ASPEN - QUAKING ASPEN

Height 60-80' x 30'
Zone 2
Fall Color Gorgeous yellow
It is indifferent to soil conditions and can be found in moist, shallow rocky or clay soils. Resistant to black spot (Baileys var. only). Fast growing. Plant in an area with good circulation. Produces catkins.

(Populous tremuloides)

BIRCH - CUTLEAF WEEPING BIRCH

Height 50'
Spread 25'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Fall/Partial Sun
Fall Color Gold
This graceful tree has pendulous branches and attractive cutleaf foliage. The bark is brown in youth, maturing to grayish white, with increasing black fissures with age. This tree is highly recommended for lawns and parks.

Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'

BIRCH - DAKOTA PINNACLE PAPER BIRCH

Height 30
Spread 7-8
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
Developed at North Dakota State University, this tree was selected for its narrow, columnar habit. After several years, bark matures to a yellow white. Tolerant of heat, drought, and alkaline soils.

Betula platyphylla 'Fargo'

BIRCH - PRAIRIE DREAM BIRCH

BIRCH - PRAIRIE DREAM BIRCH

Height 50'
Spread 40'
Zone 2
Fall Color Golden yellow
Stress tolerant and developed in ND. Snow white bark exfoliates to provide winter interest. Resistant to bronze birch borer. After 25 years of evaluation in ND no damage from borers or cold has been seen. Easily grown in average, medium, well drained soil, in sun to part shade. Becomes broadly oval with age.

(Betula papyrifera 'Varen')

CARAGANA - WEEPING CARAGANA

Height 4-5'
Spread 3-5'
Zone 2
Fall Color Variable yellow
A small weeping specimen tree with distinctive satiny bark. Has fern-like foliage and yellow pea-like flowers in spring. Has elongated green and brown pods. Developed at the Manitoba Research Station in Canada.

(Caragana arborescens)

CHERRY - CANADA RED SELECT

Height 20-25'
Spread 20'
Zone 2
Fall Color Burgundy
Single white bloom followed by red fruit. Green emerging foliage gradually turning red as they mature then finally reddish-purple in fall. Fruits are an edible chokecherry. Proper soil conditions are necessary for normal growth. Needs good drainage.

(Prunus virginiana 'Shubert')

CHERRY - SPRING WONDER SARGENT CHERRY

Height 25'
Spread 25'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow, Orange, or Red
This upright vase-shaped tree is native to Japan and blooms in early May with single pink flowers. The bark is a polished, reddish brown. New growth is purplish while the summer foliage a shiny dark green. Good looking tree with three season appeal. Selected by Dr. Harold Pellett from seed collected in Hokkaido, Japan. Introduced by Bailey Nurseries for Normandale Community College. No fruit noticed to date.

Prunus sargentii 'Hokkaido Normandale'

CHOKECHERRY - AMUR CHOKECHERRY

Height 20-30'
Spread 25-30'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
This small tree produces white flowers and black fruit usually eaten by birds before fully ripe. The outstanding exfoliating bark is golden brown to dark red with a glistening metallic color for excellent winter effect and landscape interest.

Prunus Maackii

CRAB - CORALBURST CRAB

Height 12'
Spread 10'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
One of the finest flowering crab selections, this is a dwarf variety featuring a froth of double coral-pink flowers in spring and reddish-orange fruit in fall; needs well-drained soil and full sun, the perect focal point in a mixed garden composition.

Malus 'Coralburst'

CRAB - INDIAN MAGIC CRAB

Height 15-20'
Spread 20'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
This introduction has dark green foliage and beautiful fruit of glossy red that changes to golden orange. The fruit of this disease resistant crab persists all winter and attracts birds.

Malus 'Indian Magic'

CRAB - PINK SPIRES CRAB

Height 15-20'
Spread 12'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Ideal for a confined screen or border planting, this excellent rosy bloom crab was selected by W. L. Kerr, Canada Department of Agriculture, Sutherland, Saskatchewan. Foliage is red-purple in spring turning to green-bronze in summer, and copper in fall.

Malus 'Pink Spires'

CRAB - PRAIRIEFIRE

Height 10-15'
Spread 20'
Zone 4
Fall Color Red orange purple
Intense single pinkish red flowers brings on glossy red fruit that does not drop. New purple maroon foliage matures into a reddish-green. Disease resistant and blooms later than most crabs.

