Climatic Zone 2 - 8 SEE ZONE MAP
Extremly hardy, very ornamental shrubs. Those who always wanted to grow hardy almonds, this is a must for those in climatic zones which would not support the common almond. We have experimented for several years now and for the first time offer these to our customers. The fruit (drupes) is a little smaller than the commerical type. Their kernel has the same texture taste and the same nutritunal values. Has masses of of rose pink flowers in early spring, followed by the fruit. Very limited supply.
10 - 18 inches $14.00 ea
Siberian Pine (Pinus cembra var. siberica)
Climatic Zone 2 - 8 SEE ZONE MAP
Trees are very ornamental in appearance, having a a very blue colour to their needles in the Spring. Slow growing at first, but with inoculant they should be producing cones by 5 - 8 years of age. Pine nuts have a thin shell with some being able to break between ones fingers. Size of nuts are about the same as Pinus cembra. Needs inoculant. Will grow in a variety of soils from wet clay, peat moss and sandy loam.
4 - 8 inches 10 for $22.00 each
Xanthoceras sorbifoloium (Yellowhorn)
Zone 4 - 8 SEE ZONE MAP
Small Chinese native tree having leaves recalling sorbus, and striking one-inch flowers borne in erect clusters. Blooms are cream and yellow and develop a bright red centre as they age. The tree is noted for its landscape capacity. It produces edible nuts which can be eaten raw or roasted. Not only are the nuts beneficial, but the leaves and other parts of trees are used for medicinal purposes. They are being cultivated extensively as an oilseed tree to make biofuel. The tree tolerates alkaline soil and is hardy to -35 degrees F. Prefers full sun and dry soil.
2 year transplants $16.00 each
Sciadopitys verticillata (Japanese umbrella pine)
Zone 3 - 9 SEE ZONE MAP
It is an evergreen tree that can grow 30 - 70 feet tall, with brown main shoots bearing whorls of 4-7 inch long flexible green cladodes that look like, and perform the function of, leaves but are actually composed of stem tissues; occasionally, a cladode will be forked and produce a bud in the 'v' of the fork. The cones are 3 - 7 inches long, mature in about 18 months, and have flattish scales that open to release the seeds .It is a very attractive tree and is popular in gardens, despite its slow growth rate and high cost.
3 year old trees $22.00 ea
Sea Buckthorn-Hippophae rhamnoides
Zone 3-8 SEE ZONE MAP
It is a very hardy decidious shrub or small tree. The juice from the berries is widely used as a common drink as it is very high in protein, vitamins C and E and organic acids. The leaves either fresh or dried can be stepped to yield a nutritional tea. Is used in a wide range of medicinal purposes as well. The roots of the tree produce a nitrogen fixing agent, thus enabling the plants to grow in wide variety types of soils from sandy loam to clay types. They are not self pollinating, so you will need at least 3 or more for production of fruit.
12-18 inches 10 for $14.00 each $140.00 (Normally 16.00 ea)
19-30 inches 10 for $20.00 each $200.00 (Normally 22.00 ea)
Adams Needle Yucca (Yucca filamentosa)
Zone 3 - 8 SEE ZONE MAP
By far the most popular Yucca. Very hardy. Creamy-white pendulous flowers 2-3", borne on spikes 1-3' tall in mid July.
Crowns $12.00 ea
Manregian Walnut Zone 4 - 8 SEE ZONE MAP
Mediyum to large size of tree. Noted for it's hardiness. Grows in most soils as long as there is good drainage. We have selected several varieties over the past years for their growth habit and good production of medium to large size nuts.
12 - 15" $14.00 ea
16 - 24" $20.00 ea
Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum)
Zone 4 - 9 SEE ZONE MAP
Ultimately matures to 300 feet plus.
Likes moisture and sun. Bright green, small, scale-like leaves. Downswept branches.
10 - 14 inches $22.00 ea
Magnolia tripetala (Umbrella tree)
Zone 4-9 SEE ZONE MAP
Large leaves cluster at branch tips for umbrella effect. White musk scented spring/summer flowers are vase shaped. Ornamental red-pink seed cones with red seeds persist into fall. Best with filtered sunlight in sheltered location, strong winds tatter leaves.
12- 18" $20.00 ea
Daphne mezereum (February Daphune)
Zone 2 -9 SEE ZONE MAP
Daphne mezereum is useful to the landscape architect for its strongly fragrant winter blooms and its architectural habit.
D. mezereum prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soils. It tolerates most pH of soil. It will not tolerate dry soils.
Daphne mezereum requires little pruning . Hard pruning should be avoided, if damaged branches need to removed this should be done immediately after it has finished flowering.
6 - 12 inches $15.00 each
Zone 4 - 9 SEE ZONE MAP
It is a small decidious or shrub reaching a height of 15 - 35 feet, usually with thorny branches. The leaves are shiny-green, ovate-acute, 2–7-cm wide and 1–3-cm broad, with three conspicuous veins at the base, and a finely toothed margin. The flowers are small, 5-mm wide, with five inconspicuous yellowish-green petals. The fruit is an edible oval drube 1.5–3-cm deep; when immature it is smooth-green, with the consistency and taste of dates, maturing brown to purplish-black and eventually wrinkled, looking like a small date. There is a single hard stone similar to an olive stone. Is used for medical purposes, such as traditionally for antifungal, antibacterial, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, sedative, antispastic, antifertility/contraception, hypotensive and antinephritic, cardiotonic, antioxidant, immunostimulant, and wound healing properties.
10-18" $18.00 ea