Link to Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder Link to Five Springs Farm Plant Information Sheet (pdf)
Native to southeast Ohio Deer-resistant
Native to eastern United States Likes full sun
Native to North America Likes shade
Edible for humans Evergreen or wintergreen
Pollinator-friendly plant Suitable for wet sites

Please also note: This is only and ever a partial list. We always have plants at the nursery that just came in, or that we only have one or a few specimens of; come by to see all of what's available!


Also, these are all container-grown trees. We can special-order trees of almost any size balled & burlapped, or of many larger sizes that are container grown. We can also special order many species that are not part of our regular stock. Call us!

 

Evergreens, Conifers, Ginkgo


Araucaria araucana - monkey-puzzle: 1 gallon
A curious evergreen, related to the Norfolk Island pine. Needs to be grown in a container and taken into shelter during the winter.

Chamaecyparis "Gold Thread" - Gold Thread: 1 gallon
A low-growing, fine-textured evergreen with beautiful yellow variegated foliage. The MoBot link is for a similar cultivar.

Chamaecyparis thyoides "Glauca" - Glauca Atlantic white cedar: 1 gallon
A tree that resembles an arborvitae but has blue-gray foliage with bright green new growing tips. In nature, this is a swamp plant but will thrive in normal soils. It can reach 20 feet or more in height. The MoBot link is for the species, not this specific cultivar. Ready late spring 2017.

Cryptomeria japonica - Cryptomeria: 1 gallon
A beautiful relative of the sequoias, looking somewhat like a redcedar. Dislikes hot summers but hardy. Use in a cooler spot.

Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
The world's most primitive seed tree. Attractive fan-shaped leaves, brilliant yellow fall color. We cannot guarantee whether these trees are male or female.

Juniperus virginiana "Gray Owl" - Gray Owl redcedar: 2 gallon
A rough, tough evergreen that can grow almost anywhere.

Larix laricina - American larch, tamarack: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
A deciduous "evergreen," very beautifully picturesque.

Metasequoia glyptostroboides - dawn redwood: 2 gallon, 10 gallon
A living fossil, this beautiful tree was found in China when it was thought to be extinct. Resembles baldcypress.

Picea abies - Norway spruce: 2 gallon
A slow-growing, drought-tolerant evergreen, native to northern Europe. Likes sun and well-drained soil. Grows to 60' with up to a 30' spread. This tree can look magnificent, grown in the open, with spreading branches, while branchlets hang down.

Picea glauca - white spruce: 2 gallon
A slow-growing, drought-tolerant evergreen, native to Canada. Likes sun and well-drained soil. Grows to 60' or more.

Picea glauca "Densata" - Black Hills spruce: 2 gallon
A slow-growing evergreen, native to the Black Hills. Likes sun and moist, well-drained soil. Grows to 45' or more, with up to a 15' spread. This strain has denser, more blue foliage than the species, and does not grow quite as large.

Picea orientalis - Oriental spruce: 2 gallon
A slow-growing evergreen, native to the upper Middle East. Likes sun and well-drained soil. This has short needles and dense foliage. Grows to 40', with up to a 12' spread. Avoid dry soils. The MoBot link is for a cultivar similar to the main species. Ready late spring 2017.

Picea pungens - Colorado blue spruce: 2 gallon
The classic blue, columnar spruce tree, native to the Rocky Mountains. Extremely cold-hardy. Prefers well-drained, acidic soil. Protect from drought while young. To 60'x20'.

Pinus strobus - white pine: 2 gallon
Our own native white pine. Mature white pines in the English colonies belonged to the King because they were so important in providing masts for sailing ships. Can grow to 80' or taller, and allow spreading room of at least 20'. Unlike many other pines the needles of white pines are somewhat soft to the touch. Ready in late spring of 2017.

Sequoiadendron giganteum - giant sequoia: 1 gallon
Easy to grow as seedlings, but possibly problematical as older trees to keep them alive. Still fun to have one.

