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ACER..............................................................MAPLE

campestre – 25’                                               Hedge Maple

Outstanding small maple.  Low interesting foliage with corky bark.  Slow growing.

ginnala ‘Flame’ – 20’                                     Flame Maple

      Hardy, compact, and dense.  Scarlet fall foliage.Bush Form

griseum – 25’x15                                           Paperbark Maple

Interesting small oriental maple with papery bark that foliates to reveal the cinnamon-brown under bark.  Beautiful red and scarlet fall color.

platanoides ‘Crimson King’ – 35’                  Crimson King Maple

      Best of the red leaf maples, dark red crimson all summer.

platanoides ‘Deborah’ – 45’                           Deborah Maple

platanoides ‘Emerald Luster’ – 45’               Emerald Luster Maple

platanoides ‘Jade Glenn’ – 50’                       Jade Glen Maple

platanoides ‘Superform’ – 45’ x 40’               Superform Maple

x fremanii ‘Celzam’ – 50’                               Celebration Maple

Compact tree with a distinct pyramidal form.  Seedless, with fall color of red and gold hues.

x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’ – 50’                         Autumn Blaze Maple

A hybrid between Red and Silver Maple.  Has the drought tolerance of Silver Maple and fall color of the Red Maple.  Can also be classified as Acer x freemanii. Available in single stem and multi-stem.

x freemanii ‘Marmo’ – 60’x30’                     Marmo Maple

      Vigorous grower. Strong central leader, upright habit, good red

        to mroon fall color.

rubrum ‘Armstrong’ – 50’ – Limited             Armstrong Maple

Forms a narrow upright head.  Well suited for the street planting

      or narrow planting space.

rubrum ‘Bowhall’ – 40-50’                            Bowhall Red Maple

Upright, pyramidal form.  Green foliage.  Brilliant deep scarlet fall color.  One of the best pyramidal rubrums.

rubrum ‘Karpick’ – 35’                                  Karpick Red Maple

Dense narrow form becomes oval with age.  Yellow to red fall color.  Good street tree.

rubrum ‘October Glory’ – 50’                        October Glory Maple

Excellent form.  Good summer foliage.  Fall color is brilliant crimson red.  Turns color last of this variety.

rubrum ‘Red sunset’ – 50’                             Red Sunset Maple

Nice form with larger leaves.  Scarlet red fall coloring. Available in single stem and multi-stem.

saccharum ‘Commemoration’ –50’x35’Commemoration Sugar Maple

Thick, heavy dark green leaves resistant to leaf tatter. Upright oval shape.

saccharum ‘Morton’ – 40’x35’                      Crescendo Sugar Maple

      Morton Arboretum selection, featuring tough, heat resistant

      Foliage, good orange-red fall color.        

saccharum ´Endowment’– 40’x20’    Endowment Sugar Maple

      Rapid growing cultivar has columnar habit.  Good street tree.

saccharum ‘Green Mountain’ – 60’              Green Mountain Maple

Due to extra thickness of waxy coated leaves, this selection

grows well in hot dry conditions. 

saccharum ‘Majesty’ – 50’                             Majesty Maple

One of the most vigorous sugar maples in the nursery.  Develops heavy caliber and full branching at a relatively early age.

 

saccharum ‘Astis’ – 45’x15’                           Steeple Sugar Maple

      Upright, with a narrow, oval growth habit.

saccharum ‘Wright Bros.’ – 50’                     Wright Bros. Sugar Maple

Developed by Siebenthaler Co.  Selected for its rapid growth, uniform, broad coned shaped head.  Brilliant fall color of mottled gold, pink, orange and scarlet.  Withstands extreme cold with no front cracks.

triflorum – 25’x20’                                         Three Flowered Maple

      Distinctive golden brown fissured and peeling bark.  Excellent small tree with interest winter and summer.

truncatum x a. plat. ‘Warrenred’ – 30’          Pacific Sunset Maple

Upright rounded form. Fine textured branching habit. Dark glossy leaves with early fall color of bright red.

