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;...
Dwarf Korean Lilac (Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')
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Description:A beautiful and popular shrub with numerous attributes; striking spikes of fragrant lilac-pink flowers in late spring, small rounded foliage and a uniform compact shape; neat and tidy, an extremely versatile garden shrub; full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Dwarf Korean Lilac is smothered in stunning panicles of fragrant lilac purple flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring, which emerge from distinctive violet flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The small pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Dwarf Korean Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub 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 shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the...
Description:A beautiful and popular shrub with numerous attributes; striking spikes of fragrant lilac-pink flowers in late spring, small rounded foliage...
Ann Magnolia (Magnolia 'Ann')
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Description:A hybrid magnolia selected for its spectacular lavender cup-shaped flowers in spring before the leaves and improved hardiness; a small, reasonably compact shrub, effective as a solitary specimen in the gardenOrnamental Features:Ann Magnolia is smothered in stunning fragrant fuchsia cup-shaped flowers with pink overtones 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:Ann Magnolia 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 current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.Ann Magnolia is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Mass Planting Hedges/Screening General Garden...
Description:A hybrid magnolia selected for its spectacular lavender cup-shaped flowers in spring before the leaves and improved hardiness; a small,...
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;...
Red Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida 'var. rubra')
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Description:A simply breathtaking small specimen tree when in bloom, featuring large yet dainty pinkish-red blooms in spring and excellent wide-spreading form; extremely fussy, requires rich, well-drained acidic soil and adequate precipitation, best with some shelterOrnamental Features:Red Flowering Dogwood features showy clusters of pink flowers with pink bracts 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:Red 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 low maintenance tree, and should only be...
Description:A simply breathtaking small specimen tree when in bloom, featuring large yet dainty pinkish-red blooms in spring and excellent wide-spreading...
Leonard Messel Magnolia (Magnolia x loebneri 'Leonard Messel')
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Description:A popular hybrid magnolia, known for its early spring bloom in froths of large, extremely fragrant white flowers tinged in pink and picturesque habit of growth; flowers from a young age, excellent size for use as a feature in the home landscapeOrnamental Features:Leonard Messel Magnolia is smothered in stunning fragrant fuchsia star-shaped flowers with shell pink overtones, yellow eyes and pink centers at the ends of the branches in mid spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruits are showy pink pods displayed from early to mid fall.Landscape Attributes:Leonard Messel 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...
Description:A popular hybrid magnolia, known for its early spring bloom in froths of large, extremely fragrant white flowers tinged in...
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,...
Royal Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star')
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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...
Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
$49.99
Description:A delicate and beautiful conifer of the Eastern forests, with soft needles and an open habit of growth, upright and broadly conical, also makes a great hedge; needs adequate moisture, rich, acidic and organic soils and shelter from drying windsOrnamental Features:Canadian Hemlock has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The needles remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Canadian Hemlock is an evergreen tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal 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 tree will require occasional maintenance 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;Canadian Hemlock is recommended for...
Description:A delicate and beautiful conifer of the Eastern forests, with soft needles and an open habit of growth, upright and...
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Description:Cross between Jonagold and Golden Delicious. Large fruit is yellow with red blush, and is crisp and very juicy. Late summer harvest. Very disease resistant. It will need a pollinator such as Cortland, Frostbite, Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Gala or Jonathan.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-16 Feet Wide Color: yellow apple fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Cross between Jonagold and Golden Delicious. Large fruit is yellow with red blush, and is crisp and very juicy. Late...
Honeycrisp Apple (Malus 'Honeycrisp')
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Description:An exceedingly crisp hardy red apple with a sweet and juicy flavor, keeps extremely well; eating apples are high maintenance and need a second pollinator; the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, needs well-drained soil and full sunOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:An exceedingly crisp hardy red apple with a sweet and juicy flavor, keeps extremely well; eating apples are high maintenance...
Kinderkrisp Apple(Malus )
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Description:Small, crisp, red fruit ripen in late August. Requires pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 12-15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-15 Feet Wide Color: white flower Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Small, crisp, red fruit ripen in late August. Requires pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 12-15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-15 Feet Wide Color:...
Liberty Apple (Malus 'Liberty')
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Description:A crisp and juicy red-streaked apple, late harvest, very disease resistant; eating apples are high maintenance and need a second pollinator; an old favorite, the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, needs well-drained soil and full sunOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:A crisp and juicy red-streaked apple, late harvest, very disease resistant; eating apples are high maintenance and need a second...
