American Elm

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American Elm
‘Prairie Expedition’ New catalog listings coming in early October
432 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’ New catalog listings coming in early October
433 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
419 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
Yellow Birch New catalog listings coming in early October
417 Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow exfoliating bark glows with a satiny sheen. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Native to eastern N. America. Z3. read more

Catalpa

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Northern Catalpa New catalog listings coming in early October
421 Catalpa speciosa 40-60'. Dense foliage of heart-shaped leaves provides excellent shade. Incredibly fragrant jasmine-scented white blossoms. Grows rapidly. Attracts pollinators. Native to central U.S. Z4. read more

Ginkgo

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Ginkgo New catalog listings coming in early October
423 Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Slow-growing, long-lived tree with unique fan-shaped foliage. Leaf tea used medicinally. Very adaptable and tolerant. Minimal maintenance required. Z4. read more

Hackberry

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Hackberry New catalog listings coming in early October
422 Celtis occidentalis 40-60' x same. Long-lived shade tree with corky ridged bark and spreading crown. Very adaptable, tolerates shade, wind and pollution. Leaves support butterflies, fruit feeds wildlife. Z3. read more

Hophornbeam

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Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam New catalog listings coming in early October
424 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

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Linden
American Linden New catalog listings coming in early October
431 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
416 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

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Musclewood New catalog listings coming in early October
420 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

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Oak
Bur Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
427 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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Chestnut Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
428 Quercus montana 50-70' x same. Dark yellow-green lustrous fuzzy leaves with scalloped edges resemble chestnut leaves. Acorns are important browse for wildlife. Native to eastern U.S. Z4. read more

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Red Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
429 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

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Swamp White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
426 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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White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
425 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
430 Salix alba ‘Tristis’ 50x50'. The classic weeping willow, a very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree. Z4. read more