 

AESCULUS........................................................BUCKEYE & HORSECHESTNUT

x carnea ‘Ft. McNair’ – 40’x30’                    Ft. McNair Horsechestnut

      Upright, dark pink panicles 6-8” tall.  Supposedly resistant to leaf blotch fungus.  Dark green leaves.

glabra – 60’x35’                                             Ohio Buckeye

      Native Ohio tree.  Light gray bark, compound leaves.  Bark and leaves dropping early autumn.  Ohio State tree.

hippocastanum `Baumannii’ – 60’x40’        Double Horsechestnut

      Tall oval form.  Double white 9” flower.  Fruitless.

octandra – 50’x35’                                         Yellow Buckeye

Yellow flower spikes in late May.  Oval form.  Orange fall color.  Prefers moist well-drained soil but will tolerate dry conditions and pollution.

 

AMELANCHIER..............................................SERVICEBERRY

 

Some varieties are available in both single stem and multi-stem.

 

 x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’ – 20’x15’

                                                                         Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Upright, moderately spreading.  Excellent red fall color.  White Clusters of flowers.

canadensis – 30’                                             Shadblow Serviceberry

Racemes of small white flowers.  Leaves open grayish turning to green in summer.  Brilliant yellow to red fall color.

lamarckii – 15-20’...........................................Lamarackii Serviceberry

Holland strain of Amelanchier Canadensis.  Good strong grower..

laevis ‘Cumulus’ – 25’x15’                             Cumulus Serviceberry

Upright, vigorous growing hybrid.  Large white flower and excellent fall color.

 

 

ASIMINA........................................................PAW PAW

triloba – 30’x20’                                              PawPaw

Native Ohio tree.  Large light green leaves, turning yellow in fall.  Large purple reddish blooms before or as leaves are developing.  Yellow banana-like edible fall fruit.

 

BETULA..........................................................BIRCH

 

Some varieties are available in both single stem and multi-stem.

 

populifolia ‘Royal Frost’ – 40’x30’     Royal Frost Birch

      Red leaved white bark, upright habit, which is not borer  resistant. Needs adequate moisture and shaded roots during hot summer months

papyrifera ‘Renci’ PP                                       Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch

Pyramidal habit.  Fast growing.  Clean dark green leaves.  Highly resistant to bronze birch borer.

 

nigra ‘BNMTF’ – 35’x25                                 Dura-Heat Birch

      Dark green leaves. More tolerant of hot, humid conditions.

nigra – 50’                                                          River Birch

Excellent bark.  Good as a specimen plant.  Very resistant to borers.

nigra ‘Heritage’ – 50’                                       Heritage Birch

A new cultivar of Betula nigra.  Highly resistant to Bronze Birch Borer.

populifolia ‘Whitespire’ – 40-50’                     Whitespire Birch

Similar in size and appearance to the European White Birch.  Chalky-white bark with pyramidal shape.  Resistant to Bronze Birch Borer.

 

 

CARPINUS......................................................HORNBEAM

 

betulus fastigiata – 35’x20’                             Pyramidal European

      Narrow and dense with low branches.  Very formal.

bet. fast.‘Frans Fontaine’ – 30’x15’

                                                                         Frans Fontaine Hornbeam

      Stays narrower with age than other fastigiata forms.

betulus globosa – 15’x15’                               Globosa Hornbeam

Top grafted on 4’ Std.  Rounded, dense growth habit.  Can be pruned.

betulus pendula – 8’-10’                                 Weeping Hornbeam  

caroliniana – 8-10’                                         American Hornbeam

Also known as Blue Beech, Ironwood, Musclewood, or Water Beech.  Native tree with smooth, gray muscled bark.  Fall foliage yellow.  Does well in partial shade.  Tolerant of wet soils.

japonica – 25’x20’                                          Japanese Hornbeam

Dark green leaves with wavy texture.  Interesting small tree with furrowed bark.

 

CELTIS...........................................................HACKBERRY

occidentalis – 40’x30’                                     Common Hackberry

      Adaptable to adverse urban and soil conditions. Rough corky       

        Bark. Native Ohio tree.

