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Crab-Apple-Tree
Apple, Crab - Malus
Crabapple trees enhance the aesthetics of lawns with their attractive foliage and fragrant blossoms. Depending on their variety, the small- to medium-sized trees also can be a source of edible fruit. The deciduous trees belong to the Malus genus, along with apples. Crabapples, however, are smaller than apples. Fruit of some species is too sour or bitter to eat but still useful for making jelly and preserves.

Height: 15-25 Feet Spread: 15-20 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Attributes: Spring Flower and Fruit
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Average Water
 
Flowering-Cherry
Cherry, Flowering - Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula Flora Plena'
Large magenta buds along the graceful weeping boughs open to double pink flowers. New bronze leaves appear after blooms and mature to green. Plant as a focal point or use pairs to call attention to entries. Essential for Japanese gardens. Deciduous

Height: 15-20 Feet Spread: 15-20 Feet Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Attributes: Spring flowering, Slow Growth, Weeping
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Weeping-Cherry
Cherry, Weeping, Snow Fountain - Prunus spp. 'Snofozam'
Graceful, weeping branches are covered with showy, snow-white flowers early in the season. A beautiful small yard tree. Excellent in Japanese gardens. A hardy addition to the landscape. Deciduous.

Height: 12-15 Feet Spread: 15-20 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Attributes: Spring Flower, White flowers, Slow Growth
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Burgundy-Lace-Maple
Maple, Burgundy Lace - Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum 'Burgundy Lace'
Graceful deciduous tree displaying deeply-lobed, finely-serrated, brilliant burgundy-red leaves. Provides artistic lacy effect; contrasts well with green-leaved plants. Very choice specimen.

Height: 10 Feet Spread: 10 Feet Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Attributes: Deciduous, Moderate growth
Exposure: Partial/Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Oak-Tree
Oak - Quercus
The live oak is a majestic-looking tree with long, heavy, spreading branches that form an impressive canopy. An evocative image of the Southern culture, live oak trees offer a dramatic and picturesque image within the landscape.

Height: 60-70 Feet Spread: 40-50 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Attributes: Moderate Growth
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Average Water
 
BradfordPear
Pear, Bradford -Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'
Excellent lawn and shade tree displays outstanding clusters of white flowers early in season and terrific fall foliage color. Pyramidal shape when young, developing a broad canopy with age. Versatile garden addition that produces no edible fruit. Deciduous.

Height: 20-25 Feet (10yrs) Spread:10-15 Feet (10yrs) Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Attributes: Spring Flowering, Fast Growth, Will grow to 35 ft tall and 25+ ft wide with age, early spring
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Blue-Spruce
Spruce, Blue - Picea pungens 'Glauca'
This very popular evergreen conifer has a pyramidal form. A handsome tree with rigid tiered branches densely covered with stiff gray-blue needles. Use for accent, windbreak or tall screen.

Height: 40-60 Feet Spread: 10-20 Feet Hardiness Zone: 2-8
Attributes: Conifer, Deer Resistant, Moderate Growth
Exposure: Partial/Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Dwarf-Alberta-Spruce
Spruce, Dwarf Alberta -Picea glauca 'Conica´
A perfect cone shaped dwarf conifer displaying dense green needles which are soft to the touch. Excellent as a container plant or miniature Christmas tree. Makes a formal statement in the garden. Evergreen.

Height: 6-8 Feet Spread: 4-5 Feet Hardiness Zone: 2-8
Attributes: Slow Growing, Year Round
Exposure: Partial/Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Japanese-Yew
Yew, Japanese - Taxus cuspidata
Handsome, deep green needle-like foliage on dense irregular branches forming a pleasing vase shape. Attractive, bright red fleshy fruit in winter. Useful in foundation plantings. Evergreen.

Height: 4-6 Feet Spread: 6-8 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-7
Attributes: Slow growing, Attractive Fruit, Will grow larger if untrimmed
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 

SHRUBS

 
Arborvitae-giant
Arborvitae, Giant - Thuja 'Green Giant'
One of the finest new evergreens for screening and specimen use, this uniformly conical tree performs well in a variety of settings. Virtually disease-free and strong-rooted, it responds well to shearing. Highly resistant to deer. Durable accent or specimen tree. Evergreen.

Height: 25-30 Feet Spread:10-12 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Attributes: Spring Flower and Fruit
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Arborvitae-Emerald
Arborvitae, Emerald - Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald'
Excellent cold hardy, evergreen shrub with flat, spreading, horizontal sprays of bright, lustrous, emerald green, soft, lace-like foliage. Narrow pyramidal habit. Requires deep, well drained soil and will thrive in marshy loam. Full sun, but may need a protected location because it is susceptible to strong winds, snow or ice damage. Useful as an accent or for hedges. No shearing required to maintain natural pyramidal form.

Height:12-15 Feet Spread: 3-4 Feet Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Attributes: Hedge Plant, Moderate Growth, Evergreen, Conifer
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Boxwood
Boxwood, Dwarf - Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa'
A small rounded shrub that forms tufts of growth resembling a cloud if unsheared. Slow growing, dwarf habit makes this ideal for edging and borders along pathways or around flower beds. Well suited to topiaries and containers. Considered to be the most resistant Boxwood to leaf miner.

Height: 1-2 Feet Spread: 1-2 Feet Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Attributes: Slow Growing. Inconspicuous, Shrub
Exposure: Partial/Full Sun Soil Moisture: Regular Water
 
Boxwood-Dwarf
Boxwood - Buxus
An evergreen shrub ideal for sculpting, boxwood can take the shape of a neat mound or grow into small green clouds of foliage if left unmanicured. It's one of the most popular choices for garden topiaries. This fragrant shrub is frequently used as an outliner and definer around garden beds and path; it forms graceful short hedges. Garden neat freaks will want to wield the pruning shears frequently to keep boxwood in bounds. Provide a well-drained soil for boxwood to prevent problems with root rot.

Height: up to 15 Feet Spread:up to 15 Feet Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Attributes: Low Maintenance, Easy to Grow
Exposure: Partial/Full Sun Soil Moisture: Average Water
 
Juniper
Juniper - Juniperus communis
Juniper is a great plant for filling in space fast, whether as a groundcover, a screen, or vertical punctuation in a border. Its scaly foliage is feathery and graceful, a good contrast to large-leaf plants. For low-water or rock gardens, the low-growing juniper forms a naturalistic mat that often acquires richer color in the winter. Juniper thrives in a full-sun site in well-drained soil. Most varieties are drought-tolerant once established.

Height: 10-15 Feet Spread: 20 Feet Hardiness Zone:3-9
Attributes: Slow Growth, Evergreen
Exposure: Full Sun Soil Moisture: Occasional Water