Trees - Shade

Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba 'Tristis')
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Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its best form; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homesOrnamental Features:Golden Weeping Willow has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The furrowed brown bark and gold branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Golden Weeping Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;Golden...
Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to...
Heritage River Birch (clump) (Betula nigra 'Heritage (clump)')
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Description:A multi-trunked form of the native river birch selected for its amazing peeling bark in colors of white, brown and tan, more creamy white than the species, also has reliable fall color; needs acidic soil, susceptible to chlorosis in alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Heritage River Birch (clump) features subtle chartreuse catkins in early spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The peeling creamy white bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Heritage River Birch (clump) is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or...
Description:A multi-trunked form of the native river birch selected for its amazing peeling bark in colors of white, brown and...
Autumn Blaze Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred')
$229.00
Description:A popular hybrid of the silver and red maples combining the best attributes of both; stunning fall colors, excellent habit of growth, tolerant of conditions, fast growing; an excellent alternative for locations where a red maple may not growOrnamental Features:Autumn Blaze Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The furrowed gray bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Autumn Blaze Maple is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after...
Description:A popular hybrid of the silver and red maples combining the best attributes of both; stunning fall colors, excellent habit...
Sun Valley Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley')
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Description:A showy fall-coloring accent tree for the home landscape, featuring an upright oval habit of growth, attractive red flowers in early spring, and brilliant red foliage in fall, more upright than the species; intolerant of alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Sun Valley Red Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage which emerges red in spring. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. It produces red samaras in late spring. The furrowed silver bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Sun Valley Red Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it...
Description:A showy fall-coloring accent tree for the home landscape, featuring an upright oval habit of growth, attractive red flowers in...
Armstrong Gold® Maple(Acer Freemanii)
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Description:Improved columnar form 12 foot spread for narrow planting sites. Golden to orange fall color.Key Attributes: Height: 45 Feet Tall Spread: 12-16 Feet Wide Color: orange fall color Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Improved columnar form 12 foot spread for narrow planting sites. Golden to orange fall color.Key Attributes: Height: 45 Feet Tall...
Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)
$39.99
Description:An ideal choice for the small home landscape, with nice yellow flowers, good fall color and a compact growth habit, curiously fan-shaped leaves; susceptible to leaf scorch in dry sites, spiny seeds may necessitate some maintenanceOrnamental Features:Ohio Buckeye features showy spikes of creamy white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. It has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The palmate leaves turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up.Landscape Attributes:Ohio Buckeye is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold...
Description:An ideal choice for the small home landscape, with nice yellow flowers, good fall color and a compact growth habit,...
River Birch (Betula nigra)
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Description:A prize native birch valued for its stunning bark, with white, brown and tan colors all peeling from mature trunks; good fall color; requires acidic soil, susceptible to chlorosis in alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:River Birch features subtle chartreuse catkins in early spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The peeling brown bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:River Birch is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has no significant negative characteristics.River Birch is recommended for the following landscape...
Description:A prize native birch valued for its stunning bark, with white, brown and tan colors all peeling from mature trunks;...
Crimson King Norway Maple (Acer platanoides 'Crimson King')
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Description:One of the most cherished purple-leaf landscape trees, holding its foliage color well throughout the season; a dense shade tree best used as a prominent color accent, many consider it the ultimate feature tree for the front yardOrnamental Features:Crimson King Norway Maple has attractive burgundy foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. It is bathed in stunning corymbs of lemon yellow flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Crimson King Norway Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in...
Description:One of the most cherished purple-leaf landscape trees, holding its foliage color well throughout the season; a dense shade tree...
Prairie Gold Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides 'NE Arb')
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Description:Adapted to the heat, drought and humidity of the Midwestern Prairie, this variety brings lowland adaptability and disease resistance to this high elevation favorite; greatly expands the planting range of this speciesOrnamental Features:Prairie Gold Trembling Aspen has green foliage throughout the season. The round leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up. The smooth white bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Prairie Gold Trembling Aspen is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant...
Description:Adapted to the heat, drought and humidity of the Midwestern Prairie, this variety brings lowland adaptability and disease resistance to...
Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum 'Bailsta')
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Description:A first class, reliable shade tree, featuring a fiery blend of fall colors ranging from yellow to orange and red; a large tree, best in larger landscapes; one of the hardiest selections, adaptable to soils, but dislikes air pollution and compactionOrnamental Features:Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple has dark green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of yellow, orange and red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. It has...
Description:A first class, reliable shade tree, featuring a fiery blend of fall colors ranging from yellow to orange and red;...
American Dream Oak Swamp White Oak(Quercus Bicolor)
$149.00
Description:Large deep green leaves are thick and glossy with wavy margins. Strong resistance to anthracnose and mildew.Key Attributes: Height: 50 Feet Tall Spread: 35-40 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Large deep green leaves are thick and glossy with wavy margins. Strong resistance to anthracnose and mildew.Key Attributes: Height: 50...
Frontier Elm (Ulmus 'Frontier')
$149.00
Description:A beautiful fast growing hybrid elm with a broadly upright habit of growth, a small to intermediate size tree, resistant to disease and insect attack; an excellent choice for urban planting under power lines and in parking lotsOrnamental Features:Frontier Elm has dark green foliage throughout the season. The small serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding dark red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Frontier Elm is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Frontier Elm is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A beautiful fast growing hybrid elm with a broadly upright habit of growth, a small to intermediate size tree, resistant...
Greenspire Linden (Tilia cordata 'Greenspire')
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Description:A magnificent shade tree with a strong, spire-like shape throughout its life; fragrant yellow flowers in early summer when few trees bloom; very tidy and low maintenance, adaptable, makes an excellent lawn or street specimen, great by a pool or deckOrnamental Features:Greenspire Linden features subtle clusters of fragrant yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Greenspire Linden is a dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It...
