Deciduous Trees

Seedling (Bare Root) - Smaller, more economical plantings. (Sold in Bundles of 25)


Black Cherry Prunus Serotina

Quantity (16-22" Seedlings)

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 30-100 ft

  • Seed: about ½ inch in diameter, black berry-like fruit

  • Bark: fissured, scaley

  • Leaf: alternate, simple, 2-5 inches long, ovate, finely toothed

  • Flowers: Clusters of small, white, 5 petaled

Habitat: Intolerant of shade, prefers rich soils and bottomlands.

Uses: Wood valuable for lumber, wildlife value (fruit used as food by birds and mammals)

 

Black Walnut Juglans nigra

Quantity (12"-18") Seedlings

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form: 
•    Height: 70-90 ft
•    Seed: about 1½ to 2 inches in diameter, sphere shaped, thick fleshy husk
•    Bark: deep furrowed and ridges, brown to grayish black   
•    Twig: pith dark, chambered
•    Leaf: compound, 6-12 inches long, 9-23 leaflets attached to rachis
•    Flowers: grow in terminal clusters
Habitat: Deep, well drained, rich soils. 
Uses: Lumber, seeds eaten by wildlife and humans.

 

Butternut Juglans cinerea

Quantity (12"-15") Seedlings

(USDA Plants Database, Iowa State University)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 40-60 ft tall

  • Fruit: 1½-2 ½ in long, oblong, husk-covered nut

  • Bark: dark gray with fissure and light gray ridges

  • Leaf: 2-5 in long lance-shaped to ovate leaves in 11-17 count leaflets

  • Flowers: unisexual, with male and female on the same tree

Habitat: Moist valleys to dry rocky slopes.

Uses: Lumber for furniture and interior woodwork, fruits may be used for food or orange/yellow dye.

 

White Oak Quercus alba

(USDA Plant Database, woodyplants.cals.cornell.edu)

Quantity (8"-12" Seedlings)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 50-80’

  • Nut: acorn

  • Bark: light ash brown, small scaly plates at maturity

  • Leaf: pyramidal to oval/rounded, dark blue green, turn red in fall

  • Flowers: yellow

Habitat: prefers consistently moist, well drained soils, tolerates occasional dry spells

Uses: acorns provide browse for many animal species, used as lumber and fuel

 

Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris

Quantity (12"-18") Seedlings

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: medium sized shrub (12-16 ft tall)

  • Seed: ½ in long with wing

  • Bark: gray to brown, scaly

  • Leaf: simple, ovate, 2-4 ½ in long,

  • Flowers: white or purple flowers in terminal clusters

Habitat: Intolerant of shade, can grow in multiple soil types but prefers slightly acidic soil.

Uses: Ornamental, can be used for lilac oil and dyes.

 

Red Maple Acer rubrum

Quantity (8"-12") Seedlings

(USDA Plant Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 60-80 ft

  • Seed: double winged samara, ¾ to 1 inch long

  • Bark: dark with a red tinge and long scaly plates.

  • Leaf: opposite, 3 to 5 palmate lobes with serrated margins; sinuses relatively shallow 2 to 4 inches long.

  • Flowers: Scarlet to yellow

Habitat: Varied. Wetlands, moist forests and dry ridges.

Uses: Seeds provide food for squirrels and birds.

 

Red Oak Quercus rubra

(USDA Plants Database)

Quantity (12"-24") Seedlings

Growth Form:

  • Height: 60-90 ft

  • Seed: acorn, ¾-1 ¼ in long

  • Bark: dark gray or black, furrowed

  • Leaf: alternate, elliptic, lobed, about 6 inches long, bristle tipped ends

  • Flowers: catkins

Habitat: Deep, well drained uplands.  

Uses: Lumber, ornamental, wildlife food (acorns for animals). 

 

Sugar Maple Acer Saccharum

Quantity (10"-14") Seedlings

 (USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 70-100 ft

  • Seed: double winged samara, ¾ to 1 inch long

  • Bark: light gray to gray brown, deeply furrowed

  • Leaf: 2-4 inch long, ojpposite, with 5 toothed lobes

  • Flowers: small, greenish yellow, in long clusters

Habitat: Rich, well drained soil 

Uses: Lumber, ornamental, maple syrup.

 

River Birch Betula nigra

Quantity (12"-24") Seedlings

(USDA Plant Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 40-80 ft

  • Fruit: 1- 1 ½ in cone-like hairy cluster.

  • Bark: Papery and rust to salmon-colored. Peels in horizontal strips.

  • Leaf: 1 ½-3 in long. Ovate to elliptic with pointed tip. Glossy dark green in color.

