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PRT Armstrong

PRT Armstrong specializes in 1+0 open compound crops for spring planting. The warm summers and mild winters in the area are ideal for the production of high-quality lodgepole pine, jack pine and black spruce.

This nursery produces all commercial species planted in Canada and the western United States, including:

  • 1+0 greenhouse grown container-grown seedlings
  • 1+0 and 2+0 open-compound crops for spring planting – well-conditioned, light-adapted seedlings
  • Brush Buster® seedlings
  • Nutri-plug® seedlings (contains controlled-release fertilizer)

Specialty products

  • Seedlings for summer planting – custom growing programs provide well-conditioned 1+0 crops for mid- to late-June delivery
  • Interior Douglas-fir and other difficult to grow crops
  • Seed orchards for Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine


 Midway between Vernon and Armstrong, BC, in the Spallumcheen Valley


Plant hardiness zone 5


70 ha (173 acres)

Annual capacity

 21 million open-compound and 3 million 1+0 greenhouse grown seedlings

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