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Abies firma Moma Fir; Japanese Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; notched doubly pointed sharp dark green needles; pyramidal habit to about 50' tall; more tolerant of heat & humidity than most Abies; deer browse resistant; locate in full to mostly sunny locations & organic neutral to slightly acidic soil; quite tolerant of less than perfect drainage - especially for a Fir; Japanese native; Zones 6 - 9
V. Ltd7 - 8'B&B
V. Ltd8 - 10'B&B
Abies nordmanniana Nordmann Fir; Caucasian Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; flat grossy dark green needles notched & rounded at the tip; pyramidal habit to about 50' tall & half as wide at the base; 6" by 2" cylindrical cones mature to reddish-brown; deer browse resistant; locate in full to partial sun & very well-drained slightly acidic moisture retentive soil; one of the most heat tolerant species; southwestern Asian native; Zones (4) 5 - 6 (7)
V. Ltd6 - 7'B&B
V. Ltd8 - 10'B&B
V. Ltd10 - 12'B&B
Abies pinsapo 'Glauca' Blue Spanish Fir
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL CONIFER; very sharp rigid fairly light blue needles radiate totally around the branches; compact broadly pyramidal habit to about 30' tall & half as wide at the base; deer browse resistant; locate in morning sun & moisture retentive very well-drained soils; very tolerant of alkaline soils; Spanish native; Zones (4) 5 - 7
V. Ltd8 - 10'B&B
Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong' Fastigiate Freeman Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; upright habit to 50'+ tall & half as wide; weak reddish fall foliage; locate in full sun & most any soil regardless of acidity or moisture but not wet; native US cross [A. rubrum x A. saccharinum] Zones 3 - 9
2 - 2.5"cB&B
Acer griseum BUSH Paperbark Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; variable exfoliating cinnamon bark; green foliage turns to shades of red in the fall; variable growth & branching reaching to about 25' tall & wide or larger; branching starts at the ground - usually with multiple main trunks; locate in full sun to partial shade; tolerates most soils with good to moderate drainage; PHS Gold Metal; native of China; Zones 5 - 7
Ltd6 - 7'B&B
V. Ltd7 - 8'B&B
Acer griseum TREE FORM Paperbark Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; variable exfoliating cinnamon bark; green foliage turns to shades of red in the fall; variable growth & branching reaching to about 25' tall & wide or larger; there is a single trunk for 3' to 6' or possibly more; locate in full sun to partial shade; tolerates most soils with good to moderate drainage; PHS Gold Metal; native of China; Zones 5 - 7
2 - 2.5"cB&B
Acer rubrum 'October Glory' Red Maple; Swamp Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; small dark red flowers in early spring; broad oval head to about 50' tall & about as wide; brilliant orange-red to red fall foliage; the last A. rubrum to color in fall; locate in full sun & moisture retentive well-drained slightly acidic soil; not as cold hardy as Red Sunset; US native (Flemer) Zone 5 - 9
2 - 2.5"cB&B
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; small dark red flowers in early spring; pyramidal to rounded head; grows to 50' tall; showy orange to red fall foliage; locate in full sun & moisture retentive well-drained slightly acidic soil; US native; not as drought tolerant as most other cultivars (Schmidt) Zones 4 - 9
2 - 2.5"cB&B
2.5 - 3"cB&B
Acer rubrum Redpoint ('Frank Jr') Red Maple; Swamp Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; small dark red flowers in early spring; rapid growing broadly pyramidal habit to about 45' tall by 30' wide with dominant central leader; dark green summer foliage turns bright red in early fall; locate in full sun & moisture retentive well-drained slightly acidic soil; US native (Schmidt) Zones 4 - 9
V. Ltd3 - 3.5"cB&B
V. Ltd3.5 - 4"cB&B
Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley' Red Maple; Swamp Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; small dark red flowers in early spring; upright oval crown to about 20' tall & 10' wide at 10 years; smaller than normal medium green summer leafhopper resistant foliage turns brilliant bright red in fall; seedless; locate in full sun & moisture retentive well-drained slightly acidic soil; US native (Townsend / USNA) Zones 4 - 7
