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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 palmatum
The species of Japanese maple is a green-leaved tree or rather a large shrub. End even though among landscapers and general green-finger-public the red-leaved versions tend to be more popular I suppose that this is the most beautiful and elegant tree of our climate. With its naturally green leaves i ...
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
Acer palmatum
Ryusen (or Ryusei) is a unique Japanese maple of strictly weeping habit with typical palmte, not dissected leaves. It was found as a natural mutation of one whole plant in Japanese ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 2m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Columnare is a slender form of Norway maple with deciduous, 10-15 cm across, broadly palmate leaves that are green in summer and turn golden orange and bright yellow in autumn. The crown is very narrow – only about 3m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 3 - 5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Crimson King is a majestic looking maple tree for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its palmate leaves are dark crimson red, almost black, and glossy, turning orange-red in autumn. In the spring, just as leaves emerge, it flowers profusely with many small yellow flowers, t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 9m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Royal Red is a majestic looking Norway maple for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its palmate leaves are dark crimson red, almost black, and glossy, turning amber orange or orange-red in autumn. In spring, just as leaves emerge, it flowers profusely with many small yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) 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
Silver maple is a tall tree from North America. It is valued for its attractive foliage and resistance to most weather whims. Its deciduous leaves are 3 to 5 lobed, deeply cut, bright green above and silvery white beneath. Wait for the wind if you want to see their ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 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
Ailanthus altissima
Tree of heaven is a beautiful name for an extraordinary plant. It comes from China but is completely hardy in our climate. It is a tall tree suitable for large garden, parks or as a street tree. It is grown for unusually big leaves that can be half a meter long. The are compound of upto 30 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) 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
Albizia julibrissin
A spectacular new variety of silk tree comes from Japan and is called Summer Chocolate®. It was discovered in 1990 as a seedling in a controlled planting of Albizia julibrissin in 1990. It was patented in the USA under PP 13,822 in 2003. It is considered a rarity for lovers ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri'
Ombrella® belongs to the hardy group. It was a chance selection from France which was observed and cultivated, and later on patented under the name Boubri. It differs from the species by darker leaves and deeply coloured flowers. Exotic looking flowers are pinky-red, hairy spheres wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) 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
Amelanchier lamarckii
Juneberry is a large shrub cultivated mostly for its delicious and healthy fruit. It is a large deciduous shrub or a small tree. Flowers are star-shaped, white and scented and appear in mid spring. Oval leaves are up to 8 cm long, emerge bronze and mature to green colour, turning scarlet r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) 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 pendula
Purpurea is a red-leaved variety of European silver birch. Is second name pendula makes us believe it should be weeping, but the truth is different. This birch grows into narrowly pyramidal shape some 4-5 m tall and its branches get pendent as they spread to sides. But they n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 5m 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
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 ('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
Catalpa bignonioides (Catalpa bungei)
Nana variety is a lot different to the species. It can be found under its second Latin name catalpa bungei. It is a small tree that can be considered dwarf as opposed to its parent. It was bred to achieve an attractive tree with exceptional foliage but of reduced size to fit even a sma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Feelin‘ Blue is a striking Dutch introduction of Himalayan cedar, which in fact turned out to be one of the most reliable cedars we ever had. Formerly a ground-covering plant is often staked up to a bamboo stick in order to form an appearance of a clas ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 3m 0.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Golden Horizon is an interesting variety of Himalayan cedar with weeping branches. The needles are evergreen, yellow-green when young and in summer, turning blue-green as they mature and in the shade. The shape of the shrub is irregular, making horizontal branches with weeping e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) 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
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Pendulum is a weeping form of katsura tree which forms picturesque cascades of flexible branches. Leaves are deciduous, rounded to heart-shaped, and emerge purple red, change to rich green in spring with some bluish tones i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) 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
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
Cupressus arizonica
Smooth cypress comes from SW of the USA and is probably the only true cypress that can stand winters down to zone 6. Fastigiata varieties are of columnar habit and are a sought after plant for both exotic types of gardens as well as typical Central-European landscapes where it will cre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 1 - 3m 6b   (down to -21C) 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 Evergreen (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 ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins are rich yellow ...
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
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 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
Rohan Obelisk beech produces deciduous leaves with coarse margins. They are glossy, slightly undulated, and emerge bright burgundy red, mature to deep copper red to almost brown-red while leaves which lack direct sunlight a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 3m 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
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
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 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
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
Juglans regia +odrdy
Common walnut is a native tree of the Old World. Its natural habitat lies between South-eastern Europe and Himalayas. Irrespective of its large size it is still one of the most sought-after fruit trees of our country. Walnut has attractive, pinnate foliage that have a unique scent. Flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 20m 5 - 20m 5   (down to -29C) 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 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
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
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
We are happy to present our selection of a sweetgum that was gained in Italian nurseries. It bears our name SAFRO®and we believe that you will find it as attractive as we do. It is a deciduous tree that has larger leaves than the species. They are deeply lobed, fresh green, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 4 - 7m 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 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
Magnolia
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
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 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
Magnolia x soulangeana
Based on the successful crossing of saucer magnolia a new variety was bred at the end of the 19th centutry. Its name is Rustica Rubra or just Rubra and comes from the nursery town Boskoop in the Netherlands. The beautifully scented flowers are goblet- to saucer-shap ...
