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Honeylocust, 'Sunburst'

Honeylocust, 'Sunburst'

Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Sunburst
30'H x 35'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Fall Color:  yellow to yellow green
This is a nice pyramidal tree that provides dappled shade.  Spring leaves emerge a rich golden color and slowly turn bright green to revert to yellow in the fall.



Katsuratree

Katsuratree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
40 - 50'H x 20 - 30'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Fall Color:  yellow to apricot
The katsuratree is a very stately tree due largely to its dense nearly perfect pyramidal shape.  In spring, the new leaves emerge a beautiful reddish purple and gradually change to a bluish green in summer.  It has a nice fall color.



Lilac Tree, 'Ivory Silk'

Lilac Tree, 'Ivory Silk'

Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
20 - 25'H x 15'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  not significant
Attractive small tree lilac with very fragrant, butterfly attracting, large creamy-white flower panicles that appear mid-summer -- Has cherry-like bark and large deep green foliage. Grows well in almost any condition and disease resistant. A striking small tree that is very pleasant and welcoming.


Linden, 'Greenspire'

Linden, 'Greenspire'

Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'
40 - 50'H x 30 - 35'W
Growth Rate:  medium to slow
Fall Color:  yellow-green
An excellent quality shade tree that is great for the street because of its durability and strong growing straight trunk with a dense pyramidal habit. In mid-summer, small clusters of pale yellow flowers with a spicy fragrance bloom for about three weeks.



Magnolia, 'Anne'

Magnolia, 'Anne'

Magnolia x 'Anne'
10 - 12'H x 10 - 12' W
Growth Rate:  average
Fall Color:  yellow
A beautiful small tree/large shrub with a delicate pyramidal shape.  Spring time provides an
amazing display of fragrant showy purple blossoms.  This is perfect for a shrub border,
accent in a perennial bed, or highlighting the corner of the house.


Magnolia, 'Betty'

Magnolia, 'Betty'

Magnolia x 'Betty'
10'H x 8'W
Growth Rate:  average
Fall Color:  not significant
This magnolia has large, abundant, reddish-purple flowers opening in the spring that produce a magnificent display.  The foliage remains attractive all season.  It is a rather erect shrubby grower.



Magnolia, 'Dr. Merrill'

Magnolia, 'Dr. Merrill'

Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'
25 - 30'H x 25 - 30'W
Growth Rate:  average
Fall Color:  yellow
Generally late April brings a magnificent flush of large multi-petalled white flowers on a rounded branching form.  This is a wonderful specimen tree that grows a little wider than it is tall.  The spring display is simply spectacular.




Magnolia, 'Jane'

Magnolia, 'Jane'

Magnolia x 'Jane'
10 - 15'H x 6 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Fall Color:  copper
Late April to early May begins a show of 3 to 4" wide flowers that are vinous-purple outside and usually white inside with 6 single petals.  It is best to leave this small tree unpruned so its natural form can enhance the landscape.  It can be the centerpiece of your landscape if properly sited.


Magnolia, 'Saucer'

Magnolia, 'Saucer'

Magnolia x soulangiana
20 - 30'H x 20 - 30'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  yellow-brown
Early spring produces an amazing show of abundant 5-10" large, fragrant, pinkish-purple, double, cup-shaped flowers with white insides. Oval, waxy, deep green leaves fill the rounded canopy. Makes a wonderful specimen plant.


Magnolia, 'Star'

Magnolia, 'Star'

Magnolia stellata
10 - 20'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Fall Color:  copper and yellow
Early spring will bring some of the first fragrant flowers of the season.  Each white flower can be 3 to 4" in diameter with 30 to 40 petals on each creating a star shaped appearance.  This small tree has an upright rounded habit and is an excellent single specimen or accent plant.  It is also extremely hardy and disease resistant.


Maple, 'Amur'

Maple, 'Amur'

Maple tataricum ssp. ginnala
15 - 20'H x 15 - 20'W
Growth Rate:  average
Fall Color:  red
Spring time begins with a small show of very fragrant white flowers.  They are not significant but the scent is.  Medium to dark green leaves fill this multi-stemmed rounded tree in the summer.  Fall is when it really shines with brilliant red leaves.  This tree is best displayed as a specimen or accent in a perennial shrub bed or at the corner of the house.


