2022 Seedling Tree Sale
How to Prepare...
-Evaluate your needs & select your site,
-Do some research,
-Measure available space and # of rows needed
to produce desired results,
-Plan which species of trees and/or shrubs you
-Determine numbers of seedlings that will be
-Plan for their irrigation,
-Plan for protection from animals.
You will be contacted
when trees are ready for Pick-Up
Norway Poplar, Siouxland
40' - 60' Zone 3.
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, Thevestina
60' - 80' Zone 2
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.
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.
Rocky Mountain Juniper,
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.
12' - 15' Zone 2
QUAKING ASPEN is a quick growing and hardy tree. Flat leaves that flutter or "quake" in the light breeze, turning golden in the fall. Grows best in moist, well-drained soil on northern or eastern exposure and slopes. Plant in an area with plenty of room as Quaking Aspens send out sucker roots and more trees will grow from the root system.
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.
Syringa X Chinensis
10' - 12' Zones 3-8
CHINESE LILAC thrives in full sun but can tolerate part shade. Small dark green heart shaped leaves. Fragrant purple flowers appear in mid-May on graceful, broadly spreading branches. Minimal suckering as compared to common lilac. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Makes a good screen, border, firescaping/firewise hedge or windbreak.
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.
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.
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.
8' Zones 3-4
HONEYSUCKLE FREEDOM is a
medium sized vigorously growing
shrub primarily used for windbreaks
and shelterbelt plantings and as a background screen in large areas. Bluish-green foliage. Creme colored flowers. Fruit is a bright red berry. Provided habitat for birds.