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  • Northern Source Sugar Maple

    Grown from a northern United States seed source. This wonderful shade tree is undoubtedly the largest and finest of our native maples. Slow to medium in growth rate and very hardy, it prefers rich, well-drained soil. Fall color is simply spectacular, ranging from rich, brilliant yellows to all shades of oranges and red.

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  • Sugar Maple

    This wonderful shade tree is undoubtedly the largest and finest of our native maples. Slow to medium in growth rate and very hardy, it prefers rich, well-drained soil. Fall color is simply spectacular, ranging from rich, brilliant yellows to all shades of oranges and red.

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  • Burgundy Belle® Maple

    A new cultivar from Earl Cully, selected in Kansas. The fall color is especially nice, with the leaves initially turning a brilliant red and then changing to an intense burgundy. With an excellent symmetrical branching habit, this is a great choice for street plantings and small landscapes. It also exhibits excellent heat and drought tolerance. Own root.

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  • Brandywine Maple

    Brandywine' is cross between A. rubrum October Glory® and A. rubrum 'Autumn Flame', and was developed by the U.S. National Arboretum. Only sterile flowers are produced in spring, thus no fruit or undesirable messy seedlings. The long lasting fall color gradually turns from red to brilliant reddish purple. A medium-sized shade tree with an oval crown and significant leafhopper resistance. Although adaptable to a wide range of conditions, prefers a slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil. Excellent for lawn, street, highway and park plantings.

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  • State Street® Maple

    From the Morton Arboretum in Illinois. Ascending branches and a very uniform, broad-pyramidal habit. Attractive medium green foliage, good resistance to leaf tatter. Fall color is soft, buttery to golden yellow depending on temperature and site. Excellent adaptability and stress tolerance in regards to heat, drought, salt and pollution. A more cold hardy alternative to A. campestre and a more heat/drought resistant alternative to A. platanoides.

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  • Amur Maple

    This tree has a graceful, irregular shape formed by slender spreading branches. Extremely hardy, it is an excellent xeriscape plant, and offers outstanding fall color. Amur Maple does not store well over winter. In order to insure viability of plants, these trees are dug in spring, resulting in a later shipping date than our fall dug trees.

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  • Embers Amur Maple

    A great xeriscape plant, this outstanding Amur Maple was selected by Bailey Nurseries for its bright red fruit and exceptional scarlet fall color. Like our other ginnalas, 'Embers' is dug in spring, resulting in a later shipping date for these bareroot trees than our fall dug stock.

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  • Rocky Mountain Maple

    This dwarf, shrubby tree is native to mountain slopes, and grows along streams throughout the Rockies. Tolerant of dry, poor soils, this is an excellent xeriscape plant. The three-lobed leaves are shiny green with long red petioles. Fall color is an attractive gold.

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  • Alleghany Viburnum

    A National Arboretum introduction with deep green foliage and dense, compact habit of growth. Abundant, yellow-white inflorescenses in spring followed by brilliant red fruit in fall that advances to black. Tolerant of hot, dry locations.

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  • Mohican Viburnum

    U.S. National Arboretum introduction, selected for its compact growth. Creamy white, flat-topped flowers cover the plant in late April or early May, followed by orange-red fruit in early July lasting a month before turning black in fall. Makes a nice hedge. Resistant to bacterial leaf spot.

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  • Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

    Red Feather® gets its name from the two-tone new growth, maroon and green, that resembles the feathers at the base of an arrow. In mid to late June, the 2-5" white flowers appear and are followed by blue-black berries in autumn. The berries are very attractive against the backdrop of red-purple fall foliage. Prefers well-drained soil and sun to partial shade.

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  • Emerald Triumph Viburnum

    Hardiness, looks and disease resistance make this shrub a winner. As if that wasn't enough, it's easy to grow and about as low maintenance as you can get. Tests indicate that it's pushing a true zone 3 hardiness level. White flowers shine against the deep green, glossy foliage and the red to black fruits extend the season of beauty. South of zone 4, the show goes on with bronze to dark red fall colors. A hybrid viburnum developed at the University of Minnesota in 1994. Pride of Kansas Plant Winner 2002.

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