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Find Trees — Tree Guide


Glossy Abelia shrubs Abelia, Glossy
(Abelia x grandiflora)

Originally from Italy, this popular rounded shrub makes a fine hedge, barrier, mass or foundation plant. It also works to combat erosion when planted along a bank. Graceful, arching branches are cover ...More

Dwaf Russian Almond bushes Almond, Dwarf Russian
(Prunus tenella)

The dwarf Russian almond is a small, hardy shrub with dense, lustrous foliage and nice yellow-orange fall color. But its real claim to fame is the striking display of bountiful early spring flowers ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Almond, Hall's Hardy
(Prunus dulcis)

Looking for a small, nut-bearing tree that also provides ornamental value? The Hall’s hardy almond may be your answer. Standing at a height of 15–20', it is a profuse late-spring bloome ...More

Apple, Braeburn
(Malus domestica ‘Braeburn’)

Apple, Early Harvest
(Malus domestica 'Early Harvest')

As its name suggests, this high-yielding apple tree is of the first to be ready for harvest. The golden apples are ready to be picked as early as July in some locations, with the latest harvest in ...More

Apple, Fuji
(Malus pumila ‘Fuji’)

Apple, Gala
(Malus domestica ‘Gala’)

As its name suggests, this high-yielding apple tree is of the first to be ready for harvest. The golden apples are ready to be picked as early as July in some locations, with the latest harvest in Sep ...More

Delicious Honeycrisp Apples Apple, Honeycrisp
(Malus domestica ‘Honeycrisp’)

Lodi Apple - a great fruit tree. Apple, Lodi
(Malus domestica 'Lodi')

This dependable, productive apple tree provides an early-season harvest of yellowish-green apples. The soft, white flesh and sweet-tart taste make the Lodi great for pies and applesauce. While not a l ...More

Apple, Pink Lady
(Malus domestica ‘Cripps Pink’)

Apple, Red Delicious
(Malus domestica 'Red Delicious')

Of the more than 2,500 different cultivated varieties of apple trees in North America today, the most famous and widely planted is the red delicious. Perhaps because of its mild, sweet flavor. Poss ...More

Apple, Red Jonathan
(Malus domestica 'Red Jonathan')

This late-ripening cultivar produces beautiful, bright red apples with crisp and juicy white flesh has a bold, tart but well-balanced flavor. It’s a great apple for fresh eating, freezing and ...More

Apple, Stayman Winesap
(Malus domestica 'Stayman Winesap')

A lovely combination of tart and sweet, the Stayman winesap apple has been popular since the days of the pioneers. They are not only tasty but also long-lived after being harvested, lasting 6 month ...More

Apple, Yellow Delicious
(Malus domestica 'Yellow Delicious')

The large, golden fruit of the yellow delicious apple tree ripens late, developing a fine, sweet flavor. While they are best known as fresh eating apples, yellow delicious also work well for pies, ...More

Apricot, Early Golden
(Prunus armeniaca)

The early golden apricot grows large, flavorful, golden fruit. Harvest time varies from early July to early August, depending on location. The fruit is great for fresh eating, baking, canning or dr ...More

Apricot, Moorpark
(Prunus armeniaca)

This fruit tree is known for its juicy, sweet-tasting apricots that are good for fresh eating, canning or drying. Harvest time spans from early July to early August, but the fruit does not ripen al ...More

American Arborvitae evergreen Arborvitae, American
(Thuja occidentalis)

This native evergreen is a hard-working, versatile specimen. The narrow, pyramid shape makes it a natural choice for windbreaks. It requires almost no care when used as a hedge or screen. Pairs of the ...More

Emerald Arborvitae evergreen Arborvitae, Emerald
(Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald')

Shimmering emerald green foliage with a classic narrow, pyramidal form make the emerald arborvitae attractive in all seasons. And unlike other arborvitaes, this cultivar keeps its lustrous color ev ...More

Golden Globe Arborvitae evergreen Arborvitae, Golden Globe
(Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Globe')

The distinct shape and color of the golden globe arborvitae make it a landscape standout. The golden yellow foliage and the natural globe shape work together to enhance any outdoor space. Thi ...More

Green Giant Arborvitae evergreen Arborvitae, Green Giant
(Thuja standishii x plicata 'G)

The green giant arborvitae is a large, vigorous, fast-growing evergreen—shooting up by as much as 3' per year until maturity. Its natural pyramidal to conical form boasts dense, rich green folia ...More

Nigra America Arborvitae Arborvitae, Nigra American
(Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra')

A cultivar of the American arborvitae, the Nigra American arborvitae is a narrow, pyramidal evergreen that provides plenty of landscaping versatility. It is a natural choice for windbreaks and priv ...More

Woodward Globe Arborvitae evergreen Arborvitae, Woodward Globe
(Thuja occidentalis 'Woodwardi')

The Woodward globe arborvitae is a compact to medium-sized shrub that naturally maintains its broadly rounded shape. The fine-textured, lacy foliage is a rich green, turning shades of green a ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Ash, Green
(Fraxinus pennsylvanica)

This hardy shade tree has been a popular choice due to its fast growth, nice shade, and ability to adapt to a range of soil conditions. Since the onset of Dutch elm disease, the green ash has been ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Ash, White
(Fraxinus americana)

The white ash is a handsome tree native to North America. It shades many parks, large yards and other sizable areas and provides exquisite fall color ranging from yellow to deep purple and maroon. ...More

Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides Aspen, Quaking
(Populus tremuloides)

If there were a Guinness Book of World Records for trees, the quaking aspen would be in it - several times. First, it has the widest natural range of any tree in North America, spanning 47 degrees of ...More

Orange Azaleas Mollis Hybrid - Rhododendron x kosteranum bush Azaleas Mollis Hybrid, Orange
(Rhododendron x kosteranum)

Originally developed in Belgium and Holland, the beautiful Mollis hybrid azaleas have been hybridized to be cold-hardy down to -10 degrees. These lush, deciduous shrubs bear spectacular clusters ...More

Pink Azaleas Mollis Hybrid - Rhododendron x kosteranum bush Azaleas Mollis Hybrid, Pink
(Rhododendron x kosteranum)

Originally developed in Belgium and Holland, the beautiful Mollis hybrid azaleas have been hybridized to be cold-hardy down to -10 degrees. These lush, deciduous shrubs bear spectacular clust ...More

Red Azaleas Mollis Hybrid - Rhododendron x kosteranum bush Azaleas Mollis Hybrid, Red
(Rhododendron x kosteranum)

Originally developed in Belgium and Holland, the beautiful Mollis hybrid azaleas have been hybridized to be cold-hardy down to -10 degrees. These lush, deciduous shrubs bear spectacular clust ...More

White Azaleas Mollis Hybrid - Rhododendron x kosteranum bushes Azaleas Mollis Hybrid, White
(Rhododendron x kosteranum)

Originally developed in Belgium and Holland, the beautiful Mollis hybrid azaleas have been hybridized to be cold-hardy down to -10 degrees. These lush, deciduous shrubs bear spectacular clust ...More

Yellow Azaleas Mollis Hybrid - Rhododendron x kosteranum bushes Azaleas Mollis Hybrid, Yellow
(Rhododendron x kosteranum)

Originally developed in Belgium and Holland, the beautiful Mollis hybrid azaleas have been hybridized to be cold-hardy down to -10 degrees. These lush, deciduous shrubs bear spectacular clust ...More

Formosa Azalea - Azalea indica Formosa shrub Azaleas, Formosa
(Azalea indica 'Formosa'