Royal Gala Apple Tree(Malus )
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Description:Great early season variety with firm, crisp fruit. Requires pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-16 Feet Wide Color: red apple fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Great early season variety with firm, crisp fruit. Requires pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-16 Feet Wide Color:...
Zestar Apple (Malus 'Zestar')
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Description:A brand new early red apple with an excellent balance of flavors, keeps well; eating apples are high maintenance and need a second pollinator; the perfect combination of accent and fruit tree, needs well-drained soil and full sunOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:A brand new early red apple with an excellent balance of flavors, keeps well; eating apples are high maintenance and...
Bailey Hardy Peach Tree(Prunus )
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Description:Produces small, white-fleshed, semi-freestone juicy fruit. Ripens mid-August Self-fruitful; requires no pollinator. Great for eating, sauces and baking.Key Attributes: Height: 18 Feet Tall Spread: 8 Feet Wide Color: peach fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Produces small, white-fleshed, semi-freestone juicy fruit. Ripens mid-August Self-fruitful; requires no pollinator. Great for eating, sauces and baking.Key Attributes: Height:...
Bing Cherry (Prunus avium 'Bing')
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Description:The most common commercial cherry variety featuring showy white flowers in spring followed by sweet deep red fruit, tall and upright, best for larger landscapes; needs full sun, well drained soil and a pollinator, be prepared to fight the birds for fruitOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:The most common commercial cherry variety featuring showy white flowers in spring followed by sweet deep red fruit, tall and...
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Description:Large-fruited dessert plum with superior winter hardiness. Fruit is blue-black with very sweet, juicy, yellow flesh. Ripens early August. Use P.'Toka' as a pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 10 Feet Tall Spread: 8 Feet Wide Color: yellow plum fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Large-fruited dessert plum with superior winter hardiness. Fruit is blue-black with very sweet, juicy, yellow flesh. Ripens early August. Use...
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Description:This tree reliably produces small, green to yellow fruit, which are very sweet and juicy. An excellent dessert plum. It is equally suited for cooking, canning, and preserves. Amber flesh. Semi-dwarf. Self-fertile-No pollinizer needed. Ripens mid-September.Key Attributes: Height: 10-14 Feet Tall Spread: 10-14 Feet Wide Color: green plum fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:This tree reliably produces small, green to yellow fruit, which are very sweet and juicy. An excellent dessert plum. It...
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Description:Freestone yellow skinned fruit is small to medium in size. Sweet and juicy. Late summer. Needs pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall Spread: 8-10 Feet Wide Color: yellow plum fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Freestone yellow skinned fruit is small to medium in size. Sweet and juicy. Late summer. Needs pollinator.Key Attributes: Height: 12...
Mount Royal Plum Tree(Prunus )
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Description:Large deep blue freestone plums are perfect for eating raw, canning or preserves. Fruit ripens mid to late August. Does not require cross pollination.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall Spread: 8 Feet Wide Color: blue plum fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Large deep blue freestone plums are perfect for eating raw, canning or preserves. Fruit ripens mid to late August. Does...
Superior Plum Tree(Prunus )
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Description:Red fruit with sweet, juicy yellow flesh is great off the tree or in cooking. Ripens late summer. Use 'Toka' for pollination.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12 Feet Wide Color: red plum fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Red fruit with sweet, juicy yellow flesh is great off the tree or in cooking. Ripens late summer. Use 'Toka'...
Sweet Cherry Pie&#8482 Cherry Tree(Prunus )
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Description:Although not quite sweet enough for fresh eating, they are fantastic for jams, jellies and pies. Self-fruitful; no pollinator required. Fruit ripens mid-July. A First Editions® introduction.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12 Feet Wide Color: red sweet cherry fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Although not quite sweet enough for fresh eating, they are fantastic for jams, jellies and pies. Self-fruitful; no pollinator required....
Debbies Gold Apricot Tree(Prunus )
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Description:Yellowish orange freestone fruit ripens late July. Firm texture. Self-fruitful but yields improve with cross-pollination.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall Spread: 8 Feet Wide Color: yellow apricot fruit Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Yellowish orange freestone fruit ripens late July. Firm texture. Self-fruitful but yields improve with cross-pollination.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall...