Ash, Calypso

Fraxinus americana 'Calypso'

Zone: 3

Height: 50'

Spread: 20'

Fall Color: Dark purple

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Round, upright habit.  Great for vertical height.

Ash, Patmore Green

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Patmore'

Zone: 2

Height: 50-60'

Spread: 35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Minor insect problem.  Extremely Hardy.

Aspen, Forest Silver

Populus tremuloides 'Driefest'

Zone: 2

Height: 40'

Spread: 8'

Fall Color: Orange & Red

Exprosure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Upright, pyramidal w/ uniform growth habit. Silver Bark.

Aspen, Quaking

Populus tremuloides

Zone: 2

Height: 60-80'

Spread: 20-30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Will grow in moist, shallow, rocky and clay soils.

Aspen, Swedish Columnar

Populus tremula 'Erecta'

Zone: 3

Height: 40'

Spread: 7'

Fall Color: Orange

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Tight columnar branching habit.

 

Birch, Cutleaf Weeping

Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'

Zone: 2

Height: 30-40'

Spread: 25'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Cutleaf foliage, grayish mature bark.

Birch, Dakota Pinnacle

Betula playphylla 'Fargo'

Zone: 3

Height: 30'

Spread: 7-8'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Stands heat, drought, alkalinity, Borer resistant.

Birch, Paper Clump

Betula papyrifera

Zone: 2

Height: 50'

Spread: 35'

Fall Color: Golden-yellow

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Stunning peeling bark.  Needs adequate moisture.

Birch, Prairie Dream

Betula papyrifera 'Varen' PP15,768

Zone: 2

Height: 50'

Spread: 40'

Fall Color: Golden-yellow

Exposure: Full sun, Part Shade

Notes: Dark green foliage during the spring/summer that turns golden-yellow in the fall.  Excellent specimen.

Birch, Renaissance Reflection

Betula papyrifera 'Renci'

Zone: 2

Height: 50-70'

Spread: 20-25'

Fall Color: Golden-yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Heat resistant, White bark with black marks.  Bronze birch borer resistant.

Birch, Royal Frost

Betula 'Royal Frost'

Zone: 3

Height: 30-40'

Spread: 12-20'

Fall Color: Yellow/orange

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Upright pyramidal birch with burgundy purple foliage.  Needs moist soils.

Buckeye, Ohio

Aesculus glabra

Height: 30'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Red

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Great oval shape has beautiful flower cones and excellent fall color.  Produces "buckeye" nuts.

Caragana, Walker Weeping

Caragana arborescens 'Walker'

Zone: 2

Height: 7'

Spread: 3-5'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Lacey foliage, Drought tolerant.

Caragana, Weeping

Caragana arborescens 'Pendula'

Zone: 2

Height: 7'

Spread: 5'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Nice accent plant, Drought tolerant.

Cherry, Canada Red

Prunus virginiana 'Shubert'

Zone: 2

Height: 20-25'

Spread: 20'

Fall Color: Red

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Needs good drainage and aeration, fragrant.

Crab, First Edition Gladiator

Malus adstringens 'Durleo' PP20.167

Zone: 2

Height: 20'

Spread: 9'

Bloom Color: Bright Pink

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Glossy leaves, bright pink flowers, small red purple fruit.

Crab, Klehm's Bechtel

Malus 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel'

Zone: 4

Height: 30'

Spread: 25-30'

Bloom Color: Double Pink

Fall Color: Orange

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Rounded shape, fragrant flowers, strong grower

Crab, Marliee

Malus, 'Jarwin'

Zone: 4

Height: 25'

Spread: 15'

Bloom Color: Deep Pink to White

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full Sun

Notes: Semi-double blooms, upright in habit.

Crab, Morning Princess

Malus 'Morning Princess'

Zone: 2

Height: 13'

Spread: 7'

Bloom Color: Pink

Fall Color: Red-Orange

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Fragrant, weeping form w/ straight central leader.

Crab, Radiant

Malus 'Radiant'

Zone: 4

Height: 15-30'

Spread: 15-30'

Bloom Color: Reddish-pink

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Adapts to wide range of soils. 

Crab, Red Jade Weeping

Malus 'Red Jade'

Zone: 4

Height: 12'

Spread: 12'

Bloom Color: White to Pink

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Persistant fruit.

