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Abies concolor
Silver Blue is a modern selection of white fir which is now considered a variety. The needles are conspicuously blue-green with silver frosting. The needles are 4-6 cm long, upright, flattened, soft and very pleasant to tou ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 2 - 6m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abies numidica
Algerian fir is a beautiful conifer from North Africa (Algiers, Morocco) and is widely cultivated in South Europe (the Mediterranean). It is very tolerant to drought, heat, and poor soil but very sensitive to pollution and long-lasting frost under -23C. The nee ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer buergerianum
Trident maple is an attractive medium-sized tree with unusual leaves. They are three-lobed and their size, depth of lobing as well as autumn colour may vary greatly with location. The deciduous leaves are deep green and glossy, turning yellow, orange and bright red in autumn. They change c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer campestre
Nanum is a dwarf variety of Field maple, suitable for small gardens and avenues with limited space. It grows slowly into a small tree some 2.5m tall and wide. The leaves are deciduous, deep green, with 3-5 rounded lobes, tu ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer monspessulanum
Montpellier maple is a typical Mediterranean tree commonly found in dry, coastal or mountainous landscapes of Portugal, France, and Italy. It makes small, three-lobed, leathery but deciduous leaves, which are medium green in summer, and turn yellow, amber orange or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 4 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 - 8m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bloodgood is a purple-leaved Japanese maple variety of rapid growth which will create the typical Japanese garden atmosphere both as a specimen tree and as a backdrop. It is a very successful variety, especially thanks to t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) 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 full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Crimson Sentry is most certainly a key feature of many mid-sized and small gardens. Its yearly growths are short so it will easily fit even in a front yard. It is an eye-catching variety of Norway maple owing to the foliage. The leaves are bright purple-burgundy when young, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore tree is one of our native maple species and its natural habitat extends vertically from the north of Europe (with the exception of the northernmost peaty locations) to the mountainous areas of southern Europe, and horizontally from the colder parts of west ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 30m 10 - 20m full to partial sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Simon-Louis Frères is a beautiful sycamore maple variety from France introduced in 1881. Its leaves emerge bright pink and as they unroll and mature, each leaf becomes uniquely marbled white and green in various portio ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1.5 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum
Brandy Wine is another fantastic scarlet maple variety. It forms a compact, bushy, oval-shaped crown with three-lobed, deciduous, rich green leaves on red stalks in summer, which turn deep burgundy red and later vivid carmi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
Red Sunset belongs to the top favourite scarlet maples. It makes eye-catching display of autumn colour. Its deciduous leaves are three-lobed, mid-sized, rich green in summer and bright scarlet red in autumn. It grows fast, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 9 - 12m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rufinerve
Redvein maple, or also called Honshu maple according to its origin, belongs among acer species such as a. davidii or a. griseum sought after for their beautiful bark. Its natural habitat are mountainous forests of Japan, the islands of Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum
Pyramidale is a silver maple variety with attractive, deeply cut foliage with prominent red veins. The leaves are deciduous, rich green in summer, turning yellow, golden and orange-red in autumn. The tree forms a widely col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 18m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer x conspicuum
Even among a hundred trees you will notice Red Flamingo hybrid snake-bark maple first. Such a colourful small tree must have been brought directly from Mars where red is constantly in vogue. It is a stunning variety making ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aesculus indica
Sydney Pearce is an English variety of Indian horse chestnut, selected by the man of the same name in 1935, when he was working as an assistant curator of the Royal Gardens at Kew near London, England. It boasts unique, gau ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 12 - 18m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full to partial sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
Evi's Pride (also spelled Evey's Pride) is a purple-leaved form of silk tree which boasts with better hardiness and richer flowering as opposed to Summer Chocolate®< ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 6m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
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 ...
