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Abies concolor
White fir is a popular conifer of Czech and Slovak gardens and parks. It is demanded for its glaucous foliage colour. Nurseries take good care to select only the seedlings that have the most attractive colour because this fir occurs naturally in the range of dark green where only the young sh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 30m 2 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abies nordmanniana
Caucasian fir is perhaps the most beautiful conifer of our climate. No wonder that it is also a commercial bestseller as a Christmas tree. Its short needles densely cover the branches; they are deep green and very glossy, with silvery undersides. Fresh growths are intensely bright green. T ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 18m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer conspicuum
Even among a hundred trees you will notice this one first. Such a colourful small tree must have been brought direct from Mars! Moreover, it is so unique and special that the botanists cannot decide whether to list as acer conspicuum or acer rubescens. Red Flamingo is a stunning var ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer griseum
Some trees are admired for other features than just flowers or foliage. There are many of us who easily fall head over heels in love with a picturesque bark like that on paperbark maple from China. It peels off in thin, almost paper-like shavings even on young plan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 3 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer negundo
Shapes and colours are usually the key features of Japanese maples. But there are other maples, too, that can offer other than green colour plus various leaf shapes. And on top of that they grow much faster. This is ash-leaved maple, also called box elder. Flamingo is so far ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer negundo
This is ash-leaved maple, also called box elder. Variegatum is a popular variety with pinnate leaves that are white and green and the ratio between the two colours is nearly 50:50 so the tree does look very white. The leaves are composed of 3-7 individual leaflets and are decidu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum (Dissectum group)
It is hard to believe that only a few bare branches, which you can see in winter, can develop into such a stunning thing. Foliage of this shrub almost looks like a fluffy hairdo of a red-haired lady. The leaves are deeply cut and when young they are glossy and brownish-red, in summer they turn to de ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Norway maple is a native European tree commonly cultivated in countries and regions with harsh winters. It is one of the most common street and park in Czech and Slovak republics. Its tolerance against pollution, low winter temperatures, and vigorous growth made it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 10 - 20m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Another website I came across calls this Norway maple a meat-ball-on-a-stick. Quite funny, actually, but in fat it truthfully describes the shape of this small tree. Well, that only in case the author meant a good housewife who made proper, perfectly spherical meat balls. Globosum
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Golden Globe is a dwarf Norway maple i.e. one of those with large leaves as opposed to Japanese maples with small and dissected foliage. One of the big advantage of Norway maple is its resistance against majority of common ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 3 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Men usually get mad when women describe colours with expressions like salmon pink, peachy red etc. Well, men, get ready for another hit below the belt: we have a tree whose leaves are SHRIMP pink. Not familiar with that colour? Go to the nearest restaurant and have a prawn-cocktail to see what the f ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum f.laciniatum
This silver maple will draw your attention to the deeply cut leaves which resemble Japanese dissectum maples. The name silver describes the underneath of the leaves which are silvery gray and glitter in the wind. In too fertile soil the branches can grow as much as 1 meter within one year ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 12m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala
Amur maple is a subspecies of a less cultivated species called Tatar maple. This one comes from NE Asia, precisely Mongolia, Korea, Japan, and mainly the Amur River valley between Russia and China. It can be variable in habit but usually forms a vase-shaped, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer x freemanii ('Jeffersred')
A beautiful hybrid maple between acer saccharinum and acer rubrum was bred in the USA and is called Autumn Blaze®. It has the best of both the parents. Deciduous leaves are deeply lobed, deep green in summer and orange to bright red in autumn. The stalks are r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 13m 6 - 9m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aesculus x carnea
Red horse chestnut is a fantastic tree which is usually planted in large gardens and parks, and as a street tree. Although, this hybrid grows a little slower (30 cm a year) making some 6x4m when 20 years old. Briotti is a popular variety with big, upright panicles of deep pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 6 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
Mimosaceae plants are common and popular mainly in southern Europe for their high tolerance to drought as well as attractive and long lasting flowering. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world there is one species hardy enough to be grown in our climate - si ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Alnus glutinosa
Common alder is a European native plant. There are varieties, however, that are very uncommon and I am not afraid to say exquisite. Such as this variety: Imperialis. Imperialis alder ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 2 - 4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Alnus glutinosa
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aronia melanocarpa
Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula ('Penci-2')
ROYAL FROST is a trade name of a very attractive birch variety. It is a hybrid between betula populifolia „Whitespire“ and betula „Crimson Frost“. Deciduous leaves are diamond-shaped, s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 3 - 5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula
European white birch is an attractive tree which, however, in its basic form is not suitable for small-sized gardens. However, this selection is excellent for every garden or even a tiny spot at your doorway. It is a weeping white birch, called Youngii. It is commonly 2-3m t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula 'Globe'
MAGICAL® GLOBE is a dwarf selection of European white birch. It comes from Australia where it is called Lollipop Birch. Its makes stiff, strong, slow growing branches with very handsome, fresh green, glossy foliage. Es ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula utilis (betula jacquemontii)
Birches are typical trees of Eastern Europe and Asia, as well as some northern regions. Himalayan birch grows slower and not as tall as white birch so you can try one in your garden, too. Doorenboos is naturally a multi-stemmed shrubby tree with thick trunks. They are highly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 10m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. Being originally a climbing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
Indian Summer is another gorgeous variety of trumpet creeper which was trained into a small tree. It is a brilliant idea because such form does not need a trellis or a wall, it can stand anywhere in the garden, on its own or in the middle of other, smaller shrubs. The trumpet-shape ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Fresa')
SUMMER JAZZ™ FIRE is a showstopper with its brilliant vibrant red flowers. They are large, possibly not as large as the yellow variety from this series, about 5-6 cm across, and appear from mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 6 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Yellow')
SUMMER JAZZ™ Gold is a fascinating new variety of hybrid trumpet creeper. It makes very large flowers whose size is the same as those on Chinese trumpet creeper – 8 cm across. They are rich golden yellow with pr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caragana arborescens
Pea tree is a low-maintenance plant which is also often grown in very inhospitable locations because it can take almost anything: hard frost, dry soil, full sun, wind and absolute neglect. Walker is a variety commonly grafted on short or medium-sized stems with weeping branc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
carpinus betulus
Monumentalis is a unique version of hornbeam with strictly conical shape and very slow growth rate. Leaves are bright green and cover the whole of the plant. Even after they fall the tree remains very attractive with its regularly growing branches making a bonsai appearance. No pruning ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus ('Pyramidalis')
One of the original trees found in natural woodlands of Europe is hornbeam. Varieties of this deciduous tree are becoming more and more popular in gardens, too. Fastigiata, syn. “Pyramidalis” is an elegant, slow growing hornbeam with columnar habit and branches g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Castanea sativa
Sweet chestnut is cultivated for several beautiful features. The deciduous leaves are deep green, elliptic to oblong, up to 20 cm long, distinctly serrated and glossy, turning deep golden yellow in autumn. Flowers are creamy beige catkins that appear in July. They ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 20m 5 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Aurea variey bears huge, tropical looking, heart shaped leaves (20-25 cm large), of bright yellow-green colour. They are slightly hairy like suede, pleasant to touch. They have interesting scent similar to tobacco leaves that allegedly repels insects. Beginning of summer 20-30 cm t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica f.
