Seedling ordering information

The State Forest Nursery is currently accepting spring 2021 seedling orders.

ALL orders will be processed in the order received.

If you received an email autoreply ([email protected]) or left a voicemail in the seedling ordering mailbox (800-657-3767), your order has been received. You do not need to do anything else at this time. Nursery staff will contact you regarding your order as soon as they can! Continue to check this website for additional updates.

Thanks for your patience!


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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.

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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 5, 2021.

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