Otsego Soil & Water Conservation District
Phone number (607) 547-8337 ext. 4


Coniferous Seedlings
Balsam Fir

A premium Christmas tree due to its dense, pyramidal growth and strong fragrance when cut.  Soft needles are 1/2 to 1" long and very aromatic.  Grows best in moist, well-drained soil, with full sun. Reaches 6 feet in 8-10 years.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25

$27 for 25
Colorado Blue Spruce

A premium Christmas tree, very hardy and a colorful windbreak. Stiff silvery blue to bluish-green needles are 1" long.  Prefers well-drained soils with average moisture and full sun.  Does not like wet soil.  Should not be planted in close proximity to Douglas Fir.  Will reach 6 feet in 10-12 years.  They will mature to a height of 60 feet.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Douglas Fir

Has soft, short, blue-green needles.  Grows fastest in moist, well-drained soil, in full sun.  Will not do well in heavy, wet, clay soil.  This is the most popular Christmas tree because of its color, symmetry and its ability to hold its needles for a long time.  Should not be planted in close proximity to the Colorado Blue Spruce.  Reaches 6 feet in 10-15 years.  Mature height is 80 feet.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Fraser Fir

Very soft, shiny, bright green foliage.  Prefers moist, well-drained soils.  It does not require full sun.  This is excellent as a Christmas tree due to its symmetrical shape, pleasing fragrance and needle retention.  Will not do well in heavy clay soil.  Will reach 6 feet in 7-10 years.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Norway Spruce

A hardy, fast growing evergreen with dense dark green needles up to 1 inch long.  Thrives well in average soil conditions.  Excellent windbreak!  Highly valued for its use in timber production.  Branches droop gracefully as tree matures creating an attractive effect.  Will grow to 6 feet in 7-10 years.  Mature height 90 feet.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
White Cedar

Well suited to swampy, acidic soils. White Cedar grows pyramidal in form.  Very well suited as a wetland boundary species.  Also used for windbreaks.  Mature height is approximately 40'.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Eastern White Pine

A five-needled pine, with soft, light green-blue needles, 4" long.  Likes full sun, ordinary soil.  Grows in normal moisture conditions but can tolerate wet, swampy areas.  This is an excellent tree for windbreaks or dense screens.  Widely used as Christmas trees and timber.  Mature height is100 feet.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
White Spruce

Spruces are ornamental, sharply steeple-shaped evergreen trees of cold climates.  Needles are a blue-green color and tend to grow all around the twig.  Spruces grow north to the limit of trees.  Tends to grow well in upland environments.  Mature height is 50-60', with a diameter of 1-2'.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 25
$74 for 100
Cooperstown, New York.