Crab, Red Splendor

Malus 'Red Splendor'

Zone: 3

Height: 20-25'

Spread: 20'

Bloom Color: Pink

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full Sun

Notes: Persisant fruit.

Crab, Royal Beauty Weeping

Malus 'Royal Beauty'

Zone: 3

Height: 10'

Spread: 10'

Bloom Color: Pink

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Very hardy, Fruit is small and persistant.

Crab, Royalty

Malus 'Royalty'

Zone: 4

Height: 12-15'

Spread: 12-15'

Bloom Color: Purple-red

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Fragrant clusters of flowers in early spring.  Deep burgundy foliage throughout summer. Cherry sized deep red persistant fruit.

Crab, Rudolph

Malus 'Rudolph'

Zone: 2

Height: 16'

Spread: 13'

Bloom Color: Clear red

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Uniform & upright form. Persistent fruit.

Crab, Snowdrift

Malus 'Snowdrift'

Zone: 3

Height: 15-20'

Spread: 20-25'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Low maintenance. Hardy. Persistent fruit.

 

Crab, Spring Snow

Malus ' Spring Snow'

Zone: 4

Height: 25-30'

Spread: 15'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Does not set fruit. Heat tolerant. Very Fragrant.

Crab, Thunderchild

Malus 'Thunderchild'
Zone: 3
Height: 15-20'
Spread: 15-18'
Bloom Color: Pink
Fall Color: Insignificant
Exposure: Full sun
Notes: Very disease resistant and very hardy.  Upright spreading habit.

Elm, Brandon

Ulmus americana 'Brandon'

Zone: 2

Height: 50'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardy, Attractive vase-like branching pattern.

Elm, Prairie Expedition

Ulmus americana 'Lewis & Clark'

Zone: 2

Height: 55'

Spread: 60'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Shade in cold prairies and harsh urban environments.

Ginkgo, Autumn Gold

Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold'

Zone: 4

Height: 35-50'

Spread: 35-50'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Slow growing, fan shaped foliage.

Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis

Zone: 2

Height: 50-75'

Spread: 50'

Fall Color: Soft Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Very adaptable, hardy tree.  Corky rough bark.

Hawthorn, Crimson Cloud

Crataegus laevigata 'Superba'

Zone: 4

Height: 15'

Spread: 10-15'

Bloom Color: Bright Red

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Thornless, Persistant fruit, Leaf spot resistant.

 

Hawthorn, Paul's Scarlet

Crataegus laevigata 'Pauls Scarlet'

Zone: 4

Height: 20'

Spread: 16'

Bloom Color: Double Scarlett

Fall Color: Orange

Exposure: Full sun, Part Shade

Notes: Dense upright, oval tree. Has thorns.

Hawthorn, Russian

Crataegus ambigua

Zone: 4

Height: 15'

Spread: 18'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Rust resistant, beautiful irregular branching.

Hawthorn, Thornless Cockspur

Crataegus crus-gali var. inermis

Zone: 4

Height: 15-20'

Spread: 15-20'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Orange

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Rust free, Persistant showy fruit, Thornless.

Hawthorn, Toba

Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'

Zone: 3

Height: 12-15'

Spread: 12'

Bloom Color: White to Pink

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Twisted trunk, Resistant to leaf spot defoliation.

Honeylocust, Imperial

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Impcole'

Zone: 4

Height: 30-35'

Spread: 30-35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Thornless with rounder and denser habit.

Honeylocust, Northern Acclaim

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis

Zone: 3

Height: 35-45'

Spread: 30-35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Thornless, Very hardy, Upright form.

Honeylocust, Prairie Silk

Gleditsia inermis triacanthos 'Prairie Silk'

Zone: 3

Height: 35'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Thornless, rounded, with delicate ferny appearance.

Honeylocust, Skyline

Gleditsia triacan.thos 'Skycole'

Zone: 4

Height: 50'

Spread: 30-35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Pyramidal form, Thornless.

Hornbeam (Ironwood)

Ostrya virginiana 'Hornbeam'

Zone: 4
Height: 20'
Spread: 20-30'
Fall Color: Yellow
Exposure: Full sun
Notes: Catkins resemble hops, Native woodland tree, Related to Birch, Pest & disease free.

Horsechestnut, Red 'Ft. McNair'

Aesculus carnea 'Fort McNair'

Zone: 3

Height: 40'

Spread: 30-40'

Bloom Color: Pink-red

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: 20' height after 10-15 years, Compound leaves.

