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  • Green Vase® Zelkova

    With an elegant branching habit and vase shape much like American elm, this xeriscape plant is tolerant of pollution and city conditions. It is taller and less broad than Zelkova 'Village Green', and twice as rapid a grower when young - an excellent street tree.

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  • Musashino Zelkova

    In the arsenal of street trees, Zelkova has much to offer. 'Musashino' is upright, even narrower than Z. 'Green Vase'. Moderately fast growing, this tree can withstand pollution and wind and has considerable tolerance to salt and drought. Elm-like, dark green foliage turns yellow to rusty orange in fall. The same qualities that make this an outstanding tree for parking lots - the ability to fit into tight spaces - also make it popular as an accent in today'™s urban gardens.

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  • Japanese Zelkova

    Handsome tree with nice foliage and interesting vase-shaped growth habit. In youth, the bark is reddish brown then becomes gray-brown, often exfoliating. Suitable for lawns, residential streets, parks and large areas.

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  • Emerald Triumph Viburnum

    An old favorite now available in a tree form. Makes a great vertical accent with three-season appeal. Creamy white flat-topped flowers in spring are followed by clusters of red berries maturing to black in fall. Disease resistant, glossy green foliage changes to purple-bronze in fall. Developed by the University of Minnesota.

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  • Frontier Elm

    The U.S. National Arboretum presents 'Frontier', an elm tree of moderate stature. This hybrid combines a high level of tolerance to Dutch elm disease, and a lovely red-purple autumn coloration. It is perfect for use in smaller landscapes, along city streets, and under power lines. 'Frontier' blazes a trail for elms in the urban landscape.

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  • Triumph™ Elm

    This selection resulted from a controlled cross between Vanguard™ elm and Accolade® elm, conducted by Dr. George Ware at the Morton Arboretum. Introduced through Chicagoland Grows®, it has an upright habit with strong branching, lustrous dark green foliage and excellent disease and pest resistance.

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  • Accolade® Elm

    This selection has excellent Dutch elm disease resistance with a form resembling the American elm. A 20 year old tree at the Morton Arboretum is 40' in height with approximately a 30' spread. The beautiful glossy, dark green foliage turns golden yellow in the fall. Selected and introduced by Morton Arboretum and Chicagoland Grows®.

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  • Homestead Elm

    A rapid grower, 'Homestead' has a symmetrical, pyramidal crown that becomes arching as the tree matures. The dark green leaves turn golden yellow in autumn. This USDA introduction is highly resistant to Dutch elm disease.

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  • Harvest Gold Linden

    This hybrid of Tilia cordata and Tilia mongolica was developed in Manitoba, Canada. It is hardier than Norlin linden and resistant to sunscald injury and leaf spot. An excellent boulevard tree, it has lovely exfoliating bark, golden buds and consistent fall color. (C®)

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  • Shamrock® Linden

    Selected at Bailey Nurseries, this Tilia cordata cultivar is somewhat similar to Greenspire®, but with stouter branching and a more open canopy. An excellent choice for home landscapes, it displays more vigorous growth than Greenspire® in the nursery, with excellent, uniform branching all around the trunk, and slightly larger foliage.

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  • Corinthian® Linden

    Corinthian Linden has an upright, pyramidal habit with limbs evenly spaced around its straight central leader. Narrow habit and lustrous dark green leaves present a neat, formal appearance. Suitable for boulevard planting or a small yard area. Reportedly resistant to Japanese beetle. A Lake County ZAM introduction.

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  • Redmond Linden

    A valuable tree for street planting, 'Redmond' has the largest leaves of the lindens. The dense foliage is glossy green with bright yellow autumn color. Voted 2000 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists.

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  • American Sentry® Linden

    This McKay Nursery introduction was selected for its uniform branching habit and upright narrow form. This is an excellent nursery tree and makes up well as a young B&B tree. Use it in the landscape for boulevards and smaller yards where space is at a premium, but shade is required. The distinctive bark is silvery gray especially when the plant is immature and is very attractive. American Sentry® is the most resistant linden to Japanese beetle.

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  • American Linden

    This rapid growing tree has fragrant yellow flowers and large, dense foliage that provides excellent shade. Although it will grow in dry heavier soils, it prefers deep moist soils.

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  • Baldcypress

    This deciduous conifer was named a 2001 Nebraska GreatPlants® Award Winner. It is a distinct, handsome, large tree with fine textured foliage. Adaptable to wet or dry sites, it will not tolerate alkalinity.

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  • Ivory Silk® Lilac

    This Sheridan Nursery selection has a sturdy, more compact, oval growth habit than Japanese tree lilac. A most attractive small flowering tree with cherry-like bark, it bears large creamy white flower clusters in early July. It will perform best in full sun. (C®)

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