(Malus 'Prairiefire')

CRAB - PURPLE PRINCE CRAB

Height 20'
Spread 20'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
This selection has outstanding rose-red blossoms and maroon fruits. The purple-bronze foliage and bright flowers rival 'Liset' but 'Purple Prince' does not suffer from stem splitting and is faster growing. Because it matures quickly as a young tree this is one of the best purple-leaf crabs for growers. Excellent resistance to scab, fireblight and cedar-apple rust.

CRAB - RED SPLENDOR

Height 20-25'
Spread 20'
Zone 3
Fall Color Reddish purple
Single pink flowers changing to white and are very fragrant. Produces cherry-red fruit in one-half inch size and is persistent. Can also be used to make jelly. Intolerant of shade and drought, but can grow in a variety of soils.

(Malus 'Red Splendor')

CRAB - ROYALTY CRAB

Height 20'
Spread 20'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
This hardy crab has outstanding foliage. New growth is reddish turning purplish with a green undercast. The leaves have a bright, varnished appearance and nice purple fall color.

Malus 'Royalty'

CRAB - SPRING SNOW

Height 25-30'
Spread 15'
Zone 4
Fall Color Insignificant
Single white flowers completely cover the tree in spring. Canadian introduction. Shiny foliage and good heat tolerance, no fruit.

(Malus 'Spring Snow')

CRAB - THUNDERCHILD

Height 15'-20'
Spread 15'
Zone 3
Fall Color Red purple
Single delicate pink blooms form dark purplish fruits that hang on well after fall. Compact form and has deep purple leaves. Resistant to fireblight. Discovered in Canada

(Malus 'Thunderchilld')

DOGWOOD - GRAY DOGWOOD TREE

Height 10-15'
Spread 10-15'
Zone 3
Fall Color Purplish
Green foliage changes to deep purple in fall. Whitish flowers are followed by white fruits and persistent reddish pedicels. Bark colors of a gray to red brown contrast make for great winter interest. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.

(Cornus racemosa)

DOGWOOD - PAGODA DOGWOOD

Height 25'
Spread 30'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Part Shade
Fall Color Insignficant
A beautiful tree with horizontal, spreading branches that create a layered or tiered appearance. Loose and open form. Produces clusters of fragrant greenish-white flowers in late summer, which are followed by purplish-black berries. Green summer foliage picks up purplish tones in the fall.

Cornus alternifolia

ELM - CATHEDRAL ELM

Height 40-50'
Spread 50-60'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
This elm, selected from a cross of Japanese and Siberian elm, resembles Japanese elm in appearance with larger leaves and growth habit. When inoculated with Dutch elm disease, it has shown no observable damage or only tip injury to the branches. When tips have been infected, the tree is able to wall off the area and prevent spread of the disease.

Ulmus 'Cathederal'

ELM - DISCOVERY ELM

Height 35-40'
Spread 35-40'
Zone 3
Fall Color Yellow
One of the most stress and drought tolerant of other hybrid elms. It is slower growing than other elms, and has smaller leaves. May need a fair amount of crown thinning in early growth to avoid crossing branches. Mostly upright at young age, but vase-like at maturity. Highly resistant to Dutch Elm Disease and Elm Leaf Beetle.

(Ulmus davidiana var. japonica 'Discovery')

EUONYMUS - PRAIRIE RADIANCE WINTERBERRY EUONYMUS

Height 18-24'
Spread 15-18'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Reddish
A new cultivar from NDSU selected for its superior winter hardiness and excellent fruit display. Prairie Radiance is a small tree with a low branched trunk or multiple stems, truly an all-season small tree for the north. It produces a large quantity of delicately pink colored capsules which begin in mid-August. By mid to late September the capsules split open exposing bright red arils. After the leaves drop, the gray barked twigs set off the sequential color changes of the fruit, a beautiful sight over an extended period.

Euonymus bungeana 'Verona'

HACKBERRY - COMMON HACKBERRY

Height 50-75'
Spread 50'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Soft yellow
This moderate to rapid grower is very adaptable to the extremes of urban conditions, including drought and windy conditions. The bark is corky and rough in texture.

Celtis occidentalis

HAWTHORN - THORNLESS HAWTHORN

Height 15-20'
Spread 15-20'
Zone 4
Fall Color Orange
Abundant white flowers in June, followed by small bright red persistent fruit in autumn. Prefers moist soil but is tolerant of dry conditions. A short squat tree with horizontal branching.

