2" Long Speckled Alder Maine Gray Alder Catkins 100+ Mini Tree Cones

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Made in Fairfield, Maine

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One hundred plus a few extra native Maine speckled or gray alder tree catkins that look like tiny pine cones. These were collected from the trees here at our farm and have not been sprayed or treated in any way. Just natural catkins.

Most of these woody, cone-like catkins are still attached to the ends of twigs. They are great for crafts, jewelry making, potpourri, wreaths, or any purpose requiring a tiny cone.

The catkins measure between 3/8" to 5/8" long, most are about 1/2" in length. They have natural variations in color and shape. These are the female catkins of the tree and still contain some of the tiny seeds. These can be shaken out and discarded, or planted to make more alder trees. Birds also like to eat the seeds.

The photos show how many to expect in an order, are shown with a dime for size comparison, are shown in the wild and also there is a view of speckled alder tree trunks.

Due to the fragile nature of alder catkins, they will be shipped in a sturdy box with bubble wrap.

Delivery confirmation is included in shipping for all our listings.

Thanks for looking and please email any questions.

Average review
Great communication with this seller, highly recommend this shop and would buy from her again.
Jan 17, 2018 by tyrantgoddess
WOW! I ordered this late on a Thu and received on Monday. The tiny cones are as described and perfect for my project. Thank you!!!
Nov 25, 2017 by lbw111
I have an very small tree I'm working on and these teeny, tiny pine cones work very well. Thank you so much!
Jan 9, 2016 by Lyn
Just what I wanted Perfect Thank you
Aug 4, 2015 by Laurie Karras
Perfect little cones and very helpful seller. Thank you.
Jun 20, 2015 by Karen Bailey

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I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 1 hour of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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There are no refunds or exchanges for custom orders. Items are guaranteed as described. Returns are accepted ONLY if the item is not as described. There are no refunds or exchanges for buyer's remorse, change of mind, doesn't fit right, not what you imagined, etc. Ask questions before buying if a particular feature is important to you. If you feel an item is not as described you must contact us within 3 days of receipt to request a return. Prior approval is required for all returns. Refunds will be issued for items returned in the same condition as shipped.
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