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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
|Thunderchild Flowering Crab|
Thunderchild Flowering Crab is a hybrid crab apple known for its attractive and fragrant dark pink blossoms and deep purple mature leaves.
Tree farmers will find this hybrid appealing as a pollinator for other apples, while home growers will enjoy the red... more
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
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
|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
Amur Cherry is a beautiful, fast-growing ornamental tree. It features attractive bronze/red bark that peels horizontally in strips.
This hardy tree bears white flowers in the spring, black fruit held in clusters in the late summer, and pointy leaves that turn... more
Amur Maackia is a robust and pretty tree often used for urban decoration and landscaping. This tree has coppery peeling bark that can sometimes resemble lace. Its upright clusters of small white flowers usually bloom in midsummer. Amur Maackia's Small size makes it... 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
This large shrub is native to all of Canada and most of the United States. Its leaves are green on the top and grey on the bottom, and it produces catkin based flowers and non-edible fruit which appears very similar to a group of pine needles.
Bebb's Willow is... more
Black Cherry is common in eastern North America but a rare find elsewhere. This tree is shade tolerant and is often found in old fields, forest openings, and along fencerows.
The fruit is used to flavor rum and brandy. It is also edible and often eaten raw or... 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
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
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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
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
|Cutleaf Weeping Birch|
Cutleaf Weeping Birch is a tall, deciduous cultivar known for its pronounced weeping branches and ferny green leaves.
It features showy, peeling white bark and brilliant yellow leaves in the fall. Cutleaf Weeping Birch makes an exceptional accent tree for... more
Dahurian Birch is a rare and interesting ornamental with curling bark. This tree is the first to sprout on bare land and is tolerant of dry, gravelly, and infertile soils. Dahurian Birch can grow in industrial areas or exposed land as long as it has full sunlight... 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
|Dolgo Crab Apple|
Dolgo Crab Apple is one of the hardiest species of crab apple.
This fruit tree accent tree combination is commonly used in urban landscapes.
Dolgo Crab Apple produces clusters of white flowers before its deep green foliage emerges. Its small apple-like... more
|European Mountain Ash|
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European Mountain Ash is an attractive, ornamental tree. This medium-sized tree produces tiny white-yellow flowers in the spring and decorative clusters of small red/orange berries in the summer. Its bitter fruit is often used to make Rowan Jelly, is a traditional... more
|European White Birch|
European White Birch is a mid-sized shade tree native to Eurasia. This deciduous tree has a pyramidal form when young, maturing into a rounded crown with arched branches and drooping branchlets.
The trunk is slender, with white bark featuring black... 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 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 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 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
Horse Chestnut is a medium sized deciduous tree that is native to Greece but has been grown in North America for hundreds of years. Produces large nuts and both nuts and foliage have many medicinal uses... 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
|Large Leaf Linden|
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Large Leaf Linden is a tall, deciduous tree native to Europe. Large Leaf Linden features oblong leaves that turn from yellow-green to brilliant yellow in the fall. Large Leaf Linden is ideal as a shade or ornamental tree in a larger yard... 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
|Little Leaf Linden|
Littleleaf Linden is a large, deciduous shade tree. Its unique, heart-shaped leaves have fine teeth on the margins and are much smaller than those of the Big Leaf Linden.
Its small, fragrant yellow-green flowers are said to have medicinal properties and can... more
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Manchurian Ash is a medium-sized deciduous tree.
Like Black Ash, it has long, serrated green leaves, but matches White Ash in height.
This hardy tree is a great choice for a shade tree on smaller home properties. Manchurian Ash prefers moister soils, making... 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
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Mayday Cherry is a small deciduous tree known for its early blooming and fragrant white flowers.
A favourite specimen tree on prairie homesteads, Mayday Cherry produces small black berries that are inedible to people but highly desirable to birds... more
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Used to growing in the shadows of the damp forest, White Maple (aka Mountain Maple) is a great fit for shady and wet areas, such as beneath larger trees. Unlike most of its cousins, the White Maple is a shrub instead of a tree. It's still a maple, however, with sap... 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
Norway Maple is a tolerant and adaptable shade tree. This is probably why it is the most popularly planted boulevard tree in North America.
While it is similar to Sugar Maple in its growth rate and height, Norway Maple has unique heart-shaped leaves and... 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
|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
|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
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
A hybrid of Simon's Poplar and Balsam Poplar, Quebec Poplar is a fast-growing deciduous tree. This particular selection was one of the finalists for the Quebec Ministry of Forest's Hybrid Poplar breeding program.
It is useful for quickly establishing a privacy... 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
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
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
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
|Siberian Crab Apple|
Siberian Crab Apple is a beautiful, cold hardy, ornamental tree.
Its stunning white blossoms burst in the spring to produce deep red fruit.
If you are looking for a great landscape or shade tree, Siberian Crab Apple is a beautiful addition to any... more
Siberian Elm is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree. It has a similar form to American Elm, but smaller, with a more pyramidal habit and shorter lifespan. It is also more resistant to Dutch Elm disease and is very salt tolerant.
Siberian Elm was grown as... more
Siberian Larch is a large, cold hardy conifer.
Like the Tamarack, its needles turn golden yellow and drop in the fall, and it is able to handle saturated soils.
If you are looking for a long-lived tree for your large property or shelterbelt with quite wet... 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
Bred by Jeffries Nurseries, the Skyfest is a fast growing, tall cottonwood with excellent disease resistance and adaptability to many kinds of soil. In the fall, its leaves turn a golden yellow.
This species has an aggressive root system, making it unsuitable... 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
Sundancer Poplar is a new, fast-growing, disease-resistant, and columnar variety of poplar tree developed at the Agroforestry Center in Indian Head, SK.
It is adaptable in many soil conditions and seems to do well across the prairies with extra popularity... 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
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
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
|Ussurian Pear (Siberian)|
Ussurian Pear (aka Manchurian or Siberian Pear) is the most cold hardy of all pear species.
This self-pollinating pear bears white flowers in the spring and has good fall colour, making it an exceptional ornamental addition to any garden. However, it has a... more
|Water Birch (Red Birch)|
Water Birch, also known as Red Birch, is a waterside plant native to western North America. This multi-stemmed species is ideal for wetlands. It tolerates being planted in heavy clay and wet soil conditions.
This tree grows small enough for yards with limited... 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
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
Yellow Birch is a large and valuable hardwood species in northeastern North America. The bark on its limbs and young trunks is silvery-yellowish in colour, hence the name. This tree prefers to grow in cool regions with damp or saturated soil.
Yellow Birch can... more