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Hardwood Trees

In addition to our Southern yellow pine seedlings, Dwight Stansel Farm & Nursery also grows many species of hardwoods and other conifers.  These are bare-root seedlings that can be used  for reclamation, mitigation projects, potting, transplanting directly and field  grown, landline borders, landscaping, or to create  an arboretum in your own yard. The cost to do your own planting is very minimal when compared to other methods.

Shipping is convenient with UPS delivery directly to you. You may also visit our farm and pick-up your seedlings at our nursery.

Enjoy yourself as you browse our inventory of trees and allow your visions to become reality by creating  a lasting legacy with carbon reducing trees.

Please note: Minimun order on all hardwoods is 100 seedlings.

NUTTALL OAK – Quercus nuttallii

The Nuttall Oak tree is one of the few commercially important species found on poorly drained clay flats and low bottoms of the Gulf Coastal Plain and north in the Mississippi and Red River Valleys. The acorn or winter buds identify Nuttall oak, easily confused with pin oak. The lumber is often cut and sold as red oak. In addition to producing timber, Nuttall oak is an important species for wildlife management because of heavy annual mast production. Nuttall Oak trees are a good choice for low poorly drained locations.

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 100-999- $.45 each
1000- up - $.25 each 
 
BALD CYPRESS – Taxodium distichum
Bald Cypress is a long-lived, deciduous wetland species that grows along rivers, streams, and creeks as well as in swamps with slow moving water. It can live up to 600 years old. In the landscaping industry, Bald Cypress is planted for its ornamental beauty. Old-growth heartwood is especially desired in the timber industry for its durability and resistance to rot.  Old-growth Bald Cypress has a flattened crown usually dangling with Spanish moss. Bald Cypress is a large tree which may reach heights of 100' to 150'.


100-999 - $.40 each
1000- up - $.195 each
 
WATER OAK – Quercus nigra
Due to its ability to grow and reproduce quickly, the water oak is often the most abundant species in the stand; however, the tree is relatively short-lived compared to other oaks and may live only 60 to 80 years. Its attractive form makes it a popular landscape tree. Water oak is a tall slender tree that reaches 50' to 80' in height. It is characterized as having a rounded crown that is symmetrical in shape.
 
 
100-999 -  $.40each
1000 - Up - $.20 each
 
MYRTLE OAK – Quercus myrtifolia
Myrtle oak, sometimes called shrubby oak, is a small, evergreen tree that often grows into unusual, contorted forms due to exposure to coastal winds. Myrtle oak is a small, evergreen tree with only the largest of these trees reaching heights of 35' to 40'. It is often shrubby, forming tangled thickets but may grow into a twisted, wind-shaped tree with an irregular or rounded crown.
 
 
 
100-999 - $.40 each
1000 - Up - $.210

 

 

 
SWAMP CHESTNUT OAK – Quercus michauxii

Swamp chestnut oak is a handsome member of the white oak group known for its large, fuzzy, coarsely toothed leaves and big acorns. Like many oaks, swamp chestnut makes a good shade tree with its broad, spreading branches and large foliage. Swamp chestnut oak averages 60' to 80' in height with a 2' to 3' diameter. In open areas, the crown is low and widely spreading, but the tree has a more compact form when grown within a forest.

                                                    
                                                 100-999 - $.40 each

                                                1000 - Up - $.230 each

 

 
FLOWERING DOGWOOD – Comus floridia

The flowering dogwood, is a small, bushy tree which rarely attains a height of more than 40 feet or a diameter of 12 to 18 inches. The leaves are opposite one another and from 3 to 6 inches long. The deeply ridged and broken bark resembles alligator hide. Flowering dogwood has large, showy, deeply notched bracts, 4 of which surround each cluster of inconspicuous perfect flowers, in bloom from May to June. The fruit clusters on this shrub-like tree are scarlet red. Flowering dogwood is adapted to most upland sites but grows best on rich, well-drained soils on middle and lower slopes. Flowering dogwood is distributed throughout the eastern United States. 

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 100-999 - $.40 each
1000 - Up - $.20 each
 
PERSIMMON – Diospyros virginiana

The persimmon is a slow-growing deciduous tree, rarely exceeding 50 ft (15 m) in height. The leaves are generally elliptic, 4-6 in (10-15 cm) long, dark green on top and pale green underneath. The bark on older trunks is black and broken up into distinctive, regular square blocks. The flowers are greenish and inconspicuous, with each tree having only male (staminate) or female (pistillate) flowers, a condition called dioecious. The female lowers develop into showy orange fruits, up to 2 in (5 cm) in diameter, that are very astringent during maturation, but deliciously sweet when fully ripe. It is one of the most widely-adapted of trees, growing naturally in bottomland swamps, along stream banks, in upland forests, in fields, piney woods, and even dry scrub lands.

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100 - 999 - $.40 each
1000 - Up -  $.20 each

 

 
OVERCUP OAK – Quercus lyrata

Overcup oak is planted to improve wildlife habitat and for bottomland restoration. Ducks, wild turkeys, hogs, white-tailed deer, squirrels, and smaller rodents eat the acorns. Overcup oak also is planted as an ornamental. The trees can withstand significant flooding and poorly drained soils and are tolerant to drought and cold. In spite of its natural occurrence where periodical flooding is typical, Overcup oak grows best on sites with better drainage and soil texture.  

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100 - 999 - $.40 each
1000 - Up -  $.20 each


 

                             

 
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