(Crataegus crus-galli var. inermis)

HAWTHORN - TOBA HAWTHORN

Height 12-15'
Spread 12'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
Hardier than some of the other hawthorns, this tree was introduced by the Morden Research Station of Manitoba, Canada. It bears fragrant, large, double white flowers that turn to pink; glossy foliage, and 1/2 inch red fruit. The interesting twisted trunk is an added ornamental feature.

Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'

HONEYLOCUST - NORTHERN ACCLAIM HONEYLOCUST

Height 35-45'
Spread 30-35'
Zone 3
Fall Color Yellow
Developed at NDSU and out performs all other locusts for winter hardiness. Thornless and seedless similar to Skyline and gradually widens with age. Quite drought resistant. Fast growing. Tree benefits from tree wrapping until 2" in diameter. Refrain from promoting fast growth. Overly vigorous growth in the first few years does not have a chance to harden off, thus killing off top growth. Winter pruning is best.

(Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Harve')

HYDRANGEA - LIMELIGHT HYDRANGEA TREE

Height 6-8'
Spread 7-9'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
Now available in tree form. Perfect for smaller gardens. Makes a great vertical accent in borders and decorative containers. Bright, lime-green to cream flowers, a beautiful color that adds a much needed brightness to the late summer landscape. In autumn the blooms display shades of pink, burgundy and green. Excellent vigor and floriferous blooming. Prefers loamy, moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. Flowers on new wood so it can be pruned in winter or early spring.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

HYDRANGEA - QUICK FIRE HYDRANGEA TREE

Height 6-8'
Spread 6-8'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
Quick to bloom, a month earlier than other varieties. Will flower in late May or early June depending on your location. The flowers begin to turn deep pink before 'Pink Diamond' even begins to show flowers. A terrific way to extend the hydrangea season. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'

HYDRANGEA -PEE GEE HYDRANGEA TREE


Height 8'
Spread 8-10'
Zone 4
Fall Color Insignificant
Blooms in July and August with showy white blooms changing to pink bronze towards autumn. Rapid growth. Pruning is required on any suckering. To maintain a beautiful umbrella shape, branches need to be cut back to 3-4" with 6 evenly spaced main branches. If not done branches will stretch out too far and droop from the weight of the blooms. Shortening of the branches also promotes blooms closer to the trunk and not at the branch tips. Finally you will want to cut any stragglers that want to grow up or across. Pruning should be done in the spring before new growth begins.

(Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora')

IRONWOOD

Height 30-50'
Spread 25'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Golden Yellow
This slow-growing, hardy, medium-sized tree has slender, spreading branches. Hop-like fruits add interest in late summer and the persistent brown leaves add winter interest. Good for street or lawn, it is tolerant of dry locations.

Ostrya virginiana

LARCH - AMERICAN LARCH

Height 40-80'
Spread 15-30'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
Also known as tamarack, this open, pyramidal tree has horizontal to drooping branches. The needles are pale green, turning yellow in the autumn before falling. Intolerant of shade and pollution. Grows best in moist, well-drained, acidic soils. Excellent planted in groves in moist soil.

Larix laricina

LILAC - COPPER CURLS PEKIN LILAC

Height 20-25'
Spread 15-20'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
A small tree selected for its showy coppery-orange, exfoliating bark and large, abundantly produced, creamy-white flower panicles. Attractive seed capsules add winter interest. Truly a tree for all seasons. Winter hardy in zone 3, extending the range of landscape use for this species. Introduced by NDSU in collaboration with NCSU.

Syringa pekinensis 'SunDak'

LILAC - DWARF KOREAN LILAC TREE

Height 8'
Spread 5-6'
Zone 4
Fall Color Insignificant
Has the same great quality of the shrub form which has been grafted on a 4" trunk for a formal accent. Blooms profusely at an early stage with great fragrance in early spring. Foliage is interesting with small, curly and shiny leaves. Does well in clay.

(Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')

LILAC - IVORY SILK JAPANESE LILAC

Height 25' x 15'
Zone 3
Fall Color Insignificant
A Sheridan Nursery, ND selection with a more sturdy compact form than the Japanese Tree Lilac. Blooms in late June and July and blooms heavily, even as a young plant. Has an oval or pyramidal shape when young but will have a rounded form when mature. May take 3 years to get the showiest display. Plant in full sun.

(Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk')

LILAC - PRINCE CHARMING LILAC

Height 8'
Spread 5-6'
Zone 4
Fall Color Insignificant
Has irresistible color and form. It has deep wine red buds that open to lavender pink blooms that give each flower a two-tone appearance. Has a pleasing spicy fragrance. Needs full sun and well drained soil. Developed by Neal Holland of Sheyenne Gardens.