Hydrangea, Limelight Tree Form

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

Zone: 3

Height: 6-8'

Spread: 5-7'

Bloom Color: Lime green

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Soft lime green blooms, fading to white in summer.

Larch, Siberian
Larix sabirica 'Conica'
Zone: 1
Height: 40'
Spread: 20'
Shape: Upright, Broad
Notes: Coniferous deciduous tree. Foliage emerges light green which turns to green. Outstanding gold fall color.

Lilac, China Snow

Syringa pekinensis 'China Snow'

Zone: 3

Height: 15-25'

Spread: 10-15'

Bloom Color: Fragrant, White

Fall color:  Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Attractive spring blooms and bark. 

Lilac, Copper Curls

Syringa pekinensis 'Copper Curls'

Zone: 3

Height: 25'

Spread: 20'

Bloom Color: Creamy white

Fall color:  Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Small specimen tree with very showy coppery-orange exfoliating bark.

Lilac, Donald Wyman STD

Syringa x prestoniae 'Donald Wyman'
Zone: 2
Height: 8-10'
Spread: 4-10'
Bloom Color: Pink lilac
Fall Color: Insignificant
Exposure: Full sun
Notes: Late blooming, Fragrant blooms.

 

Lilac, Dwarf Korean STD

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'

Zone: 4

Height: 4-7'

Spread: 6'

Bloom Color: Lavender

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Flowers before leafing out, Slow growing.

Lilac, Japanese Ivory Silk

Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'

Zone: 4

Height: 25'

Spread: 15-20'

Bloom Color: Cream

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Prune in summer after flowering.

Lilac, Japanese Tree

Syringa reticulata

Zone: 3

Height: 25'

Spread: 15-20'

Bloom Color: Cream

Fall color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Large flowers in June and July.

Lilac, Miss Kim STD

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
Zone: 3
Height: 6-7'
Spread: 5-6'
Bloom Color: Pale lilac
Fall Color: Insignificant
Exposure: Full sun
Notes: Hardy lilac from Korea, Late Blooming.

 

Linden, American Sentry

Tilia americana 'McKSentry'

Zone: 3

Height: 40-45'

Spread: 25-30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Uniform upright oval crown. Great option for boulevards or smaller landscapes. Strong central leader. Spicy scented, yellow flowers appear in July.

Linden, Boulevard

Tilia americana 'Boulevard'

Zone: 3

Height: 60'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Fragrant flower, Large leaves, Upright form.

Linden, Dropmore

Tilia x flavescens 'Dropmore'

Zone: 2

Height: 40'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Fragrant flowers, Good in cold climates, Vigorous.

Linden, Greenspire

Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'

Zone: 4

Height: 45-50'

Spread: 30-35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Flowers have a spicy fragrance.

Linden, Harvest Gold

Tilia mongolica 'Harvest Gold'

Zone: 3

Height: 30-40'

Spread: 30-35'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Resists sunscald and leaf spot, Exfoliating bark.

Linden, Morden

Tilia cordata 'Morden'

Zone: 2

Height: 30'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardiest of cultivar, Strong central leader. Forms a tight pyramid throughout it's life.

 

Maackia, Amur

Maackia amurensis

Zone: 3

Height: 25'

Spread: 12'

Bloom Color: Creamy white

Fall Color: Insignificant

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Shiny copper bark, Bark peels into curled flakes.

Maple, Arctic Jade

Acer x pseudosieboldianum 'Arctic Jade' (IsIAJ)

Zone: 4

Height: 15-20'

Spread: 10-15'

Fall Color: Red-orange

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Excellent sub for Japanese Maple in harsh climates.

Maple, Autumn Blaze

Acer x freemanii

Zone: 4

Height: 50-60'

Spread: 40'

Fall Color: Red

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Excellent red fall color, Drought Tolerant

Maple, Helena Norway

Acer platanoides 'Helena'

Zone: 3

Height: 45'

Spread: 30-40'

Fall Color: Gold

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Rapid growing shade tree native to Montana.  Needs good drainage.

Maple, Hot Wings Tatarian

Acer tataricum 'Gar Ann'

Zone: 3

Height: 20-25'

Spread: 18-20'

Fall Color: Yellow to Red

Exposure: Full sun, Part shade

Notes: Tolerant of alkalinity and dry conditions, bright red samaras.

