An introduction from the Morton Arboretum. Excellent symetrical habit. Upright oval in habit.
Weeping willows should only be planted in large areas. In a normal home setting it can take over the yard and cause problems with foundations and sewers. Should be kept a distance away from the home.
White late spring blooms have the fragrance of a common lilac. Prefers good air circulation so it does not get powdery mildew. You can prune off old flowers so that the seed heads don’t weigh down the branches. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
A great Linden which is more resistent to Japanese Beetles. Fuzzy foliage makes it less desireable to eat. Excellent uniform tree for the landscape and street.
Fragrant flowers in spring highlight this tree. Fast growing and very pyramidal in growth. Yellow fall color.
American lindens are less susceptible to Japanese Beetles which has in turn made them more desireable for the home landscape. Trees get nice golden yellow fall color and still have the fragrant flowers in spring. Upright pyramidal in habit.
Hybrid Elm from the Morton Arboretum. The first to break through with resistence to Dutch Elm Disease. Vase shaped with yellow fall color.
The best Elm for fall color. Smaller leaves but excellent red to purple fall color. More compact in habit. The only Elm not suitable for parkways
Upright Oval in habit. Fast growing tree with yellow fall color. Very symetrical growing unlike other elms. An excellent rugged street tree.
A pure American Elm decided to be the best American Elm for resistence to Dutch Elms Disease. Nice upright arching habit. Yellow fall color.