Hailing from southern India, this evergreen shrub is a true eye-catcher. Large magenta flowers emerge in the spring, and in some areas the plant event has a second bloom in the fall. It is commonly us ...More

Baldcypress - Taxodium distichum Baldcypress
(Taxodium distichum)

The Baldcypress tree is the classic tree of southern swamps. There, in its native habitat, it displays a peculiar habit of raising conical "knees" from its roots. The function of these growths is some ...More

Beautybush - Kolkwitzia amabilis Beautybush
(Kolkwitzia amabilis)

An easy-to-grow, fast-growing flowering shrub, the beautybush impresses with a fountain-like spray of pink blossoms befitting its name. Blooming later than many others (from late spring into summer ...More

Beautyberry - Callicarpa americana Beautybush
(Callicarpa americana)

American Beech - Fagus grandifolia Beech, American
(Fagus grandifolia)

The formal and stately American beech holds a special place in many hearts. The wide-spreading canopy provides great shade in the summer and beautiful bronze coloring in the fall. It is a versatile tr ...More

European Beech - Fagus sylvatica Beech, European
(Fagus sylvatica)

The European beech has been described by many experts as the finest specimen tree available. Tree expert Michael Dirr hales it as “so beautiful that it overwhelms one at first glance.”


Paper Birch - Betula papyrifera Birch, Paper
(Betula papyrifera)

Beauty and romance may be the first images many people associate with the gleaming white paper birch. But this symbol of the North Country—and state tree of New Hampshire—has earned its ...More

River Birch - Betula nigra Birch, River
(Betula nigra)

As its name suggests, the river birch naturally grows along river banks. But as a landscape tree, it can be planted almost anywhere in the U.S. The species is valued for its relatively rapid growth ...More

Arapaho Blackberry shrubs Blackberry, Arapaho
(Rubus spp. 'Arapaho')

The Arapaho blackberry is an erect, early-ripening, thornless shrub that produces large red and black fruit. The berries are firm and tasty with small seeds—good for making jams and syrups. A ...More

Bluecrop Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum Bluecrop shrub Blueberry, Bluecrop
(Vaccinium corymbosum)

Bluecrop is a highbush blueberry cultivar. It produces all-purpose blueberries that are firm and somewhat tart—great for preserves, baking, freezing and fresh eating. W ...More

Rubel Blueberry - Vaccinium corymbosum Rubel shrub Blueberry, Rubel
(Vaccinium corymbosum 'Rubel')

Grown for both home and commercial use, the Rubel blueberry makes a versatile landscape shrub. Of course it produces the tart, antioxidant-rich berries that we love in muffins and pies. But it also ...More

Common Boxwood evergreen Boxwood, Common
(Buxus sempervirens)

Sometimes called the aristocrat of hedging plants, the boxwood is famous for its use in formal gardens. Crips, high hedges and ornate topiaries are often the result of nurtured and carefully sheare ...More

Green Velvet Boxwood evergreen Boxwood, Green Velvet
(Buxus sinica var. insularis x B. sempervirens ‘Green Velvet’)

This boxwood hybrid combines the best characteristics of two other boxwoods—the hardiness and compactness of the Korean boxwood as well as the velvety deep green foliage of the English boxwoo ...More

Korean Boxwood evergreen Boxwood, Korean
(Buxus sinica var. insularis)

Small but versatile, the hardy Korean boxwood has been utilized for nearly every imaginable landscape purpose. Its dense, compact foliage and ability to be sheared into precise shapes make th ...More

Red Buckeye shrub - Aesculus pavia Buckeye, Red
(Aesculus pavia)

With its spectacular springtime show of deep red flowers, it’s no wonder that Guy Sternberg (author of Native Trees for North American Landscapes) ranks the red buckeye as “among the mo ...More

Yellow Buckeye - Aesculus flava (octandra) Buckeye, Yellow
(Aesculus flava (octandra))

The yellow buckeye is a rugged beauty, with its thick bark, interesting yellow spring blooms and striking orange fall color. In parks and yards, it serves as an attractive and dense shade tree suit ...More

Blue Chip Butterfly Bush - Buddleia hybrid Butterfly Bush, Blue Chip
(Buddleia hybrid)

Blue chip is one of many butterfly bushes on the market. But it has some ideal characteristics that help it stand out from the crowd, namely its noninvasive behavior and compact size. Spikes of showy ...More

Butternut - Juglans cinerea Butternut (White Walnut)
(Juglans cinerea)

A North American native, the butternut (also known as white walnut) is one of the hardiest nut trees. The late October harvest of rich, buttery-flavored nuts are popular for baking, confections and ...More

Sasanqua Camellia evergreen Camellia, Sasanqua
(Camellia sasanqua)

This lovely evergreen brings an extra punch of color to autumn to southern gardens, with beautiful deep pink flowers standing out from the typical reds, oranges and yellows of the season. Whi ...More

Northern Catalpa - Catalpa speciosa Catalpa, Northern
(Catalpa speciosa)

This is a tree that demands your attention. White, showy flowers. Giant heart-shaped leaves. Dangling bean-like seed pods. Twisting trunk and branches. How could you not stop to take it in? And with a ...More

Atlas Cedar evergreen Cedar, Atlas
(Cedrus atlantica)

A distinctive evergreen, the Atlas cedar make a beautiful specimen tree. Its silvery blue to bluish-green needles are eye-catching in any landscape, and it develops an attractive, rugged form when ...More

Deodar Cedar evergreen Cedar, Deodar
(Cedrus deodara)

Tree expert Michael Dirr has referred to the Deodar cedar as “the most graceful cedar.” And upon first sight, you’ll know why. Elegant, pendulous branches. Attractive coloring. Pl ...More

Autumn Flowering Higan Cherry - Prunus subhirtella Cherry, Autumn Flowering Higan
(Prunus subhirtella)

This spectacular, fast-growing flowering cherry tree is a landscape stand-out with seasonal interest. It is famous for its ability to produce lovely pink buds and white flowers off and on during a war ...More

Bing Cherry - Prunus avium Cherry, Bing
(Prunus avium 'Bing')

When it comes to cherries, the Bing variety tops the list in terms of popularity and production. This hallmark of cherry trees grows in both a standard and dwarf form and can be a major producer once ...More

Black Tartarian Cherry - Prunus avium Cherry, Black Tartarian
(Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian')

A very popular species of sweet cherry, the black Tartarian makes a great choice for home orchards. It produces large, purplish-black fruit with a sweet, rich, full-bodied flavor that is great for fre ...More

Early Richmond Cherry - Prunus cerasus Cherry, Early Richmond
(Prunus cerasus 'Early Richmond')

This sturdy, upright, compact tart cherry tree is a hardy, heavy-producing tree. It’s flavorful, tart, juicy fruit makes great pies and preserves. And since early Richmond cherries ripen a we ...More

Japanese Flowering Cherry - Prunus x yedoensis Cherry, Japanese Flowering (Yoshino)
(Prunus x yedoensis)

The Yoshino cherry (also known as the Japanese flowering cherry) is the darling of the flowering tree world and the star of such renowned events as the National and International Cherry Bloss ...More

Kanzan Cherry - Prunus Cherry, Kanzan
(Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan')

The Kanzan cherry is the most popular cultivar of all the double flowering cherries, thanks to its stunning pink blossoms, good fall color, lack of fruit and upright, vase-shaped form. It is a sple ...More

Montmorency Cherry - Prunus cerasus Cherry, Montmorency
(Prunus cerasus 'Montmorency')