  • Flower: Yellow or green catkins.

Habitat: Streambanks swamps and floodplains.

Uses: Most drought and disease resistant birch. Great for erosion control.

 

Eastern Redbud (Cercis Canadensis)

Quantity (24"-30") Seedlings

(USDA Plant Database)

Growth Form:

·         Height: 20-35’

·         Shape: Horizontal branching habit

·         Leaf: Large heart-shaped leaves

·         Flower: Reddish-purple

Habitat:  Tolerates a wide range of pH, shade and heat, and prolong dry periods.  Prefers well- drained soils.

Uses: Ornamental, wildlife attractant

 

 

 

 

Coniferous Trees

Seedling (Bare Root) - Smaller, more economical plantings. (Sold in Bundles of 25)

*Transplants - Larger, more developed root systems (Sold in Bundles of 10)*


Balsam Fir Abies balsamea  

(USDA Plants Database)

Quantity (6"-10") Seedlings

Growth Form:

  • Height: 40-60 ft

  • Crown: narrow, conical

  • Bark: smooth and gray with resin blisters

  • Needles: ¾-1 inch tall, often curved

  • Cone: 2-4 inches long, purplish color, stand erect on branches

Habitat: Grows on a variety of sites, but prefers a loamy soil (USDA Plants Database).

Uses: Christmas trees, pulpwood

 

Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii

 (USDA Plants Database) 

Quantity (12"-16") Seedlings

Growth Form:

Quantity (10"-12") 4 year old Transplants
  • Height: 80-200 ft

  • Crown: conical

  • Cones: 3-4 in long, have 3 pointed bracts on cone longer than cone scale

  • Bark: dark gray with resin blisters

  • Needle: ¾ to 1 inch in length, persistent (up to 8 years)

Habitat: Grows best on deep, moist, well drained soils.

Uses: Lumber, conservation (erosion control, etc.), windbreaks, wildlife (food, habitat), Christmas Trees.

 

Norway Spruce Picea Abies

Quantity (10"-15") Seedlings

(USDA Plants Database)

Quantity (10"-14") 4 year old Transplants

Growth Form:

  • Height: 80-100 ft

  • Crown: conical

  • Cones: 4-6 in long, diamond shaped scales

  • Bark: orange brown, scaly

  • Needle: light to dark green, 4 sided, under 1 inch in length

Habitat: Can live on a variety of sites

Uses: Ornamental, pulpwood (The Gymnosperm Database)

 

White Spruce Picea glauca

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

Quantity (8"-12") Seedlings
  • Height: 40-100 ft

  • Crown: broadly conic to spire like, branches point upward

  • Cones: 1-2 ½ in long, brown

  • Bark: gray brown, thin scales

  • Needle: blue-green, 4 sided, often with whitish coating

Habitat: Grows best in mineral soil, can tolerate various conditions.

Uses: Pulpwood, lumber, Christmas trees, ornamental.

 

Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens

Quantity (8"-12") Seedlings

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

Quantity (16"-20") 4 year old Transplants
  • Height: 70-100 ft

  • Crown: long conical

  • Cones: 2 ½-4 inches long, color green to violet, ripening to a pale brown

  • Bark: thick, gray brown, breaking into furrows and ridges

  • Needle: grow at right angle from twig, stiff and sharp, ½-1 in long, silvery to blue green

Habitat:

  • Cultivated on wide variety of soils that are well drained

  • Does not tolerate very moist soils

Uses: Often planted as an ornamental and Christmas Trees species.

 

 

Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus

(USDA Plants Database)

Quantity (7"-11") Seedlings

Growth Form:

  • Height: 80-150 ft

  • Crown: pyramidal, distinctive plate-like branching

  • Cones: 4-8 in long, 1 in thick

  • Bark: thin, smooth, greenish brown on young, older is dark gray, fissured

  • Needle: occur in bundles of 5, 2 1/5-5 inches long

Habitat: Can grow in a variety of sites and soil types.

Uses: Timber, ornamental, wildlife (seeds eaten by squirrels, deer, birds, etc.), conservation (erosion control, etc.).

Eastern Larch Larix larincina

(USDA Plants Database)

Growth Form:

  • Height: 40-90 ft

  • Crown: Open, narrow, conical crown; trunk straight

  • Cones: Small, 3/4 to 1 inch, light brown, egg-shaped cone; persist throughout the winter.

  • Bark: Scaly patches, grayish brown to reddish brown.

  • Needle: 3/4 to 1 inch long, turn yellow in the fall.

Habitat: Moist, fertile, and well drained soils

Uses: Pulp products, rough lumber, posts, shade

Quantity (12"-24") Seedlings

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