There was a time when tree seedlings could be obtained from state-run nurseries. State budget difficulties led to the closure of the nurseries and forestry has been forced to seek other solutions. If you are looking for seedlings for coastal ecosystems, check with the Green Diamond Nursery in Korbel. Contact the nursery manager, Glen Lahar, […]
The flip side of harvesting is planting. Redwoods readily sprout from the stumps, so existing stands generally need stump-pruning more than they need new planting. New planting is used when one is creating new redwood stands or to stabilize slopes.
Other species, such as Douglas Fir, do not resprout, so planting is necessary to regenerate them.
In this page, we provide seedling sources, planting techniques, and how to care for your seedlings to ensure they survive.