Taxodium ascendens - pondcypress: 1 gallon
A close relative of the baldcypress, above, and sometimes included in that species. However, this has appressed scale-like leaves when mature, somewhat like arborvitae, rather than the flat needles of the classic baldcypress.

Taxodium distichum - baldcypress: 1 gallon, 5 gallon
A tree native to the southeast US that can grow to be massive, living up to 1200 years old. This deciduous evergreen has nice yellow-brown fall color. Good for wet sites, but can be grown in dry areas. If growing by or in standing water, will send up "cypress knees." Grows 40'-50' or more.

Taxodium distichum "Falling Waters" - weeping baldcypress: 3 gallon
A weeping form of the above: the central leader grows up, but the side branches grow down. A very picturesque specimen, to 20'.

Thuja plicata - western redcedar: 2 gallon
It's confusing, but the western redcedar is not a cedar, but an arborvitae (whereas the eastern redcedar is not a cedar, but a juniper). We grow and offer this version of the tree because it's moderately deer resistant. Deer regard the almost identical eastern species, Thuja occidentalis as candy. However, this one grows much larger, sometimes being called giant arborvitae. Likes sun to high shade and average to moist soil. May tolerate dry sites, but growth will be retarded. Good for hedge (tolerates clipping), mass planting, or as stand-alone specimens. To 50' or more.

Thuja plicata X standishii "Green Giant" - Green Giant arborvitae: 2 gallon
A fast-growing hybrid arborvitae that's great for green screens. Hardier than the Leyland cypress. Can grow 3' or more per year, to a total height of 40-60'. Reputed to be disease-free. Stays really green through winter.

 

Broadleaf Trees and Shrubs


Acer japonicum - fernleaf maple, full-moon maple: various sizes
We have various cultivars of this small but highly ornamental tree.

Acer palmatum - Japanese maple: various sizes
We have various plants of this small but highly ornamental tree, including "weeping" specimens.

Acer palmatum "Bloodgood" - Bloodgood Japanese maple: 1 gallon
This is a version of this small tree with reddish leaves.

Acer rubrum - red maple: 13 gallon, 5 gallon
This is a highly versatile native shade tree with a somewhat narrow profile. Good red fall color. Will tolerate moist soils. Grows 40'-45' high by 25'-30' wide.

Aesculus X carnea - red horsechestnut: 2 gallon
A hybrid between A. pavia and A. hippocastanum, making a small but bushy tree. Deep red flowers in May with foliage resistant to leaf scorch. Likes sun to light shade.

Aesculus flava - yellow buckeye: 1 gallon
A medium to large native tree that likes a well-drained site. Attractive yellow spring flowers. Grows 35'-45'. Also known as A. octandra.

Aesculus glabra - Ohio buckeye: 1 gallon
A medium native tree that prefers to grow at edge of wooded area. Grows 35'-45'. Ohio's official state tree.

Aesculus hippocastanum - horsechestnut: 1 gallon
A medium to large tree best used in park-like settings. Needs space to grow 60'-70'. This is the "chestnut" tree of the poem "Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree."

Aesculus parviflora - bottlebrush buckeye: 3 gallon
A shade-loving shrub with a mass of white flowers in June to July, sometimes later. Suckers to form dense clump. Grows 15'-18'.

Aralia spinosa - devil's walking-stick: 3 gallon
A suckering large shrub or small tree with trunks and leaf stems covered with thorns. Large compound leaves a little like Kentucky coffeetree. Beautiful loose clusters of small off-white flowers in summer, followed by purple fruits. Highly deer-resistant, but must be contained.

Aronia arbutifolia - red chokeberry: 3 gallon
A drought-tolerant shrub that tolerates clay soils. White to light pink flowers in clusters, edible fruit for preserves, fruit effective well into winter, great red fall color. Grows 6'x8'.

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry: 3 gallon
White flowers in spring and black edible fruit in fall. Fruit is a good source of vitamin C and attracts birds. An adaptable plant for naturalizing, grows in sun to shade. Grows 6'x8'.

