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.

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')
$49.99
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)
$79.00
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')
$199.00
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')
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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...
Tamukeyama Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Tamukeyama')
$129.00
Description:An incredibly artistic accent plant for the garden, featuring lacy foliage that emerges a beautiful crimson-red and fades to a purple-green in summer, turning stunning fiery shades of color in fall; best planted in a sheltered locationOrnamental Features:Tamukeyama Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges crimson in spring. The deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red 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:Tamukeyama 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 great accent feature on this basis alone.This...
Description:An incredibly artistic accent plant for the garden, featuring lacy foliage that emerges a beautiful crimson-red and fades to a...
Orangeola Cutleaf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Orangeola')
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Description:This appropriately-named new selection has delicate lacy leaves which turn from orange in spring to rich green with orange highlights, turning fiery orange once again in fall; interesting weeping branches on a relatively upright plant, a choice accentOrnamental Features:Orangeola Cutleaf Japanese Maple has attractive dark green foliage edged in orange which emerges tomato-orange in spring. The small deeply cut ferny palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn outstanding shades of orange and scarlet in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Orangeola Cutleaf Japanese Maple is a deciduous tree with a strong central leader and a rounded form and gracefully weeping 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 tree, and should only be pruned in summer after the leaves have fully developed, as...
Description:This appropriately-named new selection has delicate lacy leaves which turn from orange in spring to rich green with orange highlights,...
Crimson Queen Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen')
$79.00
Description:A popular high quality small tree with rich deep purple foliage all season long and spectacular fall color in various shades of red and orange, compact and artistic growth habit; demands a place of emminence in the gardenOrnamental Features:Crimson Queen Japanese Maple has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges crimson in spring. The deeply cut 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:Crimson Queen Japanese Maple is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping 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...
Description:A popular high quality small tree with rich deep purple foliage all season long and spectacular fall color in various...
Hedge Maple (Acer campestre)
$149.00
Description:A very common shrub throughout Europe where it is used as a hedge, tolerates pruning very well; also nice as a shade tree; one of the most adaptable of the maples to a wide range of growing conditionsOrnamental Features:Hedge Maple has dark green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Hedge 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 no significant negative characteristics.Hedge Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications; Accent Hedges/Screening...
Description:A very common shrub throughout Europe where it is used as a hedge, tolerates pruning very well; also nice as...
American Dream Oak Swamp White Oak(Quercus Bicolor)
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Description:Large deep green leaves are thick and glossy with wavy margins. Strong resistance to anthracnose and mildew.Key Attributes: Height: 50 Feet Tall Spread: 35-40 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Large deep green leaves are thick and glossy with wavy margins. Strong resistance to anthracnose and mildew.Key Attributes: Height: 50...
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,...
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...
New Horizon Elm (Ulmus 'New Horizon')
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Description:A large-growing elm introduction from Wisconsin that's highly resistant to the dreaded Dutch Elm Disease; this vigorous shade tree is upright in habit and very tolerant of adverse conditions, retains a dense crown through old ageOrnamental Features:New Horizon Elm has dark green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:New Horizon Elm 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 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;New Horizon Elm is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A large-growing elm introduction from Wisconsin that's highly resistant to the dreaded Dutch Elm Disease; this vigorous shade tree is...
Frontier Elm (Ulmus 'Frontier')
$149.00
Description:A beautiful fast growing hybrid elm with a broadly upright habit of growth, a small to intermediate size tree, resistant to disease and insect attack; an excellent choice for urban planting under power lines and in parking lotsOrnamental Features:Frontier Elm has dark green foliage throughout the season. The small serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding dark red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Frontier Elm 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 is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Frontier Elm is recommended for the following landscape applications;Shade
Description:A beautiful fast growing hybrid elm with a broadly upright habit of growth, a small to intermediate size tree, resistant...
Sterling Silver Linden (Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling')
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Description:A very ornamental shade tree with a broad, oval habit of growth and fragrant flowers in early summer; dark green leaves have a silvery backside which shimmers in the wind, very attractive; a neat and tidy tree, very adaptable, best for larger landscapesOrnamental Features:Sterling Silver Linden has attractive dark green foliage with silver undersides throughout the season. The fuzzy heart-shaped leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding gold in the fall. It features subtle clusters of fragrant yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Sterling Silver Linden is a dense 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...
Description:A very ornamental shade tree with a broad, oval habit of growth and fragrant flowers in early summer; dark green...
Greenspire Linden (Tilia cordata 'Greenspire')
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Description:A magnificent shade tree with a strong, spire-like shape throughout its life; fragrant yellow flowers in early summer when few trees bloom; very tidy and low maintenance, adaptable, makes an excellent lawn or street specimen, great by a pool or deckOrnamental Features:Greenspire Linden features subtle clusters of fragrant yellow flowers with tan bracts hanging below the branches in early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Greenspire Linden is a dense 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...
Description:A magnificent shade tree with a strong, spire-like shape throughout its life; fragrant yellow flowers in early summer when few...
Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)
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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...
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk')
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Description:A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark and a dense, upright habit, an ideal choice for small home landscapes; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac features showy plumes of fragrant creamy white flowers rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed 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...
Description:A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark...
Dwarf Korean Lilac (Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')
$29.99
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...
Common Sassafras(Sassafras )
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Description:Key Attributes: Height: 40-50 Feet Tall Spread: 30 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Part Sun Shade
Description:Key Attributes: Height: 40-50 Feet Tall Spread: 30 Feet Wide Color: yellow fall color Sun / Shade: Part Sun Shade...