Meet America’s most popular tart cherry for pies and preserves. The Montmorency cherry tree is a cold-hardy hybrid species that ripens early in the season. The medium-large bright red fruit h ...More

Nanking Cherry shrubs - Prunus tomentosa Cherry, Nanking
(Prunus tomentosa)

Fragrant white spring flowers, shiny reddish-brown bark and edible scarlet fruit make the Nanking cherry a favorite for mass plantings and borders. This is a vigorous, adaptable shrub particularly ...More

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry - Prunus x cistena Cherry, Purpleleaf Sand
(Prunus x cistena)

This is a very hardy flowering landscape specimen with reddish-purple foliage that keeps its unique color all summer. Because of this, the purpleleaf sand cherry makes an excellent contrast tree. I ...More

Sargent Cherry - Prunus sargentii Cherry, Sargent
(Prunus sargentii)

Called the “crème de la crème” of flowering cherries, the Sargent cherry offers year-round beauty. Pink blooms adorn the tree in late spring, the leaves unfurl with a purp ...More

Chinese Chestnut - Castanea mollissima Chestnut, Chinese
(Castanea mollissima)

As the American chestnut struggles with disease, the blight-resistant Chinese chestnut is quickly gaining popularity. The sweet-tasting nuts are often roasted for holiday eating and have been made fam ...More

Kentucky Coffeetree - Gymnocladus dioicus Coffeetree, Kentucky
(Gymnocladus dioicus)

Drought-resistant. Tolerant of pollution. Adaptable to a variety of soils. With its reputation as a tough species, the Kentucky coffeetree is an excellent choice for parks, golf courses and other l ...More

Prairifire Flowering Crabapple - Malus 'Prairifire' Crabapple, Prairifire Flowering
(Malus 'Prairifire')

Its showy, dark pink to red flowers are what draw most people to the prairifire flowering crabapple. And for good reason. The stunning, long-lasting spring blossoms are a sight to behold. But this ...More

Sargent Crabapple - Malus sargentii Crabapple, Sargent
(Malus sargentii)

This compact landscape tree is a spring star, with abundant clusters of fragrant white flowers making their appearance in May. Its dense, spreading crown and zigzagging branches add to the appeal, ...More

Snowdrift Crabapple - Malus 'Snowdrift' Crabapple, Snowdrift
(Malus 'Snowdrift')

A crabapple tree in full bloom is something to behold, and the snowdrift crabapple is no exception. Its pink buds burst into a snowy white show in mid-spring. But while spring is the tree’s s ...More

Crapemyrtle (Crape Myrtle) shrub - Lagerstroemia indica Crapemyrtle, Common
(Lagerstroemia indica)

The crapemyrtle is often referred to as the "lilac of the South." With its striking flowers, handsome bark and attractive foliage, this species is a favorite for landscapes. It can be grown as eith ...More

Dynamite Crapemyrtle shrub - Lagerstroemia indica Whit II P.P.# 10296 Crapemyrtle, Dynamite
(Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II')

The crapemyrtle is often referred to as the "lilac of the South." But with new cold-hardy cultivars, more areas of the country can now enjoy their brilliant color and year-round beauty. This stunning ...More

Pink Velour Crapemyrtle bushes Crapemyrtle, Pink Velour
(Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit III' Pink Velour)

Often referred to as the Lilac of the South due to its popularity in southern gardens, the pink velour crapemyrtle adds plenty of flashy pink color to any landscape all summer long. But the flowers ...More

Red Rocket Crapemyrtle shrub - Lagerstroemia indica Whit IV pp#11342 Crapemyrtle, Red Rocket
(Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit IV')

This stunning shrub is renowned for its showy flowers, beautiful bark, fast growth and tolerance of soil conditions. The petals are wrinkled like crepe paper, adding to its appeal. The red rocket crap ...More

Rhapsody in Pink Crapemyrtle shrub - Lagerstroemia indica Whit VIII pp#16616; Crapemyrtle, Rhapsody in Pink®
(Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit VIII' pp# 16616)

This variety of crapemyrtle adds a distinct look to any yard. The soft pink summer flowers contrast nicely against the dark purple coloring of the new foliage growth. The petals are wrinkled like c ...More

Arizona Cypress evergreen Cypress, Arizona
(Cupressus arizonica)

As the name suggests, this heat- and drought-tolerant cypress is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. While it has a limited reach in terms of Hardiness Zones, the Arizona ...More

Leyland Cypress evergreen Cypress, Leyland
(x Cupressocyparis leylandii)

Noted for its rapid growth and slender shape, the Leyland cypress has found wide popularity over a large range of the United States. It grows well in a wide variety of soil and climate conditions a ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Desert-Willow
(Chilopsis linearis)

This tree’s name certainly gives you clues to its attributes. It prefers full sun conditions and is extremely drought-tolerant. And while the desert-willow is not actually related to the will ...More

Cloud Nine Dogwood Dogwood, Cloud 9
(Cornus florida 'Cloud 9')

Prolific, large, pure white, overlapping petal-like blooms in spring, dark green foliage in the summer, reddish-purple leaves in the fall and glossy red berries that persist into winter make this d ...More

Gray Dogwood shrub - Cornus racemosa Dogwood, Gray
(Cornus racemosa)

This tough, low-maintenance shrub offers subtle year-round beauty. White panicles of flowers brighten the landscape in June. White berries attract many birds in the late summer and early fall. And ...More

Kousa Dogwood/Japanese Dogwood - Cornus kousa Dogwood, Kousa (Japanese)
(Cornus kousa)

Dogwood trees are widely known for their delicate beauty, and the kousa variety adds a toughness that makes this species an excellent choice for home landscapes and urban areas. The tree also makes ...More

Pink Dogwood - Cornus florida Dogwood, Pink
(Cornus florida var. rubra)

The pink dogwood is a very popular landscape tree. In fact, millions of seedlings and budded trees are produced every year for commercial nurseries around the country. Just one look at this stunnin ...More

Red Dogwood - Cornus florida 'Rubra' Dogwood, Red
(Cornus florida var. rubra)

Aptly named, the red dogwood brings a splash of color to the seasons. Red blooms cover the tree in spring, and reddish-purple leaves as well as glossy red fruit adorn it in the fall.

This d ...More

Red Cloud Dogwood - Cornus florida 'Red Cloud' Dogwood, Red Cloud
(Cornus florida ‘Red Cloud’)

A profusion of blooms is this tree’s claim to fame. Early in the spring, the red cloud dogwood is covered in compact groups of flowers nestled in pinkish-red bracts that resemble petals. The ...More

Redosier Dogwood bush - Cornus sericea Dogwood, Redosier
(Cornus sericea)

The redosier dogwood is loved by gardeners, landscapers and homeowners for its hardiness and versatility. It can grow in a myriad of conditions, including wet soil. Its thicket-forming habit makes ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Dogwood, Ruby Red
(Cornus sericea 'Ruby Red')

This new form of redosier dogwood was in development for 7 years at the Landscape Plant Development Center. It was selected as the winning variety because of its great year-round color, compact for ...More

Scarlet Fire Dogwood Dogwood, Scarlet Fire®
(Cornus kousa 'Rutpink')

This newly developed kousa dogwood cultivar is a real springtime standout. The Scarlet Fire dogwood burst onto the landscaping scene in 2016 with blossoms in a dark pink shade yet to be achieved by ...More

White Dogwood - Cornus florida Dogwood, White
(Cornus florida)

An excellent landscape choice for all four seasons, the White Dogwood is a favorite in many yards and gardens. White “flowers” show their beauty in spring, foliage turns a vibrant red-p ...More

Douglasfir evergreen Douglasfir
(Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Botanist-explorer David Douglas—this tree’s namesake—described it as “one of the most striking and truly graceful objects in nature.” Tree expert Michael Dirr heralded it ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Ebony, Texas
(Pithecellobium flexicaule)

While it only grows in select portions of the country, the Texas ebony makes a great street tree or shade tree. It keeps its leaves year-round, produces fragrant blooms each spring, is drought-tole ...More

American Elder shrub - Sambucus Canadensis Elder, American
(Sambucus canadensis)

This fast-growing shrub is known for its large clusters of yellowish-white, star-shaped flowers. Grown as a border, it provides an incredible summer floral display.