This variety is a weeping form of blue Atlas cedar. It has distinct silvery-blue persistent larch-like needles born in whorls of 30-45. Their striking colour makes the tree a gorgeous lawn specimen same as an ideal feature when combined with other, dark green conifers. Just remember that this ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica f.
Blue Atlas cedar has distinct silvery-blue persistent larch-like needles born in whorls of 30-45. This gives a much dense appearance compared with other green cedars. Healthy young tree is well branched from the ground and retains its bottom branches. Young plants have conical habit which wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 12m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Deodar – Himalayan cedar is the most graceful of all cedars. It has strictly pyramidal habit when young, spreading branching and weeping ends. The needles are short, mid green, borne in whorls of 20-30. Female cones appear in summer. Older plants form unique shapes. This is probably ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Himaljsk cedr is the most graceful of all cedars. Robusta Glauca is an Italian selection with long, evergreen needles. Their colour is from blue-green to almost silvery blue while new shoots are soft green.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 7m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus libani
Cedar of Lebanon is a majestic specimen tree with needle-like dark green to blue-green foliage that looks like larch but is evergreen. Young trees are densely branched from the ground but low branches can be removed in the autumn if planted close to houses to make more room beneath. The branc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 15m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus libani
Cedar of Lebanon is the most popular cedar in our country as it combines two important features: it is fully hardy and has the typical, beautiful cedar shape. In this case, however, we are bringing you a rare variety called Pyramidalis. Difficult to guess what this cedar is all about, eh? ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 15m 3 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Weeping forms of nootka cypress are darlings among conifers. Their unique structure makes the tree look like a conifer with veils. Pendula is a variety where the main branches are horizontal and deflected, lateral branches ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chionanthus virginicus
Fringe tree is a very rare and beautiful small shrub or small tree. In early summer it has profusion of upto 20 cm long pendent panicles of fragrant, shiny snow-white, narrow flowers. Female plants produce bluish black berries, however, usually only male plants are sold in nurseries. Mid ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
x Chitalpa tashkentensis
The orchid-like flowers are pale to bright pink with a yellow throat and frilled margins. Flowers have a lovely, sweet scent. Summer Bells® is a chitalpa variety repeating flowering. It starts in early summer and last for 2-3 weeks, and then again in second half of August f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cladrastis kentukea (c.lutea)
Yellow wood is a rare, though fully hardy tree that deserves more attention. Its origin is not clear and definite. Usually this small tree or large shrub is connected with Kentucky, USA, but many plants grow freely on limestone cliffs on China and Japan. It used to be a jewel of royal gardens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus florida
Flowering dogwood is quite an unusual shrub or small tree which draws your attention all year round: in the spring it has very showy large petal-like coloured bracts, and its leaves turn to beautiful colours early in the autumn. The species brings a profusion of pure white so-called flowe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cryptomeria japonica
One of the most beautiful conifers of our climate is Japanese cedar. There are many species and varieties. Globosa Nana was first discovered in 1923 in Japan, where it is called Mitama-sugi. It is a dense, compact conifer with rounded branches. The needles are curved, inward- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Davidia involucrata (S.H.N.)
Sonoma dove tree is a sensation that has been a subject of excited debates and positive comments on horticultural forums for some time now. It is a variety that arose from grafts taken from Sonoma Heritage Tree No.20 at Son ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is a hybrid of e.macrophylla and e.pungens. Its leathery leaves emerge beige-grey and mature to glossy dark green with lots of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian ol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Ebbing's silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub without over ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is a beautiful variety of this evergreen silverthorn. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are deep green in the middle and bright yellow at margins. Newly emerging leaves and twigs are silvery-beige. Apart from the foliage this plant is also i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 3m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Beeches are common trees in our climate. This fern leaved beech has narrow, deeply cut leaves, 5-10 cm long, glossy. It maintains low branches and forms a shrubby tree which seldom goes over 10 m, but it is usually much smaller. It is suitable for medium sized gardens, and should you not wish to hav ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Dawyckii varieties of common beech are very popular for their habit and leaf colours. Dawyck Gold has upright, columnar habit, its initial slow growth changes after a few years to medium-fast, never really fast. Young leaves are bright yellowish green, turning to glowing grass g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
fagus sylvatica
Dawyckii varieties of common beech are very popular for their habit and leaf colours. Dawyck Dawyck has upright, columnar habit, its initial slow growth changes after a few years to medium-fast, but never really fast. Deciduous leaves are vivid green, their colour retains their ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Purpurea Pendula is a perfect example of a beautiful garden-origin eech. It is a slow growing small tree with a mushroom head of pendent branches, usually grafted from 1.5 to 2m tall. The deciduous leaves are rich purple-bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica  (syn.'Purpurea Mayor')
Riversii (syn. “Purpurea Major”) is a slow growing big tree with deep purple leaves. They are elliptic-ovate, deciduous, emerging bright burgundy red, maturing to deep purple and deep green inside the crown in summer, and eventually turning copper orange in autumn. Natu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 5 - 10m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus angustifolia
Raywood is a very elegant variety of a deciduous tree called Claret ash. Its leaves are pinnate, up to 25 cm long and are composed of narrow, elliptic and very glossy individual leaflets that are deep green in summer and turn breathtaking shades of brilliant carmine red and deep ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 2 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus ornus
Meczek is a special variety of flowering ash which, in direct contradiction to its name, does not flower. It has another feature for which its is one of the top popular trees for small gardens and narrow streets - small, sl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Maidenhair tree is probably one of the oldest species on Earth. It was here some 180 million years ago … obviously it was the time when the Dead Sea was still ill. Its extreme tolerance of various conditions made it survive to our time. One tree can live as long as 2000 years. It bel ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 30m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Eiffel is an attractive maidenhair tree variety from the beginning of the new millennium. It makes compact, more densely branched trees or multistemmed shrubs with deciduous, 4-7 cm wide, fan-shaped, divided, mid green leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Fastigiata Blagon is a French variety of maidenhair tree with narrowly conical or almost columnar growth. It bears deciduous, 4-7 cm wide, fan-shaped, divided, mid green leaves (botanically classified as needles), that chan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Horizontalis is a small variety of maidenhair tree with almost flat canopy with deciduous, 4-7 cm wide, fan-shaped, divided, mid green leaves (botanically classified as needles), that change to fantastic shade of bright gol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Not everyone can afford growing a large tree in his garden but would like to enjoy its foliage. Dwarf varieties are perfect solutions to this problem. And Troll is one of the most recent solutions among them. This German word means hobbit and hobbits, as we know them, are usually small ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos
Sunburst is a mid-sized tree grafted at the bottom so the whole plant is thornless. It is usually offered as a feathered tree with branches from the ground level. It can also be trained into a tree form with a thin crown in 2m height. The trunk still keeps producing buds with leaves wh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos (var. inermis)
If you like elegant leaves tha are not as bold as London plane tree leaves for example, have look at this honey locust. It is called SKYLINE and as it belongs to i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 15m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis
Inermis is a very elegant forma of honey locust with no thorns! They can be found on the species, not on this plant, and are very dangerous, so nothing to worry about here. It has bright green, fern-like leaves that are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 10m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Diane bears the deepest red flowers, so far cultivated. They are fringe-like and appear on bare wood from the first warmer days of February and keep blooming for 6 to sometimes 8 weeks! Leaves are similar to hazel, but larger and turn bright orange-red in autumn. Witch hazel is a beautiful shrub or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Heptacodium miconioides
Seven son flower is a fascinating shrub that was first found in China by Ernest H.Wilson more than a hundred years ago, in 1907. Still, it took almost 80 years before this plant was cultivated commercially. Seven son flower is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
“Hamabo” will no doubt attract your attention thanks to its rare, pink-red veins on pale pink or almost white flower petals, each of which has its own deep red blotch in the centre. The shrub is always erect and slightly rounded with age. It has very decorative leaves th ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Pink Giant® is the one with truly pink, 10-12 cm large single flowers. It has upright growth. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. It has very decorative leaves that are unique. They are n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Totus Albus is a very elegant variety that bears large, 7-9 cm across, flowers of pure white colour, sometimes with dwarf lacy petals in the center. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. Pruning is not needed. B ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Woodbridge is an ideal choice for everyone who loves shiny-coloured flowers in summer. They are bright pink, sometimes of a faint lavender touch, with a bright red eye in the middle, small enough not to disturb the entire colour of the bloom. They come out every year in July and don’t stop blo ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus (syn. 'Blue Bird')
This Rose-of-Sharon variety has a French name Oiseau Bleu which was difficult enough to be replaced with an English translation Blue Bird. It had long been the only blue variety in trade until Marina (BLUE SATIN™) appeared in 1996, and in 2007 a much deeper blue variety from France named ULTRA ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens holly is one of the most cultivate hardy hollies worldwide simply because it is beautiful and versatile. It is a cross between English holly (ilex aquifolium) and Chinese holly (ilex cornuta). It grows rel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
