Deciduous Trees & Shrubs

Deciduous Trees & Shrubs

Plum, Prairie Red

Item Number: 
504
Prunus Americana 'Prairie Red'

Prairie Red is a hybrid winter hardy plum.  Leaves are alternate and simple with sharply serrate margins and prominent veins.  Branches are smooth when young but become rigid and spiny as they mature.  White flowers with five petals bloom in May.  Fruit that forms in late summer is red or reddish yellow in color.  The fruit size is 1.5 inches in diamter.  Prairie Red Plum can be included in farmstead and field windbreaks as well as wildlife and recreational plantings.  The plum furnishes both good habitat and food for wildlife.  It produces a sweet ed

Hardiness: 
All Zones
Light: 
Sun
Size: 
15 ft
Plum, Prairie Red
Catalog Bundles: 
25
Seedling (S)
12"-18"
25
Seedling (S)
18"-24"
25
Seedling (S)
2'-3'
10
Seedling (S)
3'-4'

Silverberry

Item Number: 
503
Elaegnus Commutata

This shrub is very striking because of its silvery foliage.  The 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 long, 3/4 to 1 1/2 wide, oval to narrowly ovate leaves are covered on both sides with silvery white scales. The leaves are the showiest of the Elaeagnus species.  The fragrant silvery-yellow, tubular 1/2"long flowers are produced in May.  The fruit is silvery 1/3" long egg-shaped daupe that ripens in Sept to Oct.

Hardiness: 
Zone 2-6
Size: 
6-12ft
Silverberry
Catalog Bundles: 
10
Seedling (S)
2'-3'

Hackberry, Prairie Harvest

Item Number: 
501
Celtis Occidentalis 'Prairie Harvest'

Prairie Harvest is used as a native species in windbreak plantings, riparium area plantings, wildlife plantings, ornamental/recreational plantings, and other conservation uses.  The bark is grayish-brown in color and deeply furrowed with corky ridges.  Dark purple, small cherry like fruits ripen in Sept and Oct.  They remain on the tree into the winter and are sought by birds.  The leaves are toothed and pale green in color. The tree has a dense growth form and grows in rich moist soils.

Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Light: 
Full sun
Size: 
30-50ft
Hackberry, Prairie Harvest
Catalog Bundles: 
25
Seedling (S)
12"-18"
25
Seedling (S)
18"-24"
25
Seedling (S)
2'-3'
25
Seedling (S)
3'-4'

Buckeye, Ohio

Item Number: 
500
Asculus Glabra

The Ohio Buckeye is moderately long lived and almost impossible to kill, making this North American Native a great addition to the landscape.  The bark is ash grey and has a ridged appearance when mature.  The branches are a reddish-brown.  The buckeye is especially striking in the spring with its showy flowers of a soft lime green hue borne on  4-7" panicles.  In the fall, the frost resistant leaves are one of the first to change color to a reddish brown.

Hardiness: 
Zones 3-7
Light: 
Full sun to Partial shade
Size: 
20-40ft
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Seedling (S)
12"-18"
25
Seedling (S)
18"-24"
25
Seedling (S)
2'-3'

Willow, Sandbar

Item Number: 
76
Salix interior

This small tree is often shrub like and forms dense thickets on newly formed sand bars. It is common throughout Iowa. The sandbar willow is the pioneer tree on newly formed soils along streams and has a dense, fibrous root system valuable for protecting soil against water cutting.

Hardiness: 
Zone: 2
Light: 
full sun, part shade
Size: 
6-16'
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"-24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'-3'

Willow, Peach Leaf

Item Number: 
75
Salix amygdaloides

Peachleaf Willow is a striking tree that grows along waterways, either wet or dry, in the Panhandle and Trans-Pecos in west Texas. It can grow to heights of 40 feet, and is fairly uncommon. Peachleaf Willow is quickly recognized by its yellow twigs, drooping branchlets, and green peach-shaped leaves that are silvery white underneath and shimmer in a slight breeze.

Hardiness: 
Zones: 5A - 9A
Light: 
prefers partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Size: 
25' to 30'
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"-24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'-3'

Willow, Laurel Leaf

Item Number: 
74
Salix pentandra

Laurel Willow is a medium sized tree with a broad oval to rounded crown. Like most willows, it grows rapidly. The leaves are dark green and extremely glossy. Fall color is green to yellow-green.

Hardiness: 
Zone: 3a
Light: 
Full sun
Size: 
20-40'
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"-24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'-3'

Willow, Hybrid

Item Number: 
73
Salix matsudana\alba

Willow Hybrid, on average, and under normal conditions, will grow six feet per year. Under ideal conditions and on good sites the growth rate is even faster. Planted as a hedge, screen, windbreak, or to line a road or drive, you can expect this tree to be over 20’ tall and 15’ wide in just three years.

Hardiness: 
Zones: 2-9
Light: 
Full Sun
Size: 
50 - 75 ft
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"–24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'–3'
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
4'–5'

Willow, Golden

Item Number: 
72
Salix alba 'Vitellina'

'Britzensis' is an all-male white willow cultivar which is most noted for the fact that its new growth stems turn red to orange-red in winter. In order to maximize this red stem effect, this plant is often grown as a multi-stemmed shrub with the branches being cut back heavily each year in late winter to about 1' from the ground before new growth appears. Plants are fast growing and can usually produce 6-8' of new growth in one growing season.

Hardiness: 
Zone: 4 to 8
Light: 
Full sun to part shade
Size: 
15 to 80 feet
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"-24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'-3'

Willow, Flame

Item Number: 
71
Salix flame

Flame willow is grown for its ornamental qualities. Both in summer and in winter, the branches retain a bright orangey-red glow. The numerous branches of this willow are especially striking against dark evergreens.

Hardiness: 
Zone: 3
Light: 
full sun to light shade
Size: 
13' Height
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Catalog Bundles: 
25
Seedling (S)
12"-18"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
18"-24"
25
Rooted Cutting (RC)
2'-3'