Tree Sale 2023

Check out our awesome selection of native tree and shrub seedlings – an expanded selection since last year! Our tree sale funds go to supporting conservation programs and education while reforesting Van Buren County with native plants. Landscape knowing you are making a difference and knowing you are using good native plants! We have added dune grass for our lakeshore residents and are offering one free white oak seedling with every purchase to a good home.

Important Information:

  1. Online and mailed in tree orders (download form here) are due Friday, April 7, 2023.
  2. All pre-orders are pickup only on April 14, 15, and 16; there is no option for shipping seedlings.
  3. Pre-order Pickup and Day-of Sale Dates: April 13, 14, and 15, 2023.
  4. Two Locations for Pre-order Pickup and Day-of Sales:
    1. Van Buren Conservation District Office | 1035 E Michigan Ave. | Paw Paw, MI 49079
    2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum | 903 S Bailey Ave. | South Haven, MI 49079

Contact us at 269-657-4030×5 or at info@vanburencd.org with questions.

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  • White CedarWhite Cedar Quick View
  • White PineWhite Pine Quick View
    • White PineWhite Pine Quick View
    • White Pine

    • $13.00$75.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County State Tree of Michigan Good for wildlife cover and food Good for windbreaks Good for reforestation Self Pruning Deer tolerant Sensitive to road salt and soil compaction Major lumber tree in 1800's Seedling height: 5"-10" Height: 50ft-80ft Spread: 20ft-40ft Water Needs: Dry to Medium-wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam Growth Rate: Moderate-fast
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  • Red PineRed Pine Quick View
    • Red PineRed Pine Quick View
    • Red Pine

    • $13.00$75.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Michigan Good for wildlife cover and food Good for windbreaks Good for reforestation Self Pruning Deer tolerant Currently favored for plantation lumber Seedling height: 6"-14" Height: 70ft-80ft Spread: 15ft-30ft Water Needs: Dry to Medium Soil Needs: Sand, Loam Growth Rate: Fast
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  • White SpruceWhite Spruce Quick View
    • White SpruceWhite Spruce Quick View
    • White Spruce

    • $13.00$75.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Michigan Grows naturally in wetlands and thickets Good Christmas tree Crushed needles may have an unpleasant scent Self Pruning Deer Tolerant Seedling height: 9"-15" Height: 40ft-60ft Spread: 20ft-60ft Water Needs: Medium to Wet Soil Needs: Sandy, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Slow
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  • Black CherryBlack Cherry Quick View
    • Black CherryBlack Cherry Quick View
    • Black Cherry

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Michigan Tolerant of black walnut High-Value lumber Good for wildlife Good for pollinator Mildly shade-tolerant when young, becoming intolerant Common understory tree in Michigan Seedling height: 12"-18" Height: 50ft-80ft Spread: 15ft-25ft Water Needs: Medium-dry to Medium-Wet Soil Needs: Sandy-loam to loam Growth Rate: Fast
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  • Northern CatalpaNorthern Catalpa Quick View
    • Northern CatalpaNorthern Catalpa Quick View
    • Northern Catalpa

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Michigan Very showy in spring with large groups of white flowers Large, heart-shaped leaves Distinctive, large “bean-pod” fruits retained into fall Deer tolerant Seedling height: 18"-24" Height: 40ft-70ft Spread: 20ft-50ft Water Needs: Medium to Wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
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  • Red MapleRed Maple Quick View
    • Red MapleRed Maple Quick View
    • Red Maple

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County Bright Fall Color Attracts bees Common Ornamental tree Good for wildlife Walnut tolerant Deer tolerant Seedling height: 12"-18" Height: 40ft-60ft Spread: 20ft-60ft Water Needs: Medium-Dry to Medium-Wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
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  • American HazelnutAmerican Hazelnut Quick View
    • American HazelnutAmerican Hazelnut Quick View
    • American Hazelnut

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County Attracts wildlife Produces nuts Good for privacy Requires cross-pollination Deer tolerant   Height: 10ft-18ft Spread: 10ft-18ft Water Needs: Medium to Wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Medium
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  • Button BushButton Bush Quick View
    • Button BushButton Bush Quick View
    • Button Bush

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County Forms shrub Attracts wildlife Produces edible (but low quality) fruit Good for rain gardens Attracts butterflies Requires cross pollination White flowers in June Showy spherical fruit   Height: 5ft-15ft Spread: 5ft-15ft Water Needs: Medium to Wet Soil: Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Medium to Fast
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  • Eastern Red BudEastern Red Bud Quick View
    • Eastern Red BudEastern Red Bud Quick View
    • Eastern Red Bud

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County Small Tree Attracts Pollinators Showy pink early spring flowers Produces large seed pods Popular ornamental Walnut tolerant Seedling height: 12"-18" Height: 20ft-30ft Spread: 25ft-35ft Water Needs: Medium-Dry to Medium-Wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Medium
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  • Highbush CranberryHighbush Cranberry Quick View
    • Highbush CranberryHighbush Cranberry Quick View
    • Highbush Cranberry

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Michigan Forms Shrub Forms good hedge Early showy white flowers Red berries popular with birds Deer tolerant Seedling height: 6"-12" Height: 8ft-12ft Spread: 8ft-12ft Water Needs: Medium-Dry to Medium-Wet Soil Needs: Sandy-loam to Clay-loam Growth Rate: Medium
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  • Meadowsweet SpireaMeadowsweet Spirea Quick View
    • Meadowsweet SpireaMeadowsweet Spirea Quick View
    • Meadowsweet Spirea

    • $19.00$48.00
    • Rated 0 out of 5
    • Native to Van Buren County Showy white flowers in midsummer Good for Hedges Good for Rain Gardens Attracts Butterflies Deer tolerant Seedling height: 12"-18" Height: 3ft-4ft Spread: 3ft-4ft Water Needs: Medium to Wet Soil Needs: Sand, Loam, Clay Growth Rate: Medium
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