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Acer ginnala (Compact Amur maple)
Bright red fall foliage. Graceful, large shrub with slender branches
Size at maturity (height x width): 16' -18' by 12
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $45
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'
One of earliest blooming shrubs. Profuse yellow flowers
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 6.5
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1

POTENTILLA FRUITICOSA 'Abbotswood'
Dwarf spreading, blooms summer to fall. Large white flowers.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" X SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $54
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Pink Beauty'
Double pink flowers bloom all summer. Bright green foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" x SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $54
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Red Robin'
Vigorous, rounded habit, dwarf shrub with brick-red blooms from summer to frost.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 24' SP 40"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $35.
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Tangerine'
Mounding, gray-green foliage and orange tinted yellow flowers. Multi purpose shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30-40" x SP 30-40"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $56
Photos: Photo 1

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Mound'
Low, mound of golden yellow, spring foliage, accented by clusters of pink flowers on new wood in summer. Foliage turns yellow-green in summer, then yellow-orange in fall. Compact contrast, foundation or border plant. Requires moist, well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30in H x 40in W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $29.00
Photos: Photo 1

Spirea nipponica 'Snowmound'
Dwarf Spirea with rounded clusters of white blooms in late spring. Dense, dark foliage on arching branches. Use for borders, specimen or mass planting. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40" x 40"
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $54.0
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Symphoricarpos albus White Snowberry
Compact, suckering native shrub with white ornamental berries from summer to fall and light pink spring blooms. Blue-green foliage. Tolerates shade and heavy clay soil. Mainly used as a reclamation and xeriscape plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40inches x 40 inches
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $59
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
Another of our favorites! Hard to find the foliage when in bloom. Fragrant, light purple blooms. Attracts bees.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $49.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Syringa v. 'Sensation'
Strongly scented early blooming lilac with red-purple buds opening to single, purple blooms edged in white. Large glossy green heart-shaped foliage turns yellow in fall. Specimen, massed, hedge or screen plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 10ft H x 8ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $54.00
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa x pres. 'Donald Wyman'
Upright shrub with clusters of single purple flowers. Lightly fragrant. Steve's favorite. Non sucker.
Size at maturity (height x width): 10ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $54.00 , #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Syringa x pres. 'James MacFarlane'
Non suckering upright, later, blooming about 2 weeks later than French. Single pink blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft x 8ft
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $45.00 , #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Viburnum Common Snowball
Ball shaped clusters of double white blooms. Foliage turns burgundy red in fall with red berries.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8'x8'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $$48

Edibles

  Berry Bushes

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Northline' (Saskatoon)
Self fertile. Full sun. Commercial production. Lrg. Sweet, late season fruit, orange fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6' SP 6'
Zone: 2
Price: - $
Photos: Photo 1

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Thiessen'
Self fertile. Full sun. Large full-flavoured fruit for fresh, pies preserves. White flowers.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 6.5'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $28
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Lonicera cae. 'Honey Bee'
Dark blue, cylindrical fruits start in early summer and remain until 3rd week of Aug. Best when hand picked. Juice, wine or jelly - slightly tart. Excellent pollinator for Borealis, Tundra or Indigo Haskaps. Fast growing. Excellent mildew resistance.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft x 5ft
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Lonicera cae. kamtschatica 'Indigo Gem'
Most Productive variety. Frost resistant blooms in mid spring. Harvest when flesh is red. Pollinate with 'Polar Jewel'
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4' SP 4'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $$32
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Lonicera caerulea kamtschatica 'Polar Jewel' (Haskap berry)
Pollinate with 'Borealis' or 'Indigo Gem'. Large dark blue berries. Fertilize and keep watered in spring.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4' SP 4'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $30
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Lonicera caerulea kamtschatica 'Polar' Combo (Haskap berry)
Two varieties in 1 pot. A.K.A. Honeyberry. Large dark blue berries similar to blueberry.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4' SP4'
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $$50
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Malus 'Dolgo' (Crabapple)
Early bloomer. Excellent pollinator. Abundant bright red edible crabapple. Great for jellies.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20 SP 13
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Harcourt'
Medium size red crisp, juicy, white-fleshed, mild-flavoured apple. Excellent for eating, baking and juicing. Ripens late summer - early fall. Requires a different apple within 150m (500') for cross-pollination. White spring flowers with pink tint.
Size at maturity (height x width): 20ft H x 16ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $$90.00
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Parkland' (Apple)
Summer. Pick under-ripe. Medium sized green with red stripes. Good for eating and cooking.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 16'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $90.00
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus x ker. 'Romeo' Romeo Cherry
Best P. kerrasis for juicing with good eating and processing qualities. Dark red-black fruit ripens in late summer and early fall. Self-pollinating. Tree form.
All of these cherries are bigger, redder and sweeter than Michigan pie cherries. These hybrids are 75% P. cerasus and 25% P. fruiticosa and are named P. x kerrasis to honor the work of Dr. Kerr. The fruit easily approaches a Brix rating of 16 to 22%, but still contains the citric acid than makes them �tart� or �sour� cherries. Typical �Montmorency� pie cherries fall into the range of 11 to 16 degrees Brix.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6ft H x 4ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34.00
Photos: Photo 1

Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake' (Red currant)
Self fertile. Clusters of large red berries on 2-3 year old wood. Easy to grow. Spreads
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40-60" SP 40-60"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34.00
Photos: Photo 1

