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Shade & Flowering Trees

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  • Autumn Magic Black Chokeberry - Tree Form

    Now available in tree form. Fragrant white flowers bloom in May, followed by clusters of large, edible, dark purple-black berries which persist through the season. The leaves are dark, glossy green all season long and put on an incredible fall color show of red and purple. Does well in full sun to part shade and is tolerant of most soil types. Multi-season attributes will highlight any landscape.

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  • Autumn Purple® Ash

    This budded seedless selection of white ash is a rapid grower that will tolerate moist conditions. An excellent street and lawn tree, it has glossy foliage that displays handsome deep purple fall color. 1995 Iowa Tree of the Year. Rarely or never fed on by Japanese beetles.

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  • Autumn Radiance® Maple

    Excellent choice when a fast growing maple is desired. Strong, ascending branches form a dense, rounded crown. Numerous, small red flowers appear before the leaves in early spring, hence the name red maple. Its most outstanding ornamental feature is its stunning orange-red to red fall color. Autumn Radiance® turns about two weeks earlier than October Glory® and Red Sunset®.

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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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  • Black Sugar Maple

    Similar in many ways to sugar maple, the black maple is perhaps most noted for its superior heat and drought tolerance. This enables it to be used successfully in climates with hot, dry summers where it will withstand stressful situations better than sugar maple. This is a beautiful specimen shade tree for large areas, with colorful fall foliage that varies from yellow to red.

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  • Black Tupelo

    Also called Black Gum, this is certainly one of our most beautiful native trees. Its habit is broadly pyramidal with picturesque, horizontal branching. Bark is dark brown, nearly black with alligator-like patterns. Lustrous dark green foliage has a consistent, outstanding fall color. Some trees will produce numerous blue-black fruit in autumn, while others only a few or none. Excellent shade or street tree, it's especially lovely in naturalized areas. Prefers moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun or semi-shade. Missouri Botanical Plant of Merit winner.

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  • Bloodgood Japanese Maple

    Highly prized for its artistic branching and decorative red foliage. Ideal for residential landscapes, this versatile species can be used as an accent, specimen, shrub border or bonsai. Attractive red fruits in late summer and early autumn. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and some shade.

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  • Bloodgood London Planetree

    An excellent choice for urban situations, this tree tolerates adverse soils, air pollution, heat, and drought, and shows greater resistance to anthracnose. A rapid growing tree for parks, golf courses and campuses, it has beautiful cream, olive, and brown exfoliating bark. Own root.

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  • Blue Beech

    The attributes of this slow growing native tree have given rise to many common names. The wood is very hard and heavy (Ironwood) and the handsome blue-gray bark is fluted with long sinewy ridges (Musclewood) that is particularly interesting during the winter. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

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  • Box Elder Maple

    Tough native plant that will grow in difficult conditions, good for wildlife. Used mostly as understock for A. negundo cultivars.

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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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  • Brandywine® Crab

    In spring, this crab blooms about 7 to 10 days later than oriental crabs, and is covered with fragrant, double pink flowers that give it the appearance of being draped in rosebuds. The large green leaves have a distinct burgundy overcast, while fruit is large and yellow. A Lake County 'ZAM' Introduction.

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  • Bur Oak

    Native from Nova Scotia to Manitoba and south to Pennsylvania and Texas, this beautiful oak has attractive corky bark especially interesting in winter. A great xeriscape plant, it tolerates a wide range of soil types and air pollutants. Voted 2001 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists. GreatPlants® for the Great Plains 2004.

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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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  • Butterflies Magnolia

    Considered one of the finest of all yellow-flowered magnolias. Abundant 4 to 5-inch rich yellow, double flowers bloom to look spectacular in the spring garden. Blossoms are held upright like butterflies alighting on a branch. Blooms appear in late spring which help to protect them from frosts in cool-spring climates. Pollution tolerant, they make superb specimens in the urban landscape. May perform in zone 4 with winter protection.

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  • Camelot® Crab

    This dwarf cultivar has a nice compact form and thick, leathery dark green leaves with an overcast of burgundy. The flowers open from red buds to blooms of fuchsia pink on white, to be followed by rich burgundy fruit. A Lake County 'ZAM' introduction, it is disease resistant.

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  • Canada Red Cherry

    The foliage is the star on this very hardy tree. It emerges green, then turns red as leaves mature, and finally turns red to reddish-purple in fall. Proper soil conditions are necessary for normal growth with this variety. Pay special attention to insure good drainage and aeration.

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  • Canada Red Select Cherry

    This improved Canada Red cherry was selected by Bailey Nurseries for its vigorous growth, straight trunk and uniform top. Foliage is a darker red, with a thicker leaf texture than regular Canada Red. Proper soil conditions are necessary for normal growth with this variety. Pay special attention to insure good drainage and aeration.

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  • Candymint Crab

    Highly ornamental tree for smaller spaces. 'Candymint' bears profuse amounts of carmine buds that open to bright pink blossoms. The foliage has a purple tinge and darkens to bronze in autumn. The fruits are persistent and ripen to deep purple. The bark is red-orange resembling that of a cherry. Shows good disease resistance.

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