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
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
This crab apple is a beautiful small tree with excellent flowering in the spring. The flowers are deep pink to bright purple and are followed by non-edible dark purple-red small fruits. The leaves are small-ish as opposed to real apple, glossy, deep burgundy red throughout the season with no ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 5m 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
Jonagold is a great dessert apple variety that combines the best of both its parents. It has the sweetness of Golden Delicious as well as mild sharpness and aroma of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 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
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
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 '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 nigra ssp. nigra
Robusta is a black pine selection. It makes shorter, 6-8 cm long, dark green, slightly glossy, erect, stiff needles in bundles of two. It grows medium fast (20-30 cm per year) and very well-branched even as a young plant. I ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) 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 (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
Platanus x hispanica
Alphen’s Globe has been a sought after small tree in the last decade or so since it offers beauty of its parent – plane tree - but much smaller dimensions which make it suitable even for small gardens. Its deciduous leaves are large – 20 cm wide, glossy gree ...
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
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
Populus deltoides
In 2011 and 2012 the internet sites, forums, and gardeners’ blogs got flooded by pictures and information about a poplar variety that received gold medal at an international plant exhibition in Moscow in 2011. Its name is Purple Tower and it was bred in Polan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) 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
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 armeniaca
Aprikose von Nancy, De Nancy, Gros Peche or simply Nancy Peach is an old and proven variety of apricots from 1709. It originated in France and is valued for production of large fruit of excellent taste and good garden perfo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Harlayne is a Canadian breeding of apricots made by Richard Layne from Harrow in Ontario. It is a very hardy late apricot variety producing fruit from about mid August in CE climate. The fruit is deep orange red flushed, al ...
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
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
Hedelfingen is a very good variety of sweet cherry. It bears medium-sized fruit in early summer. Fruit is sweet and crunchy and partly resistant to cracking. It gains its colour about a week before it is truly mature. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fert ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) 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 cerasus
Schattenmorelle is a sour cherry variety with bright red fruit. The flesh is red, sour, not very sweet, and very juicy. Freestone. It is a self-fertile variety that needs no pollination partner. It crops reliably every year, bearing plentiful of fruit at the ends of partly w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Queen Victoria is probably the most popular plum with red skin. It is a heavy cropper, producing typically egg-shaped fruit with yellow skin decorated with numerous red blotches. It is very sweet and juicy, stone-free. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 5   (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 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 laurocerasus 'Renlo'
Renault Ace® is a recent introduction among cherry laurels. Its rich green foliage looks similar to Otto Luyken variety i.e. narrow, very glossy leaves with a conspicuous tip, but about twice as large and not so dark g ...
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 6   (down to -23C) 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 - 3m 2 - 3m 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 - 5m 1 - 2m 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 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus mume  (syn. Beni-chidori)
When in full bloom this Japanese apricot is a true eye-catcher. Benishidore is a variety with dark pink single flowers which appear early in the spring and may be followed by small, spherical, hairy, edible fruit of sour to bitter taste. It is a small tree with a wide crown reaching about 2.5m high ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 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
Suncrest is a late peach tree variety, a cross between Alamar and Gold Dust. It produces large, rounded fruit with only slightly flattened tops. The skin is yellow-green, remarkably flushed carmine red when mature. The fles ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 3.5m 3 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 serrulata
God bless all botanists who restlessly create new and yet more beautiful crosses and hybrids of plants, so we can enjoy splashes of colours and abundant flowering in our gardens. Many of us thought Kanzan to be the best flowering and the most beautiful cherry. Well, get ready for a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 3 - 6m 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
Bohemica is a Czech pear tree variety from 1997. It makes medium sized fruit (170-180g) with green to yellow green skin with pale red flush, and white, juicy, aromatic, and sweet flesh. Harvest begins from mid October and t ...
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
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 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 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 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 palustris
We are always utterly happy when we can introduce a plant which in its original form was too tall or wide for a usual-size garden. But thanks to special breeding we can then enjoy dwarf varieties with slower growth which still keep their main features. This pin oak is a perfect example. The thick co ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris 'Pingreen'
It is always so nice to learn about a new plant that represents a smaller version of a large species just because many of us want to enjoy its features without having to fear that it will take up the whole of our garden. GREEN PILLAR® is one of them. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) 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 rubra
Haaren is a Dutch addition to the group of dwarf trees. It is a dwarf red oak with foliage that is almost identical to that of Green Dwarf pin oak but the leaves are not so deeply cut. They are deciduous, fresh green in sum ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 3.5m 1 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) 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
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 rubrum (BL/WHITE)
VARIETIES Orion is a Czech variety of white currant. It produces long racemes of medium sized berries. They are sweet and juicy, and mature from midsummer. Shrubs are upright and strong. Very resistant to fungi diseases.
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
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
Rosa
If fragrance is what you are looking for in a rose, you may not miss Palais Biron®, a stunning rose variety from France introduced in 2000 which is sold under English name Purple Lodge. Its strong damask perfume include ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.4 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) 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 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
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 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
Ulmus x hollandica
This elm is a slender shrub - a cross between ulmus minor and ulmus glabra from Germany, yet from 1875. It has been a popular small tree or rather a shrub ever since. Its size is suitable for gardens with restricted space as it seldom grows more than 1,5m wide and can be 3-5m tall. The lea ...
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
Wisteria floribunda ('Macrobotrys')
This Japanese wisteria is something that not only collectors will be happy about, I believe. Have you ever seen wisteria with racemes longer than 1 meter? And that is on the short side: there is a plant whose flower raceme was worth writing in the Guinness Book of Records thanks to 180 cm in ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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