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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus
Pendula is a weeping form of hornbeam. Mature plants make gracious looking specimens with irregularly weeping or cascading branches. Their crowns are usually not too symmetrical providing a unique appearance for every plant. Naturally the crown grows slowly into a large, umbrell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 6m full sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Catalpas have been grown in our country for many years. The species may be found in every larger city as an important feature of a city park. It offers outstanding points of interest such as large leaves in summer and long cigar-shaped seed pods in winter, hence its name Indian Bean Tree. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 3 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 10 - 15m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus controversa
This giant dogwood has another name which, in my opinion, characterizes the plant much better = wedding cake tree. Looking at the habit of the more commonly grown cultivar Variegata one knows exactly what it means. This beauty can easily become a show-stopping specimen in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus maxima
Filbert is a hazelnut species from S.E. Europe and S.W. Asia and exhibits a vigorously growing many-stemmed shrub with deciduous leaves. Purpurea is an old variety with deep maroon to near black leaves. They are 5-12 cm lon ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crataegus x lavalleei
Carrièrei hawthorn differs from the original hybrid by a much more profuse blooming and therefore a magnificent display of fruit in autumn. It is a small to mid-sized tree whose leaves, though deciduous, remain on the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crataegus x persimilis (syn. c. x prunifolia)
Splendens hawthorn is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful trees of northern hemisphere not only among hawthorns. It is valued for its lush, glossy foliage and a profusion of red berries. Leaves are deciduous, broadly elli ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster is the oldest species from the genus cultivated in Czechia. It is a small deciduous tree or a tall shrub native to a wide range from the Caucasus, through southern Europe to Central Asia. Its most attractive feature are the narrow, olive-like leaves which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Evergreen silverthorn is a natural hybrid of e. macrophylla with large, evergreen, rather rounded leaves and vigorously growing e. pungens with narrower foliage and thorns. It is sometimes called Russian olive which is not correct as this name is alre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 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 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is one of the first registered varieties of evergreen silverthorn with variegated foliage. It makes leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy leaves with dark green centres and thick yellow margins. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Pendula is a weeping form of European beech first introduced by George Loddiges in his nursery in London, UK, in 1836. It bears deciduous, 6-10 cm long, broadly elliptic-ovate, glossy leaves that emerge bright green, mature ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 20m 5 - 15m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
This red-leaved variety of common beech was a chance seedling from 1975. It is a slow growing small tree with weeping branches that do not need staking. The deciduous leaves are rich purple or nearly reddish-black, glossy. Thanks to its slow growth rate and reduced size it is suitable for ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica  (syn.'Purpurea Mayor')
Riversii (syn. 'Purpurea Major') is a variety of European beech, a slow growing big tree with deep maroon leaves. They are elliptic-ovate, deciduous, emerge bright burgundy red, maturing to deep purple maroon and deep gree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 5 - 10m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica ('Roseomarginata')
Beech is a reliable and hardy tree of our climate. Variety Purpurea Tricolor has deep burgundy red leaves with pink margins that, upon conditions, can reach the centre of the leaf. Natural habit is quite airy and thin when young. When mature it reaches well over 10 meters bu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 15m 3 - 10m full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Summit is a green ash variety sought-after for mostly two features: it is a male tree – not producing seeds and unwanted seedlings, and its vibrant autumn colour. The pinnate leaves are deciduous, composed of 5-9 broa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 15m 7 - 12m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Mariken is a new variety from 1999. It is a dwarf form with short branches, densely covered with foliage. It is usually available as a small shrub suitable for rockeries, or a half-standard for gardens with less space, or a standard tree. Thanks to its dense growth and attractive folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m full sun 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 full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos
Some of you, gleditsia lovers, may have read about this quite rare and unique version of honey locust. Its charm consists in the unusual colour of leaves. They are bright purple as they emerge, turning chocolate brown later and light bronze in summer. They are pinnate or bi-pinnate and look l ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus 'Resi'
Resi is a Dutch variety of hybrid hibiscus (h. syriacus x h. paramutabilis) bred by Piere Theunissen and introduced by the nursery Piet Vergeldt Boomkwekerijen in 2008. In the US it is sold under the brand name
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Argentea Marginata is an eye-catching cultivar of variegated English holly. Its sharply serrated, evergreen leaves are almost identical to those of the species but moreover are decorated with a wide brim of creamy white col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana (syn. 'Castaneifolia')
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, laughin ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae ('Mesid')
Blue Maid® is a female variety of blue holly. It produces abundance of tiny, white flowers in spring that are followed by attractive berries in autumn. They are bright red and glossy, and remain on the plant until the ...
