MAPLES


amur_maple_2.jpgAmur Maple

Acer ginnala

An oval to round, extremely hardy, small tree with green foliage. Well know for it's fall colour of brilliant orange- red to deep red. Has winged fruit. Full sun to part shade, low maintenance.

Photo courtesy of  vandongens
Zone 2
Height 7m (23ft)
Spread 7m (2ft)
   

Autumn Blaze Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'

The distinct, upright habit will become broadly oval with maturity. A good choice for a dry site and as a specimen plant. Green foliage has an excellent fall colour of orange-red to scarlet-red.

Zone3
Height17m (55ft)
Spread14m (46ft)

Bowhall Maple

Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'

Forms a nearly perfect, pyramidal head and displays green foliage with shades of yellow, orange, and reddish-orange in the fall. Suitable for boulevard planting and confined areas.

Zone4
Height13m (43ft)
Spread6m (20ft)

Celebration Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Celzam'

A vigorous grower with a strong, branch structure and leader, upright, oval crown, good drought tolerance, and a red to yellow, fall colour. Sutiable selection for urban settings.

Zone3
Height15m (50ft)
Spread11m (36ft)

Crimson King Maple

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'

Classic-shaped, maple leaves are deep burgundy to purple, oval shape and slower growing in the species.

Zone 4
Height 12m (39ft)
Spread 11m (36ft)
   

Emerald Queen Maple

Acer platanoides ‘Emerald Queen’

A fast growing selection of Norway Maple, good straight trunk and an even symmetrical head. Turns yellow in fall.

Zone 3
Height 15m (50ft)
Spread 12m (40ft)
   

 

Green Mountain Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

A vigorous grower with an upright, oval crown. Thick, waxy, green leaves protect the tree from scorching in the dry, windy summer weather. Fall colour is shades of orange to scarlet. .

Zone 3
Height 20m (65ft)
Spread 17m (55ft)
 

Legacy Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum 'Legacy'

A rapid growing tree with a very symmetrical, rounded to oval crown, Thick, dark leaves are resistant to summer heat and leaf tatter. Deep red, orange and golden- yellow fall colour.

Zone4
Height20m (65ft)
Spread14m (46ft)

Karpick Maple

Acer rubrum 'Karpick'

Extremely narrow form with distinct, red twigs and rapid, uniform growth. A strong, central leader and dense branching structure makes this an excellent street tree and narrow lots.

Zone 4
Height 15m (50ft)
Spread 8m (26ft)
 

Princeton Gold Maple

Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold'

A selection of Norway maple with bright golden-yellow foliage that maintains its colour from a young leaf to maturity. Great accent plant.

Zone4
Height11m (36ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

Royal Red Maple

Acer platanoides ‘’Royal Red’

Deep maroon red foliage provides dense shade all summer. Similar to Crimson King with good cold hardiness and excellent form. It retains this colour in the fall.

Zone4
Height12m (40ft)
Spread11m (36ft)

Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum

Slow- growing and recommended for large, spacious areas. Well known for the maple syrup produced from it's sap and lumber qualities. It's growth habit is generally rounded in form with dark green foliage turning shades of yellow, orange and red in the fall.

Zone3
Height30m (100ft)
Spread18m (60ft)

LINDENS

Glenleven Linden

Tilia cordata ‘Glenleven’

Flowers in midsummer, yellow-white and very fragrant, attractive to bees. Tiny inedible fruit follows. Leave may be 11/2-3” long and turn yellow in the fall. Tolerates urban pollution. Likes deep, moist, well-drained soil and full sun or light shade.

Zone 3
Height21m (70ft)
Spread9m (30ft)

Harvest Gold Linden

Tilia x 'Harvest Gold'

The glossy, green foliage turns to a golden colour in the fall. The bark on this cultivar will exfoliate as the tree matures creating a patchwork effect on the trunk.

Zone2
Height13m (42ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

Sterling Silver Linden.jpgSterling Silver Linden

Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling Silver'

Their growth habit produces a neat, trim appearance in the landscape. Dark green leaves are not tasty to many insects and have an attractive, silver under surface. Has fragrant yellow flowers that produce small nutlets. Drought tolerant.

Zone 3
Height 20m (65ft)
Spread 18m (60ft)
 

HONEYLOCUST

Skyline Honeylocust

Gleditdia triacanthos var. inermis 'Skyline'

A strong grower developing a shapely crown. The foliage is dark green and larger than other species. Fall colour is golden-yellow.

Zone4
Height15m (50ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

OAK

Burr Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

One of the hardiest, this impressive oak has unusual branching characteristics and corky twigs. The foliage is dark green above and covered with grayish- green, soft hairs on the underside, turning to yellow-brown in the fall.

Zone3
Height22m (72ft)
Spread18m (60ft)

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Pyramidal English Oak

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Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Distinct pyramidal shape with dense, tight, upright branching and dark green foliage. A suitable tree for narrow spaces.