2 - 2.5"cB&B
Acer saccharum 'Commemoration' Sugar Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; fast grower with oval to rounded head gets about 50' tall by 35' wide; dense thick dark green foliage resists leaf tatter & turns brilliant orange & yellow in fall; locate in full sun or partial shade & well-drained organic soil; not tolerant of compacted soils deicing salt reflected heat or restricted root zones; US native (Wandell) Zones 4 - 8
2 - 2.5"cB&B
V. Ltd2.5 - 3"cB&B
Acer saccharum Fall Fiesta ('Bailsta') Sugar Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; thick glossy green summer foliage resists leaf tatter & leafhopper damage; fall foliage is more red & orange than most other cultivars; rapid upright grower to about 60' tall by 50' wide; locate in full sun or partial shade & well-drained organic soil; not tolerant of compacted soils deicing salt reflected heat or restricted root zones; US native (Bailey) Zones 4 - 7
2 - 2.5"cB&B
2.5 - 3"cB&B
Aesculus flava Yellow Buckeye
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; 7" long yellowish-green flowers in May; large growing tree to about 75' tall by 40' wide; tolerant of urban conditions; resistant to foliar diseases; locate in full sun & rich organic slightly acidic well-drained soil; eastern US native (formerly: A. octandra) Zones 4 - 8
V. Ltd2 - 2.5"cB&B
V. Ltd2.5 - 3"cB&B
V. Ltd3 - 3.5"cB&B
Aesculus pavia TREE FORM Red Buckeye; Red Horse Chestnut
DECIDUOUS FLOWERING SHRUB; red flowers in late April or early March on most seedlings (some native to Texas are yellow); large bush or small tree to about 15' tall & wide; locate in full sun or light shade & rich organic well-drained moisture retentive slightly acidic soil; PHS Gold Metal; southeast US native; Zones 4 - 8
V. Ltd2 - 2.5"cB&B
V. Ltd2.5 - 3"cB&B
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; white flowers in April before the foliage; edible blue-black fruit matures in June; foliage resists leaf spot & turns showy shades of orange & red in fall; bushy broadly upright upright habit to about 25' tall & wide; stoloniferous; locate in full sun to partial shade & moist well-drained acidic soil; native US cross [A. arborea x A. laevis] (Wandell) Zones 4 - 9
V. Ltd7 - 8'B&B
Amelanchier laevis TREE FORM Alleghany Serviceberry
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; lightly fragrant white flower in April; sweet black edible fruit in June; new foliage opens bronzy-purple before turning dark green then reddish-orange in fall; bushy upright habit to about 25' tall & wide; staked to have a single trunk; locate in full sun or light shade & pH adaptable well-drained soil; US native; Zones 4 - 8
V. Ltd2 - 2.5"cB&B
V. Ltd2.5 - 3"cB&B
Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' Black Chokeberry
DECIDUOUS FLOWERING SHRUB; masses of small white flowers in May; large persistent black fruit into winter; glossy dark green summer foliage turns brilliant reddish-orange in the fall; bushy grower to about 5' tall; locate in full sun to part shade; tolerant of most soils that don't stay wet; eastern US native; Zones 3 - 8 (9)
18 - 24"3g
Ltd24 - 30"7g
Azalea 'Buzzard' Yellow Hybrid Azalea
DECIDUOUS FLOWERING SHRUB; fragrant pale yellow flowers tinged in pink in May before foliage break; fall foliage is yellow; vigorous broadly upright habit to about 4' in 10 years; must be planted high, with the top of the root mass at least 10% of its' height above the adjacent soil level; locate in light to moderate shade & deep organic well-drained moisture retentive acidic soils (A. Waterer) - 20° F
18 - 24"5g
Azalea 'Klondyke' Orange Exbury Azalea
DECIDUOUS FLOWERING SHRUB; fragrant dark yellow trusses w/ orange-yellow blotch in mid-season; dense broadly upright habit to 5' in 10 yrs.; brownish-red new foliage is mildew resistant green in summer & deep bronze in fall; must be planted high, with the top of the root mass at least 10% of its' height above the adjacent soil level; locate in light to moderate shade & deep organic well-drained moisture retentive acidic soils; (de Rothschild) Zones 6 - 8
18 - 21"5g
Azalea 'Poukhanense'
see: Rhododendron yedoense var. poukhanense