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 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Only few trees in Central European climate can boast of summer flowering while all other shrubs and trees have only leaves after their spring flowers have vanished. Golden-rain tree is one of the few. It is a deciduous tree native to China and naturally occurring i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 15m 5 - 10m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Golden-rain tree is one of the few trees of our climate blooming in summer. This variety, moreover, is yet somewhat rare which makes it a sought-after item. Fastigiata golden-rain tree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum anagyroides
The most popular form of flowers are racemes. Golden rain is a perfect example with its long racemes of deep yellow pea-like flowers. This species makes very dense, 10-30 cm long racemes of yellow flowers. Clover-like leaves are bright to mid green, 3-palmate. This medimum sized shrub slowly grows a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Tuscarora is another successful cold-hardy lagestremia hybrid variety from the US National Arboretum. It has bright coral pink to scarlet red flowers composed in upright panicles and appear, according to the quality of the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
DYNAMITE® is one of the reddest crepe myrtle varieties currently known to trade. It belongs to the Play It Again® series which comprises of varieties with double flowering on the same panicle and in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit X'
DOUBLE DYNAMITE® is an improved crepe myrtle variety of DYNAMITE® from 2014. It bears some of the reddest flowers on the background of dark maroon folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 2m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum lucidum
Excelsum Superbum is a highly attractive, variegated form of glossy privet. It makes large, up to 15 cm long and 6 cm wide, ovate to oval, pale dark green leaves abundantly variegated butter yellow, often extended to the mi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m full sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
A collectors’ item not only for collectors is this sweetgum. An interesting novelty called Golden Sun has quite a unique feature never found on any other sweetgum before: golden yellow branches. The colour is present on new twigs as well as up to about 3 year-old branches. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 3m full sun 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 USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Naree sweet gum was found as a spontaneous mutation of the species in Australia and did not reach Europe until after 2000 – it was first introduced by the Junker’s Nursery from Milverton, United Kingdom, in 2002 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Stella is an attractive sweet gum selection, similar to Stared variety, yet a little broader in habit. Its leaves are beautiful, 15-20 cm large, deciduous, star-sh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 2 - 4m full sun 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 full sun 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 USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 1 - 2m full sun 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. 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Fastigiatum is a columnar variety of yellow poplar tree / tulip tree which has two advantages as opposed to the species. First - it is narrower and will fit into a mid-sized garden. And secondly, and for most of us perhaps more importantly, it flowers from very young age. As opp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 13m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Athene is a large-flowered magnolia hybrid, a cross between magnolia „Mark Jury“ and magnolia x soulangeana „Lennei Alba“. The flowers have almost white petals with deep red or purple r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia denudata (magnolia Yulan)
Yulan magnolia is the most spectacular species among white flowering magnolias. The flowers are snow white and appear on bare branches in April. The bark is quite dark and offers a nice contrast to the flowers. Deciduous leaves are oval to obovate, upto 15 cm long, mid green of a shade that remai ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Ferruginea is a southern magnolia variety with large, 24-26 cm across, creamy white, lotus-like flowers whose fragrance attracts not only bees and other insects, but also most perfume producers and every passer-by, especial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Francois Treyve evergreen magnolia is more compact than the species. It bears deep green, glossy, broadly ovate or almost rounded leaves with cinnamon-brown leathery undersides that protect them from drying winds and cold. Flowers appear from the first hot and sunny days of summer. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora (syn. 'Praecox')
Evergreen magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties. Goliath is a cultivar found by American botanist Albert Charles Smith (1906-1999) in former Ca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 5m full sun 5a   (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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica
Melrose is an attractive and tasty late apple. It is a result of crossing Jonathan and Red Delicious. The apples are sweet and crunchy. Their colour is red. Ideal snack apple or for cooking. Tastes best about one month from picking. It can be stored until end February. Apple ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m full sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica
This is probably the earliest apple in our climate, of Russian origin from around 1800. Its name is different in every country, the English name is White Transparent. It produces good crops of medium-large to large fruit wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus toringo
Scarlett crabapple is a fantastic addition to the collection of spring flowering ornamental apples and cherries. This one, however, has more than one feature to look at (just like Scarlett Johansson who may have been a reas ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Metasequoia glyptostroboides
There’s a horticultural legend from mid-1940’s which goes something like this: For centuries, metasequoia had been believed to be extinct in the wild and buried only in fossils just like trilobites. It wasn't until 1941 that a live specimen was found in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 30m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba ('Platanifolia Fruitless')
Plane-leaved mulberry has many admirers thanks to its almost exotic large leaves. Fruitless is a follow-up variety from Italy eliminating the only set back this tree may have when it comes to cleanliness: it is sterile (mal ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
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3 - 5m 3 - 5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba ('Platanifolia')
Macrophylla is a beautiful cultivar of white mulberry with an exotic touch. Its other name says plane-leaved which aptly describes its most prominent feature: large, sycamore-like, deeply ...
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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 ...
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1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'REV100'
CRUNCHY® is a French introduction of Chinese photinia invented by Jean-Pierre Faure. When I first saw it I was amazed at its similarity to Coppertone loquat, especially as a standard tree. Loquat is a Mediterranean, te ...
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2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
This photinia was given a nice name Cassini, but is marketed as PINK MARBLE®. That name tells the truth, though. PINK MARBLE® is an evergreen shrub producing dark green le ...
