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Clements State Tree Nursery selling container trees beginning Feb. 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Clements State Tree Nursery is taking orders for container trees. Trees will be available Feb. 1, weather permitting.

Located along the Ohio River in Mason County, Clements Tree Nursery is owned and operated by the West Virginia Division of Forestry. The nursery produces and sells bare root seedlings to landowners in West Virginia for the purpose of reforestation, coal mine reclamation, wildlife cover and Christmas tree production.

The container trees are a new addition to Clements, according to Nursery Superintendent Jason Huffman.

“We’ll have close to the same species we have as the seedlings,” Huffman said. “But unlike the seedlings, which are sold in bulk orders of 25 or more, there is no minimum order for the container trees.”

Most of the species are native to West Virginia and are genetically suitable for success in West Virginia and in neighboring states. Species available include red oak, sugar maple, sycamore and white pine.

Orders can be placed online. Container trees must be picked up at the nursery; however, shipping may be available for large orders. Call the nursery to arrange pickup.

To learn more about Clements State Tree Nursery, visit

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