2022 Iseli Award - Accepting Applications

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Jean Iseli, the founder of Iseli Nursery. Photo by Don Howse
Jean Iseli, the founder of Iseli Nursery. Photo by Don Howse

The American Conifer Society is accepting applications for the 2022 Jean Iseli award, a $4000 annual grant made to a public garden, arboretum, or horticultural institution that emphasizes the development, conservation, and propagation of conifers, with an emphasis on dwarf or unusual varieties.

Jean Iseli was an ACS founder and conifer propagator. This award was established in 1986 in his name.

Iseli Nursery pledges to grant the winner a 50% discount on any plants purchased in conjunction with this award, up to $8,000.

Proposals must include:

  • Name, address, and phone number of the applicant/institution
  • Brief description of the plans to utilize the funds
  • List of conifers to purchase
  • Budget
  • Short overview of the mission statement or horticultural background of your institution

Send applications by email to [email protected], or by USPS to:

Ethan Johnson

39005 Arcadia Circle

Willoughby, OH 44094

Deadline for submissions is March 19, 2022. The Iseli Award committee will announce the winner in April, 2022.

List of Prior Award Recipients