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1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 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 ...
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2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
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8 - 15m 4 - 6m full sun 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 ...
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1 - 2m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun 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 ...
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10 - 30m 6 - 8m full to partial sun 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 ...
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2 - 15m 2 - 6m full sun 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. Glauca is a selected variety with blue green needles ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 2 - 6m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus orientalis
Digitata is a naturally occurring form of oriental plane, now considered a variety. It was first described by British botanist George Henry (1806-1879) who also admitted that the tree had been put into commerce some 30 earl ...
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15 - 25m 15 - 20m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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5 - 30m 2 - 20m full sun 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 ...
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1 - 2m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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1.5 - 3m 1 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
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4 - 6m 2 - 4m full sun 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. ...
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Prunus avium
Giorgia is an early sweet cherry variety from Verona in Italy where it was bred by Giorgio Bargioni. It produces about 3 cm wide cherries of 7-9 g from approximately last week June (depending on weather). They are crispy an ...
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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 ...
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3 - 6m 3 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Napoleon is a mid-season variety of sweet bigarreau cherry. Its fruit ripens in early July. Fruit is large, heart-shaped, yellow and red, getting deeper red as it matures on the tree. The flesh is aromatic, sweet, and has excellent taste. It needs protection from cherry-worms. ...
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Prunus avium
Stella is one the best modern self-fertile varieties of sweet cherries. It comes from Canada and produces reliable crop of large, sweet, very dark red, juicy fruit from end July. Self-fertile means it does not need a pollin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium 'Grace Star'
MAXIMA is a modern, medium early, self-fertile cherry variety from Italy. It starts blooming only about 2 days later than Burlat (another medium-early variety) which helps the flowers escape cherry fruit flies that damage l ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
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3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 7m 2 - 4m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
President is an amazing moyer plum variety of excellent taste and late maturity. Unlike most moyer plums such as Stanley of Jojo which can be picked up as early as in late August, you have to be more patient for President a ...
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3 - 6m 2 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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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 ...
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2.5 - 6m 2 - 4m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 5m 2 - 3.5m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 6m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Miniredia is a 2021 introduction of dwarf cherry laurel variety from French nursery Hortival Diffusion (Minier). It was bred by Patrick Pineau as a cross between Caucasica Nana and un unnamed seedling. It grows slowly and h ...
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2 - 3.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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3 - 6m 1 - 3m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Otto Luyken is one of the best known as well the most reliable and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. Its evergreen pointed leaves are glossy and dark green. In April and May appears a profusion of erect racemes c ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 2 - 3m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 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 and exhibit faster growth. The stal ...
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3 - 6m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica 'Ybrazo1'
You can easily fall in love with this Portugal laurel if you like evergreen plants. It will enchant you with its lush, glossy leaves. They are large, thick, somewhat undulated, and emerge coppery orange, turn soft green, and mature to dark green in summer. They res ...
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2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica 'Ybrazo1'
When I first saw the large, glossy, and thick leaves of TICO® Portugal laurel, it was clear that a new chapter of the evergreens was about to be written. First, I tested its hardiness in several locations of Czechia an ...
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2 - 4m 2 - 3m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 4m 2 - 3m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 4m full sun 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica var.nucipersica 'Zaitabo®'
Big Top® is a yellow-flesh nectarine with regular, rounded, mid-sized fruit with deep red skin. It has excellent, sweet, taste. It is not easily detached from stone. Flowering is not abundant but very productive. It flowers from end March until early April. Fruit ripens usu ...
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1.5 - 3m full sun 5a   (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 ...
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5 - 8m 4 - 5m full sun 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 ...
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2.5 - 3m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 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 ...
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6 - 8m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
The prunus genus contains over 400 species which are useful and beautiful at the same time. There are cherries, plums, peaches or sloes, as well as flowering Japanese cherries, cherry laurels etc. This variety received its name for the season in which it can re-flower if the end of autumn is warm. < ...
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3 - 4m 1 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
Autumnalis is a popular variety of Higan cherry. It received its name for the season in which it can re-bloom if the weather is sunny and warm. Be it early late autumn, early or mid winter this tree will open its pinkish bu ...
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3 - 6m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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3 - 4m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus x yedoensis
Yoshino cherry brings joy to spring gardens with profusion of white flowers borne from deep red calyxes. It is a hybrid cherry that came from crossing prunus sunhirtella and prunus speciosa. The flowers appear on bare branches in early spring – around April and are followed by deciduous ...
