Nursery and Tree Improvement

The South Carolina Forestry Commission has grown and distributed over 2.5 billion forest tree seedlings since we began operating in 1928. It is the Forestry Commission’s mission to provide high quality improved seedlings for the landowners of South Carolina. We also provide a wide variety of species and products to meet the ever-changing needs of large and small landowners to include wildlife plantings, windbreaks, streamside buffers, longleaf pine - wiregrass ecosystem restoration, wetland mitigation/restoration, and rooted cuttings and seedlings for Christmas trees.

Our bareroot and containerized seedlings are grown and picked-up at our Taylor Nursery near Edgefield, South Carolina. UPS shipping is also available for all species.

The South Carolina Forestry Commission hopes you are satisfied with your seedlings. If you would like to contact us feel free to call us at (803) 275-3578 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM. After hours, we have a voice mail system for you to leave a message and have us return your call.

SEEDLINGS

Seedling Availability - Check to see what seedlings are available.

Seedling Prices and Pick-up Information

Seedling Order Form

Seedling Catalog -(pdf file) Tree species descriptions and suggestions, where is the best location to plant, best and worst tree species for certain conditions, and the recommended species for wildlife, shade, Christmas trees and many others.

Loblolly PRS SCFC-C1 (pdf)- Performance Rating System for Coastal Region

Loblolly PRS SCFC-P1(pdf) - Performance Rating System for Piedmont Region

When I Grow Up - From a Seedling to a Tree - Mature Tree Shapes of the SC Forestry Commission's Forest Tree Nursery Seedlings.

Facility Locations

PLANTING INFORMATION

Tree Planting Guide

Planting Instructions - Planting instructions for various species. (pdf file)

Seedling Spacing/Trees Per Acre

Seed for Sale

 

 

 

 

 

Email taylortree@pbtcomm.net if you need more information.

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