 

CERCIDIPHYLUM......................................KATSURA

japonicum – 30’                                              Katsura Tree

Excellent symmetrical tree resembling linden.  Beautiful foliage throughout the growing season. Available in both tree and weeping forms.

 

CERCIS..........................................................REDBUD

canadensis – 25’                                             Eastern Redbud

      Rosy pink flowers in April before foliage.  Large heart shaped leaves.  Heavy multi-stem form available.  Available in both tree and clump forms.

canadensis ‘Alba’– 20-25’                              White Redbud.

 

CHIONANTHUS...........................................FRINGETREE

virginicus – 20’                                               White Fringetree

Abundant white tassel-like flowers in late May. Small blue-black fruit in the fall. Available in both bush and tree forms.

 

CLADRASTIS...............................................YELLOWWOOD

lutea – 35’

Ornate tree with long panicles of white flowers in June.  Excellent foliage, silvery bark.

 

CORNUS..........................................................DOGWOOD

alternifolia – 15’                                              Pagoda Dogwood

Pale yellow flowers in May.  Rounded, horizontal branching.  Branches grow in irregular tiers.  Red fall color

kousa chinensis – 20-30’                                White Chinese Dogwood

      Tiny yellow flowers in early June.  Exfoliating bark.

m. ‘Golden Glory’ – 20’x15’                                     Golden Glory Dogwood

Outstanding upright form of cornelian cherry.  Profuse bright-yellow flowers in early spring.  These are followed by persistent, showy red fruit in fall.  Glossy green leaves turn red in fall.  Drought tolerant.  Virtually pest free.

 

 

CORYLUS......................................................FILBERT

avellana pendula – 8’                                     Weeping Filbert

      Top grafted on standard.  Distinct weeping branches.

colurna – 50’                             Turkish Filbert

A symmetrical tree with light brown corky to scaly bark.  Leaves remain green even in drought and resist scorching.  No serious diseases or insects.

 

CRATAEGUS................................................HAWTHORN

 

Available in both tree and clump forms.

 

crus-galli ‘Inermis’ – 15’                                Thornless Cockspur

      Dark green shiny leaves.  This tree has no thorns.

crus-gallie ‘Inermis’ Crusader – 25’x25’      Crusader Hawthorn

Glossy green foliage.  Abundant fruit and silvery-gray bark.  Good small urban tree.  No thorns.

phaenopyrum (cordata) – 15’                        Washington Hawthorn

Thick branching makes the tree a good screen.  Excellent fall color with brilliant red fruit persisting into late winter.

viridis ‘Winter King’ – 20’                               Winter King Hawthorn

Silvery bark, excellent foliage, deep red fruit in fall. Very hardy.

 

Available in tree form, bush and multi-stem forms.

Bush Form

Grown from one plant, horizontal branches removed to 2’–2½’.  Generally has 5-8 stems showing at base.

Clump Form or Multi-Stem

Three individual trees planted together.  Limbed up to 4’.

 

DIOSPYROS...................................................PERSIMMON

virginiana – 50’                                               Common Persimmon

Oval rounded crown. Native Ohio tree. Shiny long 4”-6” pointed leaves.  Edible yellow to orange fruit after frost.  White flowers in May.

 

 

FAGUS............................................................BEECH

Grandifolia – 80’                                            American Beech

A stately long-lived tree with large leaves and pale silver gray bark.

sylvatica – 60’                                                  European Beech

Shapely tree with glossy dark green foliage and gray bark. Upright when young, becoming broad with age.

s. asplenifolia – 40’                                         Fern-Leaf Beech

Very graceful form of European Beech with finely cut fern-like foliage.

