Contact the area forestry office drop off location in your area before collecting for the quota of cone or seeds they will purchase plus instructions on proper collecting, handling and labeling requirements. Collecting, storing, and delivering large quantities of high-quality seed, you are helping to grow deciduous forest adapted to Minnesota.
|Species|| Crop freq.|
|Time to collect cones||Cone ripeness||Bearing Age (min years)|| Range of pds/seed/|
bushel of cones
|White pine||3–10||September||Reddish– Purple||5–10||0.6–1.0||22,000|