South Carolina Forestry Commission
Price Guide For Tree Seedlings, Equipment, and Services

Prices effective
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

The USDA Forest Service and the South Carolina Forestry Commission are equal opportunity providers and employers.


Forest Tree Seedling Prices

Seedling Pick-up Information

Forestry Equipment

Forestry Services

Insect and Disease Laboratory

Prescribed Burning

Firebreak Plowing

Timber Marking

Standby for Prescribed Burning

Waterbar Construction


Forest Tree Seedlings
SEEDLING SPECIES AND PRICES
2015-2016

Bareroot Species

Cost Per 10

Cost Per 50

Cost Per 100

Cost Per 500

Cost Per
1,000

Seedlings Per Box for UPS Shipping

Pines

3rd Generation Coastal Loblolly

$13

$25

$33

$50

$65

500

3rd Generation Piedmont Loblolly

$13

$25

$33

$50

$65

500

2nd Generation Coastal Loblolly Best Family

$11

$22

$29

$44

$62

500

2nd Generation Piedmont Loblolly Best Family

$11

$22

$29

$44

$62

500

Longleaf Pine 1.5 Generation

$20

$39

$52

$78

$110

250

Longleaf Pine, Natural Stand

$19

$35

$47

$75

$100

250

Shortleaf Pine

$10

$19

$25

$37

$52

500

Virginia Pine Christmas Tree Variety

$10

$19

$25

$39

$55

250

White Pine

$17

$32

$42

$64

$90

250

A $3-per-1,000 discount will be applied to orders of more than 100,000 pine bareroot seedlings. 
Minimum order of $25.
 
Hardwoods and Other Species

Ash, Green

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Baldcypress

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Cedar, Eastern Red

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

500

Crabapple, Southern

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Dogwood

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Magnolia, Southern

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Cherrybark

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Chestnut

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Chinkapin

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Gobbler

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Live

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Northern Red

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Pin

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Sawtooth

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Shumard

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Southern Red

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Swamp Chestnut

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, White

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Oak, Willow

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Persimmon

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Plum, Chickasaw

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Redbud, Eastern

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Sycamore

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Walnut, Black

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

Yellow Poplar

$30

$75

$100

$200

$300

50

 

Minimum order of $25.

No out-of-state sales will be accepted until surplus is declared by the SCFC State Forester.

 

Containerized Species

Seedlings per Unit

Cost per Unit

Seedlings Per Box for UPS Shipping

Cypress, Blue Ice

32/tray

$45/tray

up to 54

Cypress, Carolina Sapphire

32/tray

$45/tray

up to 54

Cypress, Clemson Greenspire

32/tray

$45/tray

up to 54

Cypress, Leyland

32/tray

$45/tray

up to 54

Cypress, Murray

32/tray

$45/tray

up to 54

Pine, Loblolly 3rd Generation Coastal SCFC-C1*

250/box

$34/box

250

Pine, Loblolly 3rd Generation Piedmont SCFC-P1**

250/box

$34/box

250

Pine, Longleaf Improved ***

250/box

$48/box

250

Wiregrass

250/box

$38/box

250

* The PRS rating for SCFC-C1 is 65-A-A.

** The PRS rating for SCFC-P1 is 100-A-A. Performance Rating System (PRS) sheets can be downloaded at Http://www.trees.sc.gov/nur.htm

*** Improved Longleaf Pine seedlings are from seed collected from our Longleaf seed orchard.

A storage fee of $2 per box/per month will be charged for containerized longleaf seedlings stored beyond December 31.

Keep seedlings cool and moist until planted!

 

Why Buy Seedlings from the South Carolina Forestry Commission?

Ordering Information

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Shipping and Pick-up Information

UPS SHIPPING

All requests for refunds must be in writing via letter or email and received before November 15th.
All orders placed after November 15th are non-refundable.

PICK UP AT TAYLOR NURSERY

Taylor Nursery
53 Girl Scout Camp Rd.
Trenton, SC 29847
Directions: From Interstate 20, take Exit 18 (Hwy. 19), north 9 miles toward Edgefield. Turn right (before you get to the railroad overpass) onto SE Diggs Road (County Road 19-75) at the crossroads. Go 1.75 miles and turn right onto Girl Scout Camp Road. The nursery is a half mile on the left.

Bareroot Pine Seedlings

Bareroot Hardwood Seedlings

Containerized Seedlings

KEEP SEEDLINGS COOL AND MOIST UNTIL PLANTED !!!!!!

For Seedling Pickup Information:

Taylor Nursery - (803)275-3578

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Forestry Equipment

Tree Planter
Medium Tree Planter ... $5/acre (Minimum charge - $25)

Drum Chopper ... $20/acre (Minimum charge - $100)

All equipment is strictly for forestry use. A $200 deposit is required, refundable upon satisfactory return of equipment. SCFC may prohibit use of equipment due to unpaid bills or high damage potential.

Drum Chopper Transportation fee:
$3.50 per mile from SCFC Headquarters (Columbia) to and from the site ($50 minimum).

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Forestry Services

Insect & Disease Laboratory

Firebreak Plowing

Standby for Prescribed Burning

Prescribed Burning

Sawtimber Marking: $10/MBF

Pulpwood Marking: $5/cord

Waterbar Construction:

* includes mileage charge for each unit per day.

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