But its lovely flowers a ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Elm, Cedar
(Ulmus crassifolia)

The cedar elm serves dual purposes. It is a lovely tree that provide nice shade, but it is also very hardy in adverse conditions—tolerating both drought and wet soil. It has been commonly use ...More

Lacebark Elm - Ulmus parvifolia Elm, Lacebark
(Ulmus parvifolia)

This handsome, graceful tree has a rounded crown adorned with lustrous dark green leaves that change to yellow and reddish purple in fall. A landscape standout, the lacebark elm has distinctive bar ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Fir, Balsam
(Abies balsamea)

The balsam fir is a native evergreen well-adapted to the cold climates of the northern United States and Canada. Its symmetrical spire-like crown, shining dark green color and spicy fragrance have ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Fir, Noble
(Abies procera)

The noble fir has most certainly earned its name, particularly because it is the largest native fir in North America. This tall, narrow tree features a long, columnar trunk and conical crown with s ...More

White Fir evergreen Fir, White (Concolor Fir)
(Abies concolor)

Long ago, naturalist Donald Peattie recognized the beauty and adaptability of the white fir and accurately predicted that its future “lies in its value as an ornamental.” Its shap ...More

Forsythia bush - Forsythia x intermedia Forsythia (Forsynthia)
(Forsythia x intermedia)

There’s no better way to welcome the coming of spring than with the profusion of yellow blooms covering graceful, arching branches. The forsythia is a fast-growing, hardy shrub that blooms early ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Ginkgo (Maidenhair Tree)
(Ginkgo biloba)

Hailed as “undoubtedly one of the most distinct and beautiful of all deciduous trees,” the ginkgo certainly stands out. Unique, fan-shaped leaves turn a stunning yellow color in the fal ...More

Goldenraintree - Koelreuteria paniculata Goldenraintree
(Koelreuteria paniculata)

The goldenraintree lends grace and charm to the landscape throughout the entire year—rare yellow tree blossoms in the late spring and summer, graceful paper lanterns dangling from the branche ...More

Catawba Grape Vine - Vitis labrusca Catawba Grape, Catawba
(Vitis labrusca)

Hardy and vigorous, the Catawba grape is the leading grape for American wine and juice. It also makes an excellent choice for fresh eating, jellies and jams. The vine will produce bu ...More

Concord Grape Vine - Vitis labrusca Grape, Concord
(Vitis labrusca 'Concord')

Concord is the traditional grape to make grape jelly and juice. It is also used as a table grape and for wine. The vines produce large clusters of medium-sized, slipskin, blue-black grapes th ...More

Niagara Grape Vine - Vitis 'Niagara' Grape, Niagara
(Vitis labrusca 'Niagara')

Large and juicy, Niagara grapes are a staple for making white grape juice. They also work well for fresh eating and wine. The vines produce bunches of greenish-white grapes with a sweet and tangy f ...More

Hackberry - Celtis occidentalis Hackberry
(Celtis occidentalis)

The hackberry, while often forgotten by casual consumers, is commonly heralded by tree experts as “one tough tree.” Found on a wide range of soils east of the Rockies from southern Cana ...More

Washington Hawthorn - Crataegus phaenopyrum Hawthorn, Washington
(Crataegus phaenopyrum)

The Washington hawthorn is a small, colorful tree that will brighten any landscape. Its pleasant display begins with reddish-purple leaves emerging in spring, then turning dark green as they are jo ...More

American Hazelnut shrub - Corylus americana Hazelnut, American
(Corylus americana)

The American hazelnut (also known as the American filbert) is a native shrub of the eastern United States. The tasty nuts are highly prized by cooks for their easy-to-crack shells and small, sweet ...More

Arbor Day Farm Hazelnut shrub - Corylus sp. Hazelnut, Arbor Day Farm
(Corylus spp.)

Hybrid hazelnuts from Arbor Day Farm combine the characteristics of two North American native species — American and beaked — and the European hazel. Originally crossbred in M ...More

Canadian Hemlock evergreen Hemlock, Canadian
(Tsuga canadensis)

This hemlock is one of our members’ favorites for privacy screens and hedges because of its handsome, graceful appearance and ability to be sheared to any height or shape. The tree is also one o ...More

Shellbark Hickory - Carya laciniosa Hickory, Shellbark
(Carya laciniosa)

A native of moist bottomlands and floodplains of the United States, the shellbark hickory was once a common sight. Only few stand in nature today, but when you do encounter one, it is a memorable s ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Holly, American
(Ilex opaca)

Holly sprigs are widely known as the everlasting symbol of Christmas cheer. But holly as a tree offers much more. It lends unique beauty to the landscape all year long, provides cover and food for ...More

Fosters No. 2 Holly evergreen Holly, Foster's No. 2
(Ilex x attenuata 'Fosteri')

Despite its strong ties to the holiday season, holly makes a great year-round landscape addition. Glossy dark green leaves persist through the seasons. Small white flowers arrive in the spring. And ...More

Thornless Honeylocust - Gleditsia triacanthos inermis Honeylocust, Thornless
(Gleditsia triacanthos form inermis)

The thornless honeylocust has captured the hearts of arborists, community foresters and homeowners throughout America. And no wonder. This tree is easy to plant, grows fast, has reasonably strong b ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Horsechestnut
(Aesculus hippocastanum)

The horsechestnut is an attention-grabbing specimen in the spring. It is one of the first trees to leaf out as the temperatures warm up, and beautiful clusters of white flowers cover the oval to ro ...More

Blue Hydrangea bush  - Hydrangea macrophylla Nikko Blue Hydrangea, Blue
(Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko')


The blue hydrangea is the image most of us conger up in our heads when we think of hydrangeas in general. It is a timeless landscape plant beloved by many, including Martha Stewart.< ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Hydrangea, Oakleaf
(Hydrangea quercifolia)

The oakleaf hydrangea is a hard-working year-round ornamental shrub. It begins blooming in late spring, with large panicles of white flowers that change to light pink and rose. The foliage turns ri ...More

Pee Gee Hydrangea bush - Hydrangea paniculata Hydrangea, Pee Gee
(Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora')

This is the most common H. paniculata form. It can be grown either as a large shrub or small tree, and it is known for its large panicles of white flowers. In fact, with some good pruning, ...More

Tilt-A-Swirl Hydrangea bush Hydrangea, Tilt-A-Swirl

Considered a continuous bloomer, the Tilt-A-Swirl hydrangea produces blossoms that are real show-stoppers. And as the season progresses, the flowers deepen in color and continue to transform throughou ...More

Bar Harbor Juniper evergreen Juniper, Bar Harbor
(Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor')

This creeping juniper is a hardy little specimen, often found growing in the crevices on the rocky coast of Mt. Desert Island, ME. Its low-growing, wide-spreading nature makes the Bar Harbor junipe ...More

