Seedling ordering information

It is time to get ready to plant trees! Shipping at the nursery is underway and going well.

No need to contact us, we will email you as soon as your order is preparing for shipment so that you have a heads up a few days in advance.


The Nursery is no longer taking orders for 2022 spring planting.

We will be taking order for 2023 spring planting in the fall.

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

A minimum of 500 seedlings must be purchased.

Cost-share for your tree planting project many be available. Contact a DNR Stewardship forester for more details.


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

We have three options for shipping seedlings.

Seedlings can be picked up at: Minnesota State Forest Nursery, 13885 State Hwy. 64, Akeley, MN 56433

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).

Pay shipping at the time of pickup at Detroit Lakes drop point location. Note: Little falls drop off location is not available this year.


Orders canceled after February 25 will be charged a 20% cancellation fee


If you have any questions, you can contact us at 218-652-2385.