Seedling ordering information


Spring 2021 Seedling Order Info

Interested in seedling orders for spring 2021? The State Forest Nursery is currently conducting annual inventory and assessing seedling availability after a variety of challenges this growing season. More information should be available in late September. You can register for our newsletter to have the most up-to-date information sent directly to you.

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Orders are accepted from mid-October through mid-May or until supplies are exhausted.

  • Orders can be submitted: by mail or phone.
  • Payment can be made via: Check, Visa, Mastercard, or Discover.

Seedlings available through this program may only be planted in Minnesota.

Minimum purchase is 500 trees. This purchase may be broken down into increments of 100 of each species.

Government assistance for your tree planting project may be available on a reimbursable basis. Contact your local DNR Forestry office for more details.

If you have any questions, you can contact us at 800-657-3767.


Seedlings are packaged in a cardboard box with a plastic liner. The box is approximately 10" x 18" x 30".

Common quantities per box: 500 seedlings; 125 transplant; 250 oaks

There are three options for shipping seedlings.

  1. Seedlings can be picked up at: Minnesota State Forest Nursery, 13885 State Hwy. 64, Akeley, MN 56433
  2. Trees can be shipped by common carrier to any address in Minnesota for $33/1000 or any portion there of (cannot ship to a PO Box).
  3. Pay shipping at the time of pickup at Detroit Lakes and Little Falls drop point locations (prices vary by location). Nursery must receive your order by March 6, 2020

If you have any questions, you can contact us at 800-657-3767.