Youngstown Juniper evergreen Juniper, Youngstown
(Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumo')

This trailing beauty has superb coloring. The featherlike evergreen foliage is bright silvery-green in the warmer months, taking on a purplish or bronze tinge as the weather gets colder. The Youngstow ...More

Fragrant Lilac bush - Syringa vulgaris Lilac, Fragrant
(Syringa vulgaris)

Spectacular flowers in shades of lilac, light purple, or lavender make this old-time lilac a garden favorite. The long-lasting flower clusters bloom in April or May and are framed with lush green f ...More

Pekin Lilac bush - Syringa pekinensis Lilac, Pekin
(Syringa pekinensis)

Spectacular flowers in shades of lilac, light purple, or lavender make this old-time lilac a garden favorite. The long-lasting flower clusters bloom in April or May and are framed with lush green f ...More

Littleleaf Linden - Tilia cordata Linden, Littleleaf
(Tilia cordata)

The ubiquitous littleleaf linden is a source of beauty in natural settings as well as parks and streets across America. But this lovely tree isn’t native to the U.S. It was transplanted from ...More

Silver Linden - Tilia tomentosa Linden, Silver
(Tilia tomentosa)

Looking for an attractive and functional addition to your landscape? The silver linden may be your answer. This beautiful shade tree features smooth, light gray bark, fragrant clusters of yellow-wh ...More

Ann Magnolia shrub - Magnolia x Magnolia, Ann
(Magnolia liliflora 'Nigra')

The Ann magnolia is a delightful shrub form that is a member of the “Little Girl” group of hybrid magnolias developed in the mid-50s at the U.S. National Arboretum. The hardy specime ...More

Jane Magnolia bush - Magnolia x Magnolia, Jane
(Magnolia liliflora 'Reflorescens' x stellate 'Waterlily')

As a member of the “Little Girl” group of hybrid magnolias, the Jane magnolia was developed to be a lovely yet hardy shrub. Tulip-shaped blooms arrive late in the spring—making su ...More

Saucer Magnolia - Magnolia x soulangeana Magnolia, Little Gem
(Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem')

All the charm of a southern magnolia in a smaller size, the little gem magnolia is a popular ornamental choice for people living in hardiness zones 6 through 10. It is often used as a standout land ...More

Saucer Magnolia - Magnolia x soulangeana Magnolia, Saucer
(Magnolia x soulangeana)

The saucer magnolia is a landscape show-stopper. The stunning early spring blossoms have been said to open “like a thousand porcelain goblets,” and lush summertime leaves are dark green ...More

Southern Magnolia - Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia, Southern
(Magnolia grandiflora)

Southern magnolia is a magnificent tree with a name that is somewhat misleading. Although it is most prevalent in the South—and the state tree of Mississippi—its zone 6 planting range m ...More

Star Magnolia - Magnolia stellata Magnolia, Star
(Magnolia stellata)

With showy, fragrant flowers, dark green leaves and striking gray bark, this hardy magnolia is a real standout. It thrives in nearly every location in the U.S. and works well as a single specimen o ...More

Sweetbay Magnolia shrub - Magnolia virginiana Magnolia, Sweetbay
(Magnolia virginiana)

While it may not produce as many blooms as other magnolias, the sweetbay magnolia should not be counted out of your landscape plans. This tree flowers late in the spring, avoiding much of the frost ...More

Japanese Red Maple - Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum Maple, Japanese Red
(Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum)

This little tree is the cornerstone of Japanese gardening, with its magnificent leaf color and shape. But don’t think it can’t work well in your yard. The Japanese red maple lends a sen ...More

October Glory Maple Maple, October Glory
(Acer rubrum 'October Glory')

One of the most popular red maple cultivars, the October Glory maple delivers on its name. The tree’s foliage holds a lustrous dark green color until later in the fall than most maples, but o ...More

Red Maple - Acer rubrum Maple, Red
(Acer rubrum)

Red maple is one of the best named of all trees, featuring something red in each of the seasons—buds in winter, flowers in spring, leafstalks in summer, and brilliant foliage in autumn. This pag ...More

Red Sunset Maple - Acer rubrum Maple, Red Sunset
(Acer rubrum 'Franksred')

Known as one of the best red maple cultivars, this tree delivers on color. Winter buds, clusters of small winter/spring flowers, leaf stems, twigs and winged summer fruits all carry a red hue. And ...More

Silver Maple - Acer saccharinum Maple, Silver
(Acer saccharinum)

Silver is definitely the right word to describe this maple. With even a light wind, the tree produces a lovely shimmery effect thanks to the silvery undersides of its leaves. The bark, too, is silv ...More

Sugar Maple Trees - Acer saccharum maple tree Maple, Sugar
(Acer saccharum)

The sugar maple is one of America’s best-loved trees. In fact, more states have claimed it as their state tree than any other single species—for New York, West Virginia, Wisconsin and V ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Maple, Trident
(Acer buergerianum)

Suitable for patios, planters, small yards or streetside locations, the trident maple is viewed by some tree experts as an underused tree. It provides year-round interest and tolerates a wide range ...More

Sweet Mockorange shrub - Philadelphus coronarius Mockorange, Sweet
(Philadelphus coronarius)

This shrub is an old favorite, with its perfect white blooms and sweet scent. While perhaps not fitting for a more modern landscape, it is sure to bring up much nostalgia in a more traditiona ...More

American Mountainash - Sorbus americana Mountainash, American
(Sorbus americana)

The American mountainash is a delightful little tree—whether in a yard, a park or a forest setting. The showy spring flowers, vibrant clusters of berries and amazing fall color make it a great l ...More

Mountain-Laurel bush - Kalmia latifolia Mountain-Laurel
(Kalmia latifolia)

With its intriguing blooms and evergreen leaves, the mountain-laurel is one of America’s most loved native shrubs. Clusters of striking flowers appear in May and June and range in color ...More

Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa Oak, Bur
(Quercus macrocarpa)

The bur oak is a mighty sight to behold. A coarsely textured crown, wild and wooly acorns and a massive trunk with rough and deeply furrowed bark combine to make one impressive tree. But really, those ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Oak, California White
(Quercus lobata)

The California white oak is considered the king of all western oaks, and rightly so. Trees of this species are among the largest oaks in North America. Although it doesn’t thrive in many Hard ...More

Chinkapin Oak - Quercus muehlenbergii Oak, Chinkapin
(Quercus muehlenbergii)

With its strong branches and interesting leaves, the chinkapin oak makes a beautiful statement. This conversation piece of a tree is worthy of a prominent place in any larger lawn, estate or park.


Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Oak, Holly
(Quercus ilex)

The holly oak is a long-lived, durable tree that will thrive in almost any location once established and stands up well to strong winds. When given adequate soil space, the tree does well along str ...More

Live Oak - Quercus virginiana Oak, Live
(Quercus virginiana)

Often seen magnificently draped in Spanish moss, the live oak is the iconic tree of the South. It has been called one of the most impressive North American trees and can live to be hundreds of year ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Oak, Northern Red
(Quercus rubra)

The northern red oak has been called “one of the handsomest, cleanest, and stateliest trees in North America” by naturalist Joseph S. Illick, and it is widely considered a national trea ...More

Nuttal's Oak Oak, Nuttall
(Quercus nuttallii)

This species is one of the most well-adapted oaks for general landscape use. It grows quickly, develops a good branching structure, tolerates wet soil as well as moderate drought, and has very few ...More

Overcup Oak - Quercus lyrata Oak, Overcup
(Quercus lyrata)

The overcup oak tree is a long-lived, very sturdy shade tree that will thrive in a wide variety of soil conditions. Long overlooked by growers, the tree is gaining popularity and has been made more ...More

Pin Oak - Quercus palustris Oak, Pin
(Quercus palustris)

“The pin oak pleases me for reasons I cannot wholly explain,” wrote nature writer Hal Borland in A Countryman’s Woods.