 

s. ‘Laciniata’ – 40’                                          Cut-Leaf Beech

      Very graceful form of European Beech with serrated foliage

a. atropunicea (purpurea)-50-60’                  Copper Beech

      Spring foliage is a deep red color changing to a copper-green, then to green in summer.

s. ‘Dawycki’ – 40’x12’                                    Columnar European Beech

s. pendula – 50’                                                Weeping Green Beech

Slow to develop. A magnificent broad specimen when mature.

s. pendula ‘Purple Fountain’ – 20’x12’       

                                                                         Purple Fountain Weeping Beech

Much faster grower with vigorous upright growth and weeping side branches.

s.’Red Obelish’ – 50’                                       Red Obelish Beech

      Deep red-purple, upright,  tight column. 

s. ‘Riversii’ -  60’                                              Rivers Purple Beech

      Upright large tree with purple foliage that holds through the

        Summer. Gray bark

s. rohani – 50’                                                  Purple Cut-Leaf Beech

Outstanding reddish-purple oak-like leaves are narrow and irregular lobed and undulate margined.

. spaetheana – 60’                                           Purple Beech

Upright growing, large tree with dark purple foliage that holds through the summer. Deeper red than Riversi.

s. tri-color – 30’                                               Tricolor Beech

Unusual specimen with multicolor leaves of maroon, pink and green.

 

 

GINKGO.......................................................MAIDENHAIR TREE

biloba ‘Autumn Gold’ – 45’                           Autumn Gold Ginkgo

Somewhat erratic growing when young, but develops into a broad specimen with excellent yellow fall color. A male selection.

biloba ‘Magyar’ – 50’x25’                             Magyar Ginkgo

Pyramidal form. Strong central leader produces well spaced branching. Grafted male.

biloba ‘Princeton Sentry’ – 60’x20’    Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

A grafted tree with an upright growth habit. Excellent thick foliage with nice fall color and no fruit.

 

     

GLEDITSIA...................................................HONEYLOCUST

t.i. ‘Imperial’ – 35’x35’                                   Imperial Honeylocust

t.i. ‘Skyline – 50’x40’                                      Skyline Honeylocust

      Skyline available in both tree and clump forms.

 

GYMNOCLADUS..........................................KENTUCKY COFFEE

dioicus – 50’x35’                                             Kentucky Coffee Tree

      Light blue-green foliage. Ornate slow growing, becoming broad, spreading slow. Available in both tree and clump forms.

 

JUGLANS.......................................................WALNUT

nigra – 70’x50’                                               Black Walnut

Native Ohio tree. Large tree that has medium green, pinnately compound leaves. Valuable for its wood.

 

KOELREUTERIA.........................................GOLDENRAINTREE

paniculata – 30’x35’                                       Goldenraintree

Dense small tree with rounded form. Summer blooming  8-12” yellow flower panicles. Good small lawn tree. Drought tolerant.

 

 

LIQUIDAMBAR............................................SWEET GUM

styraciflua ‘Moraine’ – 40’x25’                     Moraine Sweetgum

A hardy selection for the Midwest. Star-shaped, dark green leaves turn brilliant red to burgundy in the fall. Corky bark.

 

LIRIODENDRON..........................................TULIP TREE

tulipifera – 60’x30’                                         Tulip Tree

      Fast growing, developing yellow tulip-tree flowers in June

tulipifera ‘Fastigiatum’- 50’x15’                    Columnar Tulip Tree

Upright narrow form, with lateral branching nearly paralled to central leader.  Fast growing, great street tree

 

MAACKIA......................................................MAACKIA

amurensis – 25’x25’                                         Amur Maackie

      Vase shaped with 4”-6” long white flowers in June-July.

 

MAGNOLIA...................................................MAGNOLIA

acuminate – 50’x35’                                       Cucumber Magnolia

Upright when young then rounded when mature.  Large thick 12” lustrous leaves.  Spring flowers similar to tulip tree.  Fast growing. Tree form.

 

MALUS..........................................................FLOWERING CRABAPPLE

‘Adirondack’ – 18’x10’                                   Adirondack Crab

      Compact dense tree with strongly upright form. Profuse white

flowers Bright ½” red fruit. Excellent disease resistance.

‘Candymint Sargent’ – 10’x16’                     Candymint Sargent Crab

Sargent seedlng, purplish foliage, small picturesque tree with horizontal vigorous growth. Single carmine buds, opening to a pink petal with red edging. Effective over a long period. Disease resistant foliage.