J.C.van Tol variety, more than any other holly, is known for making almost spineless leaves when the plant reaches a height of abt. 1m. They are glossy, deep green to olive green on the undersides. It is a female veriety bearing showy, bright red berries that appear abundant ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughing how come that we used to be so deprived having just one Koehne holly then. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Not many trees bloom in mid or even late summer when all the spring flowering beauties have only leaves. Golden-rain tree is one of the few. In late July/early August upto 30 cm long panicles of small, bright yellow flowers appear on this medium sized tree. The flowers can remain on the t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum alpinum
Golden rain comes from mountainous parts of southern Europe. The natural habitat of this one is even closer to our border: central- and south-European Alps. The flowers are slender racemes, composed of pea-like, bright yellow flowers with a deep red blotch in the centre. They are 15-40 cm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum anagyroides
Sunspire is a recent introduction of laburnum (golden rain) from the alschingeri group. These plants don’t come from France and Balkan like their parent species, but naturalized in Tirol, north Italy and Croati ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum x watereri
The most popular flower forms are racemes. Golden rain is a perfect example with its long racemes of deep yellow, pea-like flowers. Vossii variety makes up to 60 cm long racemes of bright yellow flowers. Clover-like leaves are bright to mid green, 3-palmate. This medium size ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Natchez is another hardy hybrid of crape myrtle. It has profusion of white flowers from mid summer. Deciduous leaves are 3-4 cm long, elliptic to obovate, very glossy, mid green in summer, turning red and orange in autumn. Older plants reveal cinnamon red flaking-off bark. Natch ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Larix kaempferi
Weeping form of deciduous larch Stiff Weeper is one of the most sought-after conifers in our country. It has strictly pendent branches with no horizontal growth. The crown looks like a head of a long-haired girl. The needles are about 4 cm long, bright green with a silvery blue shade, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 2m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
This is the species of sweetgum. Its maple-like, star-shaped leaves are medium-deeply or deeply cut and have fresh green colour. As it is reproduced mainly by seeds the plants often vary even if grown from seeds of the same parent. This results in plants having slightly different characterist ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
If you like sweetgum and you are afraid of its size in maturity try this one. Gum Ball is a great variety with dwarf growth and reduced size. After 10 years it can grow to some 2.5m with a total of 3m in maturity. Its crown is quite regular even without pruning. The leaves are iden ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
We are happy to introduce one of the most beautiful and very rare variety of sweetgum called Rotundiloba. The Latin name says it all: with rounded lobes. Its leaves show distinctly rounded lobes on 3 segments of a 5-lobed star-shaped leaves. They are deciduous, deep green, gloss ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Slender Silhouette is a beautiful sweetgum which could be your perfect choice for a small garden or a miniature front yard. A 5m tall plant seldom exceeds 1m wide. It is a slow growing version of sweetgum with strictly upright and columnar habit. The leaves are quite large, con ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Tha is an attractive variety of sweetgum selected for its autumn foliage colour and smaller size. Its leaves are large, typically 5-lobed, rich green, turning to long lasting shades of bright red and burgundy purple in autumn. The tree grows slowly or moderately into a narrowly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Worplesdon is a popular sweetgum variety among both growers as well as customers. It is a reliable and hardy selection that grows well without any additional maintenance. It has deep green, deciduous leaves that are star-shaped, deeply lobed, often with a pair of small teeth ben ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua ('Red Star')
Stared is one of the most recent varieties of sweetgum with leaves cut so deep like a too low neck on a frock of a lady who forgot she was going to attend a charitable ball “Help Africa” and not a teenager party “Miss Bikini – Monokini”. Liquidambar ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Belonging to the same family as magnolia, common name tulip tree may be misleading since this name is often used for magnolias with saucer-shaped flowers. Hence gardeners rather use its other name yellow poplar. This is the tree w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
25 - 30m 10 - 15m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Belonging to the same family as magnolia, common name tulip tree may be misleading. This is the tree with huge lyre-shaped, deciduous leaves which do appear to miss a lobe. This variety is called Aureomarginatum because its ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Edward Gursztyn is a compact or almost dwarf variety of yellow poplar. It makes a uniform, rounded canopy and very hadsome, typical saddle-shaped leaves. They are deciduous, green in summer and yellow in autumn. No flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Spectrum is a magnolia hybrid from 1963. It was bred by W.Kosar from the US National Arboretum as a cross between magnolia liliiflora Nigra and m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 4 - 8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Susan magnolia has narrow, goblet-shaped flowers of deep pink, nearly red colour outside and slightly lighter red inside. This is the reddest coloured variety among spring magnolias. It flowers reliably already when young. It does not require pruning at all. As it has flower buds at the ends ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
This magnolia variety has only recently been imported from China, under the name Fei Huang. It is a sensational plant with large yellow flowers. It belongs to magnolia denudata (Yulan magnolia) group, however, we have not been able to search for the exact breeding details. The Chinese ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia  'Jurmag1'
Another jewel among magnolias came from New Zealand, again, and was raised by Mark Jury. Its name is Black Tulip® and has been sought after thanks to its very deep purple colour of flowers. They are rich purple in colour, not too large – only about 10-15 cm across, go ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Little Gem is an evergreen magnolia which is smaller in every aspect but offers more of everything. The glossy, leathery leaves are numerous, making the plant very dense. They are deep green with distinct rusty underneath. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('Praecox')
Goliath is bushier than the species. As you can tell by its name, something is going to be extraordinary here. True: the flowers are extremely large, often up to 30 cm wide, strongly fragrant and appear on the plant usually from June, often from late May if ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia kobus
Japanese magnolia belongs among the tallest, fastest growing, and the hardiest magnolias of the planet. It is native to Japan (and Korea) where it was named after Japanese word kobushi which means fist and relates to the shape of opening flower buds. Flowers are ab ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 6 - 8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia sieboldii
This rather unusual and rare variety of magnolia flowers at the end of spring, or more often beginning of summer as a fully leaved shrub. Flower buds are erect and when they open up, the cup-shaped blooms turn to side or nod down. They are pure white, up to 10 cm across, with crimson anthers. Leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia tripetala
Umbrella magnolia is a unique plant of its species. It is quite unusual though easy to grow. Its main feature are exotic-looking, large leaves that can grow 30-45 cm long. Their colour is mid-green flashed with bronze from spring to early summer. They are soft and slightly hairy beneath, crow ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x brooklynensis
“Yellow Bird” magnolia is a cross between magnolia acuminata and magnolia brooklynensis “Evamaria” from 1967. Yet that year it was suggested the best yellow cultivar so far. Well, a lot of time has passed and these days there are a few more girls to ask t ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus
Profusion crab apple is a hybrid, sometimes classified as malus x moerlandsii. It comes from the Netherlands. Its main feature are dark purple-pink flowers that come out from mid to end spring in profusion. They are followed by small, spherical fruit of purplish-black colour ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus
Some crab apples can easily compete with Japanese ornamental cherries as far as the beauty and colours of their flowers. This is the case of Royal Beauty. It is a small tree growing about 2.5m tall, with weeping, somewhat narrow crown. In the spring it brings a profusion of deep pink to light purp ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus 'Courtarou'
Coccinella® is a relatively new variety of crab apple. It is protected as a registered trademark and its features speak for itself. The flowers are pale to rich purple, with tints of red rather than pink as on ornamental cherries. Moreover, this selection has burgundy leaves and dark red branch ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica
Fuji is a remarkable jablon of great popularity. It was bred in Fujisaki, Japan, in 1939 as a cross between Red Delicious and Virgina Ralls Genet. Thanks to its qualities it became the top selling and favourite apple of Ja ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
malus domestica
Golden Delicious is a favourite apple brand. It comes from the USA, 1890. The fruit is sweet, juicy and crisp, of golden yellow to greeny-yellow colour. Its size is dependent on soil fertility. The fruit can be very large. It is usually trouble-free as far as late frosts and ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica
Granny Smith is a famous apple variety from Australia from late 1800s. It is renowned for sharp flavour and tough, lime green skin. Fruit eaten fresh is chrunchy and juicy. Thanks to firm texture it is ideal for cooking as it keeps its shape. Fruit matures late and stores well. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica (Zlat reneta, Goldparmne, Parmna zlat, King of the Pippins)
Reine des Reinettes (King of the Pippins, Goldparmne) is a mid-season apple with golden-orange skin, with profusion of red stripes. It is medium-sized, rounded, and can be picked from September until October, and stores we ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus trilobata
Trilobata crabapple is a rare and unusual plant that is not difficult to grow butyet quite difficult to source. Its most specific feature is the leaf shape – it looks like a merge between maple and hawthorn. The leaves are not large but their prominent lobes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 13m 2 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus x
Scarlet crabapple is a fantastic addition to the collection of spring flowering apples and cherries. This one, however, has more than one feature to look at (just like Scarlett Johansson who may have been a reason for giving this tree its name …) Scarlet is a flowering crabapp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1.5 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mespilus germanica
Medlar is a less known fruit tree from S.W.Asia. It is a small tree or a large deciduous shrub whose close relative is loquat, a less hardy species of the same genus. So if you are looking for a tree with similar foliage but hardier try this one. The mid green leaves are stiff, part ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Dawn redwood was believed to be extinct for centuries. Until first specimen were brought from China in 1941 and propagated throughout the world. It is a deciduous conifer which, thanks to its flat, fresh green needles, is often mistaken for swamp cypress (taxodium ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 30m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Metasequoia glyptpstroboides 'Ogon'
GOLDRUSH is a trade name for a new variety patented as Ogon when it was brought from Japan in 1993, by a Dutch horticulturist Peter Zweinburg. It is a rare, deciduous conifer with bright golden-yellow or yellowish green, opposite, flat, soft needles that fade to coppery-red in t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba
White mulberry and its Pendula variety is one of the top popular weeping trees. No wonder – apart from its beauty it offers tasty fruit. Moreover its small size makes it an ideal specimen tree even for small gardens. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba ('Macrophylla')
This mulberry is very special. Deeply cut, dark green, glossy leaves draw your attention as they bear strong resemblance to leaves of plane trees. Many of the largest leaves at the ends of the branches keep their green colour until late in the autumn when they fall down green. The crown is wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Myrica pensylvanica
Northern bayberry is native to eastern coast of North America, and obviously Pennsylvania where its name comes from. It is probably the showiest of all hardy myricas thanks to its light green, leathery, and highly glossy foliage which resembles pittosporum. Leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Red Robin is a New Zealand selection of Fraser's photinia which is considered the first and also possibly the most successful Fraser's photinia variety of 20th century. After 20 years from its introduction it received the A ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
Tree form or PINK MARBLE® photinia has evergreen, ovate, and glossy leaves of dark green colour with white margins and silvery-white veins just like marble has, that gain pink shades in autumn and winter. However, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carr Rouge is a selection of Fraser's photinia from Red Robin variety. It is commonly believed to have originated in French Nantes, however, the truth is that th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea orientalis
Caucasian spruce is an attractive conifer with an interesting habit. Lateral branches grow horizontally first, later they rise a bit upwards in an angle of about 45 while new growths are slightly drooping. Aureospicata is a variety with bright yellow new foliage that lasts for ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus
BREPO® is a very decorative dwarf pine variety. It has bright green, long needles that are thinner than p.nigra but are similarly stiff. It naturally forms symmetrical, rounded crowns which need no trimming whatsoever ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus densiflora
If you like Mediterranean umbrella pines but feel sorry that it is too tender for our climate try to have a look at this selection of dwarf Japanese red pine. It is called Alice Verkade and has bright green, soft needles. It is a slow growing plant making only about 7-10 cm per ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra ssp. nigra (austriaca)
Austrian (black) pine was first classified by Austrian botanist Johann Arnold in 1785. It is a hardy tree which escaped Austria in early 20th century, and can now be found all around Europe, down to Turkey, and in North Africa. Hard to say if Mother Nature needed a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 30m 6 - 8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus sylvestris
Scots pine is a European native pine species, and is native in our country, too. Its makes the most beautiful and at the same time the most bizarre specimens in the wild. It bears 5-7 cm long, mid green needles with a slight bluish overlay. They are borne in pairs and remain on the tree for 3 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 15m 2 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x acerifolia
London plane tree is an impressive and large tree which not many gardens can accommodate. However, this variety called Pyramidalis has much narrower crown that will fit most mid-sized gardens and will not overgrow the whole ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x acerifolia (p. x hispanica)
Some trees have identity crisis and scientists are trying to trace up their true origin. As these efforts often end up in argumentative sessions we tend to choose the easiest possible explanation. In the case of this London plane tree we rather believe it comes from Cenozoic platanus aceroide ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 30m 2 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platycladus (Thuja) orientalis
