Trees

Ruby Falls Redbud (Cercis Canadensis)

Shade, ornamental, tall and small we have a tree choice for every season and location in your landscape! Since 1940 Oakland Nursery has been providing locally grown trees of unmatched quality and value to central Ohio. Whether you are looking for a large statement shade tree to provide relief from summer heat and to enjoy for generations, or a smaller ornamental flowering tree for a blast of color in the Spring, Oakland has the tree for you.

Eastern Redbud  Cercis canadensis
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Description: A spectacular spring bloomer, with very showy pink to purple flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; somewhat coarse heart-shaped leaves; rivals any small ornamental tree for specimen use in the home landscape Ornamental Features: Eastern Redbud has rose pea-like flowers along the branches from early to mid spring, which emerge from distinctive fuchsia flower buds before the leaves. It has forest green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The heart-shaped leaves turn buttery yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Landscape Attributes: Eastern Redbud is a 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 after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and...
Description: A spectacular spring bloomer, with very showy pink to purple flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring;...
The Rising Sun Redbud  Cercis canadensis 'The Rising Sun'
$179.99
Description: A spectacular and hardy spring bloomer, with very showy fuchsia flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; beautiful summer foliage varies between gold, peach, red and light green tones; great for small landscapes Ornamental Features: The Rising Sun Redbud has fuchsia pea-like flowers along the branches from early to mid spring before the leaves. It has attractive deciduous gold foliage edged in peach with hints of light green throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding orange in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Landscape Attributes: The Rising Sun Redbud is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub 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 shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the...
Description: A spectacular and hardy spring bloomer, with very showy fuchsia flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring;...
Red Dragon Japanese Maple  Acer palmatum 'Red Dragon'
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Description: A stunning landscape choice, this fine small accent tree features superb reddish foliage color all season long on a compact, graceful form; a highly desirable specimen for the garden or against the foundation of the house Ornamental Features: Red Dragon Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges cherry red in spring. The deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding crimson in the fall. It features subtle corymbs of red flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring before the leaves. It produces red samaras from early to mid fall. The rough gray bark and red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape. Landscape Attributes: Red Dragon Japanese Maple is an open deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a more or less rounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a...
Description: A stunning landscape choice, this fine small accent tree features superb reddish foliage color all season long on a...
Garnet Cutleaf Japanese Maple  Acer palmatum 'Garnet'
$99.99
Description: Delicate lacy leaves and cascading habit; foliage begins orange in spring, turning burgundy during summer with more hints of orange-red if grown in the sun, fiery fall color; Japanese maples are the most coveted of all small landscape trees Ornamental Features: Garnet Cutleaf Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges orange in spring. The small lobed palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Landscape Attributes: Garnet Cutleaf Japanese Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone. This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as it may 'bleed' sap if pruned in...
Description: Delicate lacy leaves and cascading habit; foliage begins orange in spring, turning burgundy during summer with more hints of...
Norway Spruce  Picea abies
$29.99
Description: A very popular and durable spire-shaped evergreen, excellent for articulation; interesting droopy branches when mature, rich deep green needles; tough and hardy, good for windbreaks, will grow quite large under the right conditions Ornamental Features: Norway Spruce has green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The needles remain green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape. Landscape Attributes: Norway Spruce is a dense evergreen 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. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any...
Description: A very popular and durable spire-shaped evergreen, excellent for articulation; interesting droopy branches when mature, rich deep green needles;...
Emperor I Japanese Maple  Acer palmatum 'Wolff'
$99.99
Description: A fast-growing small home landscape feature tree that commands a premiere location in the front yard; enduring royal purple foliage all season long and turning fiery red and orange in fall, wonderfully artistic growth habit Ornamental Features: Emperor I Japanese Maple has attractive purple foliage throughout the season. The ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of scarlet and orange in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. Landscape Attributes: Emperor I Japanese Maple is an open 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. Emperor I...
Description: A fast-growing small home landscape feature tree that commands a premiere location in the front yard; enduring royal purple...
