Acute or Acute-Leafed willow is a very fast growing small tree that can reach growth rates of up to 6 feet per year. It's a great choice for developing a quick, hardy shelterbelt, windbreak or privacy screen and requires almost no maintenance. Acute willow will... more
|Alberta Wild (Prickly) Rose|
Alberta's provincial flower, Alberta Wild Rose, is a small, deciduous shrub known for its beautiful pink blooms and thick, thorny stems.
Native to Canada, this hardy perennial is an attractive addition to any garden. Wildlife enjoy its edible rosehips, which... more
American Elm is fast growing, tall tree with a recognizable and pleasing shape.
It's well suited for urban environments because of its non-invasive roots and ability to grow on harsh sites (quite salt tolerant). American Elm develops a wide, dense canopy that... more
|American Mountain Ash|
American Mountain Ash is an attractive medium-sized tree.
Its beautiful clusters of white flowers bloom in late-spring, making it an ideal ornamental tree for residential lots.
American Mountain Ash's decorative bright orange berries stay on the tree... more
Arnold Hawthorn is a low-branched tree favoured by wildlife and landscapers. This tree’s beautiful white flowers and bright red berries make it an attractive ornamental in anyone’s yard. Arnold Hawthorn is also used in windbreaks and riparian planting... more
Balsam Fir - best known as a "Christmas tree" - doesn't just look great in living rooms; it's a terrific tree for your yard too!
This fir grows tall and narrow. Balsam Fir is cold hardy, shade tolerant, and will thrive in most soil types and moisture levels... more
Balsam Poplar is a hardy, fast-growing deciduous tree.
Native to Canada east of the Rockies, this large, upright's seedlings are grown from cuttings.
Sometimes they are a male clone, so they don't produce fluff. Other times, the collection was from both male... more
Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
It features smooth, grey bark and edible nuts. Beaked Hazelnut prefers a rich sandy-clay loam but will grow on poorer sites, and can be used as an understory shrub... more
Bearberry is a dwarf shrub known for its creamy pink flowers and red edible fruits.
It is great as a filler in gardens and flowerbeds in place of invasive ground cover plants, like English Ivy.
Bearberry will attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees to... more
Black Hawthorn is a versatile plant that is native to wetlands and other areas with moist soils, but can also tolerate dry soils. This plant can be grown as a short shrub, or a tree reaching 30 feet tall.
Black Hawthorn is valued for erosion control and... more
|Black Hills Spruce|
Black Hills Spruce is a subspecies of White Spruce native to the Black Hills of South Dakota. It has a strongly conical form, slower growth rate and denser foliage than typical white spruce, making it preferable as a specimen tree for smaller suburban lawns. It... more
Black Locust is an attractive tree. Its distinctive leaves are made of about a dozen bright green leaflets. It also notable for its fragrant white flowers, which smell of citrus.
Black Locust can grow in many situations, but prefers dry areas with lots of sun... more
Black Spruce is a medium-sized coniferous tree that tolerates wet ground better than most - if not all - spruces.
These qualities make Black Spruce an excellent tree for wet areas.
Black Spruce is known for its characteristic straight trunk and a narrow... more
The Black Walnut is a slow growing, large, straight-stemmed and high value timber tree with an open crown. It produces a dense, very hard, edible nut. The root system usually includes a deep tap-root and several wide-spreading and deeply set lateral roots... more
Common Wild Blueberry is a must-have for anyone who appreciates the tasty little berries as much as we do.
These blueberries are grown from locally collected seed and produce small, sweet berries in August. The fruit is terrific for fresh eating and... more
Bog Cranberry is a native, ground cover species.
These plants generally produce one crop per year in summer. The plants have single blooms. Leaves are bright green, oval and alternate. New growth can be covered with fine hairs. Plants may spread 3 feet in width... more
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Brandon Elm is a hardy and adaptable tree. Its dark green foliage turns brilliant gold in the fall.
This cultivar of the American Elm is long-lived and fast growing. Due to its smaller and more compact form than its cousin, the American Elm, Brandon Elm it is... more
Bur Oak has a wide distribution but is one of the only oaks that will grow well on the prairies. Bur Oak produces deeply lobed, dark green leaves that turn golden yellow to brown in the fall.
