Blue Spruce, Picea pungens: Beautiful ornamental or windbreak tree with stiff, sharp pointed needles ranging in color from dark green to silver blue. Prefers moist, well-drained soils, plenty of sunlight, and requires little shaping.
Norway Spruce, Picea abies: Exceptionally fast growing, straight stemmed stock makes this tree desirable for Christmas trees, ornamentals, timber or windbreaks. The twigs and branchlets hang downward; height of 60-90 feet; intolerant of shade, sensitive to drought
White Pine, Pinus strobus: A five-needled pine with soft, light green needles 4” long. Can tolerate shade, ordinary soil; even wet areas. Mature height is 100 feet.
Douglas Fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii: Grows to 60 feet, needles are short, soft and blue green. Grows best in moist, well drained soil.
Black Hills Spruce, Picea glauca densata: Slow growth to 40 feet with a spread of 15-25 feet. One of the most tolerant spruces, withstands wind, heat, cold, drought, and crowding; does best in full sun. Provides dense shelter for wildlife. Excellent farmstead windbreaks.
Eastern Red Cedar, Juniperus virginiana: A dense pyramidal evergreen growing 40 to 50 feet. Spread of 8 to 20 feet. Medium green needles are flat with grayish to reddish brown bark. Should grow in almost any soil and does well in poor gravelly soils. Due to its fast dense growth, makes it a good choice for screen or hedge.
Red Oak, Quercus rubra: Fast growth to 60-70 feet with equal spread. Grows best in sandy to rich loamy soil in full sun. Tolerant of urban conditions such as salt, ozone and Sulphur dioxide.
Bur Oak, Quercus macrocarpa; Growth to 70-80 feet. Plant in full to partial sun, capable of withstanding a wide range of harsh conditions. Good wildlife tree.
Swamp White Oak, Quercus bicolor; Grows to 50-60 feet in height and spread. Does well in wet swampy conditions along rivers and streams.
Sugar Maple, Acer saccharum: Grows to a height of 60-75 feet. Spread of 45-50 feet. Mature trees provide sugar products from sap in the spring. A good timber tree. Does not do well in wet areas or in small compact restricted growing areas.
Red Mulberry, Morus rubra: Fast growing hardwood with a broad spreading crown growing to a height of 30-50 feet. Spread of 20-40 feet. Prefers warm, well drained soil, but widely adaptable to many soil conditions. Shade tolerant. Fruits are a favorite of people, birds and small mammals. Mulberries produce excellent jam, jelly, juice and flavorful wine.
Thornless Honeylocust, Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis; Grows to 100 feet, fine textured leaves. Grows well in any type of soil. A superb tree for withstanding city conditions, roadway salt tolerant. Very popular as a shade tree. A percentage will have thorns.
Wild Black Cherry, Prunus serotina; Fast growing, grows to 60 feet. Grows best in rich, deep, moist soil. It has been prized in furniture making and is excellent firewood. Fruit provides food for many small animals.
Sycamore, Platanus occidentalis: A native fast growing tree with grayish bark that exfoliates to expose the inner creamy white bark. Tolerant of flooding, good along streams.
Shagbark Hickory, Carya ovata; Narrow, upright growth habit. Grows to a height of 90 feet. Fall colors are yellow and golden brown tones. Popular for its sweet edible nuts and shredding bark. Nut production should start in 25-30 years. Plant at least ten for pollination.
Sargent Crabapple, Malus sargentii; A small shrub-like tree, growing 8-10 feet in height, with a wide, mounding top. Spread 8-15 feet. Covered with fragrant pure white flowers in mid May. Small, dark red crabapples appear in fall before the leaves drop. A favorite food for song birds and wildlife.
Paw Paw, Asimina triloba: Known for its banana like fruits, large tropical looking leaves and unique, red flowers.
American Persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, Grows 25 to 40 feet in height and 20 to 35 in width. The white, fragrant flowers are very sweet and a favorite of honeybees. Edible fruit, and more than one tree is needed for pollination.
Hybrid American Chestnut, castanea dentate x, A fast growing hybrid reaching a height of 80 to 100 feet. Plant in full sun, well drained soil. These are one year seedlings and are sold 4 in a pack.
Common Lilac, Syringa vulgaris; Grows to a height of 8-15 feet with broad oval leaves and bears flowers that are 4-8” long. Flowers are extremely fragrant in early to mid May.
Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius; Grows to a height of 5-10 feet with a rounded shape. Small white flowers develop into red fruit in fall which provides food for wildlife. Plant in full sun to partial shade, very hardy and drought tolerant.
American Cranberry, Viburnum trilobum: a deciduous shrub, growing 8-12 feet in height. Bright red berries provide food for birds. People used to make jelly from the berries. A good wetland plant, and shade tolerant.
Hazelnut, Coryls Americana; A large fast growing shrub with showy spring flowers. Best used when naturalizing an area.
White Flowering Dogwood, Cornus florida: Native tree that bears white flowers in spring and red berries in fall. Shade tolerant.