Autumn Blaze® Maple

If you’ve ever wondered… “What’s the name of the pretty tree that turns so red in fall?”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…

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Honeylocust (Thornless)

Honeylocust trees are a fast growing tree with an open and spreading crown. Even with their rapid growth rate they live up to an average age of 100 years. Fine textured green foliage offers filtered shade and turns golden yellow in fall. Mostly used as an under-stock for newer varieties. …

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American Sentry Linden

This McKay Nursery introduction was selected for its uniform branching habit and upright narrow form. This is an excellent nursery tree and makes up well as a young B&B tree. Use it in the landscape for boulevards and smaller yards where space is at a premium, but shade is required….

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Japanese Tree Lilac

This handsome small specimen tree or large shrub bears creamy white flowers in large panicles in June and July. Clumps will have three or more stems. 2002 Iowa Tree of the Year. Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates light shade, but best bloom occurs…

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Hackberry

Hackberry

Hackberry is known for its attractive bark that is corky and rough in texture. The bright green elm-like foliage turns to a soft yellow in the fall, and the fruits are relished by wildlife. Its fleshy, purple-brown berries ripen in late summer and persist through winter. The persistent fruits attract…

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Princeton Elm

Princeton Elm

With renewed interest in planting elms the ‘Princeton’ is an ideal choice. Proven highly resistant to Dutch elm disease. Fast growing, graceful, symmetrical branching. Adaptable to extremes in pH, moisture, heat and wind. Own root. The magnificent Princeton elm, Ulmus Americana ‘Princeton’ is the ideal tree to plant where large…

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Spring Snow Crabapple

This fruitless Canadian introduction is completely covered with pink buds that open to fragrant white flowers in spring. It has bright green, shiny foliage and good heat tolerance. Spring Snow was a breakthrough fruitless variety that does not produce any crabapples at all. You’ll love this tree all year-long. Spring…

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Prairifire Crabapple

A highly regarded accent tree smothered in rich red flowers in spring and persistent small purple fruit in fall, upright habit of growth; the definitive ornamental feature tree for the home landscape, needs well-drained soil and full sun. With lovely, glossy, dark-red bark, the evenly distributed branches look beautiful smothered…

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Whitespire Birch

A wonderful birch tree selection with snowy white bark and good fall color; higher resistance to the dreaded bronze birch borer than most other white-barked birches make this a preferred variety for home landscape use. Tall and stately, Whitespire’s showy bark does not exfoliate or peel. It will create a…

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River Birch

A prize native birch valued for its stunning bark, with white, brown and tan colors all peeling from mature trunks; good fall color; requires acidic soil, susceptible to chlorosis in alkaline soils. This river bottom native also does well on upland soils. Resistant to bronze birch borer, it has nice…

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