Japanese stewartia is one of our Top 5 Favorites. It is a small, slow-growing, pyramidal, deciduous tree which typically matures over time to 20-30′ tall. Often grown in cultivation as a multi-stemmed shrub to 12′ tall. Cup-shaped, camellia-like white flowers (to 2.5″ diameter) with showy orange-yellow anthers appear in early summer. It has elliptic, dark green foliage (to 3″ long) that turn amazing shades of reddish-orange and burgundy in autumn. Exfoliating, reddish-brown bark provides good winter color and interest. Species name of pseudocamellia means false camellia. Stewartia, camellia and franklinia are all members of the tea family and have similar flowers. USDA zones 5-9
The Katsura Tree is a beautiful shade tree that offers great four season attributes,and is grown for its intriguing trunk, fragrance, gorgeous leaves. It is a thirsty and fast growing shade tree, and should be planted in areas where there is consistent moisture, but not standing water. We highly recommend this top five favorite tree for your landscape projects! It is well suited for the center of an open space, larger plantings in a tree line, or property border.
Ivory Silk Japanese Lilac is a smaller tree growing up to 15′ tall with a rounded crown. It has creamy white and amazingly fragrant flowers arranged in dense, terminal clusters (panicles up to 12″ long). It blooms in late May to mid-June, and later than most other varieties of lilac. It makes an outstanding fragrant [...]
Japanese Zelkovia is a hardy and easy to prune and train tree that deserves more interest. It is very tough and has beautiful furrowed leaves. It tends to be vase shaped especially with some early pruning. An excellent tree specimen!
The Magnolia Galaxy flowers in late spring with gorgeous deep pink & purple flowers. Sure to catch everyone's attention! Click here to find out more. Because of their rarity and limited supply, we limit one Magnolia Galaxy specimen per order, please.
The Acer griseum, aka Paperbark Maple, is one of our absolute favorites! Native to central China with gorgeous exfoliating bark and fall leaf colors make this tree a must-have.