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Suggestions for some challenging sites.


Planting under utility lines - small trees and shrubs.

 

Acer campstre / hedge maple  zone 4, 25-30' globe shape

Acer ginnala 'Flame' / Flame amur maple zone 2, 15-20' dense form

Acer tataricum 'GarAnn' / HowWings tatarian maple zone 3, (shrub form) 25' round

Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' / Autumn brilliance apple serviceberry zone 3, 20-25' h x 15-20' w (tree form)

Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana' / Princess Diana apple serviceberry zone 4, 15-20' h x 9 x 15 w (tree form)

Betula nigra 'Summer cascade' / Summer cascade weeping riverbirch zone 5, 15' x 20' dense weeping shape

Cercis canadensis / Eastern redbud zone 4, 20-30' h x 20-25' w (tree form)

Cercis can. 'Forest pansy' / Forest pansy redbud zone 5, 20-30' h x 15-25' w deep purple foliage (tree form)

Cladrastis kentukea / American yellowwood zone 3, 30-35' h x 20' w

Crataegus crus-galli var. inermis / Thornless cockspur (hawthorn) zone 4, 15-20' globe shape

Crataegus virdis 'Winter king' / Winter king hawthorn zone 4, 15-20' round shape

       

 


 

Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' / Peegee Hydrangea (tree form) zone 3, 10-25' x 10-15' slow grower              

Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' / Tardiva hydrangea (shrub form) zone 3, 8-12'  7-10' late bloomer

Maacki amurensis / Amur maackii zone 3, 25' x 25' irregular habit

Malus x / Crabapples

White flowers - Adirondack, Donald Wyman, Snowdrift, Spring snow, Sugar tyme

Pink flowers - Red baron, Indian magic, Indian summer, Prairiefire, Profusion, Royal raindrops, Perfect purple

Prunus cerasifera 'Newport' / Newport flowering plum zone4, 15-20' x 15-20' very round with showy flowers

Syringa reticulata 'Ivory silk' / Ivory silk Japanese tree lilac zone 3, 20' x 15' oval shape, large flowers

 


Trees we grow well-suited for clay soil

Acer ginnala / Amur maple

Acer rubrum / Red maple                                                                                                                                                         

Amelanchier species / Serviceberry

Betula nigra / River birch                                                                                                        

Carpinus caroliniana / American hornbeam

Crataegus species / Hawthorn, thornless cokcspur

Gleditsia triacathos / Thornless honeylocust varies

Gymnocladus dioicus / Kentucky coffeetree

Larix laricina / Tamarack

Malus species / Crabapple species

Pinus strobus / Eastern white pine

Pyrus species / flowering pear

Quercus bicolor / Swamp white oak

Quercus macrocarpa / Bur oak

Quercus palustris / Pin oak

Salix species / Willows

Tilia species / Linden, basswood

Ulmus speices / Elms