Perfect For Pecan Pie! Can’t you smell it? That delicious, warm pecan pie scent coming from your grandma’s kitchen at Thanksgiving. If you grew up anywhere in the southeast, then you know what we’re talking about. As good as your grandma’s pie recipe is, though, it gets even better when it’s made from fresh pecans you picked from your own trees! Elliot Pecan Tree (Carya illinoinensis ‘Elliott’) is the most widely grown specialty pecan tree in the south and is easily recognized by its smooth mottled shell and distinctive teardrop shape. First discovered in the early 1900’s as a seedling in Henry Elliot’s front yard in a small town in Florida, this tree grew quickly in popularity. The buttery, hickory flavor of these nuts makes them popular to serve as hors d’oeuvres or to use in specialty snacks and desserts. Commercial growers love Elliot Pecans because they are drought tolerant, scab resistant and have very consistent nut size and production. You can be sure to get a good harvest of great nuts from Elliot every year, but don’t take our word for it – buy one today and see for yourself! * Beautiful shade tree* Loads of specialty pecans* Reliable producer* Great buttery hickory flavor.
Carefree Tree with Delicious Fruit The Red Mulberry tree, Morus rubra, is a fruit-bearing tree that is not only lovely, but useful to both humans and wildlife. The most attractive feature of this tree is the fruit it produces. Look closely in the spring and you’ll notice small, green catkin-like spikes amid your Red Mulberry’s branches. These will soon turn into the raspberry-like berries that you’ve been waiting for. Each berry is a fascinating site to behold as it transforms through deepening shades of red then to a deep purple. When you step outside in the morning, you’ll likely hear the chirps and cheeps of the neighborhood birds filling your Red Mulberry tree as they share in the bounty. Mulberries can be eaten directly from your tree, or save some for pies, preserves and wine. They’re a delicious sweet treat on a summer day. Your Red Mulberry tree has a rounded crown and grows to about 50 feet. The 5 inch oblong, toothed dark green leaves are particularly interesting because each tree can have several different shaped leaves. When fall approaches, the leaves turn a lively yellow to brighten your yard. A Red Mulberry tree is an essential addition to any yard where an easy-to-care-for fruit tree is desired. Simply plant and wait…soon you’ll have a beautiful tree and delicious harvest for yourself and wildlife. * Care-free tree * Edible fruit * Attractive to wildlife .
Dense Shade Tree with Amazing Fall Color! The Royal Red Maple, Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’, is a Red Norway Maple selection that is similar to ‘Crimson King’, but with what some consider, slightly better color. ‘Royal Red’ is also less vigorous and less prone to frost cracks. A dense shade tree, it has a straight trunk with a well-shaped canopy, and it has a crown which is originally conical before becoming broadly round. The glossy foliage is an excellent maroon red all season. It is heat tolerant and moderately drought resistant once established. Plant this tree in full sun to partial shade in average well-drained soil. ‘Royal Red’ Maple is adaptable to various soil conditions and is great as a shade or specimen tree. It does well in most soil types and tolerates air pollution. One of the finest of the Red Maples, it has a sturdy straight trunk and is free from disease! A well shaped, symmetrical tree ‘Royal Red’ Maple has superb color: bright maroon color all summer and yellowish brown color in the fall! * Bright maroon red color all season* Heat tolerant* Easy to grow.
A Fast-Growing Tree with Ornamental Bark The Heritage Birch tree, Betula nigra ‘Cully’, is a fast-growing cultivar of River Birch tree. It would do well as a specimen planting for your yard, especially in low areas or along a pond or stream. The Heritage Birch tree is a type of River Birch that is faster-growing and has larger and shinier leaves than other River Birch. In fact, depending upon where you live, you may see it grow up to 30 inches a year! Its exceptional feature is the exfoliating bark that will create an unusual visual affect for your yard year round. Layers of brown and salmon peel from the trunk to reveal the creamy bark inside, creating a shaggy appearance that is sure to draw your eye from wherever you are in your yard. The Heritage Birch trees can grow to 60 feet in height with a 40 foot spread to its narrow, pyramidal form. You can grow it as a single or multi-stemmed tree. The foliage is a rough triangle shape that turns a pleasant yellow in the fall. It is disease and pest resistant, and many types of birds value it for nesting, seed and cover. Several butterfly species also value it as a larval food source, and it’s deer resistant. The Heritage Birch tree is a fast-growing, carefree, hardy tree that stops people in their tracks when they notice the unique exfoliated bark. It would be an excellent choice for your yard as a tree that has year-round interest. * Fast-Growing * Ornamental bark * Fall color.