Its acorns are round and half enclosed by a mossy fringed cup. If you... more
One of the few walnut varieties native to Canada. The wood from this attractive species is used in a lot of specialty products.
A self-fertile nut tree that has better yields when planted near other butternuts. The meat of the Butternut is very mild, sweet, and... more
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Canaan Fir, which is closely related to Balsam Fir, is known for its open-growing patterns and strong branches.
Canaan Fir is highly adaptable to many soil conditions and thrives in both shaded areas or direct sunlight. It is commonly used for Christmas tree... more
|Canada Plum & American Plum|
Canada and American Plum are almost identical in appearance and growth needs. These plants are short and stout fruit trees native to North America.
This hardy ornamental is excellent for both city dwellings as well as rural areas. During the spring, the white... more
|Canadian Buffalo Berry|
Canadian Buffalo Berry is a native deciduous shrub found throughout North America.
This hardy, medium-sized shrub will tolerate poor soil conditions and produces attractive, edible - though very bitter - red fruit.
Interest in this plant as a health food has... more
Colorado Spruce, also known as blue spruce, is our best selling tree! People are attracted to the distinctive blue-green color of this hardy evergreen. But Colorado spruce really stands out because it is tough, long lived, and adapted to a wide range of growing... more
Cattail is found all across North America, growing next to water. Like other waterside plants, Cattail provides erosion control and forage for animals.
It is suitable for land reclamation. Cattail is able to tolerate cold weather and occasional flooding... more
Common Hackberry is a medium sized deciduous tree that is similar to the American Elm but resistant to Dutch Elm Disease. Will likely be the replacement tree for Elm in Canadian municipalities... more
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
This North American native species is very adaptable, and can be used for erosion control in riparian and restoration areas. Snowberry's fruit... more
|Common Wild Rose|
Also known as Woods Rose, Common Wild Rose has attractive pink roses and edible bright red rosehips.
This tough, native shrub is a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to any garden. Common Wild Rose is very similar to Alberta (Prickly) Wild Rose but with fewer... more
Diablo Ninebark is a small, low maintenance, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard. This plant grows dark purple leaves in the spring and grows slightly faster than Common Ninebark. It features flaky red to brown bark, clusters of... more
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Douglas Fir is a large coniferous tree with a pyramidal shaped crown.
This attractive feature tree, with its distinctive drooping cones, is perfect for any grower who has lots of space and lives in a warm enough region. Douglas Firs make exceptional Christmas... more
|Dwarf Alberta Spruce|
Dwarf Alberta Spruce, also known as Dwarf White Spruce, is a small tree with very dense foliage. It is an attractive specimen in landscape designs and small yards. This plant naturally grows into the classic conical shape, but responds well to shearing and pruning... more
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Dwarf Birch, also known as Bog Birch for its common occurrence in wet areas, is a small deciduous shrub native to North America.
Common in riparian zones and boreal forests across Western Canada. It is a common reclamation species.
This species is often used... more
|Eastern White Cedar (Arborvitae)|
Eastern White Cedar is a slender growing conifer often used as a decorative tree or a hedge. This tree is an effective privacy screen even in winter and a great long term solution to urban crowding or a drab yard... more
|Eastern White Pine|
Eastern White Pine is a large pine native to eastern North America. It is the provincial tree of Ontario.
This long-lived, rapid growing giant is known for its long, flexible blue-green needles.
Eastern White Pine is low-maintenance and makes a beautiful... more
Engelmann Spruce is a tall, cold resistant tree native to western North America. This high-altitude mountain tree has characteristic loose, scaly bark ranging in colour from reddish-brown to grey.
Birds such as grouse, woodpeckers, nuthatches and thrushes will... more
Evans cherry is an Alberta-developed cold hardy tree that has been thriving in the prairies for over 50 years. This highly productive self-pollinating tree requires little maintenance. The fruit is good for cooking or fresh eating when fully ripe. Evans cherry is... more
Golden Currant produces berries for in jams, jellies, sauces and even pemmican. The currant bush is very dense, allowing for use as a hedge, windbreak, or wildlife habitat... more
Green Alder is a cold hardy, native shrub. It is often planted on infertile sites so it can fix nitrogen from the air and improve the soil.
