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Blueberries

Lowbush Blueberries

Lowbush Blueberry
Lowbush Blueberry Sod Squares
396 Vaccinium angustifolium 6x6" sods from blueberry fields of Ewing Fruit Co. in Warren, ME. Z2. read more

Cane Fruit

Blackberries

Blackberry
Nelson
394 Midsummer. Moderately large and quite juicy fruit with true blackberry taste. Highly productive. Z3/4. read more

Conifers

Cedar

Cedar
Eastern White Cedar
481 Thuja occidentalis 20-60'. Narrow and tall with twiggy branches, soft fibrous orange-brown bark, and distinct flat foliage. Good for screens and hedges. Z2. read more

Fir

Fir
Balsam Fir
475 Abies balsamea 45-75'. Native conifers with fragrant boughs used for wreaths. The best Christmas tree! Semi-shade tolerant. Good hedge tree. Z3. read more

Pine

Pine
Eastern White Pine
480 Pinus strobus 100'+. Magnificent and massive when mature. Smooth bark becomes rough, deeply furrowed with age. Makes a beautiful hedge. Shade tolerant. Z3. read more

Spruce

Spruce
White Spruce
478 Picea glauca 60-90' x 10-20'. Native conifer, one of the best trees for wind blocks and privacy screens. Adaptable and tolerant to wind, drought and cold. Z2. read more

Groundcovers

Bearberries

Bearberry
621 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 6-10". Low-growing evergreen groundcover. Can spread to 15'. Pinkish-white flowers in spring. Small red berries persist into winter. Self-pollinating. Z2. read more

Cranberries

Cranberry
‘Stevens’ American Cranberry
626 Vaccinium macrocarpon 4-10". The cranberry of holiday sauces, bread and jelly. Dense low lustrous evergreen groundcover loaded with large red berries in fall. Z2. read more

Wintergreen

Wintergreen
L625 Gaultheria procumbens 6-10". Aromatic evergreen native groundcover. Glossy dark green leaves. Bell-shaped white flowers in June. Vivid red berries. Self-pollinating. Z3. read more

Medicinal Perennials

Arnica

Arnica
Arnica chamissonis
L749 Low spreading groundcover with bright yellow daisy-like flowers used externally in oils and salves to treat bruises, sprains, inflammation. Z3. read more

Bee Balms

Bee Balm
Wild Bergamot
L764 Monarda fistulosa 2-4' tall. Our native wildflower species with aromatic lavender blossoms. This is the variety most commonly used for medicinal purposes. Z3. read more

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh
L746 Actaea racemosa 6-10' tall. Long arching racemes of creamy white and gold serpentine flower spikes. Flowers late July into August. Diuretic and anti-inflammatory. Woodland native. Z3. read more

Boneset

Boneset
L754 Eupatorium perfoliatum 5-7' tall. Flat-topped clusters of white to lavender flowerheads. Stimulates the immune system. Fetching addition to the perennial border. Z3. read more

Echinacea

Echinacea
Purple Coneflower
L753 Echinacea purpurea 3-5' tall. Spiny seedheads are a beautiful coppery yellow-brown, surrounded by a single row of reflexed lavender-purple petals. Tinctured roots boost the immune system. Z3. read more

Spotted Joe Pye Weed

Spotted Joe Pye Weed
L755 Eutrochium maculatum 4-7' tall. Whimsical flat-topped terminal flower clusters bloom mid-July into August. Seed clusters add unique interest to the winter landscape. Attracts pollinators. Z4. read more

Yarrow

Yarrow
L745 Achillea millefolium 24" tall. A natural anti-inflammatory, cold remedy and fever reducer. White flowers June to September. Excellent orchard companion. Z3. read more

Nut Trees

Chestnut

Chestnut
American Chestnut Seedling
448 Castanea dentata Up to 100'. Once common in the eastern US. Important food source for people and wildlife. Not immune to blight but propagated from healthy trees. Z4. read more

Hazelnut

Hazelnut
American Hazelnut Seedling
449 Corylus americana 12-18' x 10-15'. Multi-stemmed native shrub with sweet nuts. Showy catkins in spring. Patchwork of colors in autumn. Can bear in 3-5 years. Z4. read more