Graceful & Elegant Willow with Golden Coloring Niobe Weeping Willow is a popular Willow cultivar for its golden yellow coloring. Plant one in a side or back yard where space is sufficient for its size and spread. This tree would also do well in those low, moist spots in your yard where other trees may struggle. Willows are known for their falling canopy of foliage that seems to rise up from the center only to cascade down again in a graceful arch reminiscent of a waterfall. The branchlets shift and flow on the breeze giving rise to a rhythmic dance and soothing rustling that further adds to this unique tree’s allure. A Willow is simply one of the most elegant and restful trees you can have in your yard, and the Niobe cultivar is no exception. Your Niobe Weeping Willow is recognized for its coloring. The four-inch, narrow leaves have finely-toothed edges that maintain a lively green-yellow color during the summer months. The leaves also have a whitish hue on the undersides, a charming compliment to the vibrant foliage and decorative golden bark. Your Niobe Weeping Willow is a fast-growing tree, reaching heights of 60 feet or more with at least a 40 foot spread. It doesn’t mind being trimmed, and left to grow naturally, its branchlets will reach right down to the ground. Niobe is tolerant of deer and can withstand some drought when mature. Niobe is one of the hardiest of the Willows, and even in the winter months is sure to delight with its golden coloring. It’s also popular as shelter for birds. The Willow is valued for its uniquely beautiful appearance and will certainly be a valued asset to your landscape. * Golden coloring* Winter interest* Wildlife interest.
Stunning Spring Color If you want a true “Oh my gosh, what is that and where did you get it?” tree for your landscape, then look no further than the Okame Cherry Tree, Prunus Okame.’ The Okame Cherry tree is one of the earliest of the flowering cherries and it flowers from Canada to Central Florida. In late winter or early spring, well before other trees are waking up, the Okame Cherry puts on a gasp-worthy display of carmine-pink flowers. The flowers bud on the naked stems before the leaves show their faces. Since this tree doesn’t require a long chill period to set the blossoms, it is a good flowering tree for the hot and humid south. It blooms in January in Florida and later the further north you get. The trade-off of a low chill time, though, is that in the south you won’t get the truly amazing fall leaf show that you get in the north. The leaves turn bronze and orange and make the tree as showy in fall as the blossoms make it in the spring. Plant this tree where it can be seen – along an entry drive, in the planter bed in the center of your yard, outside your kitchen window. It grows pretty fast – 1 to 2 feet a year – until it reaches 20 feet tall and does great in any but the wettest soils. We all need a spotlight moment every now and then. The Okame Cherry tree will be that for your yard. Order yours now! * Early Spring Flowers* Specimen Tree* Fall color.
The Pocomoke Crape Myrtle ,Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Pocomoke’, is a true dwarf crape myrtle that was released by the U.S. National Arboretum. Being a unique dwarf-size, multi-stemmed shrub , Pocomoke Crape Myrtle shrubs displays deep rosy pink blooms all through summer, until frost. This drought tolerant shrub is great for small areas, in containers, or it can also be planted in groups to create a low hedge. The Pocomoke Crape Myrtle shrub needs full sun and well drained soil. Allow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. This cold hardy plant has dark green foliage that turns rich bronze-red in fall. The Pocomoke Crape Myrtle is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and if they are used for hedges, plant them 2 to 3 feet apart. * Dwarf* Drought tolerant* Summer Flowering* Fall Color* Waterwise .
Carefree Natural Privacy Screen Black Hills Spruce, Picea glauca ‘Densata’, is an ornamental evergreen conifer. These would be ideal for use as windbreaks, privacy screens and accent plantings in your yard. Your Black Hills Spruce tree is noted for its vibrant, dark green foliage and attractive, conical form. The density of its foliage will be a welcome addition to your landscape in those places where a little natural privacy is needed. Its dark green tone will augment lend some life to your dull, winter landscape. Unlike some evergreens, your Black Hills Spruce tree won’t prove difficult when it comes time to mow lawn near it or perform other routine lawn work. The needles are short and soft to the touch rather than abrasive. A truly cold-adapted tree, the Black Hills Spruce is resistant to winter injury and performs well regardless of many harsh winter conditions. It prefers rich, moist soil and full sun but will also thrive in dry, well-drained locations. You won’t have to fuss over it to enjoy a pleasing shape as it requires little or no pruning. Deer will even leave it alone, so no need to bother with pest control or similar concerns. Black Hills Spruce can reach a height of six feet within nine years and is very long-lived. In fact, some Black Hills Spruce have lived 150 to 350 years! Planting one today is not only a terrific choice for a high quality landscape planting, but also an investment in the future. * Evergreen, natural conical shape * Long-lived* Low maintenance .
