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Deciduous Trees

Here is some educational information on the different types of leaf trees. Some of these we have stock of and some we broker. Take a look below to get a better idea of what type of tree you might be interested in learning more about, or give us a call and we will walk you through it.

If you are still unsure on the best type of tree for your space, we can come out and walk you through the options we think would be best. We will also provide you with a custom quote, free of charge.

ACER-NORWAY MAPLES

Norway Maple

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 45-50 Ft.  Foliage: Deep Green  Fall Color: Pale Yellow
A dense, round headed tree that is a favorite for its ability to withstand drought and city conditions. An easy transplantable tree, adapts well to extremes in soils. Tolerant to pollutants. Excellent landscape tree.

Crimson King Maple

Height: 35-40 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Rich Maroon  Fall Color: Redish-Bronze
Dense rounded form. Most vigorous of the red leaf forms. Considered as a slow growing tree and produces dense shade.

Deborah Maple

Height: 40-60 Ft.  Spread: 35-40 Ft.  Foliage: Bronze-Green  Fall Color: Golden Yellow
Very similar to Schwedler Maple but is straighter. Vigorous growing tree with a strong central leader. Leaves are brilliant red in Spring, becoming bronze-green throughout summer.

Emerald Lustre Maple

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 50-60 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Yellow
Similar to Emerald Queen but grows more vigorous with a better branching habit. Tolerates partial shade and a wide variety of soils. An excellent street or landscape tree.

Royal Red Maple

Height: 35-40 Ft.  Spread: 25-30 Ft.  Foliage: Rich Red Maroon  Fall Color: Rich Red Maroon
Similar to Crimson King but slower growing. Large, glossy leaves remain a bright rich red through out the growing season.

RUBRUM-RED MAPLES

Red Maple

Height: 50-70 Ft.  Spread: 40-45 Ft.  Foliage: Red  Fall Color: Brilliant Scarlet & Yellow
Rapid growing tree. Showy, red flowers in Spring before leaves open. Tolerates partial shade and moist locations.

October Glory Maple

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 40-50 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Crimson Red
Most impressive for the crimson red Fall color that lasts longer than any other Red Maples. Adaptable to a wide range of climate and soils, from wet to dry, but requires acid soil.

Red Sunset Maple

Height: 50 Ft.  Spread: 30-40 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Orange Red to Brilliant Red
Dense upright crown. Leaves hold late into Fall. As tolerant as October Glory but slower growing.

Autumn Blaze Maple

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 40 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Red
This tree is a Red/Silver hybrid. Withstands drought like the Silver and its Fall color is comparable to the Red Maples. Rapid growth. Transplants easily over a wide range of soils. Mostly seedless.

Silver Queen Maple

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 40-45 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Golden Yellow
The leaf is more cut-leafed than common Silver. An ideal fast growing shade tree. Has few seeds.

SACCHARUN-SUGAR MAPLES

Sugar Maple

Height: 60-80 Ft.  Spread: 40-50 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Burnt Orange to Brilliant Red
Dense, upright tree with an oval-rounded shape. Prefers a well drained, moist soil. Tolerates some shade.

Bonfire Sugar Maple

Height: 50-70 Ft.  Spread: 40-45 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Brilliant Orange-Red
A new tree with a strong, smooth trunk and a spreading, oval head. Vigorous grower with good heat tolerance. Prefers moist, well drained soils.

Green Mountain Sugar Maple

Height: 50-75 Ft.  Spread: 40-50 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Shades of Orange and Scarlet
An exceptionally vigorous grower. Leaves are twice as thick as standard Maples allowing it to be used in dry locations. Needs well drained soils with adequate moisture. Excellent landscape tree.

BETULA-BIRCH

River Birch

Height: 40-50 Ft.  Spread: 30-40 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Golden Yellow
A native birch of the river bottoms that also due well on upland soils. Reddish-brown exfoliating bark creates an interesting winter effect. Resistant to bronze birch borer. Commonly sold in clumps of 3 or more stems.

Heritage Birch

Height: 45-50 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Golden Yellow
Lighter bark color than River Birch, ranging from tan to creamy white. Vigorous grower. Tolerates wet, poorly drained soils. Resistant to bronze birch borer. Exfoliating bark.

Whitespire Birch

Height: 30-40 Ft.  Spread: 20-25 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Yellow
Developed at the University of Wisconsin Madison. A white barked birch that is tolerant of high temperatures and is considered ristant to bronze birch borer. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Chalk white bark does not exfoliate.

