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Crain Tree Farm and Nursery


We are plant people and take pleasure in sharing our knowledge with you to ensure

you will get the most enjoyment from your plants and landscapes.


Office hours: 8 am - 4 pm Mon - Fri.;
Sat. 8-4


Got a tree problem? Make an appointment with Ron Gatewood, our certified arborist, for a diagnosis.




We are a family owned and operated establishment and take pride in growing quality nursery stock since 1980.

With multiple root pruning, minimal basket sizing and close attention to the root flare area, we feel you are obtaining the best tree stock in the area. All these steps lessen the shock of transplanting and help the tree to quickly establish in your yard.

We would like to invite you to come by and let us show you the difference in our trees and shrubs.


Where are we?


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Contact us

1406 S Clinton Road

Caseyville, IL 62232

Phone: 618 344.5963

Fax: 618 344.9871

Email: digtrees@craintreefarm.com


Japanese Stewartia (blooming now)

Common Lilac

Sweet Bay Magnolia


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Tree and Shrub Health

We carry:

  • Treegator 15 gallon slow release watering system, $30
  • Insecticide soil drench for trees and shrubs
  • Once a year systemic insecticide
  • Brown-dyed hardwood mulch
  • Tree wraps

Pruning tips: Some plants, like butterfly bush and azalea, are especially sensitive to late season nutrient boosts, so itís a good rule of thumb to avoid fertilizing trees, shrubs, and perennials after mid-summer. More tips.


Rich says...

We recommend keeping an eye on your trees and shrubs. Watering is very important now that we are in the heat of summer.

Center Glow Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'

Clusters of nectar-rich flowers in early summer. Bright red fruit in early fall. Gorgeous shrub draws numerous butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds. A "must-have" for your landscape. We have them in stock for only $30.

White Fringetree

Chionanthus virginicus
Missouri Botanical Garden Plant of Merit

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Bizon Blue Spruce

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Our popular Bizon Blue Spruce.
These are the bluest Blue Spruces we've ever seen.

Pond Cypress