Ornamental Seedlings and Cuttings

Acer griseum Paper Bark Maple Slow growing to 30' tall. Exfoliating, cinnamon-brown bark peels in thin sheets to provide a very attractive and strong ornamental presence. Autumn foliage can be a pronounced red, but frequently is green with red overtones on exposed leaf surfaces. It is the last of the trifoliate maples to color. Zone 4

Acer palmatum Green Japanese Maple Grows 15'-25' with muscular looking trunks. Like ‘Atropurpureum’, looks stunning when lit at night, and is grown for its interesting growth habit and fine leaf texture. Fall color ranges from bright yellow through orange and red. Striking, even when grown in full shade. Zone 5 

Acer platanoides Norway Maple Medium to large shade tree grows 40-60', but can reach up to 90', often growing wider than tall when open grown.  Showy in early spring with numerous yellow-green flowers against grayish-black ridged bark. Colors uniformly yellow in late autumn. Zone 3

Carpinus betulus European Hornbeam Pyramidal shaped shade tree with dense foliage grows 40'-60' tall. Smooth fluted steel-gray bark creates ornamental interest. Works well in large planter boxes, lawns and urban plaza plantings. Zone 5

Cercis canadensis Eastern RedBud Grows 20-30’ with a rounded to flat top, and is multitrunked. Bright pink or white flowers emerge before large heart shaped leaves. Very dark gray bark. Full sun to light shade, moist, well-drained soil. Zones 5-9

Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsura Tree Fast growing to 40-50’. Small, heart shaped leaves change from blue-green to orange, gold and apricot. Multitrunked with shaggy gray-brown bark. Full sun to part shade. Rich, moist, well-drained soil. Zones 4-8

Cornus kousa Chinese Dogwood Grows 20-30’ tall and wide. Blooms late spring, early summer. Creates eye catching pink to red glossy fruits in late summer that stand out brilliantly from the green leaves. Trunk bark turns to mixture of brown, gray and creamy white. Zones 5a-8b

Fagus sylvatica European Beech Grows 50' to 60' tall and up to 50' wide in a broad pyramidal shape. A short trunk means branches generally touch the ground. Autumn foliage is very attractive, with leaves often persisting through winter. Zone 4

Ginkgo biloba Maidenhair Tree Grows to 80’ tall. Bright green leaves turn golden yellow and have a unique fan shape. Full sun to partial shade. Deep, well-drained soil. Can tolerate heat and urban sites.

Malus Sprout Free® See Apple Rootstock

Prunus avium (mazzard), mahaleb and myrobalan See Cherry, Plum and Pear Rootstock

Pyrus communis See Cherry, Plum and Pear Rootstock

Quercus Bi Color Swamp Oak A beautiful tree growing to 45' tall with lustrous, heavy textured green leaves lined with wavy margins. Well adapted to wet, poorly drained soils. Autumn foliage ranges from yellow-brown to red. Zone 3

Quercus coccinea Scarlet Oak Grows to 50' tall. In general, displays the finest autumn color of all of the oaks, sporting rich and brilliant shades of red. Zone 4

Quercus palustris Pin Oak Fast growing, large oak tree grows up to 55' tall. Tolerates wet soils and urban environments. Autumn foliage ranges from rusty orange to red. Zone 4

Quercus robur ‘fastigiata’ English Oak Columnar Upright columnar grows to 60' tall. Leaves maintain their dark green color throughout the year until they turn brown in autumn. Leaves remain for a good while before dropping. Zone 4

Quercus rubra Red Oak Large, fast growing (to 40'), broad headed tree. Large leaves turn from a rich green to a deep red in autumn. Zone 3

Stewartia pseudocamellia Japanese Stewartia Slow growing to 30’. Oval leaves change from dark green to bright orange then to red in the fall. Trunk bark is flaky and colorful. Morning sun and afternoon shade. Moist, fertile, acid soil. Zones 5-8

Styrax japonicum Japanese Snowbell Grows from 20-30’. Has pretty bell-shaped white flowers in spring, then gray-green fruits in the fall with yellow and red leaves. Full sun to light shade. Rich, well-drained, moist, acid soil. Zones 6-8

Syringa pekinensis Peking Lilac Grows 15-20’, Is multitrunked with shiny cinnamon brown bark. Has small clusters of creamy flowers in the summer. Likes full sun,fertile, moist soil. Zones 3-7

Syringa reticulata Japanese Tree Lilac  This lilac proves to be more disease and pest resistant than other lilac.  It will grow at a medium pace to about 20-30'.  The bark has prominent horizontal lenticels and the flowers are creamy white, and fragrant. Prefers sun. Zones 3-7. 

Tilia cordata Littleleaf Linden This medium to large tree typically grows to 50' to 60' tall, but can grow as tall as 90'. In its youth it has a formal pyramidal or conical shape and matures into the shape of a gum-drop. Dense and compact branches are upright and spreading. Leaves are small and heart shaped. Zone 3