POPULUS-POPLAR

Quaking Aspen

Height: 60-80 Ft.  Spread: 30 Ft.  Foliage: Green   Fall Color: Gorgeous Yellow
Bark greenish to white. Leaves small and move in the slightest breeze. Indifferent to soil conditions. Can be found in moist, shallow, rocky, or clay soils. Excellent for naturalizing. Native to much of the Northern United States and Canada.

GLEDITSIA-HONEYLOCUST

Shademaster Honey Locust

Height: 50-60 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Yellowish-Green
A rapid grower with a straight trunk and ascending branches. An outstanding thornless Honeylocust. Transplants readily. Very adaptable and tolerates salt, heat, drought, and compaction. Prefers full sun.

Skyline Honey Locust

Height: 50 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Golden Yellow
A stately and unusual variety with distinctive pyramidal form. Develops a strong sturdy trunk and shapely crown. Thornless. Valuable for light shade. Same excellent qualities of Shademaster. Prefers full sun.

Sunburst Honey Locust

Height: 35 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Bright Golden Bronze Tips  Fall Color: Golden-Yellow
Foliage emerges with a bright golden color that fades to green as it matures. Thornless and seedless. Valuable for light shade. Irregularly rounded shape.

CERCIS-RED BUD

Red-Bud

Height: 20-30 Ft.  Spread: 20-25 Ft.  Foliage: Green   Fall Color: Brilliant Yellow
A handsome small vase-shaped plant. Small purplish-pink, pea-like flowers borne before leaves appear in spring. Fruits develop in May as dried pods. Sun or partial shade. A lovely small tree for the landscape.

PYRUS-PEAR

Autumn Blaze Pear

Height: 35-20 Ft.  Spread: 20 Ft.
Horizontal, symmetrical open shape. Distinct form, different from other pear clones. White flowers, glossy green foliage turning to crimson red in fall.

Cleveland Select Pear

Height: 30-35 Ft.  Spread: 15 Ft.
A splendid, evenly branched tree with a cone shaped form. White flowers followed by crisp glossy green summer foliage. Reddish-orange to plum fall color.

Redspire Pear

Height: 30-35 Ft.  Spread: 20-25 Ft.
Narrow oval crown with masses of large, pure white flowers in spring. The foliage is a distinctive bright gray-green, heart shaped and free of leaf diseases. The autumn coloration is outstanding turning yellow crimson and purple in the fall.

QUEREUS-OAK

White Oak

Height: 60-75 Ft.  Spread: 60-80 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Purplish-Red
Broad, round, spreading branches. Some leaves remain thru winter. A native tree that prefers moist, well drained soils. Excellent specimen tree.

Pin Oak

Height: 60-70 Ft.  Spread: 40-50 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Scarlet
A broadly pyramidal tree of dense branching habit. Branches droop slightly. Leaves hang on into winter.

Red Oak

Height: 60-75 Ft.  Spread: 60-75 Ft.  Foliage: Green  Fall Color: Red to Reddish-Brown
Fastest grower of the Oaks and one of the easiest to transplant. Good street tree or landscape tree. Pyramidal when young, broad round-topped when mature. Prefers well drained, acid soil and full sun.

SALIX WILLOW

Niobi Weeping Willow

Height: 50-70 Ft.  Spread: 50-70 Ft.  Foliage: Green; Fall Color: Yellowish
A fast grower, very hardy with golden bark and wide spreading crown. Has long drooping branches and thrives in moist areas.

THILA LINDEN

Redmond Linden

Height: 40-50 Ft.  Spread: 25-30 Ft.  Foliage: Glossy Light Green  Fall Color: Bright Yellow
A dense, pyramidal tree. Young twigs are reddish color. Branch structure is strong and the crown has a tight refined appearance. Good tree for street plantings. Prefers moist, fertile soil, but tolerates drier sites. Shade tolerant, but grows well in full sun.

Greenspire Linden

Height: 40-50 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Leathery, Dark Green; Fall Color: Yellow
A fine rapid grower that forms a shapely pyramidal head. Growth is uniform and has small yellow flowers with a spicy fragrance. Excellent landscape and street tree.

Glenleven Linden

Height: 40-50 Ft.  Spread: 30-35 Ft.  Foliage: Dark Green  Fall Color: Yellow
A fast grower with pyramidal form. Has an extremely straight trunk. Excellent selection for a street tree.