Chief River Nursery is your hardiest selection of
conifer and hardwood
bare-root seedling and
bare-root transplant specimens.
We offer White
Spruce, Douglas Fir,
Choke Cherry, Black
Walnut, and many other
seedling and transplant
We sell 2-year olds in
scotch, red and white pine and spruces, 3-year olds in fir, except
the Douglas fir, which is a 2-year old. Hardwood and shrubs are
1-year old with some two year seedlings. Our experience shows
these are the best combination of value and survivability.
Although millions of
planted direct to the field, best results are obtained by creating
a transplant bed. Seedlings held like this for two
years are easy
to weed and make a great transplant.
branched and have excellent root systems. Transplants are our
them without irrigation to provide you with extra hardy specimens.
any transplant, watering in your stock provides
with a good start. We also recommend Super Gel and Super Spore
for dry locations
watering is not practical. Customers come back year
year for our huge transplants. Our experience in growing transplants
produces a tree with excellent survival
to field planting. They are especially winter-hardy. Tree measurements
the ground up and are very conservative.
As always, you can reach us at 800-367-9254.