Photo courtesy of NVK
Zone 5
Height 18m (60ft)
Spread 6m (20ft)
   

scarlet-oak-tree-3.jpgScarlett Oak

Quercus coccinea

This species has the most brilliant fall colour out of all the oaks. Open branching habit, forming a rounded crown with age. Summer foliage is green, changing to a scarlet red in the fall. Leaves will remain on the tree long into winter.

Zone 4
Height 20m (65ft)
Spread 15m (50ft)
   

BIRCH

Paper Birch

Betula papyrifera

Showy, chalk white, peeling bark with black markings is attractive on this fast growing tree. Dark green foliage throughout the summer, turning yellow in the fall.

Zone 2
Height16m (52ft)
Spread12m (40ft)

River Birch

Betula nigra

Upright, oval to rounded shape, salmon pink to reddish brown bark which exfoliates to reveal the lighter inner bark. Leathery, diamond shaped, dark green leaves turn a bright yellow in the fall.

Zone4
Height18m (60ft)
Spread13m (42ft)

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'

A purple-ish red Japanese maple holding its deep red colour throughout the summer, changing to a brighter red in the fall. A great small tree for lawns, patios, or entryways.

Zone 5
Height7m (23ft)
Spread6m (20ft)

Common Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

Suitable for difficult growing conditions, they have light, elm like leaves and a rough, corky bark. A round-headed tree with soft yellow foliage in the fall.

Zone2
Height18m (59ft)
Spread16m (52ft)

Downy Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

Round shaped leaves are greyish to medium green for the summer, and then brilliant yellow to red in the fall. White flowers are followed by red to purple edible fruit.

Zone4
Height6m (20ft)
Spread4m (13ft)

Chanticleer Ornamental Pear

Pyrus calleryana ‘Glen’s Form’

Fine ornamental specimen which flowers heavily in spring, and displays beautiful reddish-purple fall colour. Disease resistant.

Zone4
Height9m (30ft)
Spread5m (16ft)

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Bark is dark brown, shredding and shaggy-looking on mature trees. The heart-shaped leaves are reddish tint in spring turning deep blue-green, turning yellow to scarlet red in the fall. Needs moist, well drained soil with full sun. Shelter from cold winds. Disease resistant.

Zone 4
Height 18m (60ft)
Spread 15m (50ft)
   

Bloodgood London Planetree

Platanus x acerifolia 'Bloodgood'

Fast growing, maple-like tree with large green leaves. Displays mottled, exfoliating bark and burr like fruit in the winter months. Pyramidal in youth, then developing a spreading, rounded crown with maturity.

Zone5
Height16m (52ft)
Spread13m (42ft)

MAPLES


Armstrong Maple

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'

A green-leaved, fast growing, columnar tree for narrow sties. Fall colour is yellow and orange.

Zone 3
Height 16m (52ft)
Spread 7m (23ft)
   

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Autumn Fantasy Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Autumn Fantasy'

A broadly oval tree with green foliage turning to bright red in the fall. Has drought tolerant qualities, is evenly branched and produces showy, red flowers in the Spring.

Zone 3
Height 16m (52ft)
Spread 13m (43ft)
   

Canadian Red Maple

Acer rubrum

Known for its brilliant fall colour (ranging from yellowish-orange to bright red). It does not do well in clay, or close to roads, where salt spray from traffic occurs in winter.  Oddly enough, the leaves of this tree are very toxic to horses.

Zone 3
Height 21m (70ft)
Spread 15m (50ft)
   

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Columnar Norway Maple

Acer platanoides 'Columnare'

A compact pyramidal tree is excellent for privacy and small lots. It has attractive dark green foliage, turning yellow in the fall.Tolerates urban pollution and wind. 

Photo courtesy of sundstarnurseries
Zone 3
Height 12m (40ft)
Spread 4m (13ft)
   

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Emerald Lustre Maple

Acer platanoides 'Emerald Lustre'

Broadly oval form. Good street or lawn tree. Red tinged at an early age maturing to glossy deep green. Excellent fall colour of yellow. Vigorous growth habit.

Photo courtesy of itrees
Zone 3
Height 18m (60ft)
Spread 18m (60ft)
   

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Globe Maple

N/A 2023

Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’

The Globe Maple has a dome shaped head without clipping, with dark green foliage. Suitable for formal and small gardens, turning yellow in the fall.

Zone 5
Height 4m (13ft)
Spread 5m (16ft)
   

Harlequin Maple

N/A 2023

Acer platanoides ‘Drummondii’

A beautiful tree with unusually striking foliage. Light green leaves, edged in white turn to yellow in the fall. This maple is relatively slow growing and provides excellent contrast to any landscape.

Zone 4
Height 11m (36ft)
Spread 8m (26ft)
   

Marmo Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Marmo'

An upright, oval seedless tree with green foliage and an early fall colouring of orange-red. A great alternative to silver maple with a good tolerance to urban conditions. Fast growing. Requires full sun,

Zone3
Height17m (55ft)
Spread14m (46ft)

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October Glory Maple

Acer rubrum 'October Glory'

The crown is oval to round in shape. Fast growing. Holds onto its leaves longer in the fall than other cultivars. Red to orange in the fall.

