Size Guide

Size Guide

When ordering your plant material, it is important to understand the various pot sizes and other industry jargon associated with each plant type and size. Here is a quick crash course:
Trees- Ex.

ARMSTRONG GOLD® MAPLE (ACER FREEMANII) #15- 1.25” $149

#15- industry pot size, approximately 15” tall, 17.5” in diameter
1.25”- Diameter of the trunk of the tree measured 6” from the top if the soil.
OTHER PLANT/POT SIZE COMBINATIONS
#15- 8’- Industry pot size and approximate height of tree
#15- 48” Std- Industry pot size, “std” is used to describe a smaller topiary-type grafted tree. 48” would refer to the height of the tree where the graft starts.
#7 30-36”- industry pot size plus “30-36” refers to the overall size of the plant. Usually used in smaller trees like Japanese Maples
#15 5’ MS- industry pot size plus MS Refers to the height of a multi- stem tree like a river birch that branches from the ground.
#15 SEMIDWF- Semi-Dwarf. Used in fruit trees to describe trees that usually top out in the 10-15’ range
Leafy deciduous Shrubs-
#3 15-18’ Refers to the overall height of the plant
Evergreen Shrubs-
#2 9-12” Refers to the diameter or head of the plant across the top.
#5 PYRAMID- Refers to a shrub like boxwood that has been manually trimmed into a more formal shape
#3 PWINNER- Abbreviation for Proven Winner, a popular selection of branded plants
Pot Size Guide:
Trade #1- 6.5” diameter, 7” tall
#1- 7.5” diameter, 7” tall
#2- 9” diameter, 9” tall
#3- 11.5” diameter, 9” tall
#5- 14” diameter, 10” tall
#7- 14” diameter, 12” tall
#10- 17.5” diameter, 12” tall
#15- 17.5” diameter, 15” tall
#20- 19.5” diameter, 17” tall
#25- 23” diameter, 19” tall