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
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
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
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
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
|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
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.
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
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
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 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
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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
Sea Buckthorn is a shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
While we can't confirm claims that the berries are effective in treating various ailments, many people believe consuming the berries helps with arthritis, infections, and asthma, among... 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
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
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
|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
|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
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
|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
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
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
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
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
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
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
|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
|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
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
Hedge Rose is a long-lived, fast-growing shrub. It bears similar flowers to the Alberta Wild Rose. Birds will love its deep red rose hips. Hedge Rose will thrive in a wide variety of soils and is a tall rose forming a useful hedge.
Excellent for shelterbelts... 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
Meyer's Spruce is a popular accent tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. This tree resembles Colorado Spruce with its flaking bark and bluish-green needles. Meyer's Spruce can tolerate very dry conditions. This species is deer resistant... 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
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
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
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
Serbian Spruce is a medium-sized evergreen. Even in the absence of competition, Serbian Spruce has a slender form.
It is commonly used as an ornamental tree due to its columnar shape. Serbian Spruce can grow on a variety of sites, but it prefers moist drained... 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 Fir is an evergreen tree best known for its strong aroma. This tree's needles are popular for essential oils and aromatherapy. It also grows softwood that is used for furniture and wood pulp. This species is very cold hardy and shade tolerant.
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
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
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
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