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Grow A Tree Kit

American-made seeds and seedling starter kits · Guaranteed to succeed


Always wanted your own mighty redwood or bonsai? With a grow-a-tree kit you can nurture a seedling and help it grow. Along with a tree seedling—like a spruce, cypress, or fir—comes a peet pot and growing instructions to guide you through the process. And it’s backed by a guarantee to succeed. Made in the USA.

  • Made in McKinleyville, California
  • Instructions included with each seedling. Provides guidance for how to choose the most appropriate container size for transplanting, soil and fertilizer recommendations, and finding a good planting site in your landscape
  • Please note: All of the trees are guaranteed to arrive healthy and in good condition. If your tree perishes despite your honest efforts, for whatever reason, The Jonsteen Company will be happy to replace it with a small-sized seedling for just the cost of shipping and handling
  • Due to the dynamic nature of actively growing trees, as well as the variation between species' growth rate, size of seedling will vary
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Bonsai Starter:

Practiced for centuries in both Eastern and Western cultures, the bonsai art form is a great outlet for creativity and artistic expression

Coast Redwood:

Reaching heights greater than 365 feet, the magnificent Coast Redwood is not only the planet's tallest tree, but also one of its longest-lived, with life-spans of more than 2,000 years. Fossil records also indicate that the species is among the most ancient of trees; its lineage dating back 160 million years. At maturity, typical Coast Redwoods tower 175 to 300 feet, and have massive trunks 8 to 20 feet in diameter with deeply furrowed, reddish-brown bark. Only 5% of America's ancient Redwoods remain, most under State and Federal protection

Colorado Blue Spruce:

Colorado’s State Tree, the distinctive Blue Spruce, is the among the most popular ornamental trees in North America, and is known and loved throughout the world for its amazing blue-grey color and graceful symmetry. Blue Spruce make a great showcase ornamental, a fine windbreak, or an excellent container-grown living Christmas Tree

Giant Sequoia:

This truly majestic species, the most massive of all trees, can live thousands of years and attain monumental size — up to 300 feet tall with trunks almost 40 feet in diameter. Giant Sequoias are native to California's Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, where proud giants such as the General Sherman and General Grant trees have wowed National Park visitors for years. Giant Sequoias are hardy enough to grow well in virtually any climate, and are loved and cultivated throughout the world

Balsam Fir:

Valued for its spicy fragrance, fine form, and wonderful blue-green color, the Balsam Fir is a prized Christmas Trees species—and what we use to stock this Living Christmas Tree-in-a-Tube

Blue Spruce:

The Blue Spruce is one of North America’s most popular and widely-cultivated trees. Indeed, it is prized the world over for its amazing blue color and ideal form. In a few short years, this seedling will grow into a perfect living Christmas Tree

Santa Cruz Cypress:

Found wild in only five small pockets on California’s central coast, the Santa Cruz Cypress (Cupressus abramsiana) is one of the rarest trees in North America, and is protected under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. A small- to medium-sized evergreen, Santa Cruz Cypress tends to grow in a symmetrical, pyramidal fashion, featuring the signature scale-like needles typical of the Cupressaceae family, which grow in slender, delicate sprays. Usually remaining under 30 feet-tall, this is a great species for smaller gardens and container growing


Live tree seedling (cylindrical root plug), mini-greenhouse packaging, peet pot, and care instructions. Planting container and potting soil are not included


Retail Packaging: 12" x 2" diameter


0.25 lb


Live tree seedling (cylindrical root plug), polycarbonate tube with polypropylene lids


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