Staghorn Sumac

Staghorn Sumac

The Staghorn Sumac is not recommended in small gardens as it suckers and spreads quickly. It is a pleasing sight, especially in the fall, when leaves turn extremely colourful. Other names: Vinegar-tree, (Rhus hirta, Sumac amarante)

Downy Serviceberry

The Downy Serviceberry provides food for over 40 species of birds. The berries can be used to make jams or pies and taste almost like the berries from the Highbush Blueberry. Other names: Juneberry, Saskatoon, Shadbush, Indian Pear, Amélanchier arbre

Eastern Redbud

Oh this easy-going ornamental can be grown as a shrub or as a small tree. Loving full sun to partial shade, plant this one centerstage for a head turning show of spring color, followed by the emergence of heart shaped leaves.

Balsam Fir

Other names: Canada Balsam, Sapin blanc It is widely used as a Christmas tree and for wreaths. It smells great! It’s a good specimen fir for the landscape, and as an ornamental yard tree. However, it should not be planted in a Zone number higher than Zone 5. The pungent resin yields Canada balsam, used…

American Elder

  At least 50 species of songbirds, upland game birds, and small mammals relish the fruit of American elder during summer and early fall. American Elder is fast-growing shrub is known for its large clusters of yellowish-white, star-shaped flowers. Grown as a border, it provides an incredible summer floral display.  The dark purple elderberries are…

Alternate-leaf Dogwood

  Maroon fall foliage; alternate leaves which is unusual for a dogwood.  The branches are distinctive tiered/layered horizontal creating a layered tiered look with upturned branches like a pagoda.  It has a fibrous, spreading root system and prefers when the root zone is kept cool.  Typically grows 15-25’ tall. It is native to both moist…

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