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.
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®.
This creeping juniper was created by Van Vloten Nursery in Alberta, Canada and introduced by Bailey Nurseries. Noted for an incredible blue hue to the needles, it has a nice compact, prostrate growth habit. Use it to drape over timber and rock walls where you can really appreciate the intense blue tones of the foliage, especially in winter months.
Attractive, slow-growing Eastern white pine. In early years, it forms a low mound of blue-gray. It will eventually put out more vigorous shoots but generally remains wider than it is tall. Similar in growth to P.s.'Nana'.
Graceful weeping branches draped with pendulous blue-green foliage on an upright central leader are the trademark of this eye-catching conifer. Fast growing and elegant, this cedar makes a wonderful specimen tree or a unique screen
This European plum is purplish blue and slightly larger than Damson. A freestone plum with greenish yellow flesh and sweet flavor. Excellent for sauce and jam. A self fruitful variety that ripens in mid September. From the Cornell Research Station in New York.
Honeyberry's taste has been compared to blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and black currants. You can eat them fresh, bake into pies or make into jams or jellies. Borealis an excellent source of antioxidants and Vitamin C. Needs Tundra for fruit set.
An old time French variety with large, high quality, russeted fruit. The tender, juicy, yellowish flesh has a smooth texture and the fruit is good for fresh use and canning. Fruit matures in early October in southern Iowa. Vigorous grower. 'Bartlett' is a good pollinator for 'Bosc'.
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.
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.
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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