(Syringa 'Bailming')

LILAC - SNOWDANCE JAPANESE TREE LILAC

Height 18'
Spread 20'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Insignificant
Selected for its exceptionally heavy bloom. Although the species tend to flower biannually, Snowdance flowers well annually and begins flowering at an earlier age than the species. Large, fragrant panicles of creamy white bloom in June. This sterile variety produces no untidy, brown seedheads. Lustrous, dark green foliage is slightly larger and darker than the species. As wide as tall with attractive, shelved branching. A pest and disease free lilac tree for residential and park use. Equally attractive as a specimen as it is in group plantings.

Syringa reticulata 'Bailnce'

LINDEN - FRONTYARD LINDEN

Height 60-75'
Spread 40'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
This introduction was selected for its excellent symmetrical branching habit even as a young tree. A great "front yard" tree, it is broadly pyramidal when young and nicely rounded with age. The dense foliage offers excellent shade.

Tilia americana 'Bailyard'

LINDEN - GREENSPIRE LINDEN

Height 40-50'
Spread 30-35'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
Very suitable for street planting, this 1998 Iowa Tree of the Year has a straight trunk, rich foliage and fragrant, pale yellow flowers.

Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'

LINDEN - HARVEST GOLD LINDEN

Height 30-40'
Spread 25-30'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Golden Yellow
This hybrid of Tilia cordata and Tilia mongolica was developed in Manitoba, Canada. It is hardier than Norlin linden and resistant to sunscald injury and leaf spot. An excellent boulevard tree, it has lovely exfoliating bark, golden buds and consistent fall color.

Tilia x mongolica 'Harvest Gold'

LINDEN - REDMOND LINDEN

Height 40-60'
Spread 25-30'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow
This linden has the largest leaves of all lindens. Voted the 2000 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists. Leaf-like floral bracts approximately 3-4" long are very fragrant. Adapts well to alkaline soils, air pollution and soil compaction.

Tilia americana 'Redmond'

MAPLE - AMUR MAPLE

Height 15-20'
Spread 15'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Scarlet
This tree has a graceful, irregular shape formed by slender spreading branches. Extremely hardy, it is an excellent xeriscape plant, and offers outstanding fall color.

Acer ginnala

MAPLE - AUTUMN SPIRE MAPLE

Height 50'
Spread 20-25'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Beautiful Red
This broadly columnar form of red maple was introduced from a seed source near Grand Rapids, Minnesota. It offers showy red male flowers in spring before leaves open, consistently beautiful red fall color, and great hardiness.

Acer rubrum 'Autumn Spire'

MAPLE - EMERALD LUSTER MAPLE

Height 50-60'
Spread 50-60'
Zone 4
Fall Color Bright yellow
Rapid grower. Oval shape with glossy foliage. Can withstand dry to moist well drained soils. Tolerates wind.

(Acer platanoides 'Pond')

MAPLE - FALL FIESTA SUGAR MAPLE

Height 50-75'
Spread 50'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Orange, Red, Yellow
One look is all you'll need to see that Fall Fiesta is superior to the sort. The branching is full and symmetrical. Leathery, glossy, deep green leaves are resistant to leaf tatter and leafhopper damage. A rapid grower, easy to transplant and also resistant to sun scald and frost cracks. Outstanding fall color, shows far more oranges and reds than other sugar maples. Prefers a moist yet well-drained soil with a slight acidity for optimum growth.

Acer saccharum 'Bailsta'

MAPLE - FIREFALL MAPLE

Height 40-60'
Spread 30-40'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Bright orange to scarlet
Firefall has an upright-oval form with good branch angles. This selection is male and therefore does not produce nuisance seeds. The foliage is an attractive medium green throughout the summer. Fall color is bright orange to scarlet and develops fairly early. This is a distinct advantage over some existing Freeman maple cultivars that color later and often do not develop much color in northern regions before freezing temperatures cause the foliage to drop. University of Minnesota introduction.

Acer x freemanii 'AF #1'

MAPLE - GREEN MOUNTAIN SUGAR MAPLE

Height 50-75'
Spread 35-40'
Zone 4
Fall Color Orange scarlet
This cultivar has excellent heat tolerance and performs well in dry restricted sites. The thick leathery dark green leaves are covered with a waxy coating and show good scorch resistance. Green Mountain retains its color in dry windy summer weather. A good street tree or for areas with high heat reflection. Strong branching habit. Fall color may depend on planting site. Needs full sun, but can tolerate some shade. Seeds are inconspicuous and causes no significant litter problems.

(Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain')

MAPLE - HOT WINGS MAPLE

Height 20-25'
Spread 18-20'
Zone 3
Fall Color Yellow to red
Yellow flowers followed by red samaras, turning brown in fall and often persisting through winter. Tolerant of dry conditions and alkalinity. Slow to moderate growth.

(Acer tataricum 'Gar Ann')

MAPLE - MATADOR MAPLE

Height 40-45'
Spread 20-40'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Deep red to orange-red
This freemanii cultivar was selected because of its superior habit and fall color. Matador has a deeper red fall color than Autumn Blaze and colors more consistently than Sienna Glen. An adaptable tree with an upright, symmetrical form. Gains its fall color a bit later than other cultivars and holds its leaves longer. Excellent choice for lawn, street or park.

Acer x freemanii 'Bailston'

MAPLE - SCARLETT JEWEL MAPLE

Height 70'
Spread 30'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Crimson
A full, upright maple that turns a consistent deep crimson each fall, a full two weeks earlier than other rubrum maples. A brilliant show of red flowers each spring adds to the allure. Excellent symmetrical branching and resistance to frost cracking. Prefers moist, slightly acidic soil. Own root.

Acer rubrum 'Bailcraig'

MAPLE - SIENNA GLEN

Height 60'
Spread 40'
Zone 3
Fall Color Burgundy red
Fast growing with pyramidal form. Tolerant of alkaline, acidic, or wet soil conditions. Superior to Autumn Blaze in withstanding strong winds and a good substitute for Ash varieties. Shows a high resistance to frost and sunscald.

(Acer x freemanii 'Sienna')

MAPLE - SILVER MAPLE

Height 60-100'
Spread 40-50'
Zone 3
Fall Color Yellow
Fastest growing of maples with leaves showing silvery undersides. Because of vigorous root systems, plant 10' or more from sidewalks, foundations and sewer lines. Tolerant of poor and compacted soils, hot and dry conditions and pollution.

(Acer saccharinum)

MAPLE - SILVER QUEEN MAPLE

Height 50 '
Spread 40'
Zone 3
Fall Color Golden yellow
Stronger more upright branching and has a more compact oval form than the Silver Maple species. Seedless to almost seedless habit. Well suited to wet and moist conditions or poor soil.

(Acer saccharinum 'Silver Queen')

MAPLE - SUGAR MAPLE

Height 50-75'
Spread 50'
Zone 3
Fall Color Rich yellow to red
Slow to medium growth, rich moist well drained soil, acidic to slightly alkaline soil, but can tolerate dry conditions. Full sun preferred but can withstand some shade.

(Acer saccharum )

MAPLE - UNITY SUGAR MAPLE

Height 40-50'
Spread 25-30'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow, orange-red
The first Canadian cultivar of sugar maple selected for the harsh prairie climate, this slow-growing collector tree, with an upright, oval habit is perfect for the residential landscape. Unity has been shown to have excellent resistance to frost cracking. The fall colors range from yellow to orange-red. Prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained medium textured soils.

Acer saccharum 'Jefcan'

MOUNTAIN ASH - SHOWY MOUNTAIN ASH

Height 20-25'
Spread 20'
Zone 2
Fall Color Red
Grown for its ornamental leaves, bright red berries and brilliant orange red fall color. Broad flat-topped cluster of of 4" white blooms in late May or early June. Produces heavy clusters of berries from mid August to October. Needs good drainage and slightly acidic soil. Slow growing, and withstands some shade. Berries provide an excellent source of food for wildlife.

(Sorbus decora)

NINEBARK - DIABLO NINEBARK TREE

Height 8-10'
Spread 6-8'
Zone 3
Fall Color Insignificant
Beautiful reddish-purple foliage. The white and brown exfoliating bark is unforgettable. Some pruning will be needed to keep form and shape. White flowers with pink stamens that look pink from a distance. Plant in full sun for best color.

(Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo')

NINEBARK - SUMMER WINE NINEBARK TREE

Height 5-6'
Spread 4-5'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Purple to red
The fine textured wine color on a standard. In June white button like flowers contrast nicely. A bold accent for any garden. Own root.

