Trees - Ornamental

Autumn Gold Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold')
$249.00
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...
Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)
$149.00
Description:An interesting tall, pyramidal deciduous conifer characteristic of the South but actually quite hardy; narrow bright green leaves turn golden brown in fall, a broad trunk and odd knee-like protrusions at the base when grown in standing water; adaptableOrnamental Features:Baldcypress has emerald green foliage throughout the season. The ferny bipinnately compound leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The shaggy indian red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Baldcypress is a deciduous 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 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...
Description:An interesting tall, pyramidal deciduous conifer characteristic of the South but actually quite hardy; narrow bright green leaves turn golden...
Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica)
$149.00
Description:One of the most spectacular and reliable fall coloring trees, turning brilliant shades of red and orange, and a very neat, pyramidal habit of growth; very particular about its growing conditions, needs organic, acidic soils, intolerant of urban pollutionOrnamental Features:Black Gum has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding crimson in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The furrowed black bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Black Gum is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting...
Description:One of the most spectacular and reliable fall coloring trees, turning brilliant shades of red and orange, and a very...
Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
$149.00
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...
Golden Weeping Willow (Salix alba 'Tristis')
$149.00
Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to achieve its best form; tends to drop branchlets, aggressive root system, so do not plant near homesOrnamental Features:Golden Weeping Willow has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The furrowed brown bark and gold branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Golden Weeping Willow is a dense deciduous tree with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;Golden...
Description:A picturesque specimen tree featuring gracefully weeping golden branches, stunning when overhanging water; needs plenty of wide open space to...
Green Vase Zelkova (Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase')
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Description:A close relative of the elm, a tall, upright shade tree with a vase-shaped habit, interesting peeling bark and reliable fall color; low maintenance and trouble-free, an excellent choice for street plantings or larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Green Vase Zelkova has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding coppery-bronze in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Green Vase Zelkova is a deciduous tree with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. 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.Green Vase Zelkova is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A close relative of the elm, a tall, upright shade tree with a vase-shaped habit, interesting peeling bark and reliable...
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;...
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...
Winter King Hawthorn (Crataegus viridis 'Winter King')
$149.00
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...
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...