Asimina triloba - pawpaw: 1 gallon, 3 gallon, 5 gallon
Bold tropical-looking plant with intriguing, deep maroon flowers in mid-May and edible banana/mango-flavored fruit in September. Ohio's official state native fruit.

Buddleia "Blue Chip" - Blue Chip butterfly bush: 2 gallon
A hybrid butterfly bush with blue flowers.

Buddleia "Miss Molly" - Miss Molly butterfly bush: 2 gallon
A hybrid butterfly bush with striking deep red-pink flowers.

Buxus sempervirens - boxwood: 2 gallon, 3 gallon
A tough, deer-resistant evergreen. Likes sun to part shade and grows to 5'x3'.

Buxus sempervirens "Variegata" - variegated boxwood: 1 gallon
A tough, deer-resistant evergreen with variegated leaves. Likes sun to part shade and grows to 5'x3'. Ready late spring 2017.

Callicarpa bodinieri - beautyberry: 1 gallon
Intensely-colored purple berries festoon this shrub in late summer, following small purple flowers in summer. Likes to be in the sun. to 6'.

Callicarpa dichotoma f. albifructa - white beautyberry: 1 gallon
A beautyberry with bright white berries.

Callicarpa "Magenta Amethyst" - Magenta Amethyst beautyberry: 1 gallon
A beautyberry with bright purple berries. The MoBot link is for a similar cultivar.

Calycanthus floridus - sweetshrub: 1 gallon, 3 gallon, 5 gallon
A medium to large shrub with strawberry-red flowers (also a variety with yellow-green flowers) that become more fragrant as the day goes on. It blooms in May and sporadically throughout the summer. Like sun to partial shade. Grows 6'-8' high and 4'-6' wide.

Calycanthus floridus "Aphrodite" - Aphrodite sweetshrub: 3 gallon
A recent variety with larger leaves, larger, more showier flowers, and the most fragrant of all our selections of this genus.

Calycanthus floridus "Athens" - Athens sweetshrub: 2 gallon
A dwarfed cultivar of the native species, with green-yellow flowers. Name refers to Athens, Georgia, not Ohio.

Calycanthus X raulstonii "Hartlage Wine" - Hartlage Wine sweetshrub: 2 gallon
A hybrid between the American and the Chinese species, with large fragrant flowers that open early in the day.

Carya illinoinensis - hardy pecan: 2 gallon
A large, graceful tree bearing some of the world's most delicious nuts. Grows to 100' with up to a 70' spread. Fully hardy in southeast Ohio. Should be transplanted when fairly small.

Carya ovata - shagbark hickory: 1 gallon
A hickory that bears delicious nuts, although in a fairly thick shell. Grows to 90' tall by 70' spread and tolerates a wide range of soil types.

Celtis occidentalis - hackberry: 1 gallon
This grows to be a very large tree. Makes a nice shade tree.

Celtis tenuifolia - dwarf hackberry: 1 gallon
A very well-behaved small tree, up to 20' high. Not subject to the leaf blight or galls of the common hackberry. Loves limestone but will grow in most soils. Berries turn orange then purple, with a sweet, edible rind.

Cephalanthus occidentalis - buttonbush: 1 gallon, 5 gallon
A native shrub with an open habit, can grow in a very wet site, even in standing water. White balls of flowers in August. Good for naturalizing and for wildlife habitat. Grows 10'-12' high and wide.

Cercis canadensis - redbud: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
A small spreading tree, growing to 25', with purple pea-like edible flowers arrayed along branches in spring. Likes sun or shade. The 3-gallon plants are coppices, so they are more shrubby.

Chionanthus virginicus - fringetree: 3 gallon
A large multi-stemmed shrub with white fragrant flower panicles in May. Good for sun or filtered shade. Plant in moist, well-drained soil. Grows 15'-20' high by 10' wide. May be male or female, but both have showy flowers.

