New Varieties 2015-2016

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AMELANCHIER (Serviceberry)

CUMULUS ™ SERVICEBERRY (Amelanchier x laevis ‘Cumulus’)
Zone 4 Distinct upright oval shape with fleecy white flowers in spring
and bright yellow to orange-scarlet fall color. Plus $.40 Royalty.

10-49 50 up
7′ Branched 29.95 26.35
6′ Branched 26.85 23.65
5′ Branched 22.15 19.50
4′ Branched 19.90 17.50

BETULA (Birch)

RIVER BIRCH (Betula nigra)
Zone 4 A handsome native tree known for its cinnamon brown, peeling
bark and trouble free nature. Upright rounded habit.

7′ Clump 26.65 23.45
6′ Clump 23.35 20.55
5′ Clump 20.95 18.45
4′ Clump 17.85 15.70
3′ Clump 15.00 13.20

CORNUS (Dogwood)

SNOW TOWER™ COLUMNAR (Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Snow Tower’)
Zone 5 Columnar Dogwood that has a strong leader and is very
symmetrical. It has a very tight branch angle, which makes it one of
the narrowest selections for a street tree. Large white flowers cover
the tree in spring. Flower size is about 7″ wide and generally holds
color 5-6 weeks. In the fall birds are attracted to the fruit. Fall color red
to red-orange with hints of purple. Plus $.85 Royalty.

5′ Branched 28.65 25.20
4′ Branched 26.10 22.95
3′ Branched 23.90 21.05

FAGUS (Beech)

AMERICAN BEECH (Fagus grandifolia)
Zone 4 Sturdy, slow-growing tree with a short trunk and wide spreading
crown. Grows to over 50 feet tall. Native to the eastern United States.
A stately, dense tree for large spaces.

7′ B&B 55.75 49.05
6′ B&B 51.50 45.30
5′ B&B 47.50 41.80

COPPER BEECH (Fagus sylvatica var. purpurea)
Zone 4 Densely pyramidal to rounded, low-branching stately tree. Plum wine
purple new growth turns bronze green in summer, then copper orange in
autumn. Does not tolerate extreme heat.

7′ B&B 55.75 49.05
6′ B&B 51.50 45.30
5′ B&B 47.50 41.80

HYDRANGEA

PASSIONATE™ (Hydrangea paniculata var. tardiva ‘Paszam’)
Zone 4 Extra large conical white flowers with shell pink overtones at the ends
of the branches from mid summer to late fall. The flowers are excellent for
cutting. Upright vase shaped habit with green foliage. Plus $.50 royalty.

2′ Shrub 7.15 6.30
18″ Shrub 6.05 5.30
12″ Shrub 5.00 4.40

MALUS (Flowering Crabapple)

ADIRONDACK (Malus ‘Adirondack’)
Zone 4 Dark red buds open to white flowers followed by abundant bright
orange-red fruit that persists into winter. Narrow upright-branch
habit. Dark green leaves are highly disease resistant.

6′ Whips 12.20 10.75
5′ Whips 11.40 10.05
4′ Whips 9.50 8.35

New EMERALD SPIRE® COLUMNAR CRABAPPLE (Malus ‘Jefgreen’)
Zone 2 Outstanding upright columnar branch habit. Copper green leaves are
SPROUT highly disease resistant. Large pink flowers followed by sparse red fruit in
FREE fall. Slow growing with good winter hardiness. Plus $1.50 Royalty.

4′ Whips 10.15 8.95
3′ Whips 9.20 8.10

PARROTIA (Persian Ironwood)

VANESSA (Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’)
Zone 5 Upright, vase shaped habit. Reddish new growth tips mature to
green and good scarlet-orange fall color. Grown on their own root.
6′ Whips 22.45 19.75
5′ Whips 19.75 17.40
4′ Whips 17.40 15.30

POPULUS (Aspen)

SWEDISH COLUMNAR ASPEN (Populus tremula ‘Erecta’) 10-49 50 up
Zone 5 Flat, rounded green leaves flutter and rustle in the breeze providing
both visual interest and soothing sound to the landscape. Narrow form is great
for small spaces, as a screen and for lining a drive. Well adapted to very cold
climates.

6′ Branched 24.75 21.80
5′ Branched 21.40 18.85
4′ Branched 18.95 16.70
3′ Branched 16.85 14.85

QUERCUS (Oak)

WHITE (Quercus alba)
Zone 5 Wide spreading, broad rounded habit. Dark green leaves turn purple-
red in fall. Slow growing, adapts to a wide variety of soil conditions with
good drought tolerance. Undercut for fibrous root system.

6′ Whips 17.80 15.65
5′ Whips 16.30 14.35
4′ Whips 14.70 12.95

SPIRAEA

SNOWMOUND (Spiraea nipponica ‘Snowmound’)
Zone 4 Dense, upright, compact, mounded deciduous shrub typically
grows to 2-4′ tall and wide. White flowers in small corymbs are
plentiful in late spring, and attract butterflies. Small, narrow, dark blue-
green foliage on arching branches. Tolerates a wide range of soils.

2′ Shrub 9.15 8.05
18″ Shrub 8.35 7.35
15″ Shrub 6.95 6.10

TAXODIUM (Bald Cypress)

BALD CYPRESS (Taxodium distichum)
Zone 4 A stately deciduous conifer adaptable to wet or dry conditions.
Best known in wet areas, also does well in urban conditions. “Cypress
knees” occur only near water. Prefers acid soils.

7′ Branched 29.95 26.35
6′ Branched 26.85 23.65
5′ Branched 22.15 19.50
4′ Branched 19.90 17.50

ULMUS (Elm)

FRONTIER (Ulmus carpinifolia x parvifolia ‘Frontier’) 10-49 50 up
Zone 5 Symmetrical upright vase-shaped habit. Glossy green foliage
turns burgundy-red in fall. Resistant to Dutch Elm disease and Elm
Leaf Beetle damage. Bark resistant to frost cracking. Urban tolerant.

6′ Branched 27.65 24.35
5′ Branched 22.80 20.05
4′ Branched 20.00 17.60

ZELKOVA
GOSHIKI VARIEGATED (Zelkova serrata ‘Goshiki’)
Zone 5 Unique selection features creamy leaf variegation that
irregularly encircles the deep green center of each leaf. Bronze-
orange-burgundy fall foliage. Slower growing vase shaped form.

7′ Whips 21.25 18.70
6′ Whips 19.70 17.35
5′ Whips 17.50 15.40
4′ Whips 14.95 13.15