Manual of Dendrology

Dendrology is defined as the scientific study of trees. Our Manual of Dendrology is an essential tool for anyone interested in learning more about forest trees in Jamaica. It contains 150 economically important forest trees found in Jamaica, mostly native, each illustrated with full-color photos of flowers, fruit, leaves, bark and form. It includes botanical descriptions, species habitat, glossary, illustrated terminology, and index.

The manual is the most comprehensive of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean and is suitable for aiding both the amateur dendrologist and the professional with tree identification.

Manuals of Dendrology are available at Forestry Department offices for $3,000.00

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Our four nurseries across the island provide seedlings for the Agency's use, as well as for sale to the general public.

Potted Plants

You asked and we listened, stop by one of our nurseries and purchase one of our potted plants today.

Rental of Palms

We rent palms for events including weddings and parties. We have a variety of palms at very competitive prices.

Pine Cones

Natural pine cones are available for sale during October-December yearly. They are ideal Christmas decorations for the home, offices and special events.

Christmas Trees

The Agency provides cut natural Christmas trees during the festive season for home and office décor at $1,200 per foot.

Standing Timber

Timber species are available for harvesting from our forest plantations.