Aurea Nana is a dwarf conifer with golden-yellow, scale-like leaves. It belongs to cypress family and is known under its other name – oriental thuja. It grows slowly, keeps it compact shape and dense habit and is suit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
This uncommon flowering cherry called Okame comes from Taiwan. It is a small tree bearing neon pink flowers with yellow stamens in early spring. It grows moderately and is well branched even without pruning. Still, for idea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Just like many beautifully flowering trees or shrubs, this flowering cherry, too, comes from China. It is a British selecion of highly demanded and popular variety called Kanzan from 1935 of much less vigorous growth making it suitable for s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Looking into the crown of this Japanese flowing cherry it is clear why people in Japan take a bow in front of them and organize sakura festivals. It is not only because of their beauty, they also believe that their trunks hold spirits of the dead, and finally they manifest the new life emerging in e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Originally named Snofozam after it was put to trade this hybrid weeping cherry received a nicer name Snow Fountains® which tells everything. In the spring it produces masses of lightly scented pure white flowers along plentiful of weeping branches that may run almost ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Bergeron apricot is a famous and reliable variety grown around the world. Its flowers are susceptible to frost. Self-fertile. The fruit is rounded or oblong, mid-sized to large, orange with red blush. They ripen early: from mid-summer. They are aromatic and sweet, medium juicy, with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Luizet apricot is one f the most suitable ones from our climate because it blooms late which helps it avoid late spring frost. On the other hand it is an early variety with fruit maturing in mid-summer. Fruit is rounded to oval, deep orange with irregular red flushes, very ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Imola is a town in Italy renowned for the race track The Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari. It is close to Bologna in a region called Emilia-Romagna, possibly the most important Italian region for growing fruit trees. Reale d’Imola is an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Royal is one of the most popular apricot tree varieties valued for regular and high yields. It is a midseason variety producing golden yellow to orange fruit with orange flesh of excellent taste: aromatic, sweet, and very j ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
San Castrese is an Italian, vigorously growing apricot variety producing fruit from about early August in CE climate. The fruit is golden yellow to pale orange, only slightly red flushed, almost rounded, sweet, aromatic, le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Burlat is an early variety of sweet cherries. The fruit is vivid to dark red, mid-sized or large, very sweet and juicy, with medium firm flesh. As it is very precocious it is not vermicular. It is partly self-fertile but benefits from being pollinated by another early cherry. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Kordia is a Czech variety of sweet cherry. It produces masses of deep red fruit in the first half of July. The fruit has solid flesh and sweet, delicious flavour. As a late cherry it needs protection from cherry-worms. It is self-sterile and needs a pollinator nearby to produ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 4m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Moreau is a dark-skinned variety of sweet cherry which has been popular with growers for many decades. It bears sweet and aromatic fruit in early July. It is medium resistant to cracking and cherry diseases. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fertile and ne ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Van is a mid-season variety of sweet cherry. Its fruit ripens in early July. Fruits are large, heart-shaped, deep red, almost black. The flesh is aromatic, sweet, and has excellent taste. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fertile and needs a pollinated for ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus cerasifera ('Pissardii Nigra')
This ornamental cherry plum is popular in demand for its deep burgundy leaves, almost no maintenance at all and no special soil requirements. Deciduous leaves are ovate to elliptic, of deep burgundy red colour. Such shade is perfect to break an overall green landscape with or to be used i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude Dore is a French variety of greengage with large, round fruit of green to greeny-yellow fruit of delicious, sweet and juicy taste. It ripens at the end of August. It flowers in May and is not self-fertile. It means that it needs another plum tree variety nearby ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude dOullins is another French variety out of Reine Claude range. It is a greengage with large, spherical fruit of greeny-yellow fruit. It is delicious, sweet and juicy taste, the flesh is attached to the core. It is an early variety that ripens from mid to end of Augu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude Violette is a French variety of greengage with mid-sized, round fruit of violet fruit. It has delicious, sweet and juicy taste and ripens at the end of August. It flowers in May and is self-fertile. It can be kept smaller by pruning. Young trees should be pruned ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Stanley is one of the most tasteful and reliable varieties of plums. The fruit is sweet and juicy, though firm. Flesh is orange-yellow, skin is smooth, deep violet-blue. The fruit is excellent fresh as well as canned, high sugar content makes them ideal for drying. It blooms ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Quetsche d’Alsace is one of the oldest European plum varieties that was first described in German Alsace in 1914, hence its name. Still, it is so old and of unclear origin that most producing countries gave it its own ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica ssp.syriaca
Mirabelle de Nancy is a cherry plum which is believed to be present and popular in France since the 15th century. Cherry plum is specific fruit, something between damson and plum. This var ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Anbri'
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which add plasticity to the overall appearance of the plant. New leaves emerge copper orange ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Portugal laurel is a great choice that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has ovate to elliptic, pointed, mid-sized leaves that are deep green and glossy and have conspicuous red stalks and new twigs, especially in cold winter months. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has narrower le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Brenelia is an elegant novelty variety of Portugal laurel from early 21st century. In appearance and use it is similar to Angustifolia variety but has larger leaves with undulated margins. The stalks and new stems are rich ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus padus
European bird cherry is native to our continent, it wildly grows in all its parts except for its hottest southern regions. Variety “Colorata” is grown in gardens for its beautiful pink flowers that are born in upright racemes and have a lovely fragrance. Young leaves are bronze red turni ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Dixired is an American peach tree variety. It produces large, almost perfectly round fruit with golden yellow and red skin. The flesh is aromatic, very good, mildly sweet and incredibly juicy which means that it is not free ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
If you like peaches and are looking for a heavy cropper try Fayette. This freestone variety bears large fruit that can be compared to the modern varieties. It has smooth, deep red skin with some yellow-orange shades, yellow flesh, and sweet taste. It matures from end August unti ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Michelini is an old and popular peach tree variety with white flesh. The skin is mostly red with only some creamy white parts. Fruit is large, rounded, juicy, and very sweet. The white flesh has red stripes nearer the stone ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Redhaven is one of the most successful commercial varieties of peach in the world. It comes from the USA, and was registered in 1973. It flowers profusely, is self-fertile and very productive. The fruit is mid-sized, with yellow and red hairy skin and yellow flesh and ripens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