 ‘Donald Wyman’ – 20’x24’                           Donald Wyman Crab

Rounded shape.  White bloom.  Glossy green disease resistant foliage.  Very persistent 3/8” red fruit.

floribunda – 15’x25’                                       Japanese Flowering Crab

Deep pink buds opening with a pinkish-white flower. The reddish-yellow fruit is ½” in size. The growth is broad spreading.

‘Golden Raindrops’ – 20’x15’                        Schmidt Cutleaf Crab

Upright vase shape. Fine textured, deeply cut foliage. White flower, tiny ¼” golden yellow fruit.

‘Hargozam’ – 20’x15’                                     Harvest Gold Crab

Upright form, large white single bloom, 3/8” golden fruit. Dark green leaves.

‘Indian Magic – 15’x15’                                 Indian Magic Crab

Open rounded growth habit. Dark green leaves. Rose-red flower. Persistent glossy red fruit changing to golden orange.

‘Prairiefire’ – 20’x20’                                     Prairiefire Crab

One of the best red-leafed crabs with reddish bark. Upright, spreading, rounded head. Foliage is purple becoming reddish green. Bright pinkish red flowers, dark red ½” fruit. Disease resistant

 ‘Profusion’ – 20’x20’                                     Profusion Crab

Upright spreading habit. Leaves purplish when young fading to bronze. Deep pink flowers.  Maroon fruit.    

‘Red Baron’ 18’x8’                                         Red Baron Crab

Narrow, columnar, compact growth habit. Very dark red flowers and fruit, fall foliage color.

‘Red Jewel’ – 15’x12’                                     Red Jewel Crab

Reported to be the finest of the white flowering and red fruiting crabs. The ½” fruits last until mid-December. Horizontal branching with excellent limb structure making this selection a compact tree. 

‘Snowdrift’ – 15’x20’                                      Snowdrift Crab

Pink flower bud, pure white bloom, and tiny red glossy fruit. Very hardy with a straight trunk and oval growth habit.

‘Spring Snow’ – 20’x20’                                 Spring Snow Crab

      Little or no fruit. White flowers. Rounded head.

‘Sutyzam’ – 18’x15’                                        Sugar Tyme Crab

Upright, spreading, oval. White flowers. Persistent ½” red fruit. Crisp green disease resistant foliage.

tschonoskii – 25’x10’                                      Tschonoski Crab

Narrow upright grower. Silver green foliage. Good fall color. Sparse greenish 1” fruit.

‘Velvet Pillar’ – 20’x14’                                   Velvet Pillar Crab

      Upright head with ascending branches. Single pink flower with

sparse reddish fruit.

‘Louisa’ – 15’x20’                                          Louisa Crab

Weeping form. True pink blooms. Lemon-gold fruit. Excellent disease resistance.

‘Red Jade’ – 8’x15’                                         Red Jade Crab

Pink buds with white blooms cover this dwarf weeping specimen, followed by red ½” size fruit in the fall.

‘Sargent’ – 8’x10’                                           Sargent Crab

A dwarf tree with pink flower buds and white flowers. Excellent foliage with small dark red fruit that persists into late winter.

 ‘Coralburst’ – 10’x10’                                   Coralburst Crab

      Top grafted on a 3’ standard. Coralburst is slow growing and

forms a very dense, symmetrically rounded head. Double rose colored flowers, ½” bronze fruit.

‘Sargent Tina’ – 7’x6’                                     Sargent Tina Crab

Top graft n 3-4’ trunks. More horizontal spreading than the regular Sargent Crab. Red buds opening to fragrant single white flowers. Red fruit. Slightly cupped leaves. Disease resistant. Dwarf tree.

‘Lancelot’ - 10’x8’                                          Lancelot Crab

Small oval upright tree. Brilliant red bud to snowy-white bloom. Crisp green foliage is disease resistant. Golden persistent fruit.

