Colorado State Seedling Tree Program – Tri River Area
The Seedling Tree Sale is now closed for the 2021 season! Call your local Extension office to be placed on the list for next year. Mesa – 970.244.1834 • Delta – 970-874-2195 • Montrose & Ouray 970.249.3935 (Please note: it is important to place the order with the office you plan to pick up at, not necessarily where you live!)
Low-cost seedling trees and shrubs are provided each year by the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS), for homeowners to use as windbreaks, re-vegetation, wildlife habitat, etc. They cannot be resold. Get your order in as soon as possible for the best selection. You can visit the Forest Service website at http://csfs.colostate.edu for information on the plants such as height and width, drought tolerance, recommended altitude range, wildlife value and so forth, to help you make your selections.
Perennial Wildflowers and Ornamental Grasses
- We also offer Perennial Wildflowers and Ornamental Grasses. You can mix and match a flat of 30 (In pairs of 5) or purchase in large pots.
Ordering Seedling Trees
- Sales begin in November and continue through FEBRUARY 5th, 2021! with delivery tentatively scheduled for May 12th, 2021. Make sure to place your orders early as some types may sell out quicker than others.
How To Plant Trees
- Trees for Conservation – A Buyer’s Guide
- Perennials, Flowering Shrubs, and Grasses
- Plant Selection Considerations and Recommendations