2021 seedling tree sale
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2021 Tree Seedling Sale
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Norway Poplar, Siouxland
40' - 60' Zone 3.
Lombardy Poplar, Thevestina
60' - 80' Zone 2
NORWAY POPLAR - Zone 3. Fast growing tall tree used for windbreaks and riparian plantings, provides quick cover. This cottonless cottonwood tree is extremely hardy even in toughest soils. Requires moist soil but can tolerate dry soil after established. 40' to 60' tall 20'to 35' spread.
LOMBARDY POPLAR - Zone 2. A perfect choice for a fast-growing privacy screen or windbreak. Wonderful columnar tree with grayish-green foliage that provides a gorgeous backdrop for smaller trees and shrubs. Plant in rows about 8 ft. apart for screen protection. Hardy to -40 degrees F. 60' to 80' tall.
Colorado Spruce, Picea Pungens
20' - 40' Zones 3-8
COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE - Zones 3-8. Popular for dense, pyramidal shape. This tree is a favorite among spruce lovers. The Colorado Blue Spruce has densely growing horizontal branches with waxy gray-green leaves, up to 3 cm (1 in) long, which are arranged radially on the shoots which curve upwards. It produces pale brown cones which are up to 10 cm (4 in) long. Blue spruce is generally considered to grow best with abundant moisture. Nevertheless, it can withstand drought better than any other spruce. It can withstand extremely low temperatures (-40 degrees C) as well. 50'–75' tall and a spread of 10'–20' at maturity.
6' - 10' Zones All.
COTONEASTER is a low growing, colorful shrub with attractive small flowers, berries and fall foliage color. The long spreading branches look particularly attractive when grown to cascade down a wall or bank.
Bees favor the pink flowers in spring.
Keep young plants well watered. Once established, plants are drought tolerant. Apply mulch, such as bark mulch or wood chips, in spring to preserve soil moisture and keep weeds away. Fertilize monthly with a handful of an organic plant food.
6' - 10' Zone 3
VILLOSA LILAC is a relatively large and cold hardy shrub. It provides excellent privacy and wind protection. It has fragrant, pink flowers which grow in clusters at the end of its branches during mid to late summer and fade to a light pink over time. Villosa Lilac grows quickly and is drought resistant, making it suitable for the outer row of a shelterbelt. Its roots are non-suckering and it does not compete with nearby crops.
Villosa Lilac is more salt-tolerant than most lilacs.
Privet, Amur River
10' - 15' Zone 4
PRIVET is a fast growing shrub that is ideal for a neat clipped appearance creating a hedge or privacy screen. It can be maintained at any height, making a thick dense hedge right to the ground. The more it's trimmed, the thicker this hedge gets. The lustrous green leaves stay on until late fall. It has very hardy dark green foliage.
The Privet is extreme cold hardy. It grows in full sun or partial shade. Attracts butterflies and other pollinators. It provides food for birds. Plant 2 feet apart to create a barrier for screening. For fuller, faster results, stagger a double row in a zigzagging planting pattern.
Rocky Mountain Juniper, Juniperus Scopulorum
30' - 40' Zones 3-8
ROCKY MOUNTAIN JUNIPER- Zone 3-8. Rugged, pyramidal tree with silvery-blue green foliage. The foliage is dense and pleasantly aromatic. The fruits are fleshy berrylike spherical cones - they are bright blue with a whitish bloom and sweet tasting, with thin skins (edible). Survives well in hot dry summers of the western U.S. 30'-40' tall.
Redosier Dogwood, Cornus Sericea
6' - 8' Zones 3-8
REDOSIER DOGWOOD is loved for its hardiness and versatility. It can grow in a myriad of conditions, including wet soil. its thicket-forming bush structure makes it a great hedge option. The fibrous root system provides effective erosion control on banks and slopes.
The Redosier Dogwood is very popular for its deep red stems. The vibrant red hue remains through winter, creating a pop of color in the snowy gray months.
White Lilac, Syringa Vulgaris
10' - 12' Zone 2
WHITE LILAC is an ornamental shrub which blooms lovely, single white flowers that are richly scented paired with light blue-green foliage. the blooms arrive mid-spring to early summer. The Common White Lilac is very similar to the Common Purple Lilac. These make wonderful cut flowers.
The White Lilac bush makes a beautiful informal screen or hedge. 10' to 12' tall and wide.
Hansen Hedge Rose, Rosa Rugosa 'Hansens'
3' - 5' Zones All.
HANSEN HEDGE ROSE has single pink to white, fragrant blossoms which appear in June and bloom all summer. Blossoms are followed by very large red hips in late summer and last all winter. Bumble Bees are always visiting the blossoms on this rose bush.
The rose bush grows at a rate of up to 2 feet per year and will grow up to 6 feet tall. Disease resistant and winter hardy. Suitable for most any well drained soil. Space plants 24 inches apart in the row to create a fast growing hedge.