In the wild musclewood is an understory tree featuring distinctive muscle like trunk and branches. Sassafras albidum Sassafras Deciduous small tree 30′. Fruit appears on the elm tree following flowering in the springtime. Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Poplar tulip tree, American tulip tree, whitewood, fiddle-tree, yellow poplar 60′ – 90′. It also produces small black fruit which will attract birds to your backyard and the attractive, furrowed gray bark offers winter interest. Princeton Elm makes an excellent street tree, shade tree, or accent in the landscape. The upright, vase-like habit of Princeton Elm contrasts well with lower, rounded trees like Corneliancherry Dogwood, J.N. Tolerant of urban conditions and highly resistant to Dutch elm disease, Princeton Elm is an excellent component of street tree plantings or for sites with poor soil conditions. Shade tolerant – part shade. A beautiful, large size canopy tree reminiscent of the old south. These blooms are followed by green, wafer-like seedpods which m… If you observe damage to your Princeton Elm’s foliage, be careful to not confuse Elm Leaf Beetle’s chewing marks with the early signs of Dutch Elm Disease. Tsuga canadensis ‘Sargentii’. Infected trees should be removed as soon as possible to prevent the disease from spreading, but the good news is that Elm Phloem Necrosis is not as virulent as Dutch Elm Disease. Wholesale inventory requires a customer account. Semi-evergreen, Mountain Gordlinia ‘Sweet Tea’ prefers morning sun with afternoon shade to provide a little relief from the afternoon sun. It is vital to the health of existing trees that a program be in place to administer special care to these disease-sensitive trees. They may used in jelly, jams, or pies. creamy white bark makes ‘City Slicker’ stand out in a landscape design. Trunk damage will reduce tree vigor, cause canopy dieback, and will open the tree to future infection by other diseases. If you are concerned that your Princeton Elm may have developed Dutch Elm Disease, contact your local arborist to assess your tree and develop a plant health care program. The leaves of American Elm and its cultivars decay rapidly when compared to other hardwoods like Oaks, Maples, and Hickory. They are also high in nutrient content. Attractive to birds and wildlife. Weeping Alaskan Cedar can make a very dramatic statement in a home landscape. There is no treatment for this disease and most infected trees die within three years. In summertime oblong leaves will be mid green then change to turn yellow for fall. Drought tolerant and vigorous, ‘City Slicker’ has golden yellow foliage in the fall. is similar to American elm. Please note that these are rough guidelines and may speak generically to our broad client mix. In Missouri, it typically occurs in low moist ground and along streams throughout the state (Steyermark). Propagation is by seed or cuttings. Watering during drought, mulching, and avoiding mechanical damage (including pruning) during the growing season will help reduce the chance of the tree developing Dutch Elm Disease. A unique accent for large rock gardens, specimen plantings or landscape. X Gordlinia grandiflora Mountain Gordlinia ‘Sweet Tea’ 30′. While this condition is not fatal, it is unsightly and there is no cure. Fragrant. Ulmus americana, commonly called American elm, is a medium to large deciduous tree, typically growing to 60-80’ (less frequently to 130’) tall with a vase-shaped, broad-rounded crown. Fall color is yellow. Strain Musclewood, and Eastern Redbud. It has a tall, upright, sweeping form which will attract attention from a distance. Fall color is a bright yellow. A certified arborist will be able to provide more information for your situation if necessary. Quercus Shumard, Willow, Overcup Oak Deciduous shade tree 40′ – 60′. Elm Phloem Necrosis, also called Elm Yellows, is a fatal disease with symptoms similar to Dutch Elm Disease. In early spring, before the new leaves unfold, the rather inconspicuous, small, green flowers appear on pendulous stalks. ‘Wildfire’ will stand out in your landscape for fall color. The tree also hosts a plethora of insects that no doubt provide a buffet for insectivores. Fragrant. Taxodium distichum Baldcypress Deciduous conifer 50′ – 70′. Appear before leaves develop. Dark blue berries are borne on brightly colored red stalks. ‘Magic Fountain’ Weeping Persimmon can grow 10′ – 15′ tall with a narrow profile of 5′ to 7′ wide making it a best pick for small areas in a landscape or as a focal point plant. The leaves are alternate, 7–20 cm long, with double-serrate margins and an oblique base. For these reasons and its rapid growth, American Elm is useful