Top clipping is a method of controlling seedling height in the nursery bed to produce well-balanced seedlings that are better prepared to cope with stressful growing conditions.
Approximately 26% of forest tree seedlings produced are grown in containers.
Over the past 20 years, the Nursery Cooperative has coordinated a research program to find quality substitutes for Methyl Bromide.
Approximately 97% of longleaf pine are produced as container stock.
Longleaf pine seedling exiting the “grass stage”.
Nursery Cooperative member nurseries grow approximately 83% of all trees grown for reforestation in the Southern United States.