Small tree with a slender, irregular shape and sparse at the top. It has green bark with white stripes on young subjects, very showy during winter. Pinkish leaves emerge in spring, turn deep green in summer and yellow in fall. Does not tolerate de-icing salt and drought.
A good compromise for lovers of Japanese Maple, this one being more hardy. Typical foliage of the Japanese Maple with dark green leaves and light green underneath turning brilliant crimson in the fall. Attractive, erect clusters of green and red small flowers appear before the leaves. Purple-brown samaras.
With its thick, pyramidal shape and finely ciseled leaves, this tree has a gracious aspect. Growth habit can be slightly weeping. Catkin yellowish flowers early in spring, followed by brown fruits, hanging all winter long at the tip of the branches. Hardy tree that can survive poor, humid areas. Ideal choice to stabilize river banks. Smaller and slowergrowing than the species, it can be handy for small gardens.
Small tree or big shrub with a narrow shape. Young leaves are silvery gray, they turn dark green in summer then orangy red in fall. Spectacular white flowers in early spring before the leaves are out. In summer, appear edible purple berries that are a treat to many birds. It doesn't tolerate pollution. Used mainly isolated and also in small landscaped areas.
An excellent, new hedge form of serviceberry with a narrow, upright, dense habit. The foliage resists to powdery mildew and progresses from green in summer through a rainbow of colors before turning red before fall leaf drop. Produces many white flowers in spring but it has only some berries. Needs a well drained soil.
Slower growing than canadian serviceberry, this cultivar is covered in spring with big, star-shaped flowers, followed by myriads of purple-red fruits. Birds relish these sweet, edible fruits. Leaves will turn to a nice, colourful red in fall. This is a great choice to create light, gracious screens.
Improved version of A. grandiflora. Pink flower buds, opening to star-shaped white blooms in spring. Purple red fruits, edible, that attract birds. Shows splendid fall colouration. Offers a certain amount of tolerance to de-icing salt. Seldom trimmed.
Small tree, top grafted with a weeping habit. Its light green foliage looks like that of a fern with a very light appearance. Abundance of yellow flowers in May followed by just a few pods as fruits. Staking is needed the first years. Offers a good resistance to de-icing salt. Use as a specimen.
Small tree with a regular, rounded and compact habit. Large, heart-shaped, light green leaves are late to emerge. It does not bloom. Prune in spring time, if needed. An ideal accent or solitary feature tree for the home landscape.
Small decorative tree with zigzagging, hanging branches. Lavender-pink flowers appear before the foliage. Heart-shaped leaves are reddish in early season, turning dark green later on. Pod-like fruits. Must be planted sheltered from cold winter winds. Use as a specimen.