Trees - Shade

Crimson King Norway Maple (Acer platanoides 'Crimson King')
$129.00
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...
Autumn Blaze Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred')
$129.00
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...
Norwegian Sunset Maple (Acer 'Norwegian Sunset')
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Description:A smaller hybrid maple allied to the Norway maple, this variety features a strong, oval habit of growth and more reliable fall color than the typical Norway maple, also somewhat more drought tolerant; a fine shade tree for smaller yardsOrnamental Features:Norwegian Sunset Maple is covered in stunning racemes of lemon yellow flowers along the branches in early spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Norwegian Sunset Maple is a dense 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 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...
Description:A smaller hybrid maple allied to the Norway maple, this variety features a strong, oval habit of growth and more...
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...
Heritage River Birch (clump) (Betula nigra 'Heritage (clump)')
$129.00
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...
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;...
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...
Sienna Glen Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Sienna')
$129.00
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...
Redpointe Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Redpointe')
$149.00
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and bright red fall color; distinctive form and rich colors make this a choice shade tree, ideal for home landscapes; intolerant of alkaline soilsOrnamental Features:Redpointe 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:Redpointe 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 the leaves...
Description:A very desirable cultivar of the red maple with a pronounced pyramidal form and bright red fall color; distinctive form...
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...
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;...
Crimson Sunset Japanese Maple (Acer 'JFS-KW202')
$149.00
Description:A lovely upright and compact ornamental tree with great form, producing deep purple summer foliage that matures to maroon-crimson in fall; a great accent tree for smaller home landscapesOrnamental Features:Crimson Sunset Japanese Maple has attractive deep purple foliage throughout the season. The lobed palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of crimson and burgundy in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Crimson Sunset Japanese Maple 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 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.Crimson Sunset Japanese Maple is recommended for...
Description:A lovely upright and compact ornamental tree with great form, producing deep purple summer foliage that matures to maroon-crimson in...
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...
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...
Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)
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Description:A medium sized shade tree with enormous leaves resulting in a very coarse texture, use where this is required; very showy white and purple orchid-like flowers in early summer, long narrow beanpod-shaped fruit in fall are very ornamentalOrnamental Features:Northern Catalpa features showy panicles of fragrant white orchid-like flowers with yellow throats and purple spots rising above the foliage in mid summer. It has green foliage throughout the season. The enormous heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruits are showy brown pods displayed from mid summer to late winter. The fruit can be messy if allowed to drop on the lawn or walkways, and may require occasional clean-up.Landscape Attributes:Northern Catalpa is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late...
Description:A medium sized shade tree with enormous leaves resulting in a very coarse texture, use where this is required; very...
Yellowwood (Cladrastis lutea)
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Description:A beautiful but somewhat fussy small tree with very show cascading panicles of white flowers in spring, good habit of growth all year round; makes an ideal accent or shade tree for smaller properties; tends to flower profusely every second yearOrnamental Features:Yellowwood is blanketed in stunning panicles of fragrant white pea-like flowers hanging below the branches from mid to late spring. It has light green foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth silver bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Yellowwood is an open 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 after flowering to avoid removing any...
Description:A beautiful but somewhat fussy small tree with very show cascading panicles of white flowers in spring, good habit of...
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 Gold Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold')
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Description:A true 150 million year old relic with unique fan-shaped leaves; stunning pyramidal form and consistent golden fall color, does not produce fruit; a distinct improvement on the species, a great choice for home landscape useOrnamental Features:Autumn Gold Ginkgo has emerald green foliage throughout the season. The fan-shaped leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Autumn Gold Ginkgo is an open 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. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.Autumn...
Description:A true 150 million year old relic with unique fan-shaped leaves; stunning pyramidal form and consistent golden fall color, does...
Skyline Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos 'Skycole')
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Description:A very popular shade tree, valued for its delicate, ferny appearance which casts a dappled shade below, notably more upright habit of growth than the species, taller than wide; tolerant of adverse growing conditions, seedless, makes a great street treeOrnamental Features:Skyline Honeylocust has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pinnately compound leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Skyline Honeylocust is an open deciduous tree with 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 is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant...
Description:A very popular shade tree, valued for its delicate, ferny appearance which casts a dappled shade below, notably more upright...
Sunburst Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos 'Suncole')
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Description:A very popular shade tree, valued for its delicate, ferny appearance which casts a dappled shade below; foliage emerges a brilliant yellow, fading to light green; broad spreading habit of growth, seedless, very tolerant of adverse growing conditionsOrnamental Features:Sunburst Honeylocust has attractive lime green foliage which emerges gold in spring. The pinnately compound leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Sunburst Honeylocust is an open deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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 tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier...
Description:A very popular shade tree, valued for its delicate, ferny appearance which casts a dappled shade below; foliage emerges a...
Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus)
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Description:A stately large shade tree with massive yet delicate multiply compound leaves; rather coarse outline when young and in winter, but very attractive when in leaf; tolerant of adverse growing conditions; large seed pods can be messy; for larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Kentucky Coffeetree features subtle panicles of lightly-scented white pea-like flowers hanging below the branches in late spring. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The large bipinnately compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. However, the fruit can be messy in the landscape and may require occasional clean-up. The rough dark brown bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Kentucky Coffeetree is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and...
Description:A stately large shade tree with massive yet delicate multiply compound leaves; rather coarse outline when young and in winter,...
Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
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Description:A very showy accent tree which is smothered in loose panicles of golden yellow flowers in early summer and beautiful fall color; very adaptable but flowers best in full sun; a high quality specimen plant for small yardsOrnamental Features:Golden Rain Tree features airy plumes of yellow flowers rising above the foliage in early summer. It has emerald green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The serrated pinnately compound leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The furrowed silver bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Golden Rain Tree 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...
Description:A very showy accent tree which is smothered in loose panicles of golden yellow flowers in early summer and beautiful...
Moraine Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua 'Moraine')
$149.00
Description:A tall, shapely shade tree with interestingly shaped leaves that turn brilliant red and purple in fall; somewhat particular about growing conditions, hardier than the species; fruit is spiny and can be somewhat messy, use where this will not be a problemOrnamental Features:Moraine Sweet Gum has forest green foliage throughout the season. The lobed palmate 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.Landscape Attributes:Moraine Sweet Gum is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and 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 is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat...
Description:A tall, shapely shade tree with interestingly shaped leaves that turn brilliant red and purple in fall; somewhat particular about...
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...