flowering tree photo

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: Mon. - Sat., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


We are still planting. . . .




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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The bridge over the creek on South Clinton has been repaired. Follow South Clinton up for about a mile and a half and the Farm is on the right.


Contact us

1406 S Clinton Road

Caseyville, IL 62232

Phone: 618 344.5963

Fax: 618 344.9871

Email: digtrees@craintreefarm.com

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple in the Fall


Japanese Stewartia in the Fall

Sun Valley Maple

Sun Valley Maple in the Fall




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Tree and Shrub Health

We carry:

  • Treegator 15 gallon slow release watering system, $30
  • Insecticide soil drench and other nutrient biologicals and sprays
  • Hardwood mulch
  • Whiff Deer Deterrent Soap
  • Tree wraps
  • Grass seed
  • Tree log planters

Pruning tips: Avoid fertilizing trees, shrubs, and perennials after mid-summer. More tips.


Rich says...

Shhhh! Trees are sleeping.

Thelma's Choice

Dura Heat® River Birch

This fast growing, multi-trunked native is more heat and drought tolerant and has better disease and insect resistance than the species. Dura-Heat® has a rounded form when mature with a dense canopy of glossy green foliage that turns a buttery yellow in the fall. Bark exfoliates early revealing creamy white inner bark, extending interest into the winter. Useful as a specimen, a shade tree or grouped together to provide a screen in the summer. We have them in stock starting at $125. Also, weeping form available.

River Birch trees

White Fringetree

Chionanthus virginicus
Missouri Botanical Garden Plant of Merit

Pond Cypress

Pond Cypress

You'll need a nice moist home
for these beauties.



Dawn Redwood

Dawn redwood

A deciduous conifer, this ancient tree has outstanding Fall color.