But homeowners and city foresters are pleas ...More

Sawtooth Oak - Quercus acutissima Oak, Sawtooth
(Quercus acutissima)

The sawtooth oak is an attractive and durable shade tree that adapts to a wide range of soil and climate conditions. The leaves add to the visual interest—opening a brilliant yellow to golden ...More

Scarlet Oak - Quercus coccinea Oak, Scarlet
(Quercus coccinea)

Aptly named, the scarlet oak is a parade of red throughout the seasons. In the early spring, new leaves unfurl with a red hue. The vibrant red fall display is truly magnificent. And those red leave ...More

Shumard Oak - Quercus shumardii Oak, Shumard
(Quercus shumardii)

A stately, strong and long-lived tree with beautiful fall color, the Shumard oak is a great selection for yards. This adaptable species has been successfully grown in urban areas where air pollutio ...More

White Oak - Quercus alba Oak, Swamp White
(Quercus bicolor)

As the name suggests, this oak is found growing wild in low-lying and swampy areas — often moist bottomlands or river banks. But it grows just as well in an urban or suburban setting, with to ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Oak, Water
(Quercus nigra)

A native of North America, the water oak shows tremendous potential in its adaptability. It can thrive in a variety of soil types, including heavy, compacted soil and wet, swampy areas. This tree c ...More

White Oak - Quercus alba Oak, White
(Quercus alba)

Respected 20th century naturalist Donald Peattie once said, “If oak is the king of trees, as tradition has it, then the white oak, throughout its range, is the king of kings.” It is a b ...More

Willow Oak Oak, Willow
(Quercus phellos)

Often referred to as a “handsome tree,” this member of the mighty oak family comes with a stand-out feature: willow-like leaves. The spear-shaped foliage appears in the spring with a light ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Olive, European
(Olea europaea)

The European olive flourishes in hot, dry areas, limiting its reach to Hardiness Zones 9–11. Though it can only grow in a select area of the U.S., this broadleaf evergreen is widely celebrate ...More

Belle of Georgia Peach - Prunus persica Peach, Belle of Georgia
(Prunus persica ‘Belle of Georgia’)

The Belle of Georgia peach is an old-time favorite that produces brilliant red flowers each spring and large fruit in late August.  The peaches are very firm and highly flavored, with creamy w ...More

Elberta Peach - Prunus persica Peach, Elberta
(Prunus persica 'Elberta')

The Elberta peach holds its own as one of the most popular peach trees. Notorious for its sweet, succulent fruit with the tell-tale blush covering its skin when perfectly ripe, this tree is a comme ...More

Golden Jubilee Peach - Prunus persica Peach, Florida Crest
(Prunus persica ‘FlordaCrest’)

Golden Jubilee Peach - Prunus persica Peach, Golden Jubilee
(Prunus persica 'Golden Jubilee')

A popular yellow freestone peach, this cultivar is known for its ability to survive in cold climates. It produces high-quality fruit with fine-grained, tender, juicy flesh that is excellent for can ...More

Hale-Haven Peach - Prunus persica Peach, Hale-Haven
(Prunus persica ‘Hale-Haven’)

This vigorous, hardy, productive and dependable tree is noted for its high-yielding properties and exceptional fruit quality. The peaches it produces are tough-skinned, standing up to handling and ...More

Bartlett Pear - Pyrus communis Pear, Baldwin
(Pyrus communis ‘Baldwin’)

Bartlett Pear - Pyrus communis Pear, Bartlett
(Pyrus communis 'Bartlett')

Known as America’s favorite pear, the Bartlett variety actually came from Europe. It functions as the standard by which all other pears are measured and is a favorite for fresh eating, canning a ...More

Bartlett Pear - Pyrus communis Pear, Bartlett
(Pyrus communis 'Bartlett')

Known as America’s favorite pear, the Bartlett variety actually came from Europe. It functions as the standard by which all other pears are measured and is a favorite for fresh eating, cannin ...More

Pear, Bosc
(Pyrus communis ‘Bosc’)

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pear, Chanticleer
(Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer')

One of many cultivars under P. calleryana, the Chanticleer pear stands out as one of the most profuse flowerers. It has a narrow, tailored appearance and tolerates many urban conditions, w ...More

Pear, Comice
(Pyrus communis ‘Comice’)

Bartlett Pear - Pyrus communis Pear, Flordahome
(Pyrus communis x Pyrus ‘Flordahome’)

Kieffer Pear - Pyrus communis x P. pyrifolia Pear, Kieffer
(Pyrus communis x P. pyrifolia)

Said to be an accidental hybrid, the Kieffer pear is a hardy tree. It grows rapidly, lives long, is disease-resistant and bears a large crop. It also tolerates a wide range of climates, thriving in ...More

Pear, Moonglow
(Pyrus communis ‘Moonglow’)

Orient Pear - Pyrus communis Pear, Orient
(Pyrus communis ‘Orient’)

This hybrid European pear cultivar is known for its intense beauty and heavy annual crops. The yellow fruit has juicy, melting, creamy flesh with a mild flavor—excellent for canning, desserts ...More

Pecan - Carya illinoinensis Pecan
(Carya illinoinensis)

This species is known as a tree for all uses. It serves as the nation’s most important commercial nut producer, provides great shade, and sports an amazing grain that makes it highly prized a ...More

Austrian Pine evergreen Pine, Austrian
(Pinus nigra)

It has been called the toughest of all European pines and, we would add, the hardest working. Well-known horticulturalist, Dr. Carl Whitcomb, said the tree "rivals all pines in durability under advers ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pine, Canary Island
(Pinus canariensis)

The Canary Island Pine makes a wonderful street tree. Hailing from Spain, it is widely planted in California and other warm western portions of the U.S. Its canopy allows light to filter through&md ...More

Eastern White Pine evergreen Pine, Eastern White
(Pinus strobus)

The eastern white pine has played a very important role throughout the history of America. In colonial days, the best of the trees were set apart by the king for masts on British ships. As the nation ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pine, Eldarica
(Pinus eldarica)

This is a great desert pine that tolerates heat, wind and drought conditions. It has strong branches and soft needles with an open and airy canopy compared to similar trees. This tree gives off a m ...More

Loblolly Pine evergreen Pine, Loblolly
(Pinus taeda)

The loblolly pine is an important American timber tree that is also cloaked in beauty during much of the year. With a natural range reaching across the southeastern United States, this pine is dist ...More

Lodgepole Pine evergreen Pine, Lodgepole
(Pinus contorta var. latifolia)

This handsome native pine gets its name from the long, slender pole-like trunk it develops. The narrow, cone-shaped crown is made up of yellowish-green to dark green needles that are twisted in bun ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pine, Longleaf
(Pinus palustris)

The longleaf pine is a beautiful and unique tree native to the southern United States. The showy bark, open branching habit, distinctive silvery white winter buds, decorative cones and low maintena ...More

Mugo Pine Pine, Mugo
(Pinus mugo)

This tree has become a favorite landscape plant throughout suburban America. Generally planted as an ornamental, the mugo pine has the ability to grow easily in so many places and is smaller in siz ...More

Ponderosa Pine evergreen Pine, Ponderosa (Pacific)
(Pinus ponderosa)