Hickory

Hickory
Shagbark Hickory Seedling
447 Carya ovata 60-80' or taller. Straight trunked with shaggy bark and branches that curve up at the tips. Bears sweet edible nuts in 40 years. Z4. read more

Walnut

Walnut
Black Walnut Seedlings
451 Juglans nigra 70-90'. Spectacular shade tree with open rounded crown. Nuts have sweet earthy rich flavor. May begin to bear in 5-10 years. Z4. read more

Perennial Plants

Asclepias

Asclepias
Swamp Red Milkweed
L681 Asclepias incarnata 5' tall. Unique flat-topped clusters of upturned red-rose-colored flowers. Long willow-like leaves. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Native. Z3. read more

Asters

Aster
New England Aster
L742 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 4-6' tall. North American native. Blooms range from blue-purple to lavender-pink with yellow eyes. Z3. read more

Baptisia

Blue False Indigounavailable, crop shortage
L685 Baptisia australis 3-4' x same. Vibrant blue lupine-like flowers in early summer. Bushy habit and shrub-like structure once mature. Good for erosion control. Z3. read more

Bleeding Heart

Fringed Bleeding Heartunavailable, crop shortage
L690 Dicentra eximia 18" tall. Native with lacy blue-green foliage. Flowers a little less tidy than the old-fashioned bleeding hearts. Likes cool woodland conditions. Z3. read more
Old-Fashioned Bleeding Heartunavailable, crop shortage
L691 Dicentra spectabilis 30-36" tall. Native with lacy blue-green foliage and classic dangling heart-shaped pink blossoms early summer. Likes cool woodland conditions. Z3. read more

Bloodroot

Bloodroot
L739 Sanguinaria canadensis Native spring ephemeral. Solitary white flowers emerge from tightly rolled leaves. Low-growing grey-green leaves unfurl into lobed palm shape. Shade plant. Z3. read more

Culver's Root

Culver's Root
Culver’s Root
L744 Veronicastrum virginicum 4-6' tall. Elegant towering native plant sends up large flower spikes with densely clustered tiny white blossoms. Attracts pollinators. Z3. read more

Eryngium

Eryngium
Rattlesnake Master
L697 Eryngium yuccifolium 3-6' tall. Globe-thistle-like 1" greenish-white flowerheads. Subtle honey-like scent. North american native. Great for cutflower production. Z3. read more

Ferns

Fern
Leatherwood Fern
L699 Dryopteris marginalis 24" tall. Strong stems and slightly glossy leathery grey-green fronds make this one of the best ferns for floral arrangements. Evergreen leaves live through winter. Z3. read more
Fern
Maidenhair Fern
L698 Adiantum pedatum 10-12" tall. Tiny ginkgo-like green leaves line glossy black stems. Delicate whorled form. Nursery propagated. Z2. read more
Fern
Royal Fern
L700 Osmunda regalis Soft and wavy deciduous lance-shaped light green fronds can reach 3' long. Very showy. Reaches up to 6' tall and more than 9' wide at maturity. Z3. read more

Geranium

Geranium
Spotted Cranesbill
L701 Geranium maculatum 24" tall. Clusters of single 1¼" wide pinkish-lilac saucer-shaped flowers. Deeply cut leaves turn vivid shades of reddish-orange in autumn. Z4. read more

Irises

Iris
Northern Blue Flag
L713 Iris versicolor 30-36" tall. Northeastern native species with gorgeous blue-violet flowers with bold purple veining and a white and lemon-yellow blaze. Early. Z2. read more

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Jack-in-the-Pulpit
L680 Arisaema triphyllum 12–24" tall. Magical Northeastern woodland native. 1-2 compound leaves with an upright stem topped by a striped tannish-purple cuplike spathe that arches over the erect greenish-yellow spadi read more

Lobelia

Lobelia
Great Blue Lobelia
L719 Lobelia syphilitica 3-5' tall. Deep green rosettes form tall green stems and blue-violet flower spikes. Absolutely stunning once established. Native. Z3. read more

Senna

Senna
Wild Senna
L741 Senna hebecarpa 4-6' tall. Also called Partridge Tree. Little canary-yellow flowers form dense clusters above attractive compound pea-like foliage. Attracts pollinators and birds. Z4. read more