Clethra alnifolia - hummingbird clethra: 2 gallon
A great native shrub with glossy-green foliage and fragrant white flowers from July to September. likes sun or shade. Grows 3' high and wide.

Cornus amomum - silky dogwood: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
A great native for naturalizing. Loves wet areas but does fine in ordinary soil. Clusters of creamy-white flowers in late spring. A large shrub, 6'-12' high by wide.

Cornus drummondii - roughleaf dogwood: 1 gallon
One of the larger of the shrubby dogwoods, growing into a small tree with clusters of off-white flowers. One of the most tolerant of the dogwoods as to soils and soil moisture, even tolerating clay soils.

Cornus kousa - Kousa dogwood: 3 gallon
White flowers in May, similar to those of flowering dogwood, with large salmon to peach-colored edible raspberry-like fruit in fall and good fall color. Resistant to anthracnose. Does not do well in dry soils.

Cornus kousa "Gold Star" - Gold Star dogwood: 3 gallon
Yellow, especially showy flowers in May, similar to those of flowering dogwood, with large salmon to peach-colored edible raspberry-like fruit in fall and good fall color. Resistant to anthracnose. Does not do well in dry soils.

Cornus obliqua - pale dogwood: 1 gallon
Similar to silky dogwood, Cornus amomum, but less dense and more westerly in range.

Cornus officinalis - sanshuyu, Korean cornel: 3 gallon
Masses of small yellow flowers in late winter with cherry-like edible fruit in late summer and good fall color. Large shrub or small tree, to 15'. Very similar to Cornus mas, the Cornelian cherry, but has a more open habit, blooms earlier, and has interesting bark. Widely used as a medicinal plant in Asia.

Cornus officinalis "Kintoki" - Kintoki cornel: 3 gallon
Masses of small yellow flowers in late winter with cherry-like edible fruit in late summer and good fall color. Large shrub or small tree, to 15'. This is an especially heavy-flowering cultivar, and has great fruit set.

Cornus officinalis "Lemon Zest" - Lemon Zest cornel: 3 gallon
Masses of small yellow flowers in late winter with cherry-like edible fruit in late summer and good fall color. Large shrub or small tree, to 15'. This is a cultivar with especially bright and larger flowers, and has great fruit set.

Cornus mas - Cornelian cherry: 1 gallon
Similar to Cornus officinalis, above.

Corylus americana - American hazel: 3 gallon
A large shrub or small tree forming suckering clumps, 12'-15' high and wide. Good for naturalizing in moist to average soils Like sun to light shade and produces tasty, edible nuts.

Diospyros virginiana - persimmon: 2 gallon
Often found in our woods along woods' edge or along fence lines. Pale orange, astringent wildlife-friendly fruit is edible (after first frost). Slow-growing, it is variable in height and spread. Old trees are very valuable because of the true ebony heartwood.

Euonymus americanus - strawberry bush: 1 gallon
A curious native with glossy, deep green leaves, and eye-catching pinkish red fall fruit. Do not plant near wintercreeper or burning bush. Protect from deer! Likes moisture, and will tolerate clay soils and shade. Suckers to form clumps.

Euonymus atropurpureus - wahoo: 4 inch, 1 gallon
A sparse native with dark green leaves, and eye-catching pink fall fruit. Grows into a small tree. Do not plant near wintercreeper or burning bush. Protect from deer! Likes moisture, and will tolerate clay soils and shade.

Fagus grandifolia - American beech: 1 gallon
A slow-growing, ultimately large specimen tree with edible seeds. Does not grow well in clay or compacted soils, but tolerates a wide range of soil pH. Grows 50'-60' tall by 30'-40' wide. Newly-emerging leaves are edible in salad or as a potherb.

Fagus orientalis - oriental beech: 3 gallon
Very similar to the American beech (above), but faster growing, and ultimately a larger tree. Newly-emerging leaves are edible in salad or as a potherb.