Green Alder is known for its smooth grey bark and attractive shiny green leaves; it is commonly used in reclamation... more
Green ash is fast growing tree with incredible golden yellow leaves in the fall. This tree is native to the prairies and is well suited for drought and cold. Green ash can also tolerate soil compaction, periods of flooding and a wide variety of soils including... more
Green Bulrush is a common waterside plant, suitable for erosion control and land reclamation. Despite this, Green Bulrush is very drought resistant once established. Bulrushes can cool nearby areas on hot days.
Unlike many of the other waterside plants... more
Highbush Cranberry produces attractive white flowers in late June and bears edible fruit that matures to a bright red colour in the late summer.
This shrub, native to much of Canada, is fast growing, and its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked into a sauce to... more
Jack Pine is a cold tolerant native species that can survive on dry, sandy or gravelly sites.
Similar to Scots Pine, though somewhat larger, Jack Pine is known for its yellow-green needles, spreading crown, and irregular form. If you have a tough site to plant... more
Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.
It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.
Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental... more
Lodgepole pine is well suited to western Canada's climate and growing conditions. This native pine noted for its rapid growth among evergreen. And as one of Canada's hardiest conifers, it can tolerate cold, shade, drought, and poor soil conditions... more
Lowbush Cranberry is a short, deciduous shrub native to North America. Its white flowers bear sour but edible fruit that ripens to a brilliant red in fall. Lowbush Cranberry's small size makes it suitable for urban use; buyers will also find it useful if trying to... more
Manchurian Walnut is a large, broad and often multi-stemmed tree. This tree produces large, thick-shelled nuts that ripen in the fall. These walnuts are reportedly difficult to crack open. They are useful for attracting wildlife, especially squirrels... more
Manitoba Maple is a fast growing tree with great fall color. These trees are typically grown as feature or shade trees on larger properties and acreages. Manitoba maples are cold hardy and tolerant of a wide range of soil moisture conditions... more
Martin Saskatoon is a hardy prairie plant. The berries have a large size and a delicious taste. This species has consistent yield, making it great for both orchards and small gardens. The berries ripen uniformly, making them convenient for machine harvesting... more
Nannyberry is a hardy shrub known for attracting wildlife. Its clusters of white flowers and tasty berries are suitable for bees, birds, and other animals.
Nannyberry is also used in urban yards and landscaping. This shrub makes a beautiful ornamental and is... more
|Northern Red Currant|
The Northern Red Currant is also known as the Swamp Red currant due to its preference for moist soil. As long as the soil is wet, this shrub can live in any degree of sunlight.
The currant itself is a bright red-purple berry enjoyed by many animals and some... more
|Northern Red Oak|
A medium-sized deciduous tree, the northern red oak can grow to 25 m tall and 30 m in diameter with a crown spread of 18 m. It has a short, massive trunk and an extensive crown in the open, while in the forest it has a tall columnar bole and small rounded head. It... more
|Northline Saskatoon (Serviceberry)|
Northline Saskatoon is a native shrub that's famous for its great-tasting fruit. The berries are terrific for fresh eating and cooking. The Saskatoon bush itself can be quite large and produces an abundance of fruit. Saskatoons are hardy and can tolerate partial... more
Ohio Buckeye is a medium sized deciduous tree. If you are looking for a shade tree, Ohio Buckeye's dense canopy of unique leaves can provide it.
Named after its fruit, an inedible nut enclosed in a prickly husk, Ohio Buckeye also features green-yellow flowers... more
Paper Birch (also known as white birch) is a large, attractive deciduous tree.
This fast-growing, cold hardy species has white papery bark that peels in layers, making it a beautiful ornamental or accent tree. It's also a highly rated species for firewood... more
|Patterson Pride Plum|
Patterson Pride Plum is a fruit tree with weeping branches. This hybrid plant needs a wild plum tree for pollinating before it can produce fruit. Patterson Pride’s fruit is much larger and sweeter than other hardy plums, excellent for fresh eating, baking... more
Pembina Plum is an upright tree great for backyards and rural areas. This tree needs to be pollinated by a wild plum tree in order to produce high yields of fruit.
