Attention Seed Buyers from the United States Only

You must now obtain a 'Small Lots of Seed' Permit
This permit can be obtained free of charge through the APHIS-USDA website.
 https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/import-information/permits/plants-and-plant-products-permits/plants-for-planting/small-lots-seed.
The buyer must obtain and provide a Small Lots of Seed Permit to GreenTree Agroforestry Solutions before the order will be shipped.

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Pine


  • 'Baikal' Siberian Pine Seed

    'Baikal' Siberian Pine Seed

    Latin Name: Pinus sibirica DESCRIPTION Family: Pinaceae Native Range: Native to Russia, specifically the Ural Mountains and Siberia. Seed Source: Siberian pine collection near Indian Head Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 20m x 8m. Overview: Siberian pines are native to Siberia. The 'Baikal' seed strain originates from a collection made near Lake Baikal in Siberia in 1985. The collection was planted in a seed block near Indian Head, Saskatchewan. They are drought tolerant and our seeds are well adapted to northern temperate regions. The 'Baikal' seed strain has grown very well in southern Saskatchewan. It is ideally adapted for planting in non-boreal regions. Siberian pine grows well in heavy clay soils. Typically it has steady though not fast growth and is very tolerant of severe winter cold, hardy down to at least –60 °C, and also of wind exposure. Unlike other pines  Siberian pine drop their needles mid-summer so don't be alarmed if your tree begins to turn shades of yellow from old needles dying in the summer. The needle drop is over after a few weeks Seeds: Yellow-brown and nut-like, 10-12 mm long. Average number of seeds/packet: 60 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak in water for 24 hours then warm stratify at 20°C for 60 days in moist sand followed by 120 days at 5°C. Ideal sowing time: Sow stratified seed outdoors in May or non-stratified seed in late August. Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 1.0 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Spring sowing of stratified seed is preferred over fall sowing of non-treated seeds. Alternatively, sow seed indoors then move outdoors in a shaded area during the summer. Sow stratified seeds in individual pots with well-drained potting soil. Push each seed just beneath the soil surface, making sure that it’s in a vertical position with the pointy end facing downward. Place the pots in a sunny window and water thoroughly. Keep the seeds moist and wait, as germination can take a few weeks. Plant seedlings into their permanent position within 2 years after sprouting, and mulch heavily before winter. Agroforestry Value 'Baikal' Siberian pine seeds are tasty and nutritious, they have been harvested and eaten by people for generations. In addition to its abundant crops of tasty nuts, Siberian pine is also valued for its attractive dark green foliage and dense, pyramidal shape. Its slow growth rate makes it a good tree for small gardens.  

    $16.00 - $19.00

  • 'Peterson' Ponderosa Pine Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Peterson' Ponderosa Pine Seed

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    Latin Name: 'Peterson' Pinus ponderosa DESCRIPTION Family: Pinaceae Native Range: Native to Rocky Mountain region of Canada and United States. Seed Source: Ponderosa pine seed orchard near Indian Head Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 15m x 8m. Overview: Ponderosa pines are large trees native to the Rocky Mountain region of North America. They are drought tolerant and our seeds are well adapted to northern temperate regions. The 'Peterson' seed strain was developed from tree populations originating in northern Nebraska. It is ideally adapted for planting in non-boreal regions. The seed strain is named in honour of Lloyd Peterson Forest Nursery Station entomologist, for his contributions to forest entomology and prairie tree planting. Seeds: Dark brown, winged 6-7 mm long. Average number of seeds/packet: 180 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak in cold running water for 48 hours then stratify for 30 days in moist sand at 5°C. Ideal sowing time: Sow soaked seed outdoors in May. Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 1.0 cm deep,50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: 'Peterson' ponderosa pine grows on a variety of soil types but does best on coarse-textured soils when available soil moisture is limited. The seed strain favours a pH of 6.0 to 7.0 and is intolerant of shade. Its ability to grow vigorous taproots is one reason for its good growth on dry severe sites and ability to firmly anchor into the soil. Agroforestry Value 'Peterson' ponderosa pine is an excellent choice as a tall tree component in shelterbelts and Ecobuffers, offering year-round protection and relatively rapid growth. It is also suited for wildlife planting (food, nesting, cover).   

    $16.00 - $19.00

  • 'Irkutsk' Siberian Fir Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Irkutsk' Siberian Fir Seed

    Latin Name: Abies sibirica DESCRIPTION Family: Pinaceae Native Range: Native to Siberia and Northeast China. Seed Source: Siberian fir collection near Carrot River, Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 25m x 8m. Overview: Siberian fir is native to Siberia. This seed strain originates from a collection mission to Lake Baikal, Siberia in 1985 with the deed collected near the Siberian city of Irkutsk. The collected germplasm was planted in a seed block near Carrot River, Saskatchewan. The 'Irkutsk' seed strain is well adapted to northern temperate regions. The 'Irkutsk' Siberian fir seed strain grows well in cool moist soils. It is very shade-tolerant, frost-resistant, and hardy, surviving temperatures down to −50°C. This seed strain has a nice pyramidal form and becomes more narrow as it grows to an ultimate height of over 25 meters. Seeds: The yellow-brown seeds are 5-7 mm long. Average number of seeds/packet: 300 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak seeds in cold water for 24 hours mix with sand and stratify for 30 days at 5C. Ideal sowing time: Sow stratified seed outdoors in May or non-stratified seed in September. Sowing instructions: Outdoors - sow 0.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell. Growing conditions: Spring sowing of stratified seed is preferred over fall sowing of non-treated seeds. Alternatively, sow seed indoors then move outdoors in a shaded area during the summer.  AGROFORESTRY VALUE Siberian fir is known for its strong aroma. This tree's needles are popular for essential oils and aromatherapy. Siberian fir is also valued for its attractive dark green foliage and dense, pyramidal shape.

    $16.00 - $19.00

  • 'Prairie Green' Scots Pine Seed

    AgroForestry Solutions 'Prairie Green' Scots Pine Seed

    Latin Name: Pinus sylvestris DESCRIPTION Family: Pinaceae Native Range: Native to Northern Europe and Asia. Seed Source: Seed production orchard near Indian Head Saskatchewan. Height and Spread: 18m x 5m. Overview: The 'Prairie Green' Scots pine is well adapted for agroforestry planting in dry, cold temperate regions. It is characterized by vigotous growth and adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions. The seeds strain was developed specifically for tree planting in the prairie environment. Seeds: Dark brown, 2-4 mm long. Average number of seeds/packet: 550 SEED TREATMENT / SOWING Stratification: Soak seeds for 24 hours, then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 30 days at 5C. No treatment needed if down in late September (Germination will occur the following spring. Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in late May. Sowing instructions: Outdoors- sow 1.0 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell 1.0 cm deep. Growing conditions: 'Prairie Green' Scots pine grows on a wide variety of soils but favours loamy soils with a pH of 5.0 to 8.0. It is shade tolerant but grows best in a sunny exposure. AGROFORESTRY VALUE 'Prairie Green' Scots pine is used in field and farmstead shelterbelts. The dense roots make it useful for soil stabilization and erosion control on dry sites. It will tolerate glyphosate drift when exposed in late summer. It provides good cover for birds plus small and large mammals.    

    $16.00 - $19.00

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