Fothergilla gardenii - dwarf fothergilla: 1 gallon
A nice small native, grows 2'-3' tall, with abundant frgrant "bottlebrush" flowers in May. Yellow, red and orange foliage in fall. Good for sun or partial shade and well-drained acidic soil. Does not tolerate dry soils.

Gleditsia triacanthos - honeylocust: 1 gallon
This is our native, thorny variety. Tolerates very wet soils. Trunk thorns may be several inches long. Casts an open shade. We offer this mainly for naturalizing areas. To 60'.

Gymnocladus dioicus - Kentucky coffeetree: 1 gallon, 2 gallon
Large picturesque tree with dark brown seed pods, used by genuinely desperate early settlers as coffee substitute (don't try this at home!). This tree has the largest compound leaves in North America, three feet long and two feet wide. Great profile in winter. Needs sunny site with deep, well-drained soil. Grows 30'-40'. Formerly the state tree of Kentucky (and as such, it was a unique state tree; the state legislature opted instead for the tree most commonly used as a state tree throughout US history, the tuliptree).

Halesia tetraptera - Carolina silverbells: 1 gallon
A shrub or small tree that is native to more southerly areas of the United States, but is hardy here. Many beautiful white flowers in spring, followed by curious four-winged seeds. Also known as Halesia carolina. Not ready until midsummer.

Hamamelis X intermedia - early witchhazel: 1 gallon
Hybrids between H. japonica and H. mollis: Several named varieties of this large shrub (to 12') that blooms in February and March with yellow flowers that have narrow, twisted petals.

Hamamelis virginiana - common witchhazel: 1 gallon
An understory shrub or small tree, to 15', with yellow flowers in November that have narrow, twisted petals.

Hibiscus syriacus - rose of Sharon: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
A member of the Hibiscus genus with showy and numerous flowers. This woody shrub is typically taller than wide, growing up to 12 feet by 9 feet. Very adaptable to difficult conditions. This variety has more white in the flowers than the one shown in the photograph.

Hydrangea - hydrangea: 1 gallon
We have a variety of these shrubs with heads of white or sometimes other-colored flowers.

Hydrangea quercifolia - oakleaf hydrangea: 1 gallon
This is one of the more striking of the hydrangeas. Protect from deer!

Hypericum prolificum - shrubby St. Johns-wort: 5 gallon
Grows 4' tall and wide with bright yellow flowers in summer. Likes un to part shade. This is used as a medicinal.

Ilex opaca - American holly: 1 gallon
Our classic American holly. In nature, can grow to a 60' tree, but usually a large shrub (with pyramidal form) in our area, up to 20' tall. Bright red berries against green foliage in the winter, making it a great bird tree, but these are dioecious, so there are males and females and only females have berries. These are seedlings, so they're not sexed. Very tolerant of most soils and low-maintenance. However, avoid alkaline soils or be prepared to give acid fertilizer. Ready late spring of 2017.

Ilex verticillata "Red Sprite" - Red Sprite winterberry: 2 gallon
A dwarf version of this shrub species, to 3', with masses of attractive red berries in autumn. Slow-growing, tolerates wet soils. Needs both male and female plants for fruit set.

Ilex verticillata "Winter Red" - Winter Red winterberry: 2 gallon
A medium to large shrub, to 12', with masses of attractive red berries in autumn. Slow-growing, tolerates wet soils. Needs both male and female plants for fruit set.

Ilex verticillata "Winter Gold" - Winter Gold winterberry: 2 gallon
A medium to large shrub, to 12', with masses of attractive gold berries in autumn. Slow-growing, tolerates wet soils. Needs both male and female plants for fruit set.

Itea virginica "Little Henry" - Little Henry sweetspire: 1 gallon
A small to medium native shrub with fragrant white flowers in Jule to July. Has a mounding habit and good red-purple fall color. This adaptable plant grows in sun to shade, given sufficient moisture. 3'x3'.

Juglans cinerea - butternut: 3 gallon
A medium to large tree, bearing delicious but oily nuts. Grows to 60' with similar spread. Susceptible to butternut canker, a disease that has wiped out most trees in the wild. However, these were grown from nuts from a mother tree that appears to be resistant, but we can't guarantee that.

