Apples that grow like brussels sprouts! Trust us, Northpole Columnar Apple tree is going to be the talk of your neighborhood next year. We guarantee that you’ll be getting questions.Even though it is perfect for small yard and container planting, it is traffic-stopping when planting in a large yard. This cute little cultivar was discovered several years ago and has become a sensation in the gardening world. It grows vertically and has no branching to speak of. The apples grow in clusters on the tree trunk, looking very much like brussels sprouts growing. You’ll be hard-pressed to find something as unique as this to grow in your garden!The apples are large and red, very much like McIntosh apples. They are a treat to eat fresh – deliciously sweet and juicy – but you’ll want to use it for baking and cider, too. They ripen in late August/early September and often produce a crop the first year after planting. These natural dwarfs only reach 10-12 feet tall (and only 1 to 2 feet wide!). They need a pollinator, but can be pollinated by any other apple tree, so buy a pair for best fruit production. These grow well in large containers, which makes them perfect for sunny patios and balconies or really any place without a lot of room for a full-sized fruit tree. They are striking in a large planter bed, too, surrounded by perennials and shrubs. We know that you’ll be very happy with this tree. Order a couple from us today!* Column-type tree – only 1 foot wide!* Great for small spaces and balconies* Full-sized red fruit* Easy care and hardy* Fresh eating, baking and cider.
The Skyline Honeylocust, ‘Gleditsia trianthos inermis “Skyline”, is a great lawn tree and street tree that is useful for the light shade it casts. The tree provides filtered shade due the small leaves which permits turf to grow beneath the canopy.This 50 – 60’ tall tree has a compact spreading habit and produces a stronger trunk than most honeylocust trees.It produces few seeds and has very fine-textured foliage that turns yellow in fall. The Imperial Honeylocust is very drought tolerant. This tree also has some resistance to deer.The Skyline tolerates heat and drought and does well in compacted soil and city conditions. They are tolerant of salt, pollution and for best results, plant in full sunlight.* Drought Tolerant* Filtered Shade* Fall Color.
Super-Fast Growing Tree with Show Stopping Spring FlowersIf you are looking for a tree to grow in that spot in your yard where absolutely nothing else will grow, then Purple Robe Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Purple Robe’, is the tree for you. A prime form of the ever-popular black locust family of trees, Purple Robe Locust will grow just about anywhere you plant it. These fast growers thrive in tough spots, making themselves at home in even barren or sandy lots. It doesn’t take the young trees very long to reach their full height of 30-40 feet. If time to maturity is an issue, then Purple Robe is the answer. Each spring the canopy of the tree is covered in interesting and delicate looking bronze-red leaves. Then in late spring hundreds of wisteria-like purple flowers appear, filling the air with a heavenly scent. Purple Robe Locust trees can be clipped to stay smaller in your border, if you’d like. They make great street trees, too, handling the tough conditions by your road with ease. Purple Robe Locust trees populate by suckers, which are easy to pull out if you don’t want them. If you do like the idea of a natural look, then these trees are happy to oblige, filling in the space around them with more beautiful trees. SO, don’t despair over that section of your yard where even the grass doesn’t grow that well. Robinia Purple Robe is happy to help you out! Buy yours from NatureHills.com today. * Thrives in any soil, even barren lots * Show-stopping wisteria-like flowers * Fragrant Flowers* Showy Fruit* Fast Grower!.
Shade Tree with a Tropical FeelThe Sunburst Honeylocust is a deciduous tree prized for its lovely foliage. They make lovely front yard specimens, and a few planted along the street would also draw attention.Your Sunburst Locust’s light green leaves and open canopy will create the charming effect of dappled sunlight in your yard rather than the full shade that more dense trees provide.It’s a way to have shade without the heavy, sometimes overwhelming presence of the larger trees such as Oaks or Redwoods. Your Locust is big without being too big and shady without being too shady for your grass and other plantings.Having a Sunburst Locust is a way for you to have all the benefits of a Locust tree without the two features many people dislike. By choosing a Sunburst Locust, you’ll be free of the thorns (that can be quite sharp), and the seed pods (that can be messy), that other Locusts have.Leaves of the Sunburst Locust are eight inches long and composed of many small, individual leaflets. This gives the foliage a tropical, fern-like appearance and will feel pleasantly soft and smooth as you run the leaves through your fingers.Leaves begin as yellow in the spring, transition to green and again turn yellow in the fall. Small green-yellow flowers form in the spring and into early summer, but aren’t very showy. Bees and other pollinators will love the Locust in your yard though, and make good use of those early blooms.The Sunburst Locust’s hardy nature means you won’t have to provide any special care to ensure its success. It can also grow up to 2 feet a year, so you won’t have to wait long for a mature tree to grace your yard.The Sunburst Locust is a lovely tree and a superior choice for your landscape.* Attractive foliage* No thorns or seed pods* Fast growing .
