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Trees

The following is a list of  the trees that we hope to have for sale at some point this year.  Please call or email to check current availability.  The heights and spreads given in the descriptions are what you can expect for a mature tree approximately ten years of age.

Acer circinatum (Vine Maple)

Medium growing native deciduous tree.
Shape: Sprawling to more rounded in sunny areas. 
Foliage: 3″ glossy green leaves.
Fall Colour: Fire engine red in fall in open sites.
Likes part shade to sun. Wants more moisture if in full sun.
H 15’-20’ W 6’-12’

Acer griseum (Paperbark Maple)

Shape: Vase like
Foliage: Smaller green leaves
Fall Colour: Gold, orange
Bark: Peeling redish brown, winter interest
Likes sun to part shade.
H 20’-25’ W 8’-15’

Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ (Red Maple)

Shape: Dense, uniform, round to pyramidal crown
Foliage: Abundant green leaves turn brilliant scarlet in fall
Light: Full sun
Size: H: 40-50 W: 30-40’
Tolerates average to wet soil

Acer rubrum ’Red Sunset’ (Red Maple)

ShapePyramidal form when young becoming rounded with age
Foliage: Glossy green
Seeds: Female cultivar, flowers give way to red-tinged samaras.
Fall ColourOutstanding orange to red.
Likes sun to part shade, tolerates wet areas
H 40’-50’ W 30’-40’

Acer x freemanii ‘Armstrong Gold’ (Freeman Maple)

(A. rubrum x A. saccharinum)
Shape: Narrow, upright form
Foliage: Medium green leaves turn gold to orange in fall
Light: Full sun
Size: H: 30-40’ W: 6-12’
Tolerates average to wet soil.

Acer x freemanii ‘Armstrong’ (Freeman Maple)

(A. rubrum x A. saccharinum)
Shape: Narrow, upright form
Foliage: Medium green leaves turn yellow-orange in fall
Light: Full sun
Size: H: 30-40‘ W: 6-12’
Tolerates average to wet soil.

Acer x truncatum ‘Pacific Sunset’ (Painted Maple)

(A. truncatum x A. platanoides)
Shape: Upright, with rounded crown
Foliage: Glossy dark green leaves turn yellow, red and orange in fall
Light: Full sun
Size: H: 20-30’ W: 18-25’
Tolerant of different soils but needs good drainage. Drought tolerant once established.

Albizia julibrissin (Silk Tree or Mimosa)

Shape: Broad crown
Foliage: Leafs out in late spring, green leaves
Flower: Fluffy pink flowers in summer, best flowering in full sun
Light: Full sun or partial shade
Size: H: 20-30’ W: 20-40’
Needs well drained soil, needs protection from strong winds.

Albizia julibrissin ‘Merlot Majik’ (Silk Tree or Mimosa)

Shape: Broad crown
Foliage: Leafs out in late spring, merlot/burgundy leaves hold colour well
Flower: Fluffy pink/white flowers in summer
Light: Best in full sun
Size: H: 20-30’ W: 20-30’
Needs well drained soil, needs protection from strong winds.

Albizia julibrissin ‘Summer Chocolate’ (Silk Tree or Mimosa)

Shape: Vase-shaped
Foliage: Leafs out in late spring, leaves mature to chocolate-burgundy colour by summer
Flower: Fluffy pink/white flowers in summer
Light: Best in full sun
Size: H: to 20’ W: to 15’
Needs well drained soil, needs protection from strong winds.

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