Photo courtesy of thesitegardener
Zone 4
Height 15m (50ft)
Spread 12m (40ft)
   

Red Sunset Maple

Acer rubrum 'Franksred'

A very hardy cultivar, excellent for a street or lawn tree, retaining its brilliant red and orange-red fall colour long into the season. Silvery bark adds winter contrast.

Zone4
Height15m (49ft)
Spread14m (46ft)

Sienna Glen Maple

Acer x freemanii 'Sienna'

Upright, oval crown, a strong, central leader and an even branch structure. Medium green foliage takes on hues of rusty-orange to burgundy in the fall.

Zone4
Height12m (52ft)
Spread11m (36ft)

LINDENS

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Greenspire Linden

Tilia cordata ‘Greenspire’

This Linden has a very narrow dense head. The leaves are small, dark green and heart shaped. It has spicy, fragrant, pale yellow flowers.

Photo courtesy of millcreeknursery
Zone 3
Height 15m (50ft)
Spread 12m (40ft)
   

Redmond Linden

Tilia americana 'Redmond'

This is an excellent shade tree for urban conditions, adapts well to alkaline soils, air pollution and soil compaction. Surface roots are usually not a problem. The growth rate is medium to medium-fast. Develops a pyramidal canopy shape. Foliage is dense with 2-4 inch leaves, bright green. The fall color is yellow.

Zone 3
Height8m (26ft)
Spread9m (30ft)

HONEYLOCUST

Shademaster Honey-Locust

Gleditsia tri. var. inermis ‘Shademaster’

This spreading, fast growing tree is easily established. Dark green foliage casts gentle shade. Foliage persists longer in fall than on other locusts. Fall colour of pale yellow. Fallen leaves quickly disintegrate; raking rarely necessary. Prefers deep, fertile and well-drained soil with full sun. Tolerates alkaline conditions. Tolerates urban pollution and once established, will tolerate drought.

Zone 4
Height17m (55ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

Sunburst Honeylocust

Gleditisia triacanthos var. inermis 'Suncole'

The foliage keeps its beautiful appearance all summer. Has a broad pyramidal head. Very hardy and does well in nearly all locations. Thorn-less and seedless. Bright yellow foliage can fade to more greenish in the summer. Fall colour is yellow.

Zone4
Height12m (40ft)
Spread12m (40ft)

OAK

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Pin Oak

Quercus palustris

Compact pyramidal head and horizontal branches that bear dark, glossy, green leaves that red in the fall. Rapid growing, developing a strong ventral leader.

Zone 4
Height 25m (82ft)
Spread 18m (60ft)
   

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Red Oak

Quercus rubra

One of the fastest growing oaks. Dark green leaves turn to a dark red-brown colour in the fall. Growth habit is broadly pyramidal when young, broad spreading with age.

Photo courtesy of itrees
Zone 4
Height 22m (72ft)
Spread 20m (65ft)
 

White Oak

Quercus alba

A strong, disease resistant and drought tolerant tree with a pyramidal, to broad, and irregularly, wide- spreading, rounded crown. The glossy, green foliage turns dark red in the fall, a colourful contrast to the small, oval acorns.

Zone3
Height22m (72ft)
Spread22m (72ft)

BIRCH

 

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Jacquemontii Birch

Betula utilis var. jacquemontii

They have the whitest, exfoliating bark of all the birches. The growth is pyramidal when young, maturing to an irregular upright, open shape.

Photo courtesy of paramountplants
Zone 5
Height 12m (40ft)
Spread 6m (20ft)
 

 

Butternut

Juglans cinerea

Broadly rounded crown displays large green leaves. The edible, oval nuts are encased in hairy husks maturing in the fall. The nuts are sweet, oily, and tasty with a buttery flavour.

Zone 3
Height 18m (59ft)
Spread 18m (59ft)
   

 

Ironwood Hornbeam

Ostrya virginiana

A nice small tree, relatively free from insects and diseases. Pale green to reddish bladder-like fruit are evident throughout the summer. Grows very well in areas of heavy shade.

Zone 4
Height 12m (40ft)
Spread 8m (26ft)
   

Ivory Silk Lilac

Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'

A sturdy tree with compact oval growth habit. Large clusters of very fragrant creamy white flowers appear in early July. Foliage is disease resistant. An excellent specimen tree.

Zone 2
Height7m (23ft)
Spread 4m (13ft)

Kentucky Coffee Tree

Gymnocladus dioica

Interesting branch structure in the winter. White flowers are showy fragrant. Flattened reddish-brown pods will persist into the winter.

Zone4
Height 16m (55')
Spread13m (42')

Golden Weeping Willow

Salix alba 'Tristis'

A fast growing hardy willow with long pendulous branches. Broadly weeping form, golden bark with bright green summer foliage turning yellow in the fall. Suitable for large expansive areas and near water.

Zone 4
Height 20m (65ft)
Spread 20m (65ft)
   

Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba

This ancient tree is know for their longevity, exceptional resistance to disease and various uses in traditional medicine, The unusual, distinctive, fan-shaped leaves are bright green and turn a beautiful yellow in autumn.

Zone4
Height17m (55ft)
Spread12m (40ft)