An underappreciated tree. Makes a magnificent park or lawn specimen. Heart shaped leaves resemble redbud foliage. Great fall color comes early and autumn leaves can give off a brown sugary smell.
Another Hawthorne with multi-season interest. White flowers in spring, glossy green foliage through summer, great fall colors, persistent red fruits and exfoliating bark in winter. Very adaptable to a range of soil types, and very air pollution tolerant. Makes a great urban tree.
A little known tree even though it is native to nearly a third of the country. Moderately fast growing with upright arching branches and large leaves. New leaves have a pink to purplish tint and change to dark green. As the tree matures the first branches can be 10 to 15 feet up the trunk, […]
Little known spruce variety that should be far more popular. Densely pyramidal tree that is often three times as tall as it is wide. Silver-green needles, small, persistent cones, and interesting silvery bark. Makes a great screening or specimen plant. Very tolerant of ocean salt spray.
One of the most popular spruces, best known for its grey-blue needles. New growth is a luminous silver blue and is tree’s signature feature. Horizontal branches droop slightly with age. Tight pyramidal form. Makes a great specimen and screening plant. Justifies it’s popularity.
Open and irregular shape, no two trees are the same, almost has the habit of a bonsai and makes a great specimen tree. Waxy dark green leaves. Very adaptable. Very tolerant of ocean salt spray.
Profuse bloomer in spring, a mass of double rosy-pink clusters of blooms. Ornamental bark, great fall color. First branches start at 6 feet up the trunk – which allows people to walk under the canopy and gives mowers closer access to trunk area.
Profuse bloomer in spring, a mass of double rosy-pink clusters of blooms. Ornamental bark, great fall color. Makes a great screening plant, lawn or park tree.
Smaller leaves than the species give the tree a softer texture. Maintains pyramidal shape into maturity. Prolific bloomer – small yellow flower is very fragrant. Excellent street, park or campus tree. Great shade tree.
The contrast between the green topside of leaf and silver-gray underside creates a shimmering effect even in light breezes. Fast growing. makes an excellent shade tree. Good street, lawn or park tree.
Very similar in size and form to American Elm with excellent disease resistance. Tolerates drought and a range of soils. Good shade tree, great street, park and lawn tree. Good urban tree.
Perhaps the most distinctly vase shaped of all the Zelkova. Magnificent arching habit is evident even in young trees. At maturity the arching is very dramatic. The main branches can easily be 20 feet or more up the trunk There is something special about walking or playing under a Zelkova, you feel the presence of […]
A Halka introduction. Vase shaped but with a somewhat looser, more open canopy. Often described as having the most American Elm-like habit of all the Zelkovas which is a wonderful characteristic to have. An excellent street, park, campus or lawn tree. Hardy and adaptable. One of the most popular Halka introductions.
Unique shape for a Zelkova. Distinctly wider than it is tall. Somewhat flat-topped at maturity. Even with its limited height the branching begins high enough up the trunk to allow people and equipment to pass easily underneath. This quality makes it a great street and sidewalk tree – stays low enough to stay under power […]
Vase shaped, shorter and wider than Green Vase. Rapid grower and very adaptable to a range of soil and environmental conditions. Tall branching structure makes it an excellent street tree. Great shade, lawn, park and campus tree. Deep green foliage in summer gives way to vibrant red autumn color.