Maple, 'Armstrong'

Maple, 'Armstrong'

Acer x freemanii
45 - 55'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Fall Color:  orange and red
This is an amazing tightly branched upright tree
that has all of the good qualities of the silver maple and none of the bad.  It is a fast grower that stays slim and puts on a brilliant fall display.  Very disease resistant and hardy.  It would make a great street planting, accent, or large hedge.




Maple, 'Autumn Blaze'

Maple, 'Autumn Blaze'

Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
50'H x 40'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Fall Color:  orange-red
Excellent shade or street tree that has a dense oval crown with an ascending branch structure. Grows well in almost any soil. The summer foliage is deeply lobed with a rich green color.




Maple, 'Crimson Queen'

Maple, 'Crimson Queen'

Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen'
8 - 10'H x 12'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Fall Color:  copper, orange, red, and yellow
This plant can be used in several settings, from magnificent specimen, accent plant, shrub border, grouping, to bonsai, and definitely lends and artistic and aristocratic touch to any landscape.  It does need some protection from the full force of our winds.  The new growth on the 7, 9, or 11 lobed leaves is a bright crimson-red and generally persists through the season.


Maple, 'Norway Crimson King'

Maple, 'Norway Crimson King'

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'
30 - 40'H x 25 - 35'W
Growth Rate:  medium to slow
Fall Color:  not significant
This very adaptable ornamental tree provides dense shade with its large rich maroon-red foliage throughout the growing season. Grows well in almost any soil.



Maple, 'Japanese Bloodgood'

Maple, 'Japanese Bloodgood'

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
15 - 18'H x 12 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Fall Color:  not significant
Amazing specimen tree -- The spring foliage emerges reddish-green, turns crimson-red in summer, and is considered one of the best maples for holding red leaf color -- Develops small ornamental red berries in early fall that attract birds to the landscape -- Very distinct leaf pattern.


Maple, 'October Glory'

Maple, 'October Glory'

Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
35 - 45'H x 25 - 30'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Fall Color:  Orange, red, and yellow
An amazing specimen with a good oval-rounded form that produces a brilliant fall display.  This red maple is one of the last ones to turn colors in the fall and holds its leaves the longest with the colors continuing to travel through the red and orange spectrum until they fall, some years in late November, early December.


Maple, 'Red Sunset'

Maple, 'Red Sunset'

Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
40 - 50'H x 30 - 40'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  orange to vivid red
Excellent shade or street tree because of its upright dense branching habit in a pyramidal or rounded outline.  Springtime brings bright red flower clusters that develop into large deep green foliage.  Fall puts on an impressive display before the October Glory and after the Autumn Blaze with excellent orange to red colors.


Maple, 'Sugar'

Maple, 'Sugar'

Acer saccharum
60 - 75'H x 40'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  yellow to burnt orange to red
A dense dark green foliaged shade tree with an upright-oval to rounded habit that is one of the finest for the brilliant fall color.  Depending on the year, moisture, and frost, the colors could be different each year, but always brilliant.  Provides ample shade and a wonderful wildlife habitat and food source.


Oak, 'Red'

Oak, 'Red'

Quercus rubra
60 - 75'H x 60 - 75'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  russet-red to bright red
Pinkish to reddish spring leaves unfold and mature to become a lustrous dark green foliage. Valuable fast growing oak for large areas with a spectacular fall display.  In late summer to early fall, brown acorns with grey streaks and saucer-like caps develop.


Oak, 'Swamp White'

Oak, 'Swamp White'

Quercus bicolor 'Swamp White'
50-60'H x 40-50'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Fall Color:  varies from brown to a rich red to wine color
The Swamp White Oak has a pyramidal habit when youg that becomes upright-rounded to broad-rounded and fairly wide spreading.  This is a beautiful specimen tree that holds its fall color longer than most.


Oak, 'Shumard'

Oak, 'Shumard'

Quercus shumardii
40 - 60'H x 40 - 50'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Fall Color:  copper, orange, and red
This is a drought tolerant species that has a pyramidal habit.  The fall color is a spectacular show ranging in colors from orange to red.  Acorns do develop and attract wildlife to the landscape.  This is a perfect specimen tree and adapts well to several conditions.


Oak, 'Upright English'

Oak, 'Upright English'

Quercus robur
75-85'H x 40-50'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Fall Color:  not significant
Excellent specimen with a low branch pattern that creates an impressive columnar effect.