Kerria japonica - gypsy rose or Chinese rose: 1 gallon, 2 gallon
A medium size shrub, 4'x3'. Yellow flowers in spring, then sporadically through the summer. Good for partially shaded area. When grown in shade, can be trained as a vine. MoBot link is for a similar cultivar.

Kolkwitzia amabilis - beautybush: 1 gallon
A medium to large shrub, up to ten feet high and across, with very heavy spring bloom. Flowers are pink with yellow inside. This shrub tolerates light shade and clay soils. If pruning is desired, prune back immediately after flowering to ensure good flowering the following year.

Leptodermis oblonga - Leptodermis: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
Small, fragrant, lilac-colored flowers festoon this dwarf shrub through most of the growing season. Suckers to form clumps; very low-maintenace. To 18".

Lindera benzoin - spicebush: 2 gallon
An understory plant for a moist location with small yellow flowers in April. Has male and female plants; females have showy red berries in autumn. Dried berries, leaves and twigs have all been used as flavorings and in teas. Grows 8'-10' tall by 4'-6' wide.

Liquidambar styraciflua "Slender Silhouette" - Slender Silhouette sweetgum: 5 gallon
A native wetlands tree that does fine in normal soil. Corky bark and great fall color, with yellow, red, orange and purple. Prickly fall fruit can be a problem in high-traffic areas. This cultivar is very columnar, never spreading. Grows to 50' high, but no more than 6' wide. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Lonicera caerulea - honeyberry, haskap: 1 gallon: $8
A non-native but non-invasive honeysuckle shrub with sweet, tasty edible berries. Often grown as a food crop. Flowers and berries are both showy. Grows to six feet tall and wide. We are at the southern limit for this species, so protect from heat in the summer. Do not let dry out until well established.

See our special Magnolia page, with 20 different types.


Nyssa sylvatica - blackgum: 1 gallon: $6
Ready in late spring of 2017. A native tree that will tolerate both dry and extremely wet soils, with exceptional fall color. To 60'.

Osmanthus heterophyllus - holly olive: 1 gallon
Ready in late spring of 2017. A large shrub that resembles a holly, but is actually in the olive family. The leaves of young plants are spiky, resembling American or English holly, but are simple leaves when older. Clusters of small, highly fragrant white flowers in fall. These usually do not set berries in our climate. Does best with partial or afternoon shade. Mulch well in winter. To 10' high and broad.

Parrotia persica - parrotia: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
A witch-hazel cousin from the Caucasus Mountains in southern Asia. A four-season plant wkith interesting exfoliating bark. Reddish-purple foliage when emerging and brilliant orange, red and yellow fall color. Grows 20'-25' high in sun to light shade and well-drained soil.

Physocarpus opulifolius "Summer Wine" - Summer Wine ninebark: 3 gallon
A member of the rose family, with clusters of small light pink flowers in summer. This cultivar has beautiful, deeply-cut dark red leaves. A very nice plant that grows 5'-6' high by 4'-5' wide in full sun. Tolerates wet soils.

Platanus occidentalis - American sycamore: 1 gallon: $6, other sizes
A large, fast-growing tree for a moist or dry site. Tolerates flooding. Grows 60'-80' high by 30-60' wide. Some old specimens have trunks ten feet in diameter.

Quercus alba - white oak: 1 gallon: $6
The quintessential oak tree of the northeast United States, often growing to immense size. Important mast tree for wildlife. May grow to 100' with a similar spread.

Quercus macrocarpa - bur oak: 3 gallon
A magnificent, slow-growing specimen tree that needs a lot of space. Has a rough, corky bark, with the largest acorns of any oak, borne abundantly, and ones that are prized by wildlife for food. Prefers growing in the open. Grows 60'-80'.