Pembina Plum’s fruit grows to about 2 inches with thick, acidic skin and sweet flesh. People... more
Pincherry is a small tree that produces clusters of white blossoms in spring followed by bright red berries that ripen through the summer. Then in the fall, the red color of the leaves is really quite attractive.
The fruit is quite sour when eaten fresh but is... more
Ponderosa Pine is the tallest known pine in North America. This popular evergreen has distinctive, textured bark and long needles.
This makes it an excellent ornamental tree for landscaping on large properties. Ponderosa Pine is hardy in a variety of soil... more
Pussy Willow is a large shrub or small tree that produces catkins that are soft, silky, and silvery before leaves appear in the spring. This native willow prefers moist to wet soil.
Pussy Willow makes a beautiful accent tree, and its bright branches can be used... more
Red Currant is a short deciduous shrub native to western Europe. It features five-lobed, maple-like leaves and bright red berries.
Red Currant berries are more sour than black currant, but they can be eaten raw and are excellent for jams and sauces. This member... more
Red Maple is one of the most common and widespread maples in North America. Like its name suggests, Red Maples feature deep red flowers, twigs and seeds, which are especially beautiful in autumn.
Red Maple is a great choice for parks and large gardens where... more
|Red Osier Dogwood|
Red Osier Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub that features deep red stems and twigs year-round, with creamy white flowers in the spring.
It is a complementary space filler to any shrub and flower garden, and mixes well with Yellow Twig Dogwood. Red Osier... more
Red Pine is a large evergreen with an open, rounded crown and red bark when mature. This long-lived tree thrives in well-drained soils. Red Pine makes a good landscaping tree for larger properties.
Red Pine is also one of the more desirable varieties of pine for... more
River Alder is a large shrub or small tree with a multi-stemmed, spreading habit. A shrub native to the boreal forests across North America, River Alder is an excellent tree for soil stabilization near rivers and creeks.
This tree is recognizable by its small... more
River Birch has beautiful, peeling, brown bark that reveals camel-colored and pink beneath. It is more borer resistant than white bark birches, which makes it a much longer-lived landscape tree... more
Sandbar Willow is a deciduous species native to much of North America. This mid-sized, fast-growing shrub can be found in very wet areas, making it an ideal plan to use in a wet area with erosion risk.
Sandbar Willow has long, narrow green leaves, and its... more
Schubert Chokecherry is similar to a western chokecherry but features beautiful purple-red leaves throughout the summer.
This small, flowering tree is perfectly suited as an ornamental for city yards... more
Shagbark Hickory is a unique tree both for its looks and uses. Its bark peels into long thin vertical strips giving it a shaggy appearance. This and its golden fall leaves make it a gorgeous looking tree. This species produces tasty hickory nuts after 40 years... more
|Showy Mountain Ash|
Showy Mountain Ash is a hardy accent tree.
It features pretty clusters of white flowers in spring followed by bright scarlet berries lasting into winter.
Great for small landscapes, Showy Mountain Ash is adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and it is... more
|Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)|
Shrubby Cinquefoil is a small, deciduous flowering shrub. This hardy species is densely covered with leaves and produces pale to bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers terminally on the stems.
Flowering typically occurs from early to late summer. Shrubby... more
|Silver Buffalo Berry|
Silver Buffalo Berry is a cold hardy, ornamental shrub that is commonly used in the first row of shelterbelts instead of caragana or lilac. It features subtle yellow flowers, smooth grey bark, and red fruit. On occasion orange fruit is produced and rarely a yellow... more
Silver Maples are fast-growing, large deciduous trees that typically have short trunks and sharply branched crowns.
Silver Maples bear red flowers in early spring and beautiful five lobed, deeply notched green and silver leaves that turn yellow in the fall... more
|Silverberry (Wolf Willow)|
Silverberry (also known as Wolf Willow) is a common native North American shrub. This beautiful ornamental plant has characteristic silver leaves and fragrant yellow flowers.
Its silver berries remain on the branches through the winter. Silverberry is cold... more
Slough Grass is a hardy grass that will happily grow in any wet soil. It is usually found near water and is common haymaking material or forage.
Slough Grass is also useful for erosion control and land reclamation... more
Smoky Saskatoon is a large deciduous shrub that suckers and produces edible fruit. Smoky Saskatoons are one of the most productive and widely used Saskatoons and have large sweet berries with good yields.
