BOLD mean new or new to us; Wd-well drained; M-moist; W-woodland; Hr-humus rich; DH-deadhead; P-poor; S-sandy; Ps-part shade

X-excellent; Gc- ground cover; N-neutral; A-acid; Alk-alkaline;^-winter protection; Lm-leaf Mould; F-fertile; Mt-moisture retentive

Trees 2019
Common Species Garden Use
maple Acer jap Bloodgood sun-ps/m/wd/f/prune-25',deep red-purple deeply cut foliage; winged fruit; an outstanding specimen
maple Acer jap Red Willow sun-ps/m/wd/f/prune-6-8', a small tree; bushy upright; rich dark burgundy
maple Acer plat Crimson King sun/wd/m- 40' h x30'w- and is quite popular for its purple-green foliage throughout season
map har Acer plat Drummondi sun-ps/m/wd/f/prune late fall, makes an eyecatching diplay with variegated foliage (Harlequinn
devil Aralia spinosa sun-ps/hr/m/prune e.spring- 12', thorny stems & leaves, dramatic foliage, white plume flowers, buds & flowers break late
birch Betula alleg(yellow birch 100' moist growing conditions. native & a beautiful specimen tree.. Yellow bark
birch Betula Jacquemontii Full Sun-40'-is the most widely grown of the birch speices and is greatly prized for its distinctive white bark
birch Betula pen Youngii F sun-20'-A mushroom-headed, medium weeping tree with branches reaching the ground. Rough white bark has black fissures with age.
dog Cornus kousa Satomi sun/hr/wd/n-A-20'x15'w, japanese dogwood, pink,year round interest, attracts birds & beneficials
hazel Corylus av Red Dragon sun-ps/M/wd/S-12'-compact,semi-weeping small tree & twisted branches.Edible nuts
Ginkgo biliba sun-Ps/25m/M-D- furrowed bark & deep tap roots; specimen tree
locus Gleditsia tri Sunburst 85'-vase shaped canopy with bright yellow young pendulous leaves that ripen to a lime green colour soft weeping foliage.
chain Laburnum x watereri Vossi sun-ps/wd/hr-18'h, absolutely stunning spring display of long yellow chains of flowers
mag Magnolia Elizabeth Sun-ps/wd/HR/30'- fragrant. Blooms early spring.6"Flower light yellow. Best to plant in an area protected from wind
mag Magnolia l Leonard Messel sun-ps/wd N-A…Mags DO NOT like wet feet 25'-star shaped white flowers that are pink on the outside
mag Magnolia Susan sun/m/wd/hr/mulch in sprspectacular reddish-purple fragrant cup-shaped flowers in spring; does not like to be moved
mag Magnolia Judy Zuk sun-ps/wd not wet feet; a golden yellow with pink striping,fragrant and pyramidal growth habit and in 10yrs. could be 12 to 15 8ft
mag Magnolia soulangiana sun-ps/wd-A-Mags do not like wet feet.It is a deciduous tree with large, e.-blooming flowers in shades of white, pink &purple.
crab Malus Red Jade Opening from pink buds, masses of fragrant, white, single flowers appear in mid spring, just as the foliage is unfolding.
redwood Metasequoia Silhouette Sun-ps/wd- Considered to be the best cream & white variegated dawn-redwood to date. 8' tall x 3' wide in 10 years
redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides F Sun-Wd-M-Hr-Dawn Redwood- 100'-fast growing..A decideous conifer, bark & foliage resemble Sequoia's
mulberry Morus a pendula sun/wd/avg-8'-mature pink fruit very tasty; arching branches droop to the ground; lovely specimen tree
popular Popular Silver Sun/M-60'-fast growing..related to Aspens young shoots are covered with whitish-grey down. Leaves fuzzy white underneath & bright green on top
oak Quercus rubra red oak;medium sized, deciduous tree with a rounded to broad-spreading, often irregular crown.
sumc Rhus sun-ps/any wd soil- 20', excellent for naturalizing, excellent fall color
willow Salix alba tristis sun/m/wd/acidic soil-50-75', known as golden weeping willow
mt ash Sorbus au Cardinal Red any soil- 35' Oval, vigorous clusters of small brilliant red berries, much more spectacular than the orange of the species.
lilac Syringa ret Ivory Silk Sun/wd-20'-compact creamy white, fragrant, single flowers ,panicles to 12" long..blooms late June
lilac Syringa v Charles Joli [stndrd sun/alkaline/fertile soil- 12', highly scented, dark purple flowers, keep stem pruned from suckers
Helpful Hint: water newly planted trees deep, once a week, right up until freeze up, next year as well, especially during a drought
All trees & shrubs will provide something of value to the birds, nesting sites,insect food, shelter from the weather & predators. If you
wish to attract more birds here are a few that providefruit,berries,nuts or seeds
Cherries, sweet or sour- Mountain Ash fruit is high from snow cover-Russian Olive,X choice providing fruit which we hardly notice.
Conifers, there dense foliage provides nesting sites & seeds-Ornamental shrubs,all viburnums,bush honeysuckle, rugosa rose[hips
all dogwoods,elderberry. Vines,virginia creeper-Hummers, are attracked to a large host of flowers,petunias,sw wm,morning glory
bleeding heart, columbine,beauty bush,quince,etc.In bringing birds to your garden you add a new depth of color, movement and song


Helpful Hint: when planting large trees it is important to stake the tree with 3 stakes to keep the wind from shaking the roots loose. Use proper ties so as not to damage the bark. Also before planting, prepare & water the hole well. All newly planted material must be well watered right up to freeze-up.