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.

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...
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan')
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Description:Arguably the most popular of the Japanese cherries, this outstanding selection is covered in showy double pink flowers in early spring before the leaves; stunning bronze bark, good fall color, very shapely; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is bathed in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive cherry red flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Kwanzan Flowering Cherry 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 high maintenance tree...
Description:Arguably the most popular of the Japanese cherries, this outstanding selection is covered in showy double pink flowers in early...
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...
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...
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,...
Stella Cherry (Prunus avium 'Stella')
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Description:A highly desirable fruit tree with many attributes; small and compact, ideal for home landscapes and backyard orchards, produces sweet and juicy deep purple cherries in late summer (be prepared to fight the birds!), with showy white flowers in springOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:A highly desirable fruit tree with many attributes; small and compact, ideal for home landscapes and backyard orchards, produces sweet...
Lavender Twist Redbud (Cercis canadensis 'Covey')
$149.00
Description:A stunning accent shrub with gracefully arching and weeping branches, a twisted trunk and very showy pink to purple flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring, curious heart-shaped leaves; an incredible garden accent, especially when in bloomOrnamental Features:Lavender Twist 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. The twisted dark brown bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Lavender Twist Redbud is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping 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 shrub, and should...
Description:A stunning accent shrub with gracefully arching and weeping branches, a twisted trunk and very showy pink to purple flowers...
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...
Princess Diana Serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana')
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Description:A choice small landscape tree with showy white flowers in early spring and consistent fall colors; a versatile three-season plant for smaller home landscapesOrnamental Features:Princess Diana Serviceberry is smothered in stunning clusters of white flowers rising above the foliage in early spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves turn an outstanding red in the fall. It produces blue berries from late spring to early summer. The smooth gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Princess Diana Serviceberry is an open 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 is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not...
Description:A choice small landscape tree with showy white flowers in early spring and consistent fall colors; a versatile three-season plant...
Reliance Peach (Prunus persica 'Reliance')
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Description:Considered by many to be the hardiest peach variety, this ornamental tree produces showy pink flowers in spring, and juicy, red blushed freestone peaches in summer; susceptible to late spring freezes and disease, needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:Considered by many to be the hardiest peach variety, this ornamental tree produces showy pink flowers in spring, and juicy,...
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...
Northstar Cherry (Prunus 'Northstar')
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Description:A compact-growing fruit tree featuring showy white flowers in spring followed by large dark red sour cherries in mid summer, excellent for pies and jam; an ideal size for backyard orchards, needs full sun and well-drained soil, self-pollinating and hardyOrnamental Features:Landscape Attributes:
Description:A compact-growing fruit tree featuring showy white flowers in spring followed by large dark red sour cherries in mid summer,...
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;...
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;...
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...
Big Cis Ornamental Sand Cherry(Prunus Cistena)
$149.00
Description:This rounded small tree features pink flowers in the spring and a fabulous purple fall color.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet Tall Spread: 12-16 Feet Wide Color: red foliage Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:This rounded small tree features pink flowers in the spring and a fabulous purple fall color.Key Attributes: Height: 15 Feet...
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:...
Prairifire Flowering Crab (Malus 'Prairifire')
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Description:A highly regarded accent tree smothered in rich red flowers in spring and persistent small purple fruit in fall, upright habit of growth; the definitive ornamental feature tree for the home landscape, needs well-drained soil and full sunOrnamental Features:Prairifire Flowering Crab is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant fuchsia flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds before the leaves. It has attractive dark green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy dark red pomes carried in abundance from early to late fall.Landscape Attributes:Prairifire Flowering Crab 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 tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and...
Description:A highly regarded accent tree smothered in rich red flowers in spring and persistent small purple fruit in fall, upright...
Lollipop Flowering Crab (Malus 'Lollipop')
$149.00
Description:Here's an accent tree quite unlike anything you've ever seen before; a dense bushy globular head is grafted onto a standard, maintains its rounded form with minimal pruning; absolutely smothered in white flowers in spring, showy amber fruit in fallOrnamental Features:Lollipop Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring before the leaves. The fruits are showy gold pomes carried in abundance from early fall to late winter. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.Landscape Attributes:Lollipop Flowering Crab is a dense deciduous dwarf tree, selected and trained to grow in a small tree-like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. 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 high maintenance dwarf tree...
Description:Here's an accent tree quite unlike anything you've ever seen before; a dense bushy globular head is grafted onto a...
Golden Delicious Apple (Malus 'Golden Delicious')
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Description:Probably the most popular yellowish-green apple, crunchy with a sweet flavor, late harvest; 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:Probably the most popular yellowish-green apple, crunchy with a sweet flavor, late harvest; eating apples are high maintenance and need...
Adirondack Flowering Crab (Malus 'Adirondack')
$149.00
Description:A distinctively shaped feature tree with showy pink-edged white flowers in spring emerging from red buds and persistent orange-red fruit in fall, rigidly upright habit of growth; needs well-drained soil and full sun, excellent for smaller landscapesOrnamental Features:Adirondack Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers with red tips along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy tomato-orange pomes carried in abundance from early fall to late winter. It has coppery-bronze-tipped dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.Landscape Attributes:Adirondack Flowering Crab 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 tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best...
Description:A distinctively shaped feature tree with showy pink-edged white flowers in spring emerging from red buds and persistent orange-red fruit...
Eastern Redbud (tree form) (Cercis canadensis '(tree form)')
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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; grown as a single-stem tree form, ideal as a showy spring feature or accentOrnamental Features:Eastern Redbud (tree form) 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 (tree form) is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and 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 after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for...
Description:A spectacular spring bloomer, with very showy pink to purple flowers held tightly on bare branches in early spring; somewhat...