Tree and Shrub Seeds

WOOD PRODUCT SPECIALISTS

Conifers

Balsam Fir
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Balsam Fir,
Sheet Harbour, NS
Abies Balsamea
$7.00
$25.00$50.00$75.00$125.00$275.00200 lbs +
Abies Balsamea/Balsam Fir, Sheet Harbour, NS
Abies Balsamea (Balsam Fir)

Botanical Name: Abies Balsamea

Common Name: Balsam Fir, Sheet Harbour, NS

Source: Sheet Harbour, NS

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-6

Height Range: 45-75'

Comments: Very popular as a Christmas tree, likes well drained, acid moist soil.

Growing Information: Cold stratify seed for 15-30 days

Pretreatment of Seed: Recommended

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 55000

Bracted Balsam Fir
Abies Balsamea
var. Phanerolepis
$7.00$55.00$110.00
$165.00
$275.00
$605.00
200 lbs +
Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis/Bracted Balsam Fir
Abies Balsamea (Bracted Balsam Fir)

Botanical Name: Abies Balsamea

Common Name: Balsam Fir, NS

Source: Sheet Harbour, NS

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-6

Height Range: 45-75'

Comments: Very popular as a Christmas tree, likes well drained, acid moist soil.

Growing Information: Cold stratify seed for 15-30 days

Pretreatment of Seed: Recommended

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 55000

Balsam Fir, NS
Abies Balsamea
$7.00
$22.00
$44.00
$66.00
$110.00
$242.00
40 lbs
Abies balsamea/Balsam Fir, NS
Abies Balsamea (Balsam Fir)

Botanical Name: Abies Balsamea var. Phanerolepis

Common Name: Bracted Balsam Fir

Source: Sheet Harbour, NS

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-6

Height Range: 45-75'

Comments: Variety of balsam fir that resembles Fraser fir, bottle brush foliage and good needle retention.

Growing Information: Cold stratify seed for 15-30 days

Pretreatment of Seed: Recommended

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 63560

Fraser Fir
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Fraser Fir
Abies Fraseri
$7.00$96.00
$192.00
$288.00
$480.00
$1,056.00
yes
Abies Fraseri - Fraser Fir
Abies Fraseri (Fraser Fir)

Botanical Name: Abies Fraseri

Common Name: Fraser Fir

Source: USA

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-7

Height Range: 30-40'

Comments: Popular as a Christmas tree

Growing Information: Cold stratify seed for 15-30 days

Pretreatment of Seed: Recommended

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 44000

Eastern (Tamarack) Larch
Common NameBotanical Name 1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Eastern (Tamarack)
Larch
Larix Laricina
$7.00
$59.00
$118.00
$221.25
$295.00
$649.00
yes
Larix Laricina - Eastern (Tamarack)
Larix Larcina (Tamarack Larch)

Botanical Name: Larix Laricina

Common Name: Eastern (Tamarack) Larch

Source: PEI

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 1-5

Height Range: 40-80'

Comments: Use as specimen tree in landscape, or screen. Good fall color.

Growing Information: Grows best in moist, well drained, acid soils.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 318000

Spruce
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
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Norway Spruce
Picea Abies
$7.00
$23.00
$46.00
$69.00
$115.00
$253.00
yes
Picea Abies - Norway Spruce
Picea Abies (Norway Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Abies

Common Name: Norway Spruce

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-7

Height Range: 40-100'

Comments: Commonly used as windbreak or shelters

Growing Information: Does best in full sun

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 55000

White Spruce
Picea Glauca
$7.00
$22.00
$44.00
$66.00
$110.00
$242.00
yes
Picea Glauca - White Spruce
Picea Glauca (White Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Glauca

Common Name: White Spruce

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 40-60'

Comments: Useful as specimen, mass, hedge or windbreak.

Growing Information: Transplants readily, very tolerant of wind, heat, cold, drought.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 230000

Black Spruce
Picea Mariana
$7.00
$24.00
$48.00
$72.00
$120.00
$264.00
yes
Picea Mariana - Black Spruce
Picea Mariana (Black Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Mariana

Common Name: Black Spruce

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-5

Height Range: 30-40'

Comments: Small to medium sized tree, conical shaped.

Growing Information: Best grown moist, well drained soils

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 370000

Blue Spruce, CO
Picea Pungens
$7.00
$39.00
$78.00
$117.00
$195.00
$429.00
yes
Picea Pungens - Blue Spruce, CO
Picea Pungens Kaibab (Blue Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Pungens

Common Name: Blue Spruce, CO

Source: Colorado

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-7

Height Range: 30-60'

Comments: Popular as a specimen tree.

Growing Information: Prefers rich, moist soil in full sunlight.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 104420

Blue Spruce, AZ
Picea Pungens
$7.00
$56.00
$112.00
$168.00
$280.00
$616.00
yes
Picea Pungens - Blue Spruce, AZ
Picea Pungens Kaibab (Blue Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Pungens

Common Name: Blue Spruce, AZ

Source: Kaibab, AZ

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-7

Height Range: 30-60'

Comments: Popular as a specimen tree.

Growing Information: Prefers rich, moist soil in full sunlight.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 104420

Red Spruce
Picea Rubens
$7.00
$39.00
$78.00$117.00
$195.00
$429.00
yes
Picea Rubens - Red Spruce
Picea Rubens (Red Spruce)

Botanical Name: Picea Rubens

Common Name: Red Spruce

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-5

Height Range: 60-70'

Comments:

Growing Information: Does best where humidity and rainfall are high.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 140000

Pine
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
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Jack PinePinus Banksiana$7.00$23.40$46.80$87.75$117.00$257.40yes
Pinus Banksiana - Jack Pine

Botanical Name: Pinus Banksiana

Common Name: Jack Pine

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 35-50'

Comments: Useful for windbreaks, and mass plantings. very hardy.

Growing Information: Likes full sun, sandy acid soils.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 101400

Austrian Pine
Pinus Nigra
$7.00
$13.00
$26.00
$39.00
$65.00
$143.00
yes
Pinus Nigra - Austrian Pine
Pinus Nigra (Austrian Pine)

Botanical Name: Pinus Nigra

Common Name: Austrian Pine

Source: PEI

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-7

Height Range: 50-60'

Comments: Good specimen tree, for windbreaks, or mass plantings

Growing Information: Very hardy, tolerant of salt conditions.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 26000

Red Pine
Pinus Resinosa
$7.00
$26.00
$52.00
$78.00
$130.00
$286.00
yes
Pinus Resinosa - Red Pine
Pinus Resinosa (Red Pine)

Botanical Name: Pinus Resinosa

Common Name: Red Pine

Source: Ontario & PEI

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-5

Height Range: 50-125'

Comments: Hardy, picturesque tree, for groves and windbreaks

Growing Information: Survives well on poor soil, better in colder climates

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 45000

White Pine
Pinus Strobus
$7.00
$23.00
$46.00
$69.00
$115.00
$253.00
yes
Pinus Strobus - White Pine
Pinus Strobus (White Pine)

Botanical Name: Pinus Strobus

Common Name: White Pine

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Height Range: 50-80'

Comments: Handsome and ornamental, good for hedging

Growing Information: Intolerant of salt, wind and pollution, full sun

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 60 days

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 27000

Scotch PinePinus Sylvestris$7.00$33.00$66.00$123.75$165.00$363.00yes
Pinus Sylvestris - Scotch Pine

Botanical Name: Pinus Sylvestris

Common Name: Scotch Pine

Source: Ontario

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-8

Height Range: 30-60'

Comments: Popular as a Christmas tree, Unique form and color in the landscape

Growing Information: Well-drained soil, can tolerate dry, acid conditions

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 65000

Eastern White Cedar
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
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Eastern White Cedar
Thuja Occidentalis
$7.00
$36.00
$72.00
$108.00
$180.00
$396.00
yes
Thuja Occidentalis - Eastern White Cedar
Thuja Occidentalis (Eastern White Cedar)

Botanical Name: Thuja Occidentalis

Common Name: Eastern White Cedar

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Softwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-7

Height Range: 40-60'

Comments: Specimen or accent tree, hedges.

Growing Information: Likes atmospheric moisture, full sun, deep well drained soil.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 300000

Hardwood

Maple
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Red Maple
Acer Rubrum
$7.00
$11.00
$22.00
$33.00
$55.00
$121.00
sold out
Acer Rubrum - Red Maple
Acer Rubrum (Red Maple)

Botanical Name: Acer Rubrum

Common Name: Red Maple

Source: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Height Range: 40-100'

Comments: Beautiful fall color, Specimen tree for lawn or street.

Growing Information: Transplants easily, very tolerant of many soil conditions.

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold water soak for 2-5 days, before planting

Seed Type: Winged

Average Seeds per Pound: 30000

Sugar Maple
Acer Saccharum
$7.00$7.00
$14.00
$21.00
$35.00
$77.00
yes
Acer Saccharum - Sugar Maple
Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple)

Botanical Name: Acer Saccharum

Common Name: Sugar Maple

Source: Canada

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Height Range: 60-100'

Comments: Excellent shade tree for lawn, park, streets

Growing Information: Prefers well-drained, fertile soil, does not tolerate pollution, salt.

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 60 ? 90 days

Seed Type: Winged

Average Seeds per Pound: 12000

Birch
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb

1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Yellow Birch
Betula Alleghaniensis
$7.00
$11.00
$22.00
$33.00
$55.00
$121.00
yes
Betula Alleghaniensis - Yellow Birch
Betula Alleghenensis (Yellow Birch)

Botanical Name: Betula Alleghaniensis

Common Name: Yellow Birch

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-7

Height Range: 60-75'

Comments: Important lumber tree

Growing Information: Prefers cool moist conditions

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 30 days, provide extra light

Seed Type: Rubbed seed grade

Average Seeds per Pound: 500000

White Birch
Betula Papyrifera
$7.00
$10.00
$20.00
$30.00
$50.00
$110.00
sold out
Betula Papyrifera - White Birch
Betula Papyrifera (White Birch)

Botanical Name: Betula Papyrifera

Common Name: White Birch

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 50-70'

Comments: Bark color an important feature, for contrast in the landscape

Growing Information: Does best on well-drained acid, moist, sandy soils, full sun

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 30 days

Seed Type: Rubbed seed grade

Average Seeds per Pound: 610000

Other
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
White Ash
Fraxinus Americana
$7.00
$10.40
$20.80
$31.20
$52.00
$114.40
yes
Fraxinus Americana - White Ash
Fraxinus Americana (White Ash)

Botanical Name: Fraxinus Americana

Common Name: White Ash

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Height Range: 50-80'

Comments: Handsome native deciduous tree

Growing Information: Full sun, likes deeps moist well drained soils.

Pretreatment of Seed: Warm stratification 30 days, then cold, 60 days

Seed Type: Winged

Average Seeds per Pound: 10000

Black Walnut
Juglans Nigra
$7.00
$1.60
$3.20
$4.80
$12.00
$17.60
yes
Juglans Cinerea - Black Walnut

Botanical Name: Juglans Cinerea

Common Name: Black Walnut

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Height Range: 50-75'

Comments:

Growing Information: Difficult to transplant

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 60 days

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 25

Butternut
Juglans Cinerea
$7.00
$2.40
$4.80
$7.20
$12.00
$26.40
sold out
Juglans Nigra - Butternut

Botanical Name: Juglans Nigra

Common Name: Butternut

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 3

Height Range: 40-60'

Comments:

Growing Information: Prefers moist fertile soils, full sun

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify 90 ? 120 days

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 30

Chokecherry
Prunus Virginiana
$7.00
$2.40
$4.80
$7.20
$12.00
$26.40
yes
Prunus Virginiana - Chokecherry
Prunus Virginiana (Chokecherry)

Botanical Name: Prunus Virginiana

Common Name: Chokecherry

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 20-30'

Comments: Attractive, edible fruits, attracts birds.

Growing Information:

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 120 days.

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 5800

English OakQuercus Robur$7.00$2.40$4.80$7.20$12.00$26.40sold out
Quercus Robur - English Oak

Botanical Name: Quercus Robur

Common Name: English Oak

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Height Range: 75-100'

Comments: Large shade tree, good tree for parks and large areas

Growing Information: Prefers well-drained soil, full sun.