  Perennial Vegetables and Fruits
  Fruit Trees

Deciduous Ornamental and Shade Trees

Acer rubrum 'Autumn Spire'
Large, broadly columnar form with red blooms appearing in spring before foilage. Consistent red fall foliage color. Hardy, seedless variety displays best color in acidic soil
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 43' SP 30'
Zone: 2
Price: - $
Photos: Photo 1

Betula papyrifera (Paper birch)
Reddish young bark matures to white. Clump form. Beautiful yellow fall foliage. Native.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40' SP 26'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 Clump - $$175 , #10 - $168
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Betula pendula 'Laciniata' Weeping Cutleef
An elegant tree with pendulous branches and deeply cut serrated leaves which turn yellow in fall. Maturing bark turns white. Does not like wet feet.
Size at maturity (height x width): 50' x23'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $$165
Photos: Photo 1

Larix sibirica (Larch)
Fast growing, needs full sun. Spring and summer soft green needles turn golden yellow in fall. Needles shed in fall but attractive cones stay on tree all winter.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 50' SP 20'
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $59
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Malus 'Royalty' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Darkest puple leaves of all crabs and reddish-purple blooms in spring. Orange fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 16' SP 16
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $135.00
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Spring Snow' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Steve's favorite. A heavy blanket of fragrant white blooms, from distinctive pink buds, cover this oval to round tree in mid-spring. Dark green pointy foliage turns yellow in fall. Non-fruiting, heat tolerant Canadian introduction. Adapts to a wide range of soils.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 13'
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Populus tremuloides (Quaking or Trembling Aspen)
Native, fast growing. White bark. Tolerates moist sites. Great yellow fall color.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 50' SP 20'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $$209 , #5 - $$79
Photos: Photo 1

Populus x canescens 'Tower'
A narrow, columnar poplar. Green leaves have silvery underside and golden yellow fall colour. Rapidly growing, hardy, seedless and disease resistant. Use for small landscapes, screens, and vertical accent.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40 ft H x 10 ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $165.
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Hardy ornamental plum on rounded form with dark purple foliage all season and light pink blooms in spring followed by ornamental purple fruit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 13' H x 13' W
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $155
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Prunus nigra 'Princess Kay'
Narrow ornamental plum with fluffy, double, snow-white spring blossoms appearing before foliage. Small yellow-red ornamental fruit in summer followed by yellow-orange fall foliage accenting dark bark.
Size at maturity (height x width): 16ft H x 10ft W
Zone: 2
Price: 10 - $139.00
Photos: Photo 1

Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred' Cardinal Royal
Also known as Cardinal Royal Ash. Narrow, oval crown. Deep green foliage with a silvery underside that turns orange-red in autumn. Clustered white flowers in spring.
Size at maturity (height x width): 35ft H x 20ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #15 - $280.
Photos: Photo 1

Sorbus decora (Showy mountain ash)
Hardiest mountain ash. Larger white blooms and ornamental red-orange fruit. Red fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): 20' x 16'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $165
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Tilia cordata
Lovely shade, street or specimen tree. Dense heart-shaped leaves on pyramidal, rounded form turn yellow-green in fall. Small, sweetly scented blooms in late spring are very attractive to bees. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and light shade.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30ft H x 26ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1

Evergreens

Picea abies
The fastest growing and largest of the spruce family. It has a pyramidal shape and branches become pendulous when it matures.
Size at maturity (height x width): 80 H ft x 20 ft W
Zone: 2
Price: - $
Photos: Photo 1

Picea abies 'Nidiformis' (Birds' Nest Spruce)
Unique, nest-shaped shrub. Layered branches of short, dense, bright green new needles mellow to light green. Neat, compact, low maintenance form. Requires well-drained soil. Tolerates salt and pollution. Slow-growing accent, rock garden or border plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" X SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: - $ , #5 - $49
Photos: Photo 1

Picea glouca conica Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Great pyramid shaped shrub. Slow growing. Excellent, dense accent shrub. Probably zone 3.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 3.5ft W
Zone: 4
Price: #3 - $67 , #10 - $270 , #5Super - $$75
Photos: Photo 1

Picea mariana 'Ericoides' Blue Nest Spruce
Compact, nest-like form with slow growing, dense, short blue-green needles. Best colour in full sun. Hardy and adaptable low groundcover. Great low maintenance border, accent, stone wall or rock garden plant. Prefers moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40inches x 40 inches
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $46.00
Photos: Photo 1

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
Attractive silvery blue foliage. Excellent pyramidal form with bright blue new growth, one the finest forms of blue Spruce.
Size at maturity (height x width): 50' x20'
Zone: 3
Price: #20 - $$485.00
Photos: Photo 1

Picea pungens glauca 'Bakerii'
Upright, very symmetrical evergreen conifer. Stiff horizontal branching forms a columnar pyramid. Deep, gray-blue needles. One of the best �true blues.� Slow growing plant great for smaller landscapes or for use as specimen tree
Size at maturity (height x width): 10-12' x 10-13'
Zone: 2
Price: #20 - $$375
Photos: Photo 1

Pinus Dwarf Scotch Pine
Rounded form with blue-green needles on horizontal branches, attractive reddish bark.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6'x6'
Zone: 3
Price: #5Super - $$119

 

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