Amur Maple is an incredibly colourful tree. As summer turns to fall, it's bright green leaves turn fiery red. This tree is perfectly suited for urban environments. It's small size allows you to plant it in city yards and beneath power lines. Amur maple can also... 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
Assiniboine poplar is a tall, fast growing tree that has a shapely oval form and dense foliage. This hybrid poplar is a male clone and produces no fuzz or fluff. Assiniboine poplar can handle tough conditions such as: urban pollution, environmental salt, drought... 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
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
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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
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
Common Caragana is a fast growing shrub that's known for its exceptional hardiness and drought tolerance.
Although it's most commonly planted in shelterbelts, Caragana is also an excellent hedge or feature shrub.
In some areas, this species can be difficult... more
|Common Purple Lilac|
Common Purple Lilac is a popular lilac. This large shrub provides excellent privacy or wind protection in an attractive package.
Lilac flowers are pleasantly fragrant and add a beautiful lavender colour to your property. Common Purple Lilac is cold hardy, easy... more
|Dakota Pinnacle Birch|
Dakota Pinnacle Birch is a hardy deciduous tree with a columnar to narrowly pyramidal form.
It makes a beautiful accent tree, and Dakota Pinnacle Birch is insect resistant and drought tolerant.
Dakota Pinnacle Birch features smooth white bark and dark... 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
|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
Golden Willow is an attractive accent tree that's perfectly suited for those moist or wet areas on your property.
This fast growing tree has glossy narrow leaves that turn gold in fall, furrowed brown bark and showy gold branches that especially stand out in... more
|Green Giant / Brooks #6 Poplar|
Green Giant Poplar - also known as Brooks #6 - is a large, prairie hardy tree ideally suited to shelterbelts. Cold tolerance, drought tolerance, and disease resistance make the green giant a perfect fit for anyone looking for a low maintenance tree. This hybrid... more
|Griffin / Brooks #1 Poplar|
Griffin Poplar is a tall, fast-growing, deciduous tree.
One of the oldest prairie hardy varieties developed at the Brooks Research Centre, Griffin Poplar is a great shelterbelt tree. It is adaptable in many soil conditions.
Too large for a normal city lot... more
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Hill Poplar is a hardy, fast-growing tree with a narrow crown. Hill Poplars function well as a privacy screen or windbreak.
This attractive, long-lived shade tree is a great choice for home and commercial consumers alike, as it requires little pruning or... 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
|Japanese Tree Lilac|
Japanese Tree Lilac is an attractive heavy-flowering lilac with fragrant white blossoms. It can be pruned to a single stem or grown as a multi-stemmed shrub.
Japanese Tree Lilac's dark reddish-brown bark peels as the tree ages, creating visual appeal for any... more
|Laurel Leaf Willow|
Laurel Leaf Willow is a round-shaped tree with attractive dark green leaves.
This cold hardy tree can withstand bitter winters and still put on lots of growth every summer. Laurel Leaf Willow prefers moist to wet ground and full sun, though it can tolerate... 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
Manchurian Lilac is a medium-sized shrub that features fragrant clusters of pale purple flowers in late spring.
Manchurian Lilac is less affected by disease than other lilacs and will create a beautiful border, hedge, or privacy screen. If you are looking for a... 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
Mongolian Cherry is a hardy shrub that is often grown as an ornamental. This plant makes an attractive flowering hedgerow that requires little maintenance. The dark red cherries are tart and desirable for baking, wine-making, and canning. This shrub is popular with... 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
Ninebark is a small, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard.
It features flaky, cinnamon-brown bark, attractive white flowers, and long, maple-like leaves... 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
Northwest Poplar is a large and very fast-growing tree.
Due to its wide spread, this tree makes a great shade or shelterbelt tree. Northwest Poplar tolerates partial shade, drought, and most types of soil. This poplar produces no fuzz.
Northwest Poplar... more
Norway Spruce is a large, openly branched evergreen recognized by its drooping branchlets and large cones.
This hardy, adaptable tree thrives in moist conditions, but will grow in clay or sandy soils. Norway Spruce is often used as a Christmas tree.
Okanese Poplar is an excellent shelterbelt tree. It's one of the hardiest and fastest growing trees you can plant on the prairies. This hybrid poplar is disease resistant, drought and cold tolerant, produces no fuzz, and requires little maintenance. Okanese poplar... 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
Peking Cotoneaster is a medium-sized shrub adept to colder climates. Best suited for use as a hedge, Peking Cotoneaster has stunning dark green foliage that turns a stunning reddish orange in the fall... more
Peking Lilac is a small, deciduous shrub. This robust species is not as fragrant as Common Lilac, but it makes up for it with its large clusters of beautiful white flowers in the spring.
Perfect for any yard, Peking Lilac does not sucker, seldom suffers from... 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
|Prairie Sky Poplar|
Prairie Sky Poplar is a fast-growing columnar hybrid poplar developed at Agriculture and Agri-food Canada's Morden Research Station.
It is adaptable to many soil conditions and seems to do best in primarily the southern-most parts of the prairies.
Good as a... more
Red Elder is an attractive, medium-sized deciduous shrub.
It produces clusters of white flowers in the spring and bright red berry-like drupes, which provide beautiful contrast against its coarse, textured green foliage.
Red Elder can be pruned as a small... more
Russian Olive is a medium-sized deciduous tree that has attractive silvery coloured foliage, with small yellow flowers that emit a fragrant sweet smell.
Russian Olive is drought and salt tolerant, and works well as a shelterbelt, species, and when used to... more
Scotch Pine is a hardy, adaptable evergreen. This large tree has an oval crown and distinctively orange bark when mature. Scotch Pine prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil.
The most common pine for shelterbelts and windbreaks... 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
Swedish Aspen is an extremely fast growing columnar aspen tree. It's ideally suited for urban settings where space is limited such as privacy screens or along the edges of driveways. Swedish aspen produces no fluff and is less prone to suckering than tower poplar... more
Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.
In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.
Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small... 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
Tower Poplar is a fast growing, tall columnar tree that closely resembles the Swedish aspen. It produces no fluff, requires minimal maintenance and no pruning. It can tolerate drought and thrives in poor soils. Tower Poplar is most commonly planted in shelterbelts... more
Tristis Poplar is a large deciduous tree. It is cold hardy, disease resistant, and relatively drought tolerant. Tristis Poplar loses its leaves later in the year than other Poplars, making it a great ornamental tree in fall.
It's known for its strongly scented... 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
Popular Hedge Species!
Villosa Lilac, aka Late Lilac, is a relatively large and cold hardy shrub with excellent privacy and wind protection as well as fragrant flowers.
Its mauve flowers grow in clusters at the end of its branches during mid to late summer... 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
Walker Poplar is a hardy prairie tree.
A common shade tree, this fast-growing hybrid poplar works well in urban yards or shelterbelts.
In the past, Walker was one of the most popular species used in Shelterbelts due to the wide spread that reduced the total... 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