One of the oldest and first good yielding cultivars, a... more
Native to Eastern North America, Staghorn Sumac is a popular ornamental shrub with red velvet like antlers that produce seeds that provide nice winter interest for landscapers and gardeners.
This low-maintenance plant is a great addition to any garden it is... more
|Sugar Maple (Hard Maple)|
Sugar Maple, also known as Hard Maple or Rock Maple, is a large, deciduous tree known for its brilliant fall yellow, orange and red-orange colour display.
This long-lived shade tree features unique "maple"
lobed leaves. Be aware that this Zone 4 tree is... more
|Tall Manna Grass|
Manna Grass and other waterside plants are an excellent way to prevent erosion and provide habitat and forage for animals. The difference is that Manna Grass looks better doing it! With distinctive purple grains at the top of its stalks, Manna Grass adds a splash... more
Tamarack is a small to medium-sized native conifer tree featuring needles that turn an attractive gold before dropping in the fall.
This cold-tolerant tree grows well in very wet conditions, as long as it is exposed to full sun... more
Thiessen Saskatoon is a deciduous shrub that produces delicious edible fruit. They are one of the most productive saskatoons. Their fruit is great in pies, preserves or eating fresh.
Thiessen Saskatoon is most popular with u-pick operations for its taller... more
Trembling Aspen is a hardy, fast-growing tree.
It is known for its unique "trembling" leaf movement and beautiful bark that whitens with age.
This native shade tree tolerates a range of growing conditions and requires little maintenance... more
Reported to be one of the hardiest of all grape varieties. This variety will produce bluish red clusters of grapes that are great for jellies and juice. Grapes have long been used to cover arbors and trellises.
This is a self-pollinating variety so only one... more
Virginia Creeper is a fast-growing, climbing vine. Its root-like tendrils attach themselves to any non-smooth surface, even brick, but will also grow as a ground cover.
Virginia Creeper makes a beautiful ornamental plant for your garden; its attractive foliage... more
Water Sedge is a waterside grass which grows an extensive horizontal root system. This prevents erosion and allows it to grow back after being eaten.
Water sedge is grazed by many animals including cattle, sheep, horses and waterfowl. Animals choose Water Sedge... more
Western Chokecherry is a shrub or small tree commonly used for farmstead and field windbreaks.
It produces white flowers in the spring and edible dark purple fruit that matures between September and October. Its cherries are great for making for making jams and... more
|Western Mountain Ash|
Western Mountain Ash is a popular ornamental tree native to the western part of North America. Its attractive, white clusters of flowers bloom in early summer, making way for red, yellow or orange fruit in the fall. If the fruit doesn't catch your eye, Western... more
|Western Sand Cherry|
Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. This makes it popular as an ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. However, both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple... more
Like the Common Snowberry, the Western Snowberry is a small shrub with pink flowers useful for feeding livestock and preventing erosion. Unlike the common species, however, the Western Snowberry is much more suited to wet conditions, capable of persevering through... more
White Ash is a large deciduous tree that's often grown in residential yards and along boulevards.
Similar to Green Ash, White Ash is distinguished by the lighter colour of the undersides of the leaves.
While Green Ash turns gold in the fall, White Ash turns... more
White Oak is large, long-lived tree with an irregular trunk divided into spreading, often horizontal, stout branches. A highly adaptable tree, White Oak features beautiful green leaves that turn red-purple in the fall and green acorns... more
White Spruce is a hardy, long-lived evergreen tree. It can grow in many soil types and moisture levels. And it can even tolerate significant amounts of shade. White spruce requires little maintenance and is well suited for use in shelterbelts, privacy screens... more
Wild Snowberry is a mix of Common Snowberry and Western Snowberry. Each shrub's size, flower, and berry colour may vary.
This plant is abundant across the prairies. It can be planted alone or as a hedge in small yards. This shrub's ornamental berries persist... more
|Yellow Twig Dogwood|
Yellow Twig Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub with attractive, bright yellow bark.
It features delicate white, star-shaped flowers and white fruit. It is often used as a screen, and its wide-spreading roots help stabilize areas experiencing soil erosion... more