Cold Stream Farm supplies American Beech trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order. Additional information on Fagus grandifolia can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database.
(Many arborvitae trees turn a bronze or brown color on the tips of their branches during the winter months). Planting Directions: Emerald Green Thuja trees grow best in full sun, but they can withstand partial shade (afternoon sun is best in this case).
Latin: Tilia americana. Zones: 3-9. Other common names: American linden, basswood, American Basswood. Mature Height: This is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree reaching a height of 60 to 120 ft (exceptionally 129 ft) with a trunk diameter of 3–4 ft at maturity. The crown is domed, the branches spreading, often pendulous.
Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) is the predominant species in aspen stands in the Great Lakes region, but bigtooth aspen dominates on drier, upland sites. Aspen stands dominated by bigtooth aspens are generally more open than those dominated by quaking aspens. It is more disease resistant than P. tremuloides.
Black Ash (Fraxinus nigra) Leaves are toothed, opposite, compound with 7 to 13 leaflets. click on a county. Black ash is much less common in the natural landscape than either white or green ash and is seldom used in landscape plantings. It is a medium sized tree (1 to 2 feet in diameter and 40 to 70 feet tall) with opposite, compound leaves with 7 to 13 leaflets. The leaflets are 3 to 5 inches long, with a toothed margin, without a stalk, dark green above and paler green below.
Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic white cedar, Atlantic white cypress, southern white cedar, whitecedar, or false-cypress), a species of Cupressaceae, is native to the Atlantic coast of North America and is found from southern Maine to Georgia and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Florida to Mississippi.
Juniper and Cypress Colors Junipers have two kinds of leaves, small, scale-like leaves pressed closely against the stems and needlelike ones. Foliage color varies from yellow, gold or white leaves to dark to light green, gray, silver and blue, making junipers versatile landscaping plants.
Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides If there were a Guinness Book of World Records for trees, the quaking aspen would be in it - several times. First, it has the widest natural range of any tree in North America, spanning 47 degrees of latitude (equal to half the distance from the equator to the North Pole), 110 degrees of longitude (nine time zones) and elevations from sea level to timberline.
Taxodium distichum (bald cypress, cypress, southern-cypress, white-cypress, tidewater red-cypress, Gulf-cypress, red-cypress, or swamp cypress) is a deciduous conifer in the family Cupressaceae that grows on saturated and seasonally inundated soils in the lowlands of the Southeastern and Gulf Coastal Plains of the United States.
Which Is Better: Cypress or 'Green Giant' Arborvitae? Homeowners and landscapers looking for a fast-growing, evergreen tree to be used as a hedge or privacy barrier often narrow their choice to two plants: The "Green Giant" arborvitae (Thuja standishii x plicata "Green Giant") or a cypress called the Leyland cypress (× Cuprocyparis leylandii).