American Elm

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American Elm
‘Prairie Expedition’
456 Ulmus americana 60' x 35-40'. New selection from a lone survivor wild specimen surrounded by other trees that had succumbed to the fatal disease. Further studies at U Minn confirmed its excellent resistance. Z3. read more

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American Elm
‘Princeton’
457 Ulmus americana 60x70'. Large graceful shade tree with high resistance to disease. Immense vase-shaped canopy. Z4. read more

Birch

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Birch
Paper Birch
447 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

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Birch
Sweet Birch
446 Betula lenta 40-80' x 35-45' Also called Black Birch or Cherry Birch. Graceful horizontal branches on a medium-sized tree with a rounded irregular... read more

Honeylocust

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Honeylocust
448 Gleditsia triacanthos 50’ x 30-35’ Beautiful fast-growing pyramidal leguminous nitrogen-fixing tree. Bright green lacy leaves provide filtered... read more

Linden

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Linden
American Linden
455 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

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Maple
Sugar Maple
445 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

Oak

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Oak
Black Oak
453 Quercus velutina 50-60' x same. Also called Yellow Oak.

Smooth grey bark becomes fissured and black with age. Inner bark is yellow and was formerly

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Oak
Bur Oak
452 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

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Oak
Swamp White Oak
451 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

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Oak
White Oak
450 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

Willows

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