1370 Wain Road, N. Saanich, BC     250-656-0384 Quality Plants & Knowledgeable Staff


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.

Catalpa bignonoides ‘Aurea’ (Golden Catalpa)

Shape: Fast grower that slows with age
Foliage: Large heart shaped, acidic-yellow leaves, fade little if planted in part shade
Flower: Showy white panicle flowers in May
Adapts to most soils, can be drought tolerant once established
Likes sun to part shade.
H 30’-35’ W 20’-30’

Cercidiphyllum japonicum (Katsura )

Shape: dense, rounded habit that typically matures to 40-60’
Foliage: Cordate, round-oval leaves (to 4” long) resemble those of a small redbud
Spring: Leaves emerge reddish purple in spring
Summer: Mature to medium green with a slight bluish tinge
Fall: Shades of gold, orange and red in fall. The fallen autumn leaves have been described as smelling of cinnamon, burnt sugar or ripe apples.
Will take sun, part shade . Foliage may scorch in hot, dry and/or windy conditions.
Shallow roots may interfere with sidewalks.
H 30-40′  S 20-30′

Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ (Eastern Redbud)

Shape: Rounded crown.
New foliage is shimmering red-purple becoming more subdued through the season.
: Stunning pea-like rose-purple flowers which bloom profusely on bare branches in early spring before the foliage emerges.
Requires good drainage, summer water.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 15’-18’ W 15-20’

Cercis canadensis ‘Lavender Twist’

Shape: Weeping umbrella habit
Foliage: Green leaves turn yellow in fall.
Flowers: Magenta to rosy pink buds.
Requires good drainage, summer water.
Likes sun to part shade.
H to 7’ W to 8’

Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’

A great tree for small gardens or a large container.
Shape: A highly attractive weeping form of Cercis canadensis. It demonstrates excellent branching with a full crown of foliage at the top.
Foliage: Dark maroon, heart shaped leaves on weeping branches
Flower: Rose-purple flowers in spring, tight along the branches
Requires good drainage, summer water.
Likes sun to part shade.
H 6 to 8’ W 4 to 6’

Cornus kousa ‘Snow Tower’

Shape: An upright columnar cultivar
Foliage: Green
Fall Colour: Attractive shades of red
Flower:  Pure white floral bracts in June, a bit later than other cultivars
Fruit: Bright red fruit
Likes Sun or Part Shade
H to 10-15′  S to 4-8′

Cornus ‘Eddi’s White Wonder’ (Eddi’s White Wonder Dogwood)

Early flowering, needs good drainage and summer water.
Likes part shade to sun.
H 20’-25’ W12’-15’

Cydonia oblonga ‘Le Bourgeot’ (Edible Quince)

Shape:  Unique fruiting and ornamental tree.
Flowers:  Large white flowers
Fruit:  Large yellow fragrant fruits ripening in early October. Use in pies, jams and jellies.
H: 10-15′  S: 10′-15′

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