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...
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...
Bloodgood Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood')
$99.00
Description:Possibly the most popular of all feature trees for the home landscape, with rich burgundy-purple palm-shaped foliage all season long and a very artistic spreading growth habit; put it in the front yard and give it lots of room to growOrnamental Features:Bloodgood Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges deep purple in spring. The lobed palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. It features subtle corymbs of red flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring before the leaves. It produces red samaras from early to mid fall. The rough gray bark and red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Bloodgood Japanese Maple 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...
Description:Possibly the most popular of all feature trees for the home landscape, with rich burgundy-purple palm-shaped foliage all season long...
Princeton Elm (Ulmus americana 'Princeton')
$149.00
Description:Undisputably the most ornamental of all shade trees, a stately vase-shaped specimen, the ultimate street tree forming an overhead arch, very hardy and extremely adaptable; has some disease resistance, use caution where Dutch elm disease is a problemOrnamental Features:Princeton Elm has dark green foliage throughout the season. The large serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Princeton Elm is a 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. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;Princeton Elm is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:Undisputably the most ornamental of all shade trees, a stately vase-shaped specimen, the ultimate street tree forming an overhead arch,...
Sargent's Flowering Crab (Malus sargentii)
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Description:A distinctive ornamental shrub which features fragrant white flowers emerging from red buds in spring followed by red fruit in fall, distinctly horizontal branching habit is very attractive; needs well-drained soil and full sun, makes a great accentOrnamental Features:Sargent's Flowering Crab is covered in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy red pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.Landscape Attributes:Sargent's Flowering Crab is a dense deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. 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...
Description:A distinctive ornamental shrub which features fragrant white flowers emerging from red buds in spring followed by red fruit in...
Espresso Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso')
$149.00
Description:A stately large shade tree with massive yet delicate compound leaves; a seedless cultivar; rather coarse outline when young and when bare in winter, but very attractive when in leaf; tolerant of adverse growing conditions; for larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Espresso Kentucky Coffeetree has forest green foliage throughout the season. The large bipinnately compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough dark brown bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Espresso Kentucky Coffeetree is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape 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.Espresso Kentucky Coffeetree is recommended for the following landscape applications; Shade Vertical Accent
Description:A stately large shade tree with massive yet delicate compound leaves; a seedless cultivar; rather coarse outline when young and...
Purple Fountain Beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain')
$249.00
Description:An incredible accent tree with smooth gray bark and cascading branches; glossy burgundy leaves in spring turn to green; leaves are coppery in fall; a most stately specimen;particular about growing conditions, requires rich soil and moisture; smaller beechOrnamental Features:Purple Fountain Beech has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The serrated pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth silver bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Purple Fountain Beech is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. 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. Deer...
Description:An incredible accent tree with smooth gray bark and cascading branches; glossy burgundy leaves in spring turn to green; leaves...
Frans Fontaine Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine')
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Description:A stately specimen of a tree with excellent form and few troubles; columnar habit makes it great for smaller landscapes; takes pruning very well and can make a fantastic hedge; choice cultivars are available in some very creative shapes and formsOrnamental Features:Frans Fontaine Hornbeam has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Frans Fontaine Hornbeam is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.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.Frans Fontaine Hornbeam is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent...
Description:A stately specimen of a tree with excellent form and few troubles; columnar habit makes it great for smaller landscapes;...
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...
Butterflies Magnolia (Magnolia 'Butterflies')
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Description:An exquisitely beautiful magnolia whose flowers are among the truest yellow of all hybrids; a small tree or large shrub with a neatly pyramidal form and large relatively coarse leaves, flowers appear before the foliage; an ideal landscape or garden accentOrnamental Features:Butterflies Magnolia is covered in stunning fragrant yellow cup-shaped flowers held atop the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The large pointy leaves turn coppery-bronze in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Butterflies Magnolia is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal 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 after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.Butterflies Magnolia is recommended for the following landscape applications;...