Fast growing, flowering tree of tropical characteristics that is anything but common. If you are in the market for a beautiful tropical-looking tree, you won’t find a better tree at a better price than this right now. Even though Mimosa’s look tropical they are hardy to at least zone 6. They thrive in heat (but a freeze won’t kill them), laugh at humidity and sail through drought. The head-turning flowers are like silk tassels. These are conversation starters for sure! They grow QUICKLY to be 20 – 25 feet tall and make stunning shade trees for your yard. Also called a Silk Tree or Persian Silk Tree, they will provide you with a rounded, expansive crown for shade within only 3-5 years. Hummingbirds and butterflies love them. The flat, brown seed pods that form in the fall provide food for wildlife in fall and winter months, too. Order yours at this great price today. You can’t go wrong with the Mimosa Tree for with its fast-growing nature and year-round appeal. * SUPER fast-growing * Hardy for most soil types * Stunning flowers and leaves.
Grow your own almonds and reap the health benefits The All-in-one Almond (Prunus dulcis) is native to the Middle East and South Asia. It is considered to be one of the earliest domesticated tree nuts. It will provide you with the amazing benefits of health-enhancing almonds for years to come. Its versatile nature makes it ideal for your garden location where a pruned, low-growing tree would be aesthetically pleasing. It does best in zones 5-9 where it could reach 14-16 feet, providing an excellent tree to accent your garage or outbuilding. This almond tree is a fast-growing variety that dresses itself in a spectacular flowering spring display. Hundreds of pink, apple blossom-like flowers cover the almond as the warmer weather approaches Throughout the year the almond’s open, spreading canopy will provide a Mediteranian accent to your landscape. Autumn brings a plethora of teardrop shaped nuts, ready for harvesting. Your All in One Almond is a late bloomer, so you won’t have to worry about spring frosts hurting its production. This is a self-pollinating variety that will provide you with a multitude of medium to large sweet almonds as early as September. The All in One Almond also has a rich cultural history. It has been praised for centuries for its many uses for everything from beauty creams to a folk cures. It’s no mystery why almond trees have been highly treasured since ancient times. It is the #1 almond for home orchards. This one will certainly make an outstanding addition to both your life and landscape. * Beautiful Spring Flowers* Compact Trere* Heavy Producer.
Fast-Growing, Hardy Shade Tree The New Horizon Elm is a fast-growing, vigorous Elm tree variety. One would make a wonderful shade tree for your front yard, or plant several along your street or driveway for a homey welcome. Your New Horizon Elm is a fast-growing, stately tree with decorative elements. The 4-inch, elliptic leaves are double-serrated with a lively deep green color, a darker hue than many other Elms. It also has a finer-textured appearance than most Elms, and is a good, clean-growing tree with a subtle grayish bark. You may not notice the tiny, green flowers that appear in spring, but you’re sure to see the adorable seeds that appear soon after. Each seed is like a tiny bump surrounded by a rounded, wafer-thin membrane, a delicate, dangling ornament amid the vibrant foliage. In the fall, New Horizon will display rusty red tints amid its deep green color. New Horizon Elm grows to about 60 feet high with a 30 foot spread. It has an upright habit, strong branch structure, and a dense crown. It’s resistant to Leaf Minor, Verticillium Wilt and Dutch Elm Disease (which is responsible for the deaths of many Elm trees). It prefers average soils with full sun, but is tolerant of partial shade and urban environments. New Horizon is also drought-resistant. A fast-growing, disease-resistant tree with lovely features, New Horizon Elm is a terrific choice for your yard today. * Fast Growing * Dutch Elm, Leaf Minor and Verticillium Wilt Resistant* Deep Green Leaves.
