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

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.

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′

Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Pendulum’ (Weeping Katsura)

Shape: Weeping, wide spreading
Foliage: Blue-green leaves turns buttery yellow in fall
Light: Full sun or partial shade
Size: H: 15-25’ W: to 20’
Best in moist soil

Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ (Eastern Redbud)

Shape: Rounded crown.
Foliage:
New foliage is shimmering red-purple becoming more subdued through the season.
Flower
: 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 ‘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’ (Dogwood)

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 kousa ‘Mandarin Jewel’ (Dogwood)

Shape: Upright
Foliage: Dark green leaves through summer turn orange-yellow in fall
Flower: Snow white flowers in spring
Light: Best in partial shade
Size: H: 15-20’ W: 10-15’
Large fruit in fall starts yellow and turns pumpkin orange

Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (Dogwood)

Shape: Upright, spreading crown
Foliage: Deep green leaves turn shades of red in fall
Flower: Salmon red flowers in late spring
Light: Best in partial shade
Size: H: 15-20’ W: 12-15’
Attractive red fruits in fall

Cornus kousa ‘Scarlet Fire’ (Dogwood)

Shape: Broadly oval
Foliage: Dark green leaves turn maroon in fall
Flower: Deep fuchsia-pink flowers in late spring/early summer.
Light: Best in partial shade
Size: H: 20-25’ W: 15-20’
One of the darkest pink dogwoods available.

Cornus mas ‘Golden Glory’ (Cornelian Cherry)

Foliage: Green
Fall Colour: Rich, purple-red
Flowers
: Profuse umbels of golden-yellow flowers before the leaves in late winter
Fruit: Cherry red fruit is edible but tart and attracts birds.
Bark: On older trees the crooked twisted trunks will flake and peel in tan, gray and brown patches
Good fall colours with clusters of red berries (edible).
Drought tolerant once established
Sun to Part Shade
H: 20-25’ W: to 15’

Cornus ‘Eddi’s White Wonder’ (Dogwood)

(C. nuttallii x C. florida)
Early flowering, needs good drainage and summer water.
Likes part shade to sun.
H 20’-25’ W12’-15’

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