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Nut Trees

Chestnut

American Chestnut Seedlings
Chestnut
American Chestnut Seedlings
403 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

American Hazelnut Seedlings
Hazelnut
American Hazelnut Seedlings
404 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
Hazelbert Seedlings
Hazelnut
Hazelbert Seedlings
405 Corylus cross 8-12' tall and bushy. Cross between cold-hardy native hazelnuts and larger European filberts. Delicious. May produce as soon as 3 years. Z3/4. read more

Hickory

Shagbark Hickory Seedlings
Hickory
Shagbark Hickory Seedlings
402 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

Black Walnut Seedlings
Walnut
Black Walnut Seedlings
406 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
Carpathian Walnut Seedlings
Walnut
Carpathian Walnut Seedlings
407 Juglans regia 30-50' with 40' spread. Very large fast-growing tree with edible nuts. Bears in 5–7 years. Almost tropical looking. Z3. read more

Shade Trees

Birch

Paper Birch
Birch
Paper Birch
414 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
River Birch
413 Betula nigra 60-80' x 40-60' Very large graceful rounded tree with beautiful bark. Foliage yellows before dropping. Fast growing, trouble free. Z4. read more
Birch
Sweet Birch
412 Betula lenta 40-80' x 35-45' Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Catkins dangle in spring. Foliage turns splendid golden-yellow in fall. Z3. read more
Yellow Birch
Birch
Yellow Birch
411 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

‘Valley Forge’ American Elm
Elm
‘Valley Forge’ American Elm
423 Ulmus americana 60x70'. Large fast-growing graceful native shade tree with long loose branches. Disease-resistant cultivar. Z3/4. read more

Ginkgo

Ginkgo
Ginkgo
416 Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Upright tree when young, becoming wide-spreading and graceful. Unique fan-shaped foliage turns sparkling golden-yellow in fall. Z3. read more

Honeylocust

Honeylocust
Honeylocust
417 Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 50' x 30-35'. Beautiful fast-growing nitrogen-fixing tree. Good for erosion control. Tolerates drought, pollution, salt, disease and insects. Z4. read more

Hophornbeam

Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam
418 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

American Linden
Linden
American Linden
422 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

Sugar Maple
Maple
Sugar Maple
410 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
Musclewood
415 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

Bur Oak
Oak
Bur Oak
419 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
Red Oak
Oak
Red Oak
420 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

Willows

Niobe Weeping Willow
Willow
Niobe Weeping Willow
421 Salix alba ‘Tristis’ 50x50'. The classic weeping willow, a very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree. Z4. read more