SpringCrest peach tree is another favourite growing happily in our garden and bearing fruit every year. It has proved hardy to -27C with no damage. It flowers in mid-season here, and early in warmer parts of the country. We suggest planting it in free space so it can feel co ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica (syn. 'Pche de Juin')
Amsden is an old American peach tree variety from Missouri renowned for high resistance to leaf curl. It is an early variety producing peaches from late July (C.E.) i.e. 15-20 days before Redhaven. They are rounded and weig ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica var.nucipersica
Nectared is an American nectarine tree variety that has been in trial cultivation since 1972. So far (until 2019) there have been 3 generations called by numbers 4, 6, and 9. Nectared is a late variety producing large, roun ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 3.5m 3 - 3.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
Spring in the garden is announced by flowering Japanese cherries. Amanogawa is a fantastic variety with narrowly columnar growth. In early spring it produces masses of double or semi-double, light pink flowers that may turn to clear white later. Young leaves are bronze, changing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
Just like many beautifully flowering trees or shrubs, this flowering cherry too comes from China. It even bears a name of an ancient tendai buddhist temple. Kanzanu is a mid sized tree with double pink to magenta flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 4 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
True pink is the colour of this beautiful Cheals Weeping Cherry. Either a standard or a half standard tree, this flowering cherry always has rather pendulous branches forming a wide crown. Double flowers appear on bare branches at the end of April and continue throughout May already with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
Weeping Higan cherry has rich pink, double flowers in early cherry season. It makes pendent branches that soon reach the ground. It is the right spring-teller as it announces warmer weather as one of the first flowering trees. It seldom grows taller than 3 m which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
From Caucasus and Northern Iran comes one of my absolutely top favourites – wing nut. Its large leaves, fruit and monumental statue predetermine this tree to become the most significant feature of any large garden or a park. Leaves are pinnate, glossy, upto 40 cm long, compound of 15 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 10 - 15m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Conference is a famous pear tree from the 19th century. It was first introduced at the National British Pear Conference in 1885, hence its name. It has medium-sized fruit that is pyriform if cross-pollinated, or banana-shaped if self-pollinated. The fruit is pale green with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
William's is probably the most known and spread out pear in the world. Not long after it was introduced in the 18th century there was a red-coloured sport called simply Red William’s or William’s Red. It is an early variety bearing mid-sized or large fruit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Williams is probably the most known and spread out pear in the world. Its complete name is Williams bon Chretien and comes from the UK, 18th century. It is an early variety bearing mid-sized or large fruit with light green or yellow skin. The flesh is very juicy, aromatic, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus salicifolia
Among quite a few English names of this species I think that silver pear is best. This deciduous tree really belongs to a pear family and has silvery blue-green, willow-like, narrow leaves. They emerge much greener in mid spring, along with the white, scented, 5-pe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus cerris
Turkey oak is a handsome mid-sized tree with lovely foliage. The leaves are fresh green until early summer, changing to mid green in summer and pale yellow in autumn. They are typically about 12 cm long, deeply lobed with rounded lobes, and glossy It grows slowly or medium fast into a tree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 13m 5 - 13m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus coccinea
Scarlet oak comes from eastern parts of USA and is considered one of the toughest and long-lived species. It is quite difficult trying to differentiate it from closely related red oak (q.rubra) or
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 10 - 15m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus dentata
Daimyo oak, or also called Japanese emperor oak produces possibly the largest foliage of all species. Its deciduous leaves are anything from 20-40 cm long and half as wide, medium green in summer and amber orange to pale brown in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 6 - 8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus dentata
Leaves of this rare daimyo oak are extra large and can reach up to 30 cm in length on adult trees. They are glossy, have rounded lobes, and are almost leathery, just like leaves on evergreen plants. This one, however, is deciduous but still it keeps its old foliage late into winter. The leave ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus frainetto
Hungarian oak is a very handsome tree with attractive foliage. Its leaves are distinctly margined with small, rounded lobes. They are deciduous, up to 20 cm long and glossy, bright green when they emerge, turning darker green in summer, leaving a showy texture of light green veins. Autumn col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 25m 3 - 15m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak or holly oak (holm is an old word for holly) is native to the Mediterranean and is spread from southern parts of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, to west Balkan and milder parts of North Africa. It used to form vast are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 6 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus macrocarpa
Bur oak is renowned mainly for its furrowed bark of the trunk and ridged twigs with winged look and corky feeling when touched. Both bark and twigs are pale brown to grey. Deciduous leaves are rather large, up to 25 cm long, light to mid green, firm to almost leath ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 4 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus myrsinifolia
Bamboo-leaf oak, or sometimes also called Chinese evergreen oak is a rare evergreen tree that is not widely used in cultivation in Europe which is a great pity. It has evergreen, bamboo-like, lance-shaped, narrow leaves that emerge bronze-purple and mature to a dark green. Compared to cherry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris
Pin oak is a beautiful large tree you can see growing in moist or boggy places. It has beautiful leaves, deeply lobed. They are deciduous, glossy green in summer and orange, red and burgundy purple in autumn. Pin oak is one of the most attractively coloured trees in autumn in the wild. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 8 - 12m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus rhysophylla
Mexican oak is not a widespread tree. It is not listed in many encyclopedias in America and is almost non existent in Europe as it is too tender to grow in most parts of the old continent. Still, there is a mention in 1979 of a special sport selected from this species. At that time Internet w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus robur
Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. English oak and sessile oak are the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x warei 'Long'
Columnar hybrid oak REGAL PRINCE® is a result of crossing seeds of English oak (quercus robur Fastigiata) and swamp white oak (quercus bicolor). The aim was t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhamnus frangula
We always notice a happy smile on our customers’ faces when we show them a plant that is beautiful and maintenance-free at the same time. This is the case of fernleaf buckthorn – a gorgeous shrub that requires zero care from the minute you plant it. It has very narrow, fern-li ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ribes nigrum