as a soil-building plant where soils are depleted or generally poor. Elm tree seeds reach maturity at the end of the tree’s flowering cycle, and fall to the ground. Slide 25 Princeton Elm was selected from a tree growing in Princeton Cemetery, which was felled in 2005 after suffering significant dieback. All elms, including Princeton Elm, are not resistant to Verticillium Wilt and should not be used to replace trees killed by the fungus. American elm … Nyssa sylvatica Black Gum ‘Wildfire’ ‘Green Gable’, black tupelo Deciduous 30′ – 50′. From the humid, hot landscapes of the Deep South to the cold, bitter temperatures of the Northern Plains and everywhere in between, this tree thrives. Because of this tree’s significance as a larval host for several butterfly species, insecticides should be used judiciously and only when needed. If you are unsure of the source of this damage, contact a certified arborist. Twig: Slender, glabrous, slightly zigzag, reddish brown; buds ovate, over 1/4 inch long, reddish brown with darker edged scales, often placed a little to one side of the twig. Its large, dark green foliage forms a dense canopy turning yellow in fall. Your landscape should be inspected by a trained professional. Bark is a lovely peeling brown that adds winter interest to a landscape design. American Elm is a large native long-lived deciduous tree, sometimes developing forking trunks, with a broad rounded to vase-like crown composed of many spreading branches drooping at the ends. Dark, ashy gray; divided into irregular, flat-topped, thick ridges; generally firm, although on older trees it tends to come off in flakes; outer bark layers alternating white and reddish-brown in cross-section. Noteworthy Characteristics. Weeping Persimmon may produce fruit in fall. Bark. American Hornbeam is shade tolerant and perfect for spots which need a smaller tree but has shade. A mid size deciduous tree. Dutch Elm Disease is spread by three species of bark beetle in the United States (two in Wisconsin). Ulmaceae -- Elm family. Serviceberry produces outstanding fall color. American Fringe Tree is attractive with multi season interests, making it a good pick for a front yard or focal point tree. However, these bark beetles have also evolved to “sniff out” these injured trees and attack them, bringing Dutch Elm Disease along for the ride. The American Elm is the state tree of North Dakota and Massachusetts. Oddly enough, it also had good resistance to Dutch Elm Disease (DED), although this was not known until Princeton Elm was tested in the 1990’s by the USDA. Wood light brown, hard, heavy, difficult to split, used for furniture, boxes, barrels, and flooring. We passionately pursue our goal of providing hardy nursery stock to clients in SE Wisconsin and beyond. New growth is a very light green turning to a softer, darker green during summer. It has wings that allow it to be carried by the wind to a new location to root and grow. Wholesale inventory is password protected and requires a customer account. Typically Eastern hemlocks are found along river shores and moist areas of the forest so is adaptable to ponds and creeks in a residential landscape. The wood of American Elm and its cultivars has interlocking grains. Paw Paw produces edible, tropical like fruit with a delicious with a flavor somewhat like banana/mango with a touch of vanilla. Bark is reddish brown color featuring cork like ridges. Watering during periods of drought, using a large mulch ring of 2-2.5 inches in depth, and avoiding other insect damage during the growing season will reduce the chances of your Princeton Elm developing Dutch Elm Disease. Tulip Poplar is a large, stately, deciduous tree named its cup shaped, tulip like flowers in spring. A graceful, dense, mounding forming shrub with spreading branches which produce a weeping effect. American elm should be grown in full sun on well-drained, rich soil. The flowers are also protogynous, the female parts maturing before the male, thus … Serviceberry is a best pick for the bird garden. Populations in the United States have been decimated by Dutch elm … For a wildlife garden, aw paw foliage is the sole food source for the Zebra Swallowtail Caterpillar so will attract this beautiful butterfly to a yard. American Elm (White Elm) Ulmus americana. Symptoms include yellowing leaves followed by branch death. Foliage is smooth edged and a bright medium green color which turns various shades of orange, yellow, scarlet, and deep purple in autumn. Small, round green berries turn red and then will mature to a dark purple black in early summer. It is the only American Elm (Ulmus americana) cultivar that has been grown to maturity despite the