Shooting Star

Shooting Starcrop failure, out of stock to all orders
L695 Dodecatheon meadia 1-2' tall. Spring-blooming ephemeral woodland native. Excellent choice for naturalizing in both rock and woodland gardens. Z4. read more

Solomon’s Seal

Solomon’s Seal
L736 Polygonatum biflorum 36" tall, or taller. Clumps of long graceful arching stems with long narrow alternate leaves. Greenish-white bell-shaped tubular flowers late spring. Shade plant. Z3. read more

Shade Trees

Birch

Birch
Paper Birch
460 Betula papyrifera 30-70' x 30'. Medium-sized tree with magnificent chalk-white peeling bark. Valuable wood. Bark used for traditional crafts. Z3. read more
Birch
Sweet Birch
459 Betula lenta 40-50' x 35-45' Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Splendid golden-yellow foliage in fall. Twigs and leaves taste like wintergreen. Z3. read more
Birch
Yellow Birch
458 Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow bark glows with a satiny sheen. Valuable timber. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Z3. read more

Elm

Elm
‘Valley Forge’ American Elm
470 Ulmus americana 60-70' x 50-60'. Large fast-growing graceful native shade tree with long loose branches. Disease-resistant cultivar. Z4. read more

Hophornbeam

Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam
463 Ostrya virginiana 20-40' x 15-20' Small native upland understory tree is tougher than nails. Shaggy bark. Seeds mature in papery cones resembling hops. Z3. read more

Linden

Linden
American Linden
469 Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

Maple

Maple
Sugar Maple
457 Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

Musclewood

Musclewood
461 Carpinus caroliniana 10-40' x same. A small floodplain or understory tree with long crooked branches and smooth grey ribbed bark. Striking foliage in fall. Z2. read more

Oak

Oak
Bur Oak
466 Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more
Oak
Red Oak
467 Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more
Oak
Swamp White Oak
465 Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more
Oak
White Oak
464 Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

Small Trees and Shrubs

Allspice

Allspice
Carolina Allspice
492 Calycanthus floridus 6-10' x 6-12'. Beautiful native shrub with dark burgundy-maroon flowers and shiny leaves. Blooms early, flowers through summer. Highly fragrant. Z4/5. read more

Bayberry

Bayberry
552 Myrica pensylvanica 5-10' x same. Rounded deciduous semi-evergreen very salt-tolerant shrub. Fragrant glossy deep green leaves. Small greyish-blue waxy berries. Tends toward being dioecious. Z2. read more

Beach Plum

Beach Plum
558 Prunus maritima 6' x 5-6'. Rounded dense suckering shrub found along ocean beaches. Showy white blooms in spring. Edible plums in late summer. Plant two for fruit. Z3. read more

Black Haw

Black Haw
610 Viburnum prunifolium 12-15' x 8-12'. Rounded shrub with creamy white 2-4' cymes in early spring. Suckering habit, but can be pruned to a specimen. Bluish-black edible fruit clusters in fall. Z3. read more

Buttonbush

Buttonbush
494 Cephalanthus occidentalis 6-10' x 8'. Loose rounded branchy shrub with masses of ornamental blooms that appear 4–6 weeks in summer. Attracts pollinators. Z4. read more

Chokeberries

Chokeberry
‘Brilliantissima’
487 Aronia arbutifolia 6-8' x 3-4'. Upright multi-stemmed form with dense clusters of small white flowers. Abundant persistent bright red fruit. Brilliant fall foliage. Z3/4. read more
Chokeberry
‘Viking Black’ Chokeberry
490 Aronia melanocarpa 4-6' x same. Upright vigorous high-yielding shrub produces large dark tasty berries. Z3/4. read more
Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry Seedling
491 Aronia melanocarpa 3-6' x same. Each one is genetically unique. Plant several for an attractive edible hedge. Z3/4. read more
Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry Seedling
488 Aronia arbutifolia 6-10' x 3-6'. Each one is genetically unique. Beautiful in mass plantings and borders. Plant several in a hedge and make the birds happy! Z3/4. read more