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ribes uva-crispa (r.grossularia)
VARIETIES Captivator - midseason, almost thornfree variety with rich red, mid-sized, sweet fruit of a very good taste. Late July to early August. Very resistant to mildew. Upright, moderate to fast growth, average yield.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia hispida var. rosea (Robinia elliottii)
The original name of this shrub is hairy locust because of the twigs that are covered with bristly purplish-brown hairs. Pea-like, rose-pink flowers are formed in short clusters and come out at the end of spring for 2-4 weeks. In hot and sunny summer it blooms for the second time at the e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia pseudoacacia
European gardens love colours. And the truth is what a tropical garden has to offer in terms of colours of the flowers, our gardens can easily compete beating it with colours and shapes of the leaves. Hence one of our most attractive trees, a jewel among gold-leaved: golden locust. It was fir ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia pseudoacacia
An attractive eye-catcher is this medium-sized shrub with contorted branches. This black locust is a grafted selection with bright green leaves that curl as well as the twigs. The plant produces new growths all season long which give the shrub a fresh appearance until the autumn. It does not bloom r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia pseudoacacia
i>Umbraculifera is a popular variety of locust with 25-30 cm long pinnate, deciduous leaves that are made of up to 23 elliptic to ovate individual dark green leaflets. New leaves appear all season long so there are always some new at the tip of the branches, looking really fresh. A ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salix caprea
Kilmarnock is a popular weeping willow which owing to its small size is a common feature in small gardens and front yards. It produces profusion of catkins with yellow anthers in early spring that is usually the first important source of food for bees. The height of the plant de ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salix integra
Hakuro Nishiki dappled willow is probably the most popular willow in our country. It originated in Japan and was introduced to Europe by a Dutch botanist Harry van den Laar in 1979. Its deciduous leaves are small, elliptic, 3-4 cm long, pea green with rich cream-white variegation. When ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sassafras albidum
Sassafras is a beautiful tree, originally from China, Taiwan and North America, with attractive leaves. It has irregular growth making each one a specimen. The leaves are fresh green, mostly 3-lobed with rounded ends, however on one plant you will also find leaves with 2 lobes, and also le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sophora japonica
If you went looking for a tree typical for every city you would find jacarandas in Buenos Aires, London planes in London, and in Prague you would be struck by the beauty of Japanese pagoda trees. Numerous specimens were planted there many years ago. Now they have skyscraping trunks and huge c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sorbus
Whitebeams domesticated in our landscape a long time ago and do well. Some are showy, others are more useful than pretty, yet worth growing. Dodong is a variety which originated from seeds that were collected on Korean island Ullung Do in 1976. The tree was named a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sorbus aria
Lutescens is a whitebeam variety from 1885. It is highly valued for its striking silver foliage in spring. The leaves are deciduous, 10-12 cm long, broadly ovate, deeply veined, and serrated at margins. Their silver colour ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sorbus aria
Whitebeam is a European native from warmer regions of our country. It is a long-lived tree, able to cope with air-pollution and heavy clay soil which most other trees may find difficult to adapt to, which is why it has become common in public landscaping.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 12m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia monadelpha
Tall stewartia comes from Korea and South Japan. It is possibly the tallest of the species, yet quite slender and conical growing, most often multi-stemmed tree. Its trunks are possibly the key feature why collectors and plant lovers seek after this plant. The bark ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 4 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix ramosissima (t. pentandra)
Tamarisk is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers in late summer. The flowers are small, pink, composed in long racemes. Deciduous leaves are scale-like, blue-green, very small. Overall appearance is feathery and very fluffy and the plant looks great in a Mediterranean-s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix tetrandra
Tamarisk (salt cedar) is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers. There are several types (species) which differ mainly in their flowering period. This one is called 4-stamen tamarisk and belongs to the spring ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Taxodium distichum
Cascade Falls is an exciting new variety of bald cypress. It is a novelty from New Zealand, patented in the USA under PP12,296 in 1999. Its eye-catching feature are its pendent branches forming several cascades from the top of the graft. It is a deciduous conifer with bright green, lin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tilia cordata
Linden trees (limes) are generally large, long-lived plants that can be found in broad avenues, in parks or in old villages. Small-leaved lime was declared our national tree of the Czech Republic in 1848 and it is a national tree of Slovakia and Slovenia, too. It i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 7 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tilia cordata
Linden trees are usually large plants that can be found in broad avenues, in parks or in old villages. They are beautiful but due to their size only a few gardens can accommodate one. As the demand was so high for smaller-sized plants the breeders came with a few varieties in the last few dec ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 15m 6 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tilia cordata
Winter Orange is an outstanding linden tree variety. It features rich orange colour of branches in winter, vivid yellow leaves in autumn, and bright red buds in spring. The leaves are broadly heart-shaped, mid green, decidu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 12m 4 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ulmus glabra
Pendula elm is a wych elm variety with strictly weeping branches and large leaves. It is very similar to a sister variety Camperdownii which forms a more cascadin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Lipstick')
Kuchi-beni is a Japanese wisteria which has more trade names – Alborosea, Peaches and Cream, as well as Lipstick which is probably the most common name in English speaking mar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Macrobotrys')
I believe that this Japanese wisteria is something that not only collectors will be happy about. Have you ever seen a wisteria with racemes longer than 1 meter? And that is on the short side: there is a plant whose flower raceme was worth mentioning in the Guinness ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'White With Blue Eye')
All wisterias are beautiful and eye-catching for all passers-by when in bloom. Kimono variety is unique. Its English name White With Blue Eye is not commonly used, not just because ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria sinensis
Chinese wisteria is no doubt the queen of flowering climbers. Clusters of very fragrant violet flowers are 25-35 cm long and appear on bare wood earlier than on other wisterias, usually in April. Rather exotic looking pinnate leaves are mid green and densely cover the plant and its support. I ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 12m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria sinensis
Chinese wisteria is no doubt the queen of flowering climbers. Alba is a variety with clusters of very fragrant, pure white flowers that are 25-35 cm long and appear on bare wood earlier than other wisterias, usually in Apri ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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