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary.

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 105

Red OakQuercus Rubra
$7.00
$2.40
$4.80
$7.20
$12.00
$26.40
yes
Quercus Rubra - Red Oak
Quercus Rubra (Red Oak)

Botanical Name: Quercus Rubra

Common Name: Red Oak

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Height Range: 75-100'

Comments: Good for streets, parks, fast growing.

Growing Information: Easily transplanted, prefers sandy acid soil. Tolerates pollution

Pretreatment of Seed: No pretreatment necessary.

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 110

American Mtn. Ash
Sorbus Americana
$7.00
$63.00
$126.00
$189.00
$315.00
$693.00
yes
Sorbus Americana - American Mountain Ash
Sorbus Americana (American Mountain Ash)

Botanical Name: Sorbus Americana

Common Name: American Mountain Ash

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Hardwood

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 10-30'

Comments: Attractive fruits and flowers

Growing Information: Likes moist areas

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 120 days

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 122288

Shrubs

Shrubs
Common NameBotanical Name1 pkg
(100 +/-seeds)
1 oz
1/4 lb
1/2 lb
1 lb
1 kg
In Stock?
 
Speckled Alder
Alnus Rugosa
$7.00
$28.00
$56.00
$84.00
$140.00
$308.00
yes
Alnus Rugosa - Speckled Alder
Alnus Rugosa (Speckled Alder)

Botanical Name: Alnus Rugosa

Common Name: Speckled Alder

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Shrub

Hardiness Zone: 3-6

Height Range: 15-25'

Comments: Shrub used for land reclamation and wildlife habitat

Growing Information: Moist areas along ponds and streambanks

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 120 days

Seed Type: Screened seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 600000

Bunchberry Dogwood
Cornus Canadensis
$7.00

$350.00
sold out
Cornus Canadensis - Bunchberry Dogwood
Cornus Canadensis (Bunchberry Dogwood)

Botanical Name: Cornus Canadensis

Common Name: Bunchberry Dogwood

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Groundcover

Hardiness Zone: 2-6

Height Range: 3-9'

Comments: Beautiful native ground cover, white flowers, scarlet fruit

Growing Information: Moist acid soil, under pines

Pretreatment of Seed: Warm stratify 3-5 months, then cold 3 months

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 60000

Red Osier Dogwood
Cornus Sericea
$7.00
$13.80
$27.60
$41.40
$69.00
$151.80
yes
Cornus Sericea - Red Osier Dogwood
Cornus Sericea (Red Osier Dogwood)

Botanical Name: Cornus Sericea

Common Name: Red Osier Dogwood

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Shrub

Hardiness Zone: 2-8

Height Range: 7-9'

Comments: Mass planting in large areas, shrub borders, interesting bark color

Growing Information: Does best in moist soils, very adaptable.

Pretreatment of Seed: Cold stratify seed for 60 ? 90 days

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 15500

Wild Raisin
Viburnum Cassinoides
$7.00
$15.40
$30.80
$46.20
$77.00
$169.40
sold out
Viburnum Cassinoides - Wild Raisin
Viburnum Cassinoides (Wild Raisin)

Botanical Name: Viburnum Cassinoides

Common Name: Wild Raisin

Source: Nova Scotia

Species: Shrub

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Height Range: 5-10'

Comments: Handsome, compact, shrub, attractive fruit, good for hedges, masses.

Growing Information: Slightly acid, moist well drained soil.

Pretreatment of Seed: Warm stratify 3-5 months, then cold 3 months

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 27000

Highbush CranberryViburnum Trilobum
$7.00
$16.00
$32.00
$48.00
$80.00
$176.00
yes
Viburnum Trilobum - American Cranberry
Viburnum Trilobum (American Cranberry)

Botanical Name: Viburnum Trilobum

Common Name: American Cranberry

Source: New Brunswick

Species: Shrub

Hardiness Zone: 2-7

Height Range: 8-12'

Comments: Excellent shrub for hedge and screening, attracts birds

Growing Information: Slightly acid, moist well drained soil.

Pretreatment of Seed: Warm stratify 3-5 months, then cold 3 months

Seed Type: Clean seed

Average Seeds per Pound: 11200

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