presence of Dutch Elm Disease. In the center is a 2-parted, creamy white, feathery style and 6 to 9 erect, white stamens that are longer than the calyx, the stamen tips initially reddish turning … Our nursery carries a variety of eastern redbud trees. Contains one seed. Amelanchier arborea Serviceberry Deciduous Small Tree 15′ – 25′. This makes it tolerant of flexing and bending while retaining strength, but also makes splitting firewood from American Elm either horrendously difficult or a great workout- depending on your perspective. American Elm is also known as White Elm, Water Elm, Soft Elm, Gray Elm, American Weeping Elm, Swamp Elm or Florida Elm. How plants act may be unique to the conditions presented by your landscape/site. Our nursery carries a variety of native magnolia trees. The American elm is a deciduous hermaphroditic tree which, before the introduction of DED, commonly grew to more than 100 feet (30 m) tall with a trunk whose diameter at breast height was more than 4 feet (1.2 m), supporting a high, spreading umbrella-like canopy. If you plant American elm, plan on implementing a monitoring program to watch for symptoms of Dutch elm disease. Large fast-growing graceful native once lined virtually every street in New England but declined dramatically due to Dutch elm disease. The tree likes sun at the location and the soil should be alluvial soils. Asimina triloba Paw Paw tree. It is caused by a phytoplasma and is spread by a leafhopper insect. You can greatly reduce your chances of acquiring these diseases by keeping your tree healthy and vigorous. Please see: Magnolia Trees. Evergreen tree. Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Princess’– Please see: Dogwood Trees. The importance of plants lies in their great contribution to human life and the environment. The leaves are oblong and the flowers are brownish-purple. While Elms are tough trees- and Princeton Elm is no exception- you should avoid stressing them as much as possible. Halesia carolina Carolina Silverbell 30′ … American Beech is very shade tolerant but achieves its best growth in partial sun to full sun light. Blossoms are pure white color with delicate yellow stamens. Fruit: Rounded, flat, papery, wafer-like samaras, 3/8 to 1/2 inch across, deeply notched at apex, hairless except for margin; ripen in spring. Fortunately, several disease-resistant cultivars have been introduced. Trees grow to 100+ feet with a diameter of 4 feet. Trunks on older trees could reach to seven feet across. Native trees for sale in our plant nursery and garden center are subject to change. Princeton Elm is an American Elm selected for its vigorous, upright symmetrical habit. Fast growing tree. Ulmus americana American Elm ‘Princeton’ Deciduous shade tree 80′ – 100′. Slippery elm (Ulmus rubra Muhl.) the fruit is an achene (dry, usually 1-seeded, does not separate or split open at maturity) Nut with spines (Fagaceae) NA Wings on fruit the fruit has one or more wings on it A deciduous conifer, feathery foliage turns red in fall. American Elm ‘Princeton’ features the classic vase shape canopy of other elms, and large, glossy green foliage that turns a bright yellow in autumn. American elm was often planted as a shade tree, but is susceptible to Dutch elm disease. A dense, pyramidal conifer which is a member of the pine family. Blooms which appear before the leaves emerge. Eastern hemlock, eastern hemlock spruce or Canadian hemlock. If fruit production is a concern, plant American Elm cultivars like Princeton Elm individually to avoid cross pollination. Amelanchiers are also known as Juneberries. Sassafras is shade tolerant and adapts well to poor soil conditions. Young, thin-barked trees should be protected during the winter months from buck rub with a vinyl tree guard or similar product. Elms are loved for their graceful, stately shape, with branches like spreading fountains, and their green leaves that turn gold in fall. Propagation.Summer softwood•Easy to Grow..These are for propagation as they'd need to be dormant for any grafting. The American elm (sometimes called white elm), or Ulmus americana, as it was named by Linnaeus, is the most graceful of form and potentially attains the largest size of all native elms. Summer cuttings are softwood and misting is the best propagation process for this time of year. Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Brave’, ‘Firebird’ Pink flowing. They include: Princeton Elm was selected by William Flemer of Princeton Nurseries in 1922 for its graceful upright habit and attractive branching. Flowers later develop into bean like pods which may hang on the branches into winter. 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