Forestry service to host seedling sale in Santa Fe

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  New Mexico State Forestry will hold a special two-day sale at its Seedling Tree House from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Santa Fe Thursday and Friday, offering a wide range of tree seedlings, usually available only in lots of 25 or greater to owners of an acre or more of land.

The State Forestry Seedling Tree House is located at 3250 Calle Princesa Juana.

Some of the bare-root tree species offered at this year’s sale include: lilac; buffalo berry; prairie sky poplar; native plum and nanking cherry. 

Other species in various sizes include: Afghanistan pine; Apache plume; Arizona cypress; Austrian pine; bigtooth maple; blue spruce; bristlecone pine; Douglas fir; fernbush; hoptree; lacebark elm; limber pine; littleleaf sumac; mountain snowberry; New Mexico foresteria; New Mexico locust; peachleaf willow; piñon; Rio Grande cottonwood; skunkbush sumac; white fir; smooth sumac; southwestern white pine and scots pine. 

Bare-root are $20 for a bundle of 25; small containers $1 each (minimum of 10) — mix and match; and large container $2 each (minimum of 5) — mix and match.