Trees

Trees are often the centerpieces of a yard or landscape. Besides looking beautiful, trees serve many purposes. They help prevent erosion, produce oxygen, reduce carbon dioxide and provide much needed shade. In fact, a strategically planted tree can even help reduce your energy bills!

Fast growing deciduous shade tree with deeply lobed rich green leaves, turning spectacular shades of orange-red in fall. A hybrid of Red and Silver Maple that has become one of the most popular street and landscape tree in North America.

New introduction discovered in Minnesota. An excellent branching habit and pyramidal form. Proven stronger winter hardiness. Deeply lobed green foliage turns red to burgundy in fall. Smaller leaves give a delicate appearance in th landscape.

Heat tolerance is the distinguishing characteristic of this Acer truncatum hybrid. Its foliage resembles that of Crimson King, but its form is more upright and compact. Thanks to the Acer truncatum parentage, it flourishes in the summer heat where few purple leafed plants will grow.

Compact and oval in form, the shapely canopy of this refined selection is a charming improvement over the hardy and rugged species. Bright red seed wings float in bright contrast against the green foliage. A rich mix of green to purple in fall.

Parkland Pillar® has a columnar tree form with dense, dark-green foliage that turns golden in the fall. Its white bark is a useful contrasting feature in the winter landscape. It serves as an ideal accent tree or summer privacy screen. 

A new North Dakota State University introduction with a narrow columnar form. Dark green foliage turns bright yellow in fall. Develops white papery slightly exfoliating bark as it matures. Heat and drought tolerant once established. Good bronze birch borer resistance.

Small deciduous tree with an irregular graceful weeping habit, makes a great landscape feature. Great with low perennials or shrubs planted beneath. Rounded foliage is dark green in summer, turning brilliant yellow in fall. Known for handsome white bark.

A dwarf mounding shrub with deeply dissected leaves. Habit is similar to that of a laceleaf Japanese maple. Great for landscapes. Prefers extra moisture when available.

Ming Cherry has clusters of small white flowers in late spring that are followed by small black fruit, which attracts birds. It has green foliage throughout the season that turns yellow in the fall. Exfoliating bark creates winter interst

Unity® is the first Canadian sugar maple cultivar selected for the cold climates. This slow growing tree has excellent resistance to frost cracking and has attractive green leaves that turn yellow to orange-red in fall. This is an excellent collector shade tree for residential plantings, particularly where a sheltered location is available. Sap of this tree is edible.

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