Hemlocks are lovely trees but the use of native species has been tempered by three debilitating pests: Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, Spruce Spider Mites and Elongate Hemlock Scale. Chinese Hemlock...
￼￼A small to medium sized, native shade tree. And quite nice with its flaking bark that somehow blends perfectly with the medium green foliage. Fall color is yellow. Bark and structure make...
Rich summer foliage with a dash of reddish new growth. Fall colors of yellow, orange, red and burgundy. Fine textured structure with fluted trunk to add winter interest.And it's a native! Sm...
Lilac (Peking 'Beijing Gold')
A Tree Lilac with good form and excellent late spring flowers. The bark is not as showy as the 'China Snow' but the outline is superior with a straighter stem and a more balanced growth habi...
Syringa pekinensis 'Beijing Gold'
Lilac (Peking 'China Snow')
The flowers are pleasing and the bark is sensational, especially in winter when we're all looking for that eye candy in the garden. The reddish bark is reminiscent of the Paperbark Maple and...
Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'
Locust ('Twisty Baby')
A great conversation piece. Twisty Baby is a mostly sterile cultivar of the native Black Locust that inhabits abandoned fields and disturbed sites of Appalachia. The foliage is a striking gr...
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady'
This is a handsome, yet little known and used tree. The foliage emerges a unique blue-green, maturing to a rich dark green. The panicles of white flowers bloom midsummer when few other trees...
A very well mannered and adaptable small tree that that matures at about 20’ high and wide. Elizabeth flowers are less gaudy than the Saucer Magnolia but are not as messy and much less likel...
Magnolia x ‘Elizabeth’
Maple (Japanese 'Tamakeyama')
This is one of the cutleaf or 'dissectum' Japanese Maples with individual lobes separated from each other. Weeping habit, red foliage and small size maturing only to 4-6' in height. A popula...
Acer palmatum 'Tamakeyama')
A small tree. Rarely known. And even more rarely used.
Manchurian Maple is a trifoliate maple, closely related to the Paperbark Maple. Manchurian Maple has pleasing bark. The Paperbark even...