Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

This tree is native to the Midwest and Eastern United States and is hardy in zones 4 to 9.(State tree of Oklahoma) A rather rapidly growing but small tree, reaching heights of 25-35 feet tall, however in most urban situations it is more likely to reach 15’×15’. The...

Tasmanian Tree Fern (Dicksonia antartica)

  This hardy and rather slowing tree fern, known commonly as the Soft Tree Fern, Man Fern or Tasmanian Tree Fern is an evergreen tree fern native to parts of Australia, namely New South Wales, Tasmania, and Victoria. Hardy to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, this is the most...

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

  The Black Walnut is a very large tree, not to be used in the small residential landscape situation. Native to North America, mostly along the rivers from Ontario in the north to Georgia and Florida in the south and as far west as central Texas. Reaching heights of...

Red Horsechestnut (Aesculus x carnea)

The Red Horsechestnut has a rounded to wide rounded canopy that reaches 40 feet tall by 30 feet wide at maturity. This is a hybrid that is a result of a cross between Aesculus pavia and Aesculus hippocastanum, hardy in zones 3-7. Dark green leaves made of 5 leaflets,...

How to Plant a Tree

The ideal time to plant trees and shrubs is during the dormant season—in the fall after leaf drop or early spring before budbreak. Weather conditions are cool and allow plants to establish roots in the new location before spring rains and summer heat stimulate new top...