Ornamentals
Varieties

Sargent Tina Crab Apple

Malus sargentii ‘Tina’
Zone: 4

Height: 1.5 m
Spread: 2 m
Foliage: Green
Fruit: Red
Flower: White

A dwarf selection with a dense spreading habit. Bright red buds are followed by pure white single flowers. Suitable for patio or specimen plantings. Good disease resistance.

Flemish Beauty Pear

Pyrus communis ‘Flemish Beauty’
Zone: 4

Height: 3 m
Spread: 6 m
Foliage: Green
Fall: Purple-red

A hardy, productive cultivar for colder climates. Rapidly growing ornamental with waxy, wavy-cupped green leaves. Useful for specimen or street plantings. Tolerant of wet or dry conditions, disease and insect resistant.

Newport Flowering Plum

Prunus cerasifera ‘Newport’
Zone: 4

Height: 5 m
Spread: 4 m
Foliage: Dark purple
Fall: Bronze
Shape: Upright spreading oval
Flower: Light pink

Reddish-purple foliage with bright red tips. Hardy and attractive throughout the growing season. Deep purple fruit.

Princess Diana Serviceberry

Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Princess Diana’
Zone: 4

Height: 6 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Green
Fall: Brilliant red
Shape: Spreading
Flower: White clusters

Beautiful small native tree with something of interest in every season: clusters of white flowers in the Spring, followed by berries that attract birds. Fall colour is brilliant red, starting early and lasting into the season.

Curly Golden Weeping Willow

Salix alba tortuosa ‘Pendula’
Zone: 4

Height: 10 m
Spread: 8 m
Foliage: Green
Fall: Yellow
Shape: Spreading, weeping
Flower: White clusters

Curiously twisted branches, unique curly leaves and weeping habit. Yellow bark when young. Very fast grower and a very unusual and interesting tree for landscaping purposes. Prefers moist soil.

Schubert Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana “Schubert’
Zone: 2

Height: 5.5 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Maroon-red
Fall: Scarlet red
Shape: Oval
Fruit: Red to dark purple

Vigorous grower, foliage is green turning red as leaves mature. Fruit is attractive to birds and appears after flowers. Use as dwarf accent tree or suitable for screening.

Ivory Silk Lilac

Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’
Zone: 2

Height: 7.5 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Dark green
Flower: Creamy-white

A sturdy, compact oval tree with large fragrant white panicles in early June. Blue green foliage is disease resistant. Reddish-brown bark. Can be used as a street tree or for accent as a specimen.

Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus alternifolia
Zone: 4

Height: 5 m
Spread: 7 m
Foliage: Green
Fall: Red
Shape: Rounded
Flower: Creamy white

A desirable small native tree with horizontally layered branches and interesting clusters of creamy white flowers followed by dark blue berries. Changes by the season. Can be shaped as a single tree or in clumps.

Camperdown Elm

Ulmus glabra ‘Pendula’
Zone: 4B

Height: 7 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Dark green
Fall: Yellow

Distinctive weeping branches that extend from the top of the trunk downwards towards the ground, giving an umbrella effect. A grafted tree. Very picturesque as an ornamental.

Kentucky Coffee

Gymnocladus dioicus
Zone: 4

Height: 17 m
Spread: 13 m
Foliage: Light blue-green
Fall: Yellow
Shape: Open and spreading
Flower: White

A native tree that is most picturesque, especially during the Winter with its large open branching habit and stubby twigs. Has reddish-brown fruit pods and light blue-green compound leaves.

Black Hawk Mountain Ash

Sorbus aucuparia
Zone: 3

Height: 9 m
Spread: 6 m
Foliage: Dark green
Fall: Rust
Shape: Narrow, oval
Flower: White

A strong tree with thick dark green foliage that appears to be resistant to sun scald. White flowers followed by orange fruit clusters.

Ohio Buckeye

Aesculus glabra
Zone: 3

Height: 14 m
Spread: 7 m
Foliage: Deep green
Fall: Yellow, orange-red
Shape: Oval
Flower: Light yellow

Extremely hardy, small ornamental tree with light yellow flowers and compound leaves. A native tree.

Northern Catalpa

Catalpa speciosa
Zone: 4b

Height: 16 m
Spread: 11 m
Foliage: Green
Fall: Yellow-green
Shape: Upright, oval
Flower: White, large clusters

Large, heart shaped green leaves. White fragrant flowers in July. Large native tree that is drought and heat tolerant.

Katsura

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Zone: 4

Height: 6 m
Spread: 4 m
Foliage: Blue-green
Fall: Yellow
Shape: Rounded
Flower: Purplish-pink

Heart shaped leaves emerge bright red, changing to blue-green in summer. Pleasant smell, like cotton candy.

Russian Olive

Elaeagnus augustifolia
Zone: 2

Height: 6 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Silver-grey
Fall: Yellow
Shape: Rounded
Flower: Yellow

Beautiful spreading tree with distinct silver foliage. Yellow flowers in June produce sweet scent. Very hardy.

Red Jade Crab Apple

Malus ‘red jade’
Zone: 3

Height: 3 m
Spread: 5 m
Foliage: Medium green
Shape: Weeping, graceful
Fruit: Red, glossy
Flower: Deep pink buds, white flower

Weeping, green-leaved crab apple with white flowers and an abundance of small, glossy red fruit. Beautiful accent tree. Excellent disease resistance.

American Sycamore

Platinus occidentalis
Zone: 4

Height: 25 m
Spread: 20 m
Foliage: Medium green
Fall: Yellow-brown
Shape: Broad, rounded
Flower: Deep red

Native, rugged tree with strong growth. Develops into a massive specimen with mottled, white bark and large leaves.

Prairie Cascade Golden Weeping Willow

Salix ‘prairie cascade’
Zone: 3

Height: 10 m
Spread: 13 m
Foliage: Dark green, very glossy
Fall: yellow
Shape: Weeping, broad

Extremely hardy tree, with very glossy, dark green foliage. Similar to Golden Weeping Willow but more disease resistant.

Amur Cork

Phellodendron amurense
Zone: 4

Height: 13 m
Spread: 9 m
Shape: Broadly vase shape
Foliage: Green glossy
Fall: Yellowish

A rapid growing tree with an interesting soft corky bark and glossy foliage.

London Plane

Platanus acerifolia
Zone: 5

Height: 15 m
Spread: 12 m
Shape: Rounded
Foliage: Medium green
Fall: Yellow

Fast growing tree with medium, maple-like leaves. Attractive mottled bark.

Patriot Elm

Ulmus ‘Patriot’
Zone: 5

Height: 18 m
Spread: 10 m
Shape:Narrow upright vase
Foliage:Dark green
Fall: Yellow

A tall variety of hybrid Elm with a narrowly upright vase shape. Highly resistant to Dutch Elm disease. Fast growing.

Weeping Peashrub

Caragana arborescens ‘Pendula Standard’
Zone: 2

Height: 1.8 m
Spread: 1.8 m
Shape: Weeping
Foliage: Bright green
Fall: Yellowish

Small specimen tree. Very winter hardy.

Flowering Almond

Prunus tribola ‘Multiplex’ Standard
Zone: 4

Spread: 5 m
Shape: Rounded, weeping crown
Foliage: Green
Fall: yellow to bronze

Beautiful pink flowers in Spring.