This cultivar has a distinct rounded form that distinguishes it from other pears. The most cold hardy of the calleryana cultivars, it has white flowers in spring, dark glossy foliage, and good red fall color.
This hybrid of silver and red maple has experienced phenomenal popularity due to its ascending branch habit, rapid growth rate, drought tolerance when established, ability to grow in most soils, beautiful fall color and form. It was selected as the 1997 Iowa Tree of the year. 2004 Urban Tree of the year, Society of Municipal Arborists. Own root. (C®)
This tremendously popular tree offers white blossoms in spring, followed by showy, sweet purplish-black fruit. Heavily branched, the tree has an interesting spreading branch pattern, and attractive light gray bark. The brilliant fall leaves are quite persistent. Own root.
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.
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.
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®.
Fruit is of good size and eating quality. The sweet, semi-freestone juicy flesh is excellent for fresh eating, sauces and baking. Ripens mid-August. This dwarf tree will bear fruit in 2-3 years. Self-fruitful, needs no pollinator.
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.
Originated as a chance seedling in Berkshire, England. Large size, golden yellow, wonderful quality. Buttery, juicy, highly flavored fruit. Excellent for eating fresh or canning. Vigorous grower and bears young. 'Bosc' is a good pollinator for 'Bartlett'.
Originally selected at the Beijing Botanic Garden by the same individual whose cultivar name it bears, this new tree lilac variety sports primrose yellow bloom trusses and shiny cinnamon colored bark. The blooms also have a wonderful fragrance, which is an added bonus.
A beautiful dwarf spruce, broad, dense and slow growing. Light green foliage on spreading branches rises up slightly with nodding tips. A distinctive plant for rock gardens or specimen use. Hardy, best in full sun or minimal shade. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
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.
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.
BlackIce™ is a cross between a cherry plum and a conventional Japanese dessert plum resulting in large fruit with superior winter hardiness and an early ripening date. Fruit size and yield is comparable to popular conventional cultivars, however, the ripening date is 2-4 weeks earlier. Has been shown to be hardy and produce fruit in USDA zone 3b. Naturally compact growth habit makes it easy to manage. Use 'La Crescent', 'Waneta' or American Plum for pollination.
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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