‘Skyrocket’ is a narrow, columnar form that makes an excellent choice for accent or planting … 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.
‘Taylor’ is an upright narrow columnar eastern red cedar that grows up to to 30’ … 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
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers rich, humusy, … Continued
’Souixland’ (male) Grow 40–80” in height with a broad open crown of widely spreading branches. … Continued
This native ranges from southeastern Canada through the eastern US, and west to Texas. White … Continued
Oaks are without doubt one of the most important trees of the Northern Hemisphere. Historically, … Continued
‘Purple Robe’ is tolerant of poor soil and drought, deer resistant, and fast growing tree … Continued
Trees have three distinctly different 3-5” long leaves: three-lobed, mitten-shaped, and simple, that turn red, … Continued
A rare and lovely small tree grown for its rich smooth cinnamon colored bark, great … Continued
In its native swamp habitat, bald cypress raises conical “knees” from its roots to access … Continued