Pear, 'Callery Cleveland'

Pear, 'Callery Cleveland'

Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select'
30 - 35'H x 15 - 20'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  purple-reddish-orange
Late spring begins an outstanding display of slightly pungent bright white semi-double flowers that make way for glossy green foliage. Makes an excellent ornamental or street tree that will grow well in almost any soil and is stronger at withstanding our winds and winter ice storms.


Pine, 'Austrian'

Pine, 'Austrian'

Pinus nigra
20 -25'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  fast to medium
Fall Color:  Evergreen
Excellent for use as a specimen, windbreak, or screen. Grows well in almost any type of soil and under any conditions. Has a distinctive orange-colored bark.  It is very attractive in the winter landscape as the snow clings to the stiff deep green long needles.


Pine, 'Loblolly'

Pine, 'Loblolly'

Pinus taeda
60-80'H x 40-50'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Fall Color:  Evergreen
In you this evergreen has a loose pyramidal shape that becomes fairly open and oval as it ages and loses its lower branches.  It is also very adaptable to extremes of soil.




Pine, 'White'

Pine, 'White'

Pinus strobus
15 - 20'H x 8 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  fast to medium
Fall Color:  Evergreen
Fast growing windbreak or specimen plant, whose soft long green needles provide all-season color, texture, and landscape contrast.


Redbud, 'Forest Pansy'

Redbud, 'Forest Pansy'

Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
20 - 30'H x 20 - 25'W
Growth Rate:  medium to slow
Fall Color:  brilliant yellow
In early spring there is a breathtaking display of small pea-like purplish-pink single flowers that
line the branches. The foliage develops as a shimmering reddish-purple color and develops
into large deep green leaves then to a spectacular fall display.


Serviceberry, 'Autumn Brilliance'

Serviceberry, 'Autumn Brilliance'

Amelanchier arborea
15 - 20'H x 12 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  fast to medium
Fall Color:  brilliant red
White flowers cover the tree in spring-time and become edible fruit in early summer. The bark has a light grey attractive appearance. Can be used as a specimen plant or hedge. Provides year round color and interest. Grows well in almost any soil.




Spruce, 'Black Hills'

Spruce, 'Black Hills'

Picea glauca 'Densata'
20 - 25'H x 8 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  evergreen
A stately landscape evergreen with short dark green needles that provides all-season color, texture and landscape contrast. Provides an excellent windbreak and cover for birds.



Spruce, 'Colorado Blue'

Spruce, 'Colorado Blue'

icea pungens glauca
20 - 30'H x 8 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  Evergreen
A striking evergreen with short needles in varying shades of green to bright blue that provide year round color, texture, and landscape contrast. Excellent specimen plant that adapts to hot, dry conditions once established and provides a great habitat for birds and wildlife.


Spruce, 'Fat Albert'

Spruce, 'Fat Albert'

Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'
25 - 35'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  average
Fall Color:  evergreen
This is a good specimen with a dense upright pyramidal form and has a good blue needle color.  Generally, the uniformity is outstanding.  Works well as a specimen planting in a shrub or perennial bed.




Spruce, 'Hoopsi'

Spruce, 'Hoopsi'

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
35 - 40'H x 15 - 20'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Fall Color:  Evergreen
Amazing true blue color in a dense, pyramidal form with spreading branches. Works wonderful as a specimen plant and adds an interesting touch of color to the landscape with year round interest.



Spruce, 'Norway'

Spruce, 'Norway'

Picea abies
40-60'H x 25-30'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Fall Color:  Evergreen
This is a gracefully pyramidal evergreen that works very well as a windbreak or as a specimen.





Spruce, 'Serbian'

Spruce, 'Serbian'

Picea omorika
20 - 25'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Fall Color:  Evergreen
Unique foliage that appears silvery-green because of the white bands beneath the green needles. Develops into a pyramidal shape that can be used as an excellent specimen plant or as a windbreak. Provides all-season color, texture, and landscape contrast.



Willow, 'Wisconsin Weeping'

Willow, 'Wisconsin Weeping'

Salix alba
30-40'H x 30-40'W
Growth Rate:  extremely fast
Fall Color:  excellent gold
This is one of the best willows for the landscape that loves wet areas where nothing else will grow.  The branches are brittle, though, so some protection from the wind would be ideal.



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