Chionanthus virginicus produces magnificent clusters of fringe-like blooms. Slow growing to 20-25’ high and 25’ … Continued
browsing plants: native trees
Native plants have evolved over thousands of years alongside native wildlife and therefore offer the most useful habitat. Native plants feed bugs at every stage of life, and bugs are the very foundation for our entire food web.
Our prairie natives require less water, and are adapted to grow in our soil types and temperature extremes, so they do well without requiring extensive resources and chemicals. Native plants help in management of rainwater runoff and maintain healthy soil with their deep root systems.
Grown as a single- or multi-trunked tree with a spreading crown and long-lasting, showy, white … Continued
The American hazelnut or filbert is native to the eastern United States. Tasty nuts are … Continued
Rounded oval crown, grows to 35-60’ tall. Edible persimmon fruits up to 2” in diameter … Continued
60-90’ tall native tree. Habitats include rich woodlands, and riverbanks. Kentucky coffee tree is cultivated … Continued
Clusters of white bell-shaped blooms cover this small native tree in late April and early … Continued
When grown in the open, the black walnut reaches 75′ tall with a round, low … Continued
‘Skyrocket’ is a narrow, columnar form that makes an excellent choice for accent or planting … Continued
‘Taylor’ is an upright narrow columnar eastern red cedar that grows up to to 30’ … Continued
Low-maintenance deciduous tree native from Connecticut to Florida west to Missouri south Central America. Excellent … Continued
Tulip trees are fast growers, often measuring growth of more than 2′ per year. Tulip-shaped flowers … Continued
Sweet Bay comes from a cooler, northern range and blooms later avoiding late frost damage … Continued