Quercus michauxii - swamp chestnut oak: 3 gallon: $12
One of the most majestic of oaks, thriving in wet soils but also regular soils. The second-largest acorns of American oaks, and sometimes edible for humans out-of-hand. A gorgeous tree.

Quercus pagoda - cherrybark oak: 1 gallon: $6
A southern oak species, but hardy here. Similar to red oak but not usually as large, with more flaky bark.

Quercus prinus - chestnut oak: 1 gallon: $6
A drought-tolerant oak that also tolerates poor soils. Performs well in almost any soil. One of the best oaks for acorn production for wildlife food. Also known as Quercus montana.

Quercus rubra - red oak: 1 gallon: $6
Possibly the best of all oaks for a shade tree. One of the more reliable acorn producers. Sometimes has good red fall color. Grows 60'-80'. Can grow to be very large - county champion has a trunk almost six feet in diameter. Also known as Quercus borealis.

Rhododendron "Karen" - Karen azalea: 1 gallon
A beautiful purple azalea. Plant in partial shade, never in full sun. It must have good drainage in acid soil.

Rhododendron schlippenbachii - Schlippenbach azalea: 1 gallon
Reputed to be one of the world's most beautiful azaleas. Plant in part-shade. It must have good drainage in acid soil.

Rubus occidentalis - black raspberry: 1 gallon: $5
Our native raspberry, very site-tolerant. Suckers to fill an area, so requires some control

Rubus odoratus - flowering raspberry
A non-spiny native raspberry with large, beautiful, fragrant, purple flowers. Fruit is edible but insipid. Easy to grow. Allow a minimum of a 6' spread, can cover up to 12' area.

Rubus "Ohio's Treasure" - Ohio's Treasure everbearing black raspberry
Finally, an everbearing black raspberry! New canes will bear a first crop August-October, and a second crop in their second year in late spring to early summer. Medium-sized, tasty fruit. Ready early summer 2017.

Rubus parviflorus - thimbleberry: 1 gallon: $8
A northern and western relative of the native flowering raspberry, but with white flowers and very tasty fruit.

Salix babylonica - weeping willow: 3 gallon
A moisture-loving tree, often planted by ponds, with long, weeping branches. A well-known plant that's fast growing, up to 30-50' tall and wide. Keep it away from plumbing! Avoid planting in frost pockets or where it may be subject to harsh winter winds.

Salix integra "Hakuro Nishiki" - Hakuro Nishiki variegated willow: 3 gallon
Also known as dappled willow. "Hakuro-Nishiki" means "white-spotted." Up to 6-foot height and spread, usually slightly wider than tall. Native to east Asia.

Sambucus canadensis - American elderberry: 1 gallon: $5
The regular native elderberry. Has broad, flat-topped clusters of deep purple berries in the fall after flat-topped clusters of small white flowers in the spring. Good for making elderberry wine, and the birds love the berries as well.

Sambucus canadensis "Adam" - Adam elderberry: 1 gallon
A cultivar that produces heavily. Found in New York. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Sambucus canadensis "Bob Gordon" - Bob Gordon elderberry: 1 gallon
A cultivar that will fruit on new wood, simplifying pruning regimens. From Missouri. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Sambucus canadensis "Ranch" - Ranch elderberry: 1 gallon
A cultivar that does especially well in poor soils, fruits heavily. Discovered in Kansas. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Sambucus canadensis "Wyldewood" - Wyldewood elderberry: 1 gallon
A cultivar that has especially large fruit, second only to the York elderberry, below, and also is a heavy bearer. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Sambucus canadensis "York" - York elderberry: 1 gallon
The cultivar with the largest berries, making it expecially good for pies, etc. The MoBot link is for the species, not this cultivar.

Sambucus pubens - American red-berried elder: 1 gallon
Native to the Appalachian mountains, the berries are in a denser clump and much more showy than the native elderberry. The berries are edible but MUST be cooked first. Likes moist soils.

