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.

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,...
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...
Shumard Oak (Quercus shumardii)
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Description:A stately tall shade tree with an attractive broadly pyramidal habit of growth, deeply cut leaves and good fall color; extremely adaptable to wet or dry soils, great for creating vertical interest or as a street tree; best in acidic soils, needs full sunOrnamental Features:Shumard Oak has dark green foliage throughout the season. The spiny lobed 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:Shumard Oak 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 tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a...
Description:A stately tall shade tree with an attractive broadly pyramidal habit of growth, deeply cut leaves and good fall color;...
Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
$220.00
Description:A large and imposing shade tree with an upright spreading habit of growth, best in larger landscapes and parks; extremely tough and adaptable to wet conditions but not tolerant of alkaline soils, rather slow growing; acorns attract squirrelsOrnamental Features:Swamp White Oak has dark green foliage which emerges grayish green in spring. The glossy lobed leaves turn coppery-bronze in 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:Swamp White Oak 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 of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for...
Description:A large and imposing shade tree with an upright spreading habit of growth, best in larger landscapes and parks; extremely...
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...
Pink Snow Showers Ornamental Cherry(Prunus )
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Description:Fast growing weeping cherry with double, blushing pearl pink blooms in the spring. Flowers are followed by highly polished, mint-green foliage, which turns to a burnt gold in the fall.Key Attributes: Height: 25 Feet Tall Spread: 20-30 Feet Wide Color: pink flower Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Fast growing weeping cherry with double, blushing pearl pink blooms in the spring. Flowers are followed by highly polished, mint-green...
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...
Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum)
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Description:This small ornamental tree is renowned for its exfoliating (peeling) bark in cinnamon red, pink and tan, along wth good fall color; an extremely high value accent tree for the winter landscapeOrnamental Features:Paperbark Maple has dark green foliage throughout the season. The compound leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and indian red in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The peeling indian red bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Paperbark Maple is a multi-stemmed deciduous tree with a shapely oval 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.Paperbark Maple is recommended for the following landscape applications;...
Description:This small ornamental tree is renowned for its exfoliating (peeling) bark in cinnamon red, pink and tan, along wth good...
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,...
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Description:Dwarf form which features emerald green weeping foliage.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall Spread: 15-18 Feet Wide Color: white flower Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Dwarf form which features emerald green weeping foliage.Key Attributes: Height: 12 Feet Tall Spread: 15-18 Feet Wide Color: white flower...
Ruby Falls Redbud(Cercis Canadensis)
$199.00
Description:Elegant weeping form with large, heart-shaped purple foliage. Reddish-purple flowers appear on bare stems in early spring.Key Attributes: Height: 6-7 Feet Tall Spread: 3-5 Feet Wide Color: purple foliage Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Elegant weeping form with large, heart-shaped purple foliage. Reddish-purple flowers appear on bare stems in early spring.Key Attributes: Height: 6-7...
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 Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)
$179.00
Description:A very attractive small tree for general garden use, with upright panicles of intensely red flowers in spring; just the right size for small home landscapes and gardens, makes a great small feature treeOrnamental Features:Red Buckeye features showy spikes of ruby-red flowers rising above the foliage from early to mid spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The palmate 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.Landscape Attributes:Red Buckeye is a dense 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 shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for...
Description:A very attractive small tree for general garden use, with upright panicles of intensely red flowers in spring; just the...
Pink Weeping Higan Cherry (Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula Rosea')
$149.00
Description:One of the most memorable of all accent trees, this stunning beauty has a graceful, weeping habit of growth, with clouds of showy single pink flowers in spring before the leaves, colorful bark and good fall color; needs full sun and well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Pink Weeping Higan Cherry is draped in stunning clusters of fragrant shell pink flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in early fall. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Pink Weeping Higan Cherry is a deciduous tree 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...
Description:One of the most memorable of all accent trees, this stunning beauty has a graceful, weeping habit of growth, with...
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;...
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...
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...
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)
$149.00
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...
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')
$149.00
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...
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...
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk')
$149.00
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...
Mt. St. Helens Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Mt. St. Helens')
$149.00
Description:A colorful front yard accent tree for the average home landscape, featuring a cloud of light pink flowers in spring and deep purple foliage all season long, ornamental growth habit, hardier and more compact than similar selections of this speciesOrnamental Features:Mt. St. Helens Plum is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has attractive deep purple foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The fruits are showy purple drupes displayed in mid summer.Landscape Attributes:Mt. St. Helens Plum 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...
Description:A colorful front yard accent tree for the average home landscape, featuring a cloud of light pink flowers in spring...