‘Royal Gem’ – 7’x5’                                        Royal Gem Crab

Very compact small head, upright angular growth. New leaves are crimson-red turning to dark green. Single rose-red flowers.

Good disease resistance.

 

            Clump Form

‘Hargozam’ – Clump                                        Clump Harvest Gold Crab

‘Prairiefire’ – Clump                                       Clump Prairiefire Crab

‘Red Jewell’ – Clump                                     Clump Red Jewell Crab

‘Velvet Pillar’ – Clump 20’x14’                      Clump Velvet Pillar Crab

 

METASEQUOIA..........................................DAWN REDWOOD

‘glyptostroboides’ – 60’                                   Dawn Redwood

Fast growing tree, similar to Bald Cypress. Reddish brown bark makes it interesting in winter. Insect and disease resistant.

 

NYSSA...........................................................BLACK GUM

‘sylvatica’ – 50’                                               Blackgum

Handsome foliage that assumes a bright red fall color and blue

      fruit. Slow growing but will tolerate wet areas

  

OSTRYA........................................................HOPHORNBEAM

virginiana – 30’                                               American Hophornbeam

Small to medium size tree. Pyramidal when young, rounded outline when mature. Hop-like fruit. Yellow fall color tolerates dry shady sites.

 

PARROTIA...................................................PARROTIA

persica – 30’x20’                                             Persian Parrotia

A low branched small tree with unusual form and texture, making it an interesting specimen. Early blooming small flowers. Exfoliating bark. Dark green summer foliage turns brilliant yellow, orange and scarlet in fall. Available in both tree and clump forms.

 

PLATANUS...................................................LONDON PLANE

Acerifolia ‘Bloodgood’ – 70’  Bloodgood Strain – London Planetree

acerifolia ‘Columbia’ – 50’x40’          Columbia Strain–London Planetree

      Introduced by U.S. National Arboretum.  Highly resistant to anthracnose.  Leaves are deeply cut five lobed.  Bark of older trees peels to reveal yellow-green beneath.

 

PRUNUS......................................................PLUM & CHERRY

cerasifera ‘Newport’ – 15-20’              Newport Purple Plum

A desirable rich purple foliage. It develops a single pink flower and is very fast growing.

x ‘Snow Fountain’ – 8-10’                             Snow Fountain Cherry

Covered with single white flowers. Smaller growing than other weeping cherries.

 

PYRUS.........................................................PEAR

calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ – 45’x30’                Aristocrat Pear

      Glossy, wavy-edged leaves that display shimmering action

similar to that of the Quaking Aspen. Known for its horizontal branching.

calleryana ‘Cleveland Select’ – 35’x15’   Cleveland Select Pear

      Narrow upright form.

calleryana ‘Redspire’- 40’x22’                      Redspire Pear

A tightly pyramidal tree with larger and more abundant white flowers.

calleryana ‘Trinity’ – 30’x25’                         Trinity Pear

Tightly rounded head. White flowers in spring, leaves very glossy light green in summer and orange-red in fall.

 

QUERCUS......................................................OAK

alba – 70’                                                        White Oak

Pyramidal when young, upright rounded to broad-rounded with wide spreading branches at maturity. Slow growing more difficult to transplant than Red Oak.

bicolor – 50’                                                    Swamp White Oak

Young plants are rapid growing. Tolerates poor planting sites such as hardpan with little soil aeration or areas subject to flooding.

coccinea – 50’                                                 Scarlet Oak

Upright spreading, open rounded at maturity. Best brilliant scarlet fall color. Somewhat difficult to transplant.

imbricaria – 70’                                              Shingle Oak

One of the most beautiful oaks, with shiny dark green laurel-like leaves. The leaves are retained throughout winter.

macrocarpa – 70’                                            Bur Oak

      Thrives in moist but well drained alkaline soil. Corky branches.

muehlenbergii – 40-50’                                  Chinkapin Oak

Lustrous dark yellowish green leaves in summer. Yellow to brown fall color. Grows in high pH soils.

prinus – 80’                                                     Chestnut Oak

Leaves resemble a chestnut. Spreading tree of medium height. Leaves are shiny yellow-green above, lighter and fuzzy beneath. Commonly found on dry rocky infertile soil.

robur Fastigiata – 60’                                     Pyramidal English Oak

      A very narrow columnar oak with small dark green foliage.

rubra maxima (Borealis) – 80’x45’               Northern Red Oak

An excellent tree for park or street planting. Glossy dark green foliage which turns red in the autumn.