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6 - 12m 3 - 7m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Caucasian wing nut is one of my favorite trees. I first saw it growing in the castle garden of Tebo chateau where it was ingeniously and logically placed as a focal point in the front of the main facade. And despite its size I knew immediately that I wanted to gr ...
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15 - 20m 10 - 15m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus calleryana
Callery pear is a flowering (ornamental) pear tree which is cultivated for its profuse flowering in April. The tree produces a huge quantity of snow white flowers followed by small, almost spherical fruit that is edible but not too tasty. Chanticleer is a famous variety of na ...
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8 - 13m 4 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Clapps Favourite is an early pear tree variety that was first introduced in the USA before 1860. It bears medium-sized pears with greeny-yellow skin, red flushed. The flesh is sweet, soft and juicy, “melt in the mouth”. It is ideal snack fruit eaten just as picked fr ...
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3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 5m full sun 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 ...
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3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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8 - 15m 6 - 8m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oakis a natural species, not a hybrid despite two specific names in its Latin title. Integrifolia is one of its few selections first described in 1836. Its evergreen, leathery leaves are spineless with less conspicuous ...
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4 - 10m 3 - 6m full sun 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 ...
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15 - 20m 8 - 12m full sun 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 ...
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7 - 15m 1 - 3m full sun 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 ...
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20 - 30m 15 - 20m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus robur
Purpurascens is a less common English oak variety with red foliage. It forms medium large trees with spreading canopies and almost horizontal branches. Deciduous leaves are partly leathery, bright maroon as they emerge, tur ...
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8 - 15m 8 - 15m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus suber
Cork oak is deservedly one of the most admired evergreen oaks. Native to the Mediterranean basin (SW Europe and NW Africa), it is the national tree of Portugal which is the largest producer of cork that is obtained from its bark. It is both a long-lived tree and at ...
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6 - 10m 6 - 8m full sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 ...
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7 - 15m 3 - 6m full sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ribes rubrum (ERVEN / RED)
VARIETIES Jonkheer van Tets is a red currant from the Netherlands. This famous variety has long racemes of bright red berries of excellent taste, only medium sour. Best grown as espalier because it is a rampant grower. Ripens in July.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2.5m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia pseudoacacia
Umbraculifera is a dwarf variety of black locust that originated in Austria in 1813. It makes deciduous, 25-30 cm long, pinnate leaves, composed of up to 23 elliptical or oval leaflets. They emerge light green and mature to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'KORbin'
SCHNEEWITTCHEN® (Snow White) is a pure white floribunda rose from 1958 bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997). In 1983 it received a prestigious award Rose of the Year 1983 which it truly deserves. It produces 5-6 cm large, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.4 - 0.6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salix matsudana (s.babylonica var.pekinensis)
Dragon's claw willow called Tortuosa is possibly the most popular variety of this species. It produces upright, twisted branches which become pendent with age, creating a very romantic scenery, especially with an elegant be ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 6m full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sophora japonica
Winter Gold Japanese pagoda tree is a novelty brought by the new millennium. It produces vibrant shades of lemon yellow new leaves, and is decorated with rich golden yellow colour or twigs and branches in winter. The pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa
Red Pixie lilac dates back to mid 20th century when Max Peterson of Ogallala Lilacs in Meadowlark Hill, Nebraska (USA) found a uniquely looking plant among other lilacs. He assumed it was a natural hybrid between two lilac ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix parviflora
Tamarisk (salt cedar) is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of plume-like flowers. This one is called small-flowered and produces pink flowers from about mid May until early June. They are composed in short, 3-4 cm long racemes along arching twigs wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 2   (down to -45C) 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tilia cordata
Rancho is a small-leaved linden variety sought-after for its slow growth and much smaller size in maturity. It was bred by Edward Scanlon from Olmsted Falls in Ohio, USA, and introduced in 1961. It makes dense canopies with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 4 - 6m full sun 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 full sun 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria brachybotrys (w.venusta)
Flowers of Showa-beni (or ‘Aka-kapitan’) silky wisteria open from rich pink buds into pastel pink flowers with a conspicuous yellow-green spot on the upper lip. Individual flowers are pea-like, about twice the s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria floribunda
Wisterias are undoubtedly the queen of flowering climbers. Rosea is a pink flowering variety of Japanese wisteria. Slightly fragrant flowers are formed in 30-70 cm long racemes and appear along with the leaves from early May until early June. Pinnate leaves look rather exotic an ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria floribunda ('Issai')
Domino is another attractive variety of Japanese wisteria. In older sources you can also find its other name ’Issai’. It produces medium sized, compact racemes with fragrant, pea-like flowers that are a combinat ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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