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'

OAK - BUR OAK

Height 60-80'
Spread 60-80'
Zone 3
Fall Color Yellow-brown to purple
Corky bark is especially interesting in winter. A great xeriscape plant that can tolerate a wide range of soil types and pollutants. Prefers full sun but is moderately shade tolerant. Slow growing, especially if under stress. Catkin flowers produce acorns. Excellent choice for landscaping in yards or for parks. Grows in a variety of soils, but because of its tap root system does not like compacted soil.

(Quercus macrocarpa)

OAK - MAJESTIC SKIES NORTHERN PIN OAK

Height 60'
Spread 45'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Red
A distinct improvement over the species with straighter branching and more evenly sized. Foliage is more substantial and darker green. Excellent red fall color. Northern pin oaks prefer to grow in full sun with deep, well-drained soil.

Quercus ellipsoidalis 'Bailskies'

OAK - NORTHERN PIN OAK

Height 60'
Spread 40'
Zone 3
Fall Color Rich Red
This native tree is well adapted to sandy, acid soils, but will tolerate heavier soils and more alkaline conditions than Pin Oak. It can tolerate some shade and soil dryness. It is also tolerant of salt and windy locations. Produces bitter acorns that start off green and ripen brown 18 months after pollination. The young trunks are very smooth and light gray and benefit from tree wrapping for the first years to prevent sunscald and frost cracking. Rich red fall leaves sometimes have a tendency to hang on all through winter. Good for lawn or boulevard plantings.

(Quercus ellipsoidalis)

OAK - SWAMP WHITE OAK

Height 50-60'
Spread 40-50'
Zone 4
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Yellow-brown to red
Excellent in both wet and upland soils, this tree has a coarser, less deeply incised leaf than Q. alba, and acorns borne on 2- 4" stalks. It shows good transplant success.

Quercus bicolor

OAK - WHITE OAK

Height 60-80'
Spread 60-80'
Zone 3
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fall Color Purple-Red
An outstanding example of our national tree, the White Oak is strong, disease resistant, and drought tolerant. The foliage is deep green above and white underneath.

PLUM - DOUBLE FLOWERING PLUM

Height 10-12'
Spread 10-12'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Grown as a tree form, this vigorous large shrub/small tree has been trained to a head forming at 2-3 feet on a single stem. A handsome hardy tree, it produces a profusion of pink flowers in April and May. Own root.

Prunus triloba

POPLAR - ROBUSTA POPLAR

Height 40-60'
Spread 30-40'
Zone 3
Fall Color Insignificant
This fast growing cotton-less cottonwood is a seedless hybrid introduced by the University of Minnesota. A vigorous smaller cultivar, it is well suited to moderate and arid conditions.

(Populus x canadensis 'Robusta')

POPLAR - SIOUXLAND POPLAR

Height 70'
Spread 90'
Zone 3
Fall Color Insignificant
This cotton-less cottonwood was introduced in South Dakota. Fast growing tree. A good choice for larger properties and parks. Rapid growth and aggressive root systems and should not be planted near the house. Can withstand drought and standing water.

(Populus deltoids 'Siouxland')

POPLAR - TOWER

Height 40-50' x 6-10'
Zone 2.00
Fall Color Insignificant
This is a hardy, disease resistant poplar for cold climate zones. Excellent for screening and sound barriers. Glossy green leaves with white undersides. Requires generous amount of water but can survive drought conditions. Introduced from Canada.

(Populous x canescens 'Tower')

SERVICEBERRY - AUTUMN BRILLIANCE

Height 25'x 15'
Zone 3.00
Fall Color Brilliant red-orange
White blossoms followed by showy sweet purplish-black fruits. Heavily branched and light gray bark. Fall leaves are quite persistent. Beautiful bark worthy of uplighting. May also be available in clump form.

Quercus alba

VIBURNUM - NANNYBERRY VIBURNUM

Height 20'
Spread 8-10'
Zone 2
Shade-Sun Shade to Sun
Fall Color Purple-Red
An excellent performer in shade or sun, this hardy native tree has single, white flowers in spring followed by blue-black fruits. It is tolerant of many soil conditions, and is ideal for naturalizing.

Viburnum lentago

WILLOW - PRAIRIE CASCADE WILLOW

Height 35-45'
Spread 35-40'
Zone 2
Fall Color Yellow
Developed out of Canada. Has glossy foliage of the Laurel Willow with cascading habit and golden stem color of the Weeping Willow. Prefers moist or wet locations but will grow in any soil type. Rapid growth of up to three to five feet a year and does not bear catkins. Stronger limbs and branches provide less breakage and litter problems. Avoid planting near sewer lines or water pipes.

(Salix 'Prairie Cascade')