A Multipurpose Tree with a Bountiful Harvest The Hardy Pecan is a tree that has it all—aesthetic beauty, delicious nuts with health benefits, high quality wood, and interest for wildlife. One would look great as a central focus of your front yard, or plant several as a shady orchard in the back. Pecans can grow to 130 feet in height with a spread of 75 feet. The lovely medium green leaves and oval canopy will lend a lively symmetry to your landscape, providing countless hours of cool shade during those hot summer months. You’ll be fascinated by the unique 3 inch catkins that form in the spring to hang among the branches. From a distance it will appear as if someone decorated your tree with short braided tassels of green vegetation. Even more amazing is the fact that these uncommon-looking “flowers” will eventually turn into nuts for a fall harvest. As fall approaches your Pecan will adorn your yard with citrine hues. Soon after, an abundant harvest of rich, buttery Pecans are ready to be enjoyed. American Indians are known to have cultivated pecans as far back as the 1500’s. They are rich in antioxidants and are reported to have many possible health benefits. Pecans are a tasty snack and versatile for cooking in a variety of dishes. The Hardy Pecan is truly a multipurpose tree. It will be an attractive shade tree for your home, provide interesting spring flowers and fall color…with an added benefit of a delicious fall harvest. Even the wood of the tree is valued for making furniture or as fuel that adds flavor to smoked meats. The Hardy Pecan is a tree that never stops giving, and will certainly be a wonderful addition to your landscape for years to come. * Edible Nuts* Large Shade Tree* Attracts Wildlife* Two or more needed for pollination .
Popular Maple with Landscapers! The Sienna Glen® Maple, Acer freemanni, is a naturally occurring hybrid found on an abandoned farmstead in Lake Elmo, Minnesota! It has a distinct, upright, pyramidal growth habit which is readily apparent as a young tree, and becomes a broad pyramid when mature. Sienna exhibits vigorous growth and the branches are borne close together, fine textured, and delicate. It features showy red flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves appear. The wood is harder, stouter and exhibits less drooping. The smaller, finer texture dark-green leaves have a silvery underside. The fall color is a mix of yellow, orange and red, and Sienna Glen® is one of the very hardiest red fall-coloring shade trees available! A Dennis Heins introduction, Sienna Glen® Maple is used by landscape architects because of its broad pyramidal form, fine texture and interesting fall coloration. It is a reliable and useful choice with its natural form, hardiness, adaptability to a variety of soil conditions, and low maintenance! * Vigorous growth* Pyramidal habit* Cold hardy.
Dwarf Evergreen The Mugo Pine is a dwarf evergreen tree. Plant a few as an evergreen boarder along your home, or just one as a specimen plant in a side yard to offset seasonal plantings. Your Mugo Pine is a popular evergreen and increasingly used for more than just household foundation plantings. It’s often underestimated because it doesn’t have showy flowers or fall color. However, it does have a highly-adaptable nature, and is hardy and carefree while maintaining excellent color and form all year. In its mountain native habitat, the Mugo Pine can grow up to 20 feet tall. However, your Mugo Pine is a low growing variety, reaching 3 – 5 feet in height but spreading twice as wide. It has a dense growth habit and rounded nature. The 2-inch needles are dark green, providing a vibrant appearance year-round. In the mountains it often grows in rocky, shallow soil so you don’t have to worry about having particularly rich soil for your little evergreen to flourish. It’s very hardy and won’t give you any trouble or require special care. Your Mugo Pine adapts well to shearing, so you can feel comfortable pruning it into a tight, compact mound if you prefer or just keep it within particular confines. All in all, the Mugo Pine is an outstanding choice for a small shrub that will be a stable, standard feature in your yard year-round without any special care from you. *Evergreen*Hardy*Deer Resistant .
The Natchez Crape Myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Natchez’, is a handsome, summer-flowering, deciduous small tree or shrub. It has unusually large, beautiful white blooms in comparison to the standard White Crape Myrtle! Like the standard White Crape Myrtle, the Natchez Crape Myrtle is sought after for its beauty and low maintenance, as well as the long bloom period (from summer to frost). Crape Myrtle Natchez trees provides an excellent winter interest that comes from the attractive, exfoliating, reddish-brown bark. Like other crape myrtle trees, the Crape Myrtle Natchez is ideally suited for formal or informal design in the home landscape, street plantings and community plantings. It can be planted as a specimen or in groups, and looks attractive when underplanted with a ground cover. Crape myrtle leaves are oval and 1 to 2 inches long; they are bronze-colored when they first unfold in the spring and become yellow, orange or red before falling late in autumn. Natchez Crape Myrtles are easy to grow and if they are used for hedges plant them 4 to 5 feet apart. * Handsome plant* Excellent winter interest* Low maintenance* Summer Flowering* Fall Color * Waterwise .