Trees brought in as bareroot stock and growing in biobags:
Acer 'Red Sunset'/Maple: Brilliant orange to scarlet leaves in the early fall. Spring flowers, leaf stems, branch tips, and the fruits are all tinged red for a dramatic display year-round. The habit is upright and spreading in its youth, becoming pyramidal to rounded as it matures. The fast growth habit of this female selection makes this large shade tree an excellent choice for the landscape.
Height: 40-50' Spread: 35-40' Shape: Pyramidal to rounded Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Orange to red Zone: 4-7 $125
Acer 'Autumn Blaze'/Maple: This hybrid of silver and red maple has experienced phenomenal popularity due to its ascending branch habit, rapid growth rate, drought tolerance when established, ability to grow in most soils, beautiful fall color and form. It was selected as the 1997 Iowa Tree of the year. 2004 Urban Tree of the year, Society of Municipal Arborists. Own root.
Height: 50-60' Spread: 40' Shape: Dense oval head Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Orange-red Zone: 4-7 $125
Prunus Newport Plum: This superior small ornamental tree has beautiful reddish-purple foliage with bright red tips all summer long. One of the first trees to bloom in spring, it has fragrant pink flowers that are followed by purple fruit. 'Newport' was introduced in 1923 by the University of Minnesota.
Height: 15-20' Spread: 15-20' Shape: Rounded Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-8 $125
Sorbus/Mountain Ash: This valuable ornamental tree bears showy orange-red fruits in August through September. It prefers acid soils with good drainage.
Height: 20-30' Spread: 20-25' Shape: Upright, rounded at maturity Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Red
Zone: 3-7 $125
Brought in as #5 containerized plants last September:
Picea pungens/Colorado Spruce: Varies in color from gray-green to blue-green. Excellent as a specimen (stand alone) or as a windbreak. Looks best with lower branches (skirt) left to shade and protect roots through summer and winter. HT:60' SP:30' $75