Description:An exquisitely beautiful magnolia whose flowers are among the truest yellow of all hybrids; a small tree or large shrub...
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...
Accolade Elm (Ulmus 'Morton')
$149.00
Description:A tall hybrid elm cultivar with an upright spreading habit, large shiny leaves and good fall color, resistant to Dutch elm disease; excellent as a street tree or a shade tree for larger landscapes; very adaptable to adverse conditionsOrnamental Features:Accolade Elm has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Accolade Elm is a 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 is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Accolade Elm is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A tall hybrid elm cultivar with an upright spreading habit, large shiny leaves and good fall color, resistant to Dutch...
Royal Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star')
$39.99
Description:An ideal accent tree for smaller home landscapes, features extremely fragrant star-shaped snow-white flowers in early spring, compact, upright growing and multi-stemmed, fast growing; considered the hardiest magnolia of allOrnamental Features:Royal Star Magnolia is smothered in stunning fragrant white star-shaped flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn coppery-bronze in fall. The fruits are showy pink pods displayed in early fall.Landscape Attributes:Royal Star Magnolia is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub 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 shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this...
Description:An ideal accent tree for smaller home landscapes, features extremely fragrant star-shaped snow-white flowers in early spring, compact, upright growing...
Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida 'Cherokee Brave')
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Description:A highly desirable ornamental tree which is absolutely blanketed in rich red flowers that fade to white in the centers in spring, attractive tiered habit as well; an extremely fussy tree that requires rich, well-drained acidic soil and adequate moistureOrnamental Features:Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood features showy clusters of crimson flowers with white centers held atop the branches in mid spring. It has forest green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. It produces red berries from early to late fall. The warty gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. 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...
Description:A highly desirable ornamental tree which is absolutely blanketed in rich red flowers that fade to white in the centers...
Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
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Description:A truly special plant for northern landscapes, valued for its almost "oriental" horizontal branching habit; white flowers in spring, blue berries and purple fall color; quite fussy, needs a cool, moist site with afternoon shade, also prefers acidic soilOrnamental Features:Pagoda Dogwood has clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers held atop the branches in late spring. It has emerald green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. It produces navy blue berries in mid summer.Landscape Attributes:Pagoda Dogwood is an open multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a stunning habit of growth which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. 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 usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It is a good choice for...
Description:A truly special plant for northern landscapes, valued for its almost "oriental" horizontal branching habit; white flowers in spring, blue...
Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud (Cercis canadensis 'Vanilla Twist')
$149.00
Description:A captivating small tree, with very showy white flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; chartreuse foliage emerges, maturing to light green; a great weeping ornamental tree for specimen use in the landscapeOrnamental Features:Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud is clothed in stunning white pea-like flowers along the branches from early to mid spring, which emerge from distinctive buttery yellow flower buds before the leaves. It has attractive light green foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The heart-shaped leaves are highly ornamental and turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Vanilla Twist® Weeping Redbud is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers....
Description:A captivating small tree, with very showy white flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; chartreuse foliage emerges,...
Crimson Sentry Norway Maple (Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry')
$149.00
Description:A tall, narrow to tightly oval shade tree with rich purple foliage throughout the season; because of its prominence in terms of both color and form, it's best used as a feature accent for smaller landscapes, also makes a stunning tall screenOrnamental Features:Crimson Sentry 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 clothed 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 Sentry Norway Maple is a dense deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal 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 not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It has no...
Description:A tall, narrow to tightly oval shade tree with rich purple foliage throughout the season; because of its prominence in...
Cutleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Viridis')
$99.00
Description:Amazing gold-orange fall color; delicate, lacy leaves of bright green during summer on a cascading form; Japanese maples are the most coveted of all small landscape trees, it has almost the perfect shape, habit, and fall colorsOrnamental Features:Cutleaf Japanese Maple has attractive green foliage throughout the season. The small deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of gold and orange in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Cutleaf Japanese Maple is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, 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....
Description:Amazing gold-orange fall color; delicate, lacy leaves of bright green during summer on a cascading form; Japanese maples are the...