Description:A magnificent shade tree with a strong, spire-like shape throughout its life; fragrant yellow flowers in early summer when few...
Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
$220.00
Description:A large and imposing shade tree with an upright spreading habit of growth, best in larger landscapes and parks; extremely tough and adaptable to wet conditions but not tolerant of alkaline soils, rather slow growing; acorns attract squirrelsOrnamental Features:Swamp White Oak has dark green foliage which emerges grayish green in spring. The glossy lobed leaves turn coppery-bronze in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up.Landscape Attributes:Swamp White Oak is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for...
Description:A large and imposing shade tree with an upright spreading habit of growth, best in larger landscapes and parks; extremely...
Whitespire Birch (Betula populifolia 'Whitespire')
$149.00
Description:A wonderful birch tree selection with snowy white bark and good fall color; higher resistance to the dreaded bronze birch borer than most other white-barked birches make this a preferred variety for home landscape useOrnamental Features:Whitespire Birch has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth white bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Whitespire Birch is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in late winter or early spring. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor...
Description:A wonderful birch tree selection with snowy white bark and good fall color; higher resistance to the dreaded bronze birch...
Red Sunset Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset')
$129.00
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and reliable red fall color; distinctive form and rich colors make this a choice shade tree, ideal for larger landscapes; intolerant of alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Red Sunset Red Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage which emerges red in spring. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The furrowed silver bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Red Sunset Red Maple is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after...
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and reliable red fall color; distinctive form...
Sterling Silver Linden (Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling')
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Description:A very ornamental shade tree with a broad, oval habit of growth and fragrant flowers in early summer; dark green leaves have a silvery backside which shimmers in the wind, very attractive; a neat and tidy tree, very adaptable, best for larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Sterling Silver Linden has attractive dark green foliage with silver undersides throughout the season. The fuzzy heart-shaped leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding gold in the fall. It features subtle clusters of fragrant yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Sterling Silver Linden is a dense deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best...
Description:A very ornamental shade tree with a broad, oval habit of growth and fragrant flowers in early summer; dark green...
Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)
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Description:An extremely popular tall shade tree with a tightly pyramidal habit of growth and excellent fall color, fast growing for an oak, great for vertical interest or as a street tree; requires loose, acidic soils, develops chlorosis in heavy alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Pin Oak has dark green foliage throughout the season. The spiny lobed leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up. The furrowed gray bark and silver branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Pin Oak is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter...
Description:An extremely popular tall shade tree with a tightly pyramidal habit of growth and excellent fall color, fast growing for...
Emerald City Tulip Tree(Liriodendron Tulipifera)
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Description:Uniform growing selection is straighter and more upright, with a dominant central leader and deeper green, slightly glossy foliage. Yellow flower with orange center. Bright clear yellow fall colorKey Attributes: Height: 55 Feet Tall Spread: 25-35 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Uniform growing selection is straighter and more upright, with a dominant central leader and deeper green, slightly glossy foliage. Yellow...
Winter King Hawthorn (Crataegus viridis 'Winter King')
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Description:The new "in vogue" accent tree for home use, and with good reason; snowy white flowers in spring, an abundance of showy red fruit in fall, excellent fall color and a simply amazing criss-crossing branching habit; disease resistant, but very thornyOrnamental Features:Winter King Hawthorn is blanketed in stunning clusters of white flowers held atop the branches in mid spring. The fruits are showy tomato-orange pomes carried in abundance from early fall to late winter. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The peeling silver bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Winter King Hawthorn is a dense deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and...
Description:The new "in vogue" accent tree for home use, and with good reason; snowy white flowers in spring, an abundance...
Autumn Splendor Buckeye (Aesculus 'Autumn Splendor')
$220.00
Description:An interesting new small accent tree for home landscape use, selected primarily for its outstanding fall color, yellowish-green flowers and rounded growth habit, a distinct improvement over species buckeyes; spiny seeds may necessitate some maintenanceOrnamental Features:Autumn Splendor Buckeye features showy spikes of creamy white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The palmate leaves turn an outstanding tomato-orange in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up.Landscape Attributes:Autumn Splendor Buckeye is a dense deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed....
Description:An interesting new small accent tree for home landscape use, selected primarily for its outstanding fall color, yellowish-green flowers and...
Pacific Sunset Maple (Acer 'Warrenred')
$149.00
Description:Beautiful glossy green leaves with pale undersides and stunning fall colours in yellow-orange to red make this a great shade tree for the home landscape, also makes a nice street tree; maintains a consistently rounded shape, adaptable to heat and droughtOrnamental Features:Pacific Sunset Maple has dark green foliage with light green undersides throughout the season. The glossy lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of yellow, orange and red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Pacific Sunset Maple is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it...
Description:Beautiful glossy green leaves with pale undersides and stunning fall colours in yellow-orange to red make this a great shade...
Sienna Glen Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Sienna')
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Description:One of the very hardiest red fall-coloring shade trees available, this hybrid maple features a uniform branching habit and attractive pyramidal-oval shape; tolerant of alkaline, acidic and wet soil conditions, stronger wood than other hybridsOrnamental Features:Sienna Glen Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of orange, red and burgundy in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The furrowed gray bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Sienna Glen Maple is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves...
Description:One of the very hardiest red fall-coloring shade trees available, this hybrid maple features a uniform branching habit and attractive...
Red Sunset Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset')
$129.00
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and reliable red fall color; distinctive form and rich colors make this a choice shade tree, ideal for larger landscapes; intolerant of alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Red Sunset Red Maple features showy clusters of red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has green foliage which emerges red in spring. The lobed leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The furrowed silver bark and brick red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Red Sunset Red Maple is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned in summer after...
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and reliable red fall color; distinctive form...