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.
Purple wisteria-like flowers hang from the branches in mid spring. The fragrance is intoxicating. Bees love the flowers. Extremely durable tree that does well in city conditions. Bright yellow fall color is very attractive.
Twisty Baby® gets its name from it’s gnarly contorted braching. Rarely does this cultivar flower, but when it does, they will be white. Small growing specimen tree.
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.
Small to medium sized tree best suited for the border of the garden or near the woods. Sassafras can handle some shade. Unique in that each “mitten shaped” leaf looks different from one another.
Foliage emerges green and white flowers follow shortly after. Once the flowers are spent foliage changes to red rather quickly. Can have a fungal disorder called Black Knot which should be pruned out.