 

SASSAFRAS...................................................SASSAFRAS

albidum – 25’x15’                                           Common Sassafras

Native tree with fragrant irregular leaves.  Brilliant orange to scarlet fall color.  Prefers a loamy, acid, moist well-drained soil.

 

SORBUS........................................................MOUNTAIN ASH

alnifolia – 30’x20’                                           Korean Mountain Ash

      A beautiful, upright-branching ornamental tree with glossy, dark green simple leaves that look like beech or alder. Scarlet berries and rich yellow to orange fall color.

 

SYRINGA......................................................LILAC

meyeri ‘Palibin’ – 7’x4’                                  Dwarf Korean Lilac

Dainty compact form grafted on 3’ standard. Covered with violet-purple flowers late spring to early summer. Flowers before leaves are fully developed.  Good patio tree.

reticulata ‘Ivory Pillar’ – 20’x10’                  Ivory Pillar Tree Lilac

Clearly upright and more narrow than other reticulata.  Dark green leaves and large white flower spikes.

reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’ – 20’x15’                     Ivory Silk Tree Lilac

Compact selection of syringa reticulata. Large creamy white flowers borne in long panicles. Dark green clean foliage.

 

 

TAXODIUM...................................................CYPRESS

ascendens – 60’x20’                                         Pondcypress

      More columnar than distichum. Grows in moist soils.

distichum – 60’x25’                                          Bald Cypress

      Unusal native conifer, pale green fern like foliage, sheds in

      fall. Thrives in wet ground.

 

TILIA .............................................................LINDEN

americana ‘Boulevard’ – 50’x25’                  Boulevard Linden

Narrow, pyramidal growth habit and ascending branched.  Good street tree.

cordata ‘Baileyi’ – 40’x30’                             Shamrock Linden

Similar to Greenspire, but with stouter branching and more open canopy.  Vigorous grower.

cordata ‘Greenspire’ – 50’                              Greenspire Linden

A rapid growing tree with a narrow pyramidal habit. Exhibits reddish bark and make an excellent large street tree.

tomentosa ‘Green Mountain’ – 45’x25’        Green Mountain Linden

      Pyramidal, dense head.  Handles drought and heat well.  Yellow

      flowers.

tomentosa ‘Sterling Silver’ – 40’x35’             Sterling Silver Linden

More uniform growth than the species. Unpalatable to many insects, including the Japanese Beetle. Attracts relatively few honeybees.

 

 

ULMUS...........................................................ELM

carpinifolia x parvifolia ‘Frontier’ – 40’x30’          Frontier Elm

Broad oval shape with glossy green foliage and fabulous burgundy color.  Good disease and pest resistance.  Released in 1990 by the USDA.

japonica x wilsoniana ‘Morton’ – 70’x60’    Accolade Elm

      Vase shaped habit with arching limbs and glossy green foliage

      Turning yellow in fall. Rapid grower.  Dutch Elm Resistance.    

parvifolia – 40’                                                Lacebark Elm

Glossy, dark green foliage, drought, insect, and disease resistant including Dutch Elm disease. Rapid growth rate. True Chinese Elm.

p. ‘Dynasty’ – 40’x40’                                     Dynasty Elm

A broadly rounded tree with fine textured foliage and good environmental tolerance. It tends to develop better fall color than is typical of the species. National Arboretum introduction.

 

ZELKOVA ...................................................ZELKOVA

serrata ‘Green Vase’ – 60-70’                      Green Vase Zelkova

A vigorous tree with a straight trunk and a graceful wineglass shape. Similar shape as our native elm. Dark green foliage that turns to an attractive rust color. Disease resistant.