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


Deciduous Seedlings
Black Cherry

Dense dark green foliage.  Single white flowers in May, followed by black cherries in August.  Fall color is yellow. This tree is extremely valuable as a timber tree.  Fruits attract birds and other wildlife.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Lilac

Dense, vigorous growth to 15'.  Masses of fragrant, lavender flowers in late spring.  Makes and excellent flowering screen as well as gives off a pleasant aroma.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25

Red Oak

A large tree that often reaches heights of 70' to 80'. The matured trunks bark is furrowed, often laced with broad shinny strips.  Acorns are excellent for wildlife.  Red Oak is a valued lumber.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Sugar Maple

A large tree with a mature dark brown bark, with vertical groves and ridges.  Often grows 40' to 80' tall and up to 3' in diameter.  Popular wood used for a variety of wood products.  This tree is most popular for the production of maple sugar in early spring.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
River Birch              

River Birch has white bark that will appear after 3 to 4 years. Grows well in moist soils and full to partial sun. It has conspicousou yellow flowers that bloom in mid-spring. This tree is great for landscaping and nothern climates   Mature height is 50 feet with up to a 30 foot spread. Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
Black Walnut

Develops best on deep well-drained soils.  Reaches 100 feet in height and 2-3 feet in diameter.  The nuts are sweet and edible, and are a favorite food for red and gray squirrels.  Leaves turn bright yellow in fall.  Most black walnut timber goes into furniture of the highest quality and is also prized for gunstocks and interior finishes.  For best nut production, space 30 feet apart to develop full, well-branched top.
Comes in a bundle of 25.
$27 for 25
$74 for 100
$44for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
White Oak

Growth Form:   Height: 50-80’, Nut: acorn, Bark: light ash brown, small scaly plates at maturity, Leaf: pyramidal to oval/rounded, dark blue green, turn red in fall, Flowers: yellow .  Habitat: prefers consistently moist, well drained soils, tolerates occasional dry spells. Uses: acorns provide browse for many animal species, used as lumber and fuel 

Butternut  

Growth Form: Height: 40-60 ft tall, Fruit: 1½-2 ½ in long, oblong, husk-covered nut, Bark: dark gray with fissure and light gray ridges, Leaf: 2-5 in long lance-shaped to ovate leaves in 11-17 count leaflets. Flowers: unisexual, with male and female on the same tree  
Habitat: Moist valleys to dry rocky slopes.
Uses: Lumber for furniture and interior woodwork, fruits may be used for food or orange/yellow dye.

$27 for 25
$44 for 50
$74 for 100
$74 for 100
$74 for 100
$74 for 100
$74 for 100
$74 for 100
$44 for 50
$44 for 50
$44 for 50
$44 for 50
$44 for 50
$27 for 25
$27 for 25
Eastern Redbud 

​Growth Form: Height: 20-35’,  Shape: Horizontal branching habit,  Leaf: Large heart-shaped leaves,
Flower: Reddish-purple. Habitat: Tolerates a wide range of pH, shade and heat, and prolong dry periods. Prefers well- drained soils. Uses: Ornamental, wildlife attractant


****Butternut  Seedlings are the selected seedling to support the NYS Envirothon. For every seedling sold a $1.00 will be donated to the NYS Envirothon & the SWCD will donate another $1.00
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Cooperstown, New York