Dogwoods

Dogwood
‘Flaviramea’ Yellow Twig Dogwood
504 Cornus sericea 6-8' x 8-10'. Multi-stemmed spreading shrub excellent for hedges and borders. Like Redosier dogwood but with radiant yellow stems! Z2. read more
Dogwood
Pagoda Dogwood
497 Cornus alternifolia 20' x 30-35'. Small tree or large multi-stemmed shrub with tiers of horizontal branches and fragrant white 2-3" flower clusters. Z3. read more
Dogwood
Redosier Dogwood
502 Cornus sericea 8-10'. Multi-stemmed spreading shrub excellent for hedges and borders. Red stems admirable in the winter. Valuable native wildlife plant. Z2. read more

Elderberries

Elderberry
Elderberry Seedling
591 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Each grown from a cold-hardy seed and will be a totally unique plant. Some of our best plants grew from batches of such seedlings. Z3. read more

Hazelnut

Hazelnut
Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick
505 Corylus contorta ‘Contorta’ 6-12' x 15-20'. Non-fruiting filbert with dense mounded form, entirely twisted and curled. A wonderful sight! Highly ornamental wood. Z4. read more

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle
Northern Bush Honeysuckle
510 Diervilla lonicera 2-4' x 2-5'. Clusters of yellow tubular flowers attract pollinators. Lustrous green leaves emerge with a hint of bronze. Good for erosion control. Z3. read more

Mockorange

Mockorange
‘Blizzard’ Mockorange
553 Philadelphus lewisii 4-5' x 3-4' Medium-sized loosely arching ornamental blooming shrub. A “blizzard” of sweet citrusy fragrance from white blossoms in late spring. Z3. read more

Nannyberry

Nannyberry
607 Viburnum lentago 15-20' x 10-12'. Large shrub with edible blue-black berries. Large clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers. Plant multiples for good pollination. Z2. read more

Ninebark

Ninebark
‘Diabolo’ Ninebark
554 Physocarpus opulifolius 8-10' x same. Creamy white inflorescences bloom early. Deep burgundy-red foliage adds visual texture to gardens, hedges and borders. Low maintenance. Z2. read more

Redbud

Redbud
495 Cercis canadensis 25-30' x same. Small vase-shaped ornamental tree. Clusters of brilliant edible purplish-pink pea-like flowers fill the entire tree in spring. Z4. read more

Serviceberries

Serviceberry
Allegheny Serviceberry
486 Amelanchier laevis 15-25'. Leaves of this understory tree unfold purplish-orange bronzed color in spring. Pendulous white blossoms. Berries ripen midsummer. Z2. read more

Smoketree

Smoketree
American Smoketree
506 Cotinus obovatus 20-30' x same. Rare and exquisite. Colorful, eye-catching foliage! Fuzzy pink “hairs” give tree a smoky misty quality. Z4. read more

Spicebush

Spicebush
517 Lindera benzoin 6-12' x 8-12'. Large rounded multi-stemmed fragrant native shrub suited to moist or wet areas. Soft-yellow flowers. Glossy red edible berries. Z5. read more

Wild Raisin

Wild Raisin
Northern Wild Raisin
606 Viburnum cassinoides 5-6' x same. Dense suckering native shrub. White flowers from spring to early summer. Edible black fruit. Plant more than one for fruit. Z3. read more

Winterberries

Winterberry
‘Southern Gentleman’ Male
516 Ilex verticillata 6x6'. Male selection to pollinate Winter Red. One male will pollinate several females. Z4. read more
Winterberry
‘Winter Red’ Female
515 Ilex verticillata 8x7'. Female. Bright red berries stand out through the winter. Southern Gentleman male required for fruit. Z4. read more

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel
Vernal Witch Hazel
512 Hamamelis vernalis 6-10' x 6-15'. Late-winter bloomer. Similar medicinal properties to Maine's native Witch Hazel. Great for forcing indoors. Mildy fruity aroma. Z4/5. read more
Witch Hazel
513 Hamamelis virginiana 8-20' x same. Small fall-flowering tree or large shrub. Brilliant golden-yellow fall color. Quirky yellow flowers in early to mid November. Z3. read more

Vines

Groundnut

Groundnut
L437 Apios americana Nitrogen-fixing leguminous perennial twining vine with edible tubers. Prefers moist sandy soil. Full to partial sun. Z3. read more

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle
‘Dropmore Scarlet’ Honeysuckle
442 Lonicera x brownii 10-20'. Tall climbing native honeysuckle. Non-invasive! Attracts pollinators, especially hummingbirds. Z3. read more