February 4, 2010
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Contorted Filbert

Contorted Filbert Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ Description & Overview Twisted knotty trunks of Contorted Filbert make a unique ornamental statement in the landscape. Commonly referred to as Harry Lauder’s walking stick, this deciduous shrub provides winter interest with its gray gnarly (but in a good way) branch structure and dangling catkins. […]
January 16, 2010
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Mariken Ginkgo

Mariken Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba ‘Mariken’ Description & Overview Compact and dense, this dwarf cultivar was discovered as a witch’s broom in Holland and has proven to be an excellent find. Bringing the longevity and staple yellow fall color true its Ginkgo species, but versatility as use as a small shrub-like […]
January 14, 2010
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Sweet Street™ Linden

Sweet Street™ Linden Tilia americana ‘Kromm’ Description & Overview Sweet Street™ Linden is a wonderful narrow selection to add to a street planting or restricted planting site. The dark glossy leaves contrast with the fragrant yellow flowers giving way to beautiful yellow fall foliage and small nutlets. The slow-growing Linden […]
January 9, 2010
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Hills Oak

Hills Oak Quercus ellipsoidalis Description & Overview Hills Oak is often found on dry, acidic soils with low nutrient content. The glossy green leaves have deep sinuses, and the tree tends to hang on to lower branches. A good choice for reliable fall color in tough, droughty sites, but will […]
January 9, 2010
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Chinkapin Oak

Chinkapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii Description & Overview Chinkapin Oak loves alkaline soil! This tree is a reliable grower, even in the poorest of sites. The small, sweet acorns are possibly the most preferred by wildlife. With its chestnut-like leaves and bright fall color, Chinkapin Oak is sure to make a […]
January 9, 2010
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Red Oak

Red Oak Quercus rubra Description & Overview A monarch of our climax forests in Wisconsin! Red Oak shines as a specimen tree with its brilliant red fall color and deep green leaves in summer. It is the fastest growing native oak in Wisconsin and its silvery smooth bark provides excellent […]
January 8, 2010
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Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis Description & Overview A small stature tree that flowers profusely in spring along its branches, Eastern Redbud will provide spring interest even in less than ideal light conditions. Our plants are hardy for Wisconsin landscapes as they are selected from established trees up to Zone 4. […]