National Tree Planting Day 2015

National Tree Planting Day is Friday, October 2

Distribution:

The Forestry Department is distributing tree seedlings for tree planting activities. You can get your free seedlings at the following Forestry Department nurseries and locations:

Nurseries:

  1. Head Office- 173 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8
  2. Williamsfield, Manchester
  3. Moneague (adjacent to the JDF training Camp), St Ann
  4. Mount Airy, St. Andrew

​​AVAILABLE SEEDLINGS

The seedlings available include:

TIMBER TREE SEEDLINGS

  • Blue Mahoe
  • Honduras Mahogany
  • Jamaican Mahogany
  • Logwood ($50)
  • Bitterwood
  • Caribbean Pine
  • Cedar
  • Gmelina
  • Guango
  • Norfolk Island Pine ($300)
  • Seaside Mahoe
  • Silky Oak
  • Spanish Elm (Panchallon)
  • Yacca (S. African)

ORNAMENTAL TREE SEEDLINGS

  • Cassia Siamea
  • Cassia Javancia
  • Cassia Fistula
  • Lignum Vitae
  • Poinciana (Red)
  • Poui (Yellow, Pink)
  • Pride of Barbados (Pink, Red/Orange)
  • Poor man’s orchid (Pink, White)
  • Queen’s Flower
  • Murraya ($100)
  • West Indian Ebony ($500)

FRUIT TREES ($250 ea.)

  • Ackee
  • Apple (Otaheite)​
  • Guava (Hybrid)
  • Jackfruit
  • Pomegranate 
  • ​Soursop
  • Starapple
  • ​Sweetsop
  • Naseberry
  • Sweet Tamarind
  • Java Plum
  • Governor’s Plum
  • Custard Apple
  • Jimbilin
  • Mountain sop

OTHER TREES

  • Barberry Bullet ($50)
  • Blue Bush ($50)
  • Moringa ($300)
  • Pimento

Distribution times are Mondays - Thursdays 9 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Contact the Forestry Department at 924-2667- 8 for more information.