Rugged-looking. Lean. Enduring. If a tree could personify the West, it would surely have to be the ponderosa pine. Writer Arthur Plotnik called it “a Clint Eastwood of a tree.” Montana ...More

Scots Pine evergreen Pine, Scots
(Pinus sylvestris)

The Scots pine is a beautiful evergreen that is hardy and adaptable to nearly all climates. It can be used as either a windbreak or a single specimen. This tree is also a popular Christmas tr ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pine, Singleleaf Pinyon
(Pinus monophylla)

This disease-resistant tree is a fine choice for home or woodlot within its zone. It tolerates drought and many soil types, and a shorter mature height means this pine works well under utility line ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pine, Slash
(Pinus elliottii)

One of the hardy yellow pines indigenous to the southeastern U.S., the slash pine is used for reforestation projects and timber plantations throughout the region. The foliage takes on the appearanc ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Pistache, Chinese
(Pistacia chinensis)

Known as the “Ugly Duckling” of the tree world, the Chinese pistache starts out as an unattractive and misshapen young tree but grows into a magnificent specimen. It is a tough tree that c ...More

London Planetree - Platanus x acerifolia Planetree, London
(Platanus x acerifolia)

The London planetree is a widely planted street tree, and for good reason. Its attributes were discovered in London where the new hybrid first appeared around 1645. The tree was found to thrive in ...More

Plum, Au Amber
(Prunus salicina ‘AU Amber’)

Burbank Plum - Prunus salicina Plum, Burbank
(Prunus salicina 'Burbank')

Burbank is the most popular variety of plum, so it’s no wonder that this tree is a common choice for home orchards and commercial production alike. It’s a Japanese cultivar that is hard ...More

Damson Plum - Prunus institia Plum, Damson
(Prunus institia)

The Damson plum tree has many traits that make it a fine choice for the homeowner, including a low and compact crown, tolerance to different soils, cold hardiness, resistance to diseases and the ab ...More

Methley Plum - Prunus salicina Plum, Methley
(Prunus salicina)

A cultivar of Japanese plum, Methley is a handsome tree that is small, upright and spreading. It produces heavy, annual crops of juicy, sweet, red purple fruit that ripens from late May to early Ju ...More

Methley Plum - Prunus salicina Plum, Methley
(Prunus salicina)

A cultivar of Japanese plum, Methley is a handsome tree that is small, upright and spreading. It produces heavy, annual crops of juicy, sweet, red purple fruit that ripens from late May to early July, ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Plum, Mexican
(Prunus mexicana)

The Mexican Plum has beautiful, fragrant white blooms and is a show-stopper in full bloom, making it a good tree for residential landscapes. It also makes a nice understory tree, with somewhat thor ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Plum, Purpleleaf
(Prunus cerasifera)

The purpleleaf plum definitely adds a splash of beauty to any landscape. Beautiful pink and white blossoms emerge early in the spring, and rich-looking deep purple leaves add unexpected color in th ...More

Santa Rosa Plum Plum, Santa Rosa
(Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa')

This Japanese plum tree fulfills two purposes in your yard — producing beautiful, white spring blooms and delicious fruit. The plums are large in size with red to purple coloring, ripening mi ...More

Pomegranate Pomegranate
(Punica granatum)

Best known for the antioxidant-rich fruit it produces, the pomegranate shrub is widely grown throughout the Mediterranean region. Its tubular blooms begin to appear in late May and early June, prov ...More

Hybrid Poplar - Populus deltoides x Populus nigra Poplar, Hybrid
(Populus deltoides x Populus nigra)

Hybrid poplars are the thoroughbreds of the tree world. Their claim to fame is speed, with vertical growth of 5–8' per year not being uncommon. This cottonless hybrid can be harvested for ...More

North Privet  shrub- Ligustrum x ibolium Privet, North
(Ligustrum x ibolium)

This deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub is America's fasting-growing hedge, growing up to 3' per year. The shrub's dense, dark, glossy green foliage makes it an excellent choice for hedges and priva ...More

Heritage Everbearing Raspberry bush - Rubus idaeus Heritage Raspberry, Heritage Everbearing
(Rubus idaeus 'Heritage')

The heritage everbearing raspberry is a favorite for its flavor, firmness and large fruit size. It produces crops in two seasons, with a moderate crop in July followed by a heavy crop from Septembe ...More

September Everbearing Raspberry bush - Rubus idaeus September Raspberry, September Everbearing
(Rubus idaeus 'September')

The September everbearing raspberry is one of the most popular home and commercial cultivars. It produces crops in two seasons, with a light crop in June followed by a heavy crop in September. The ...More

Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis Redbud, Eastern
(Cercis canadensis)

Known as the harbinger of spring, the eastern redbud’s delicate blossoms and buds are one of the season’s most dramatic displays. But this tree’s beauty doesn’t end with its fl ...More

Eastern Redcedar evergreen Redcedar, Eastern
(Juniperus virginiana)

The eastern redcedar tree is a common sight throughout most of the plains states and eastern United States on road cuts, in fence rows and scattered across abandoned fields—especially where lime ...More

Eastern Redcedar evergreen Redcedar, Eastern
(Juniperus virginiana)

The eastern redcedar tree is a common sight throughout most of the plains states and eastern United States on road cuts, in fence rows and scattered across abandoned fields—especially where lime ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Redwood, Coast
(Sequoia sempervirens)

The coast redwood has the honor of being the world's tallest tree, as well as the source of most harvested redwood lumber. Often growing in height to 300 feet or more, this evergreen is an impressi ...More

Dawn Redwood - Metasequoia glyptostroboides Redwood, Dawn
(Metasequoia glyptostroboides)

This is an impressive tree by any standard. Of special note is that fossils in northern parts of the United States show that the dawn redwood knew the dinosaurs. It was long thought to be extinct&mdas ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Rhododendron, Album (White)
(Rhododendron catawbiense 'Album')

The album rhododendron is a hardy and vigorous evergreen plant. While its lustrous dark green foliage makes a statement year-round, the real show happens in the spring. A profusion of bell-shaped w ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Rhododendron, Catawba (Purple)
(Rhododendron catawbiense)

The Catawba rhododendron is one of America’s most beautiful plants. Handsome, leather-like leaves cover the plant year-round, and the flowers provide a vibrant wash of purple in the spring.More

Rose of Sharon bush - Hibiscus syriacus Rose-of-Sharon
(Hibiscus syriacus)

This hardy hibiscus is an easy-to-grow shrub. It is valued for its tight, upright form and large summer blossoms, adding color to the landscape when few other plants are in bloom. Flowers are trumpet- ...More

Rose of Sharon bush - Hibiscus syriacus Rose-of-Sharon
(Hibiscus syriacus)

This hardy hibiscus is an easy-to-grow shrub. It is valued for its tight, upright form and large summer blossoms, adding color to the landscape when few other plants are in bloom. Flowers are trump ...More

Azurri Satin Rose-of-Sharon bush - Hibiscus syriacus DVPazurri Rose-of-Sharon, Azurri Satin
(Hibiscus syriacus 'DVPazurri')

From Proven Winners comes the first ever seedless rose-of-sharon with large, single blue flowers. This easy-to-grow plant adds unusual color to the summer landscape, making an easy-to-maintain h ...More

Sassafras - Sassafras albidum Sassafras
(Sassafras albidum)

This captivating, native North American tree is known for its brilliant display of autumn foliage and aromatic smell. The unique leaves have a unique mitten (right- and left-handed) or three-lobe s ...More

Giant Sequoia evergreen Sequoia, Giant
(Sequoiadendron giganteum)

Giant sequoias are well-named, being arguably the largest trees in the world. These forest giants are an awe-inspiring sight. They are most famously found in the protected parks of The Golden State ...More

Downy Serviceberry - Amelanchier arborea Serviceberry, Downy
(Amelanchier arborea)

This tree is an all-season beauty. Early in the spring, beautiful white clusters of blooms set it off against the new green of spring. Vivid red- and gold-hued foliage graces the landscape in the fall ...More

Smoketree - Cotinus coggygria Smoketree
(Cotinus coggygria)

Originating in the wooded hills above the Mediterranean, the smoketree holds true to its name. The species boasts blooms that are wispy clumps of filaments—either cream or pink—that loo ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Soapberry, Western
(Sapindus drummondii)

The western soapberry earned its name because the fruit gives off a lather when mixed with water. In fact, Native Americans used the berry-like drupes as a soap substitute.