Maple, North Wind

Acer x pseudosieboldianum 'North Wind'

Zone: 4

Height: 20'

Spread: 15'

Fall color: Orange-scarlet

Exposure: Full sun/Part Shade

Notes: Durability of Korean Maple combined with beauty of Japanese maple. Leaves emerge red and change to green in summer. Plant in protected location.

Maple, Sienna Glen

Acer x freemanii 'Sieneca'

Zone: 3

Height: 60'

Spread: 40'

Fall color: Burgundy-Red

Exposure: Full sun/Part Shade

Notes: Very winter hardy, less frost cracking & dieback.

Maple, Silver Queen

Acer saccharium 'Silver Queen'

Zone: 3

Height: 50'

Spread: 40'

Fall Color: Golden Yellow

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Vigorous, Bright green foliage w/ silver underside.

Maple, Tatarian Pattern Perfect

Acer tataricum

Zone: 3

Height: 20'

Spread: 15'

Fall Color: Red-orange

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Adaptable to cold winters and dry soils.

Maple, Unity Sugar

Acer saccharum 'Jefcan'

Zone: 3

Height: 50'

Spread: 30'

Fall Color: Yellow to Orange-Red

Exposure: Full sun/Part shade

Notes: Hardy, Shapely, Good fall color,  Adaptable to all soils.

Mountain Ash, Oak Leaf

Sorbus hybrida

Zone: 4

Height: 30'

Spread: 20'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Rust Orange

Exposure: Full Sun

Notes: Fireblight resistant, Leaves lobed like an oak.

Mountain Ash, Pyramidal

Sorbus aucuparia 'Fastigiata'

Zone: 3

Height: 20'

Spread: 7'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Yellow to red

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Erect stout stems, Attracts birds.

Ninebark, Diabolo

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo'

Zone: 2

Height: 8-10'

Spread: 8-10'

Bloom color: White

Fall color: Purple

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardy, Very attractive tree.

Oak, Bur

Quercus macrocarpa

Zone: 3

Height: 60-80'

Spread: 60-80'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Interesting corky bark, Xeriscape plant.

Pear, Mountain Frost

Pyrus ussuriensis 'Bailfrost'

Zone: 3

Height: 20-30'

Spread: 20'

Bloom Color: White

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Has showy black bark and white spring blooms.

Plum, American

Prunus americana

Zone: 3

Height: 8-10'

Spread: 8-10'

Fall color: Red or Yellow

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Notes: Easy to grow native plum. Grown for ornamental value, and has edible fruit great for jelly and syrup. Will naturalize.

Poplar, Dakota

Populus deltoides 'Dakota'

Zone: 2

Height: 80'

Spread: 50'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardy, long-lived, cotton-free poplar. Non-hybrid male selection made in Manitoba, Canada by John Driedger.

Poplar, Lanceleaf

Populus x acuminata

Zone: 3

Height: 45'

Spread: 20-25'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Leaves are 4" long and narrow, Non-suckering

Poplar, Sargent

Populus sargentii

Zone: 2

Height: 70'

Width: 55'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Native, fast growing, oval shaped, with tall straight growth habit. Found along rivers and streams in the American West. AKA Plains Cottonwood.

Poplar, Sundancer

Populus x 'ACWS151'

Zone: 3

Height: 40'

Width: 8-10'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardy, cotton-free, columnar hybrid-poplar showing good resistance to disease and pests. Recently developed in the Canadian prairie region.

Poplar, Tower

Populus x canescens 'Tower'

Zone: 3

Height: 40-50'

Width: 6-10'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Hardy, Disease resistant, branches go to the ground.

  

Viburnum, Blackhaw Tree Form

Viburnum prunifolium

Zone: 3

Height: 12-15'

Width: 10-12'

Bloom color: White

Fall color: Red

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Flat-topped white flower cluster in spring.

Viburnum, Emerald Triumph STD 

Viburnum 'Emerald Triumph' 

Zone: 4

Height: 5-6'

Width: 4-5'

Bloom color: White

Fall Color: Deep purple

Exposure: Full sun, Shade

Notes: Glossy foliage, white flower in the spring.

Walnut, Black

Juglans nigra

Zone: 4

Height: 50-75'

Width: 50'

Fall color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Oval to round canopy, dark brown to grayish black bark.

Willow, Golden

Salix vitellina

Zone: 2

Height: 50'

Width: 40'

Fall Color: Yellow

Exposure: Full sun

Notes: Golden bark, Can be messy.

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