Tupelo
Shade Tree

Ordering closed for the season
Nyssa sylvatica 40-85' x 20-30'. Medium-sized deciduous tree produces fruits that feed migrating birds. Vibrant fall colors. Can live up to 650 years! Z4. read more

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Prairie Expedition
American Elm - Shade Tree

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Ulmus americana 60' x 35-40'. New selection from a lone survivor wild specimen surrounded by other trees that had succumbed to the fatal disease. Further studies at U Minn confirmed its excellent resistance. Z3. read more

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Princeton
American Elm - Shade Tree

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Ulmus americana 60x70'. Large graceful shade tree with high resistance to disease. Immense vase-shaped canopy. Z4. read more

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Paper Birch
Shade Tree

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Betula papyrifera 30-70' x 30'. Medium-sized tree with magnificent chalk-white peeling bark. Valuable wood. Bark used for traditional crafts. Z3. read more

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River Birch
Shade Tree

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Betula nigra 60-80' x 40-60' Very large graceful rounded tree with beautiful bark. Foliage yellows before dropping. Fast growing, trouble free. Z4. read more

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Yellow Birch
Shade Tree

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Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow exfoliating bark glows with a satiny sheen. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Native to eastern N. America. Z3. read more

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Ginkgo
Shade Tree

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Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Slow-growing, long-lived tree with unique fan-shaped foliage. Leaf tea used medicinally. Very adaptable and tolerant. Minimal maintenance required. Z5. read more

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Hackberry
Shade Tree

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Celtis occidentalis 40-60' x same. Long-lived shade tree with corky ridged bark and spreading crown. Very adaptable, tolerates shade, wind and pollution. Leaves support butterflies, fruit feeds wildlife. Z3. read more

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American Linden
Shade Tree

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Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

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Sugar Maple
Shade Tree

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Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

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Musclewood
Shade Tree

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Carpinus caroliniana 10-40' x same. A small floodplain or understory tree with long crooked branches and smooth grey ribbed bark. Striking foliage in fall. Z2. read more

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Bur Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more

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Northern Pin Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus palustris 50-70' x 40-60'. Fast-growing oak with pyramidal form that becomes open and rounded in maturity. Tolerant of different conditions. Native. Z4. read more

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Northern Red Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more

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Swamp White Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more

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White Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

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Sweetgum
Shade Tree

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Liquidambar sytraciflua 60-80' x 40-60'. Delightful star-shaped leaves and hard round prickly gumball-like “fruit”. Colorful fall display. Native from CT into Mexico. Z5. read more

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Tuliptree
Shade Tree

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Liriodendron tulipifera 60-90' x 30-50'. Also called Tulip Poplar. Highly ornamental shade tree. Large tulip-like flowers attract hummingbirds. Native to eastern U.S. Z4/5. read more

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Chrysocoma Golden Weeping Willow
Shade Tree

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Salix pendulina f. salamonii 50x50'. The classic weeping willow. Very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree with golden drooping branches. Attracts loads of pollinators. Z3. read more

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