Sassafras albidum - sassafras: 1 gallon
Ready in late spring of 2017. A tree with tiny yellow flowers in the spring and interesting black fruit on bright red pedicels in late summer, to 60'. Exceptional fall color. All around a beautiful lawn tree but it does sucker, so mowing around it is advised. The bark of the roots has long been used to make a hot tea and in some forms of root beer. Studies have found trace amounts of a carcinogen in the roots, so use at your own discretion!

Spirea japonica - Japanese spirea: 3 gallon, 5 gallon
A dusky-red-flowering spirea with small leaves, growing to 4' tall.

Tilia americana "Moltkei" - von Moltke basswood: 5 gallon
The BEST of the linden bee trees, in fact, one of the world's best bee trees, blooming in summer. Originally thought to be a hybrid, now thought to be a variety of the native T. americana. Grows to be a large tree, up to 90'x80'. The MoBot link is not for this cultivar, but for the species.

Tilia americana fastigiata - fastigiate linden: 5 gallon
An excellent bee tree, but one with a narrow branch spread -- while tall, up to 80', only maybe 20' wide. The MoBot link is not for this cultivar, but for the species.

Tilia oliveri - silver linden: 3 gallon
Another excellent bee tree from central China, growing to 50' or more. The bright silver coating on the undersides of the leaves is striking.

Tilia petiolaris - weeping silver linden: 3 gallon
A tree with weeping branches, sometimes regarded as a variety of T. tomentosa. Leaves have silvery underside. Grows up to 70' or more. Native to southwestern Asia into Europe.

Vaccinium angustifolium - barrens blueberry: mum pot
The classic wild blueberry of New England. This is the species harvested in the blueberry berries, and sold as canned wild blueberries. Low-growing, to 2', produces small but tasty berries. Great to use as a shrub groundcover. Benefits by heavy pruning every few years.

Vaccinium corymbosum "Jersey" - Jersey blueberry: 2 gallon
A very late-season blueberry, very sweet berries. One of the easiest and most reliable blueberries to grow. To 6'x3'. Great fall color.

Vaccinium corymbosum x V. angustifolium "North Country" - North Country blueberry: 2 gallon
A hybrid "half-high" blueberry, early to mid-season, with dark-green foliage; one of the best for ornamental landscaping, or even for patio container growing. To 2'x3'.

Vaccinium corymbosum "Duke" - Duke blueberry: 2 gallon
An early blueberry, but it blooms late and the fruit ripens quickly, so safer from frost; heavy fruit production. To 6'x3'. Great fall color.

Vaccinium corymbosum "Blue Crop" - Blue Crop blueberry: 2 gallon
A mid-season blueberry. To 5'x3'. Great fall color.

Viburnum dentatum - arrowwood: 2 gallon
A white-flowering native shrub with purple berries in fall. This durable shrub is good in sun or shade as a hedge or for naturalizing. Glossy leaves in full sun, tolerates wet soils. Highly deer-resistant.

Viburnum nudum "Winterthur" - Winterthur witherod, possumhaw viburnum: 1 gallon, 3 gallon
One of the most beautiful of viburnums. Extremely glossy, dark green foliage, creamy-white flower clusters, and berry clusters mixing a range of colors.

Viburnum opulus - European highbush cranberry: 1 gallon
A compact viburnum with decorative clusters of brightly-colored berries. Propagated by seed from plants with golden berries, but some may have red berries. Berries are used like cranberries.

Vitex agnus-castus - chastetree: 2 gallons, 5 gallons
This tree has feathery leaves topped by pyramidal spikes of fragrant, small lavender flowers. Flowers begin in late summer and continue through the fall. May grow up to 12' tall but may be killed back to roots in severe winters. However, it will reliably resprout and bloom on new wood.

Vitex agnus-castus "Pink Pinnacle" - Pink Pinnacle chastetree: 2 gallons
A cultivar of the chastetree with more pink blossoms.

Weigela florida - weigela: 1 gallon
A tough, deer-resistant shrub with pink flowers. Likes sun to light shade. Grows to 6'x8'.