As a landscape e ...More

Sourwood - Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood
(Oxydendrum arboreum)

A medium-sized tree, the sourwood shines in the summer and fall. Its midsummer flowers appear like lilies-of-the-valley, are highly fragrant and contrast nicely against the green foliage. Then in t ...More

Black Hills Spruce evergreen Spruce, Black Hills
(Picea glauca var. dens)

The Black Hills spruce is the state tree of South Dakota, and for good reason. This variety of the more widespread white spruce is found naturally only in southwest South Dakota and a small portion of ...More

Colorado Blue Spruce evergreen Spruce, Colorado Blue
(Picea pungens)

One of our most popular ornamental conifers, the Colorado blue spruce (or simply, blue spruce) is a truly magnificent sight. Perhaps Donald Culrose Peattie described it best in A Natural History o ...More

Norway Spruce evergreen Spruce, Norway
(Picea abies)

Norway spruce is a familiar sight in much of the United States, but it’s really a tree of Europe. Throughout the globe, this tree has many uses including lumber, pulpwood, Christmas trees and la ...More

Oriental Spruce evergreen Spruce, Oriental
(Picea orientalis)

The Oriental spruce is a fine landscape evergreen with lustrous dark green needles and graceful, often pendulous branches. As a specimen, it brings a lot of value to a landscape, as the tree thrive ...More

Serbian Spruce evergreen Spruce, Serbian
(Picea omorika)

Noted horticulturist Michael Dirr referred to the Serbian Spruce as “one of the most graceful and beautiful spruces.” And once you see its thin, arching branches and slender, straight t ...More

White Spruce evergreen Spruce, White
(Picea glauca)

This tree has often been heralded as a beautiful tree, whether lining the banks of a North Country river or gracing someone’s front yard. But the white spruce is more than just a pretty face. ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Strawberry Tree
(Arbutus unedo)

Grown as either a small tree or shrub, the strawberry tree is one of the most attractive specimens available for residential use. The evergreen nature and off-season flowering make this a real find ...More

American Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua Sweetgum, American
(Liquidambar styraciflua)

The American sweetgum—with its star-shaped leaves, neatly compact crown, interesting fruit and twigs with unique corky growths called wings—is an attractive shade tree. It has become a pri ...More

Sweetshrub - Calycanthus floridus Sweetshrub
(Calycanthus floridus)

This fruit-scented shrub is a welcome addition to any garden. The lovely reddish-maroon flowers begin appearing in May, and a strawberry-banana-pineapple scent fills the air. It works especially we ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Sycamore, California
(Platanus racemosa)

The California Sycamore is a majestic native with a rapid growth rate. In expansive landscapes, it can make a fine specimen tree. Standout features include a peeling, mottled trunk; a spreading cro ...More

Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera Tuliptree (Yellow Poplar)
(Liriodendron tulipifera)

One can argue about whether the "tulips" are the outline of its leaves or its cup-shaped flowers. But both undoubtedly contributed to the fanciful name given to this tree by early settlers. And the tu ...More

Black Tupelo - Nyssa sylvatica Tupelo, Black (Black Gum)
(Nyssa sylvatica)

Called “one of the best and most consistent native trees for fall color” by tree expert Michael Dirr, the black tupelo is a terrific landscaping choice. Displaying various hues of yellow, ...More

American Cranberrybush Viburnum bush - Viburnum trilobum Viburnum, American Cranberrybush
(Viburnum opulus L. var. americanum Aiton)

This durable, easy-to-grow plant will bring a variety of color to your landscape throughout the seasons. Spring flowers bloom snowy white, and the lustrous green foliage transitions to shades varyi ...More

Arrowwood Viburnum bush - Viburnum dentatum Viburnum, Arrowwood
(Viburnum dentatum)

This shrub adds plenty of seasonal interest to any landscape. Creamy white flowers appear in late spring, bundled into lovely flat-topped clusters. Blue-black berry-like drupes follow the flowers in t ...More

Blackhaw Viburnum shrub - Viburnum prunifolium Viburnum, Blackhaw
(Viburnum prunifolium)

As with most viburnums, the blackhaw variety adds nice color and interest to a landscape throughout the seasons. In the spring, creamy white flowers gather in flat-topped clusters. Edible, berry-like ...More

Black Walnut - Juglans nigra Walnut, Black
(Juglans nigra)

Practicality and aesthetics combine in the black walnut to make this species one of the most treasured trees in American history. The valuable dark brown wood is strong with a handsome grain that poli ...More

Carpathian English Walnut - Juglans regia Walnut, Carpathian English
(Juglans regia 'Carpathian')

This walnut tree is primarily grown for its nuts. The mild-tasting, thinly shelled nuts are easy to crack and are a favorite for fresh eating and baking. And unlike the standard English walnut tree, t ...More

Date Night Tuxedo Weigela Weigela, Date Night Tuxedo
(Weigela x 'Velda')

Looking for a “WOW” moment in your yard? The date night tuxedo weigela may be just the thing. The shrub’s compact and multi-stemmed form offers a striking contrast of pure white b ...More

Old Fashioned Weigela shrub- Weigela florida Weigela, Old Fashioned
(Weigela florida)

The old fashioned weigela is a larger, coarsely textured shrub that is covered with an abundance of showy pink flowers each May. This rounded, spreading specimen is ideal in groupings and mak ...More

Pussy Willow shrub - Salix caprea Willow, Pussy
(Salix caprea)

The fast-growing pussy willow has long been admired for its strong, spreading, upright stems, colorful autumn leaves and iconic purplish-brown catkins that appear in late winter/early spring. The f ...More

Weeping Willow - Salix babylonica Willow, Weeping
(Salix babylonica)

This graceful giant is known for its open crown of wispy, ground-sweeping branches and long, slender leaves. Often seen as one of the first indications of spring, the weeping willow’s yellow twi ...More

Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Winterberry
(Euonymus bungeanus)

Grown as either a shrub or small tree, the winterberry adds an abundance of beauty to the landscape. Light green leaves turn yellowish-red in the fall, and pinkish fruit opens to uncover vivid oran ...More

Witchhazel shrub - Hammamelis virginiana Witchhazel, Common
(Hamamelis virginiana)

The native witchhazel can be grown as a large shrub or small tree and offers fantastic fall attributes. Fragrant, yellow flowers bloom from October through December. The foliage, attractive in all ...More

Japanese Zelkova - Zelkova serrata Zelkova, Japanese
(Zelkova serrata)

The Japanese Zelkova is a good street and shade tree that has an appealing vase-shaped form with a rounded crown. Green leaves turn yellow, copper, orange or deep red to purplish-red in fall, putti ...More