Fast-Growing, Carefree TreeThornless Honeylocust is an attractive, fast-growing tree. It would be perfect for your street or driveway due to its hardy, adaptable nature. Your Thornless Honeylocust tree is easy to grow, so it will consistently provide its admirable features without a lot of work from you. Its delicate leaves are finely-textured, displaying a graceful shimmer in the lightest of breezes and casting a relaxing, filtered shade. Delicate flowers will appear in the spring, pristine white and gracing your yard with their sweet fragrance.Yellow-gold fall foliage will light up your yard in the autumn. The bark lends winter interest with its fissured, grey bark with orange-tinted interior that becomes even more interesting with age.Imagine seeing up to two feet of growth each year with your Thornless Honeylocust without having to fuss or fret over it. Thornless Honeylocust is quite hardy, and tolerates a variety of conditions including drought, salt and urban environments.It can reach 60 feet with little effort and doesn’t mind being shaped to match your preferences. If you’d like a tree to shade a walkway, this is the tree for you. Pruning the low branches doesn’t detract from the tree’s appearance and it’s almost seedless, so raking isn’t an issue either. You can even easily transplant it should you decide to try a different location. Thornless Honeylocust clearly has a lot to offer, and would make an outstanding addition to your yard today.* Thornless * Fast-growing* Yellow-gold fall color.
Fast-Growing Ornamental TreeThe Black Locust is a fast-growing, hardy ornamental tree. Plant it near a window so you can enjoy its spring fragrance. Carried on the late spring breeze, the honeysuckle-like bouquet of the Black Locust will reach out and draw you to it. The allure of the fragrant, long, hanging clusters of pure white, sweet pea-like blossoms dripping from the grey branches won’t be overlooked by the hummingbirds who are returning from their winter sojourns. Reach up and pluck a blossom to pop into your mouth. You’ll be surprised by the sweet tasting nature of this incredible flower. When spring passes, your locust will still delight with its elegant form and handsome foliage that will quickly fill out your Locust for the summer months. Reaching a height of 80 feet, with a spread of 30 feet, your Locust is a fast-grower that will provide beauty and shade in your landscape in no time at all. Your Locust’s seed is a 5-inch pod with a unique purplish hue that your birds will certainly be thankful for. In the fall, your Locust’s leaves will turn a pretty yellow as a fitting close to the season. There aren’t many trees as tough as this one. The Locust is so hardy that it will not only tolerate difficult conditions, but thrive in them. It is drought and cold hardy, and is even a nitrogen-fixing plant, so can help remedy problem soil types. The Black Locust is a fast-growing, hardy tree with incredible ornamental features. Plant one today and begin enjoying its rare and unique features. * Fast-growing * Fragrant spring flower * Edible * Attractive to wildlife.
A Favorite (and almost perfect!) Shade TreeThe Shademaster Honeylocust is an almost perfect lawn tree. That’s a big statement, but this is a great tree! The Shademaster grows into the beautiful rounded shape that you expect in a nice lawn tree. The leaves are nicely green through the summer, and turn a lovely golden-yellow in the fall. You’re probably thinking, “That’s pretty normal for a tree”, and you’re right. The Shademanster Honeylocust excels in areas where other trees don’t, though.The leaves are small and the branches are widely spaced. Why is this good? There are a couple of reasons. First, the tree casts a nice shade for you, but not such a deep shade that the grass or other plantings beneath it can’t grow well. That’s a plus for your lawn. Second, when autumn hits and the leaves fall, you’ll see that they are so small they don’t need to be raked! They aren’t big enough to hurt the grass below them.Honeylocust trees are native to America, so they are usually very hardy. The Shademaster, though, has been bred to be extra hardy. It isn’t fazed by street or air pollution, salt, soot or challenging soils. Give it plenty of sunlight and watch this fast growing tree thrive.Many types of honeylocusts have imposing thorns and large seedpods that can be a bit of a disaster to clean up in winter. The Shademaster is both thornless and seedless. There is no mess to clean up! What a great tree.Practically no maintenance. The perfect amount of shade. Nice color and form. You want this tree for your yard. Don’t hesitate. Buy one today! * Fragrant flowers * Super-low maintenance * Pollution tolerant * Fast growing.