Birch
Betula spp.
    Birch is the name of any tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae,
    closely related to the beech/oak family, Fagaceae. These are generally small
    to medium-size trees or shrubs,
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Dura-Heat™
River Birch
- North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Can be trained to single
trunk
25' to 40'
4A to 9A
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates flooding,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth
rate
Betula nigra
'BNMTF'
(Dura-Heat™)
15' to 25'
Partial shade to
full sun
Grows in
moist to wet
soil
Youngii
Weeping Birch
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Can be trained to single
trunk
15' to 25'
3A to 6A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Medium salt
tolerance
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth
rate
Betula pendula
'Youngii'
15' to 25'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Whitebarked
Himalayan
Birch
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Specimen
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Single trunk
5B to 8A
5B to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average
growth rate
Betula utilis
var. 'jacquemontii'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Partial shade to
full sun
Grows in
moist soil
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Kwanzan Cherry
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Single trunk
- Thin bark
15' to 25'
5B to 9A
Acidic, Alkaline, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral, Sandy,
Well drained, Acidic,
Alkaline
Medium salt tolerance
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Prunus serrulata
'Kwanzan'
15' to 25'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Okame
Cherry
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is showy
- Thin bark
- Can be trained to single
trunk
15' to 25'
6B to 9A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well drained,
Acidic, Slightly alkaline
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Prunus X incamp
'Okame'
15' to 25'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
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Prairifire
Crabapple
- Not North American
native
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is edible
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Can be trained to single
trunk
15' to 20'
4A to 8A
Soil Condition:   Acidic,
Alkaline, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic, Alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Malus x 'prairifire'
15' to 20'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Snowdrift
Crabapple
- Not North American
native
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Can be trained to single
trunk
15' to 25'
3A to 8A
Soil Condition:   Acidic,
Alkaline, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic, Alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Malus x 'Snowdrift'
15' to 20'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Sargent
Crabapple
- Not North American
native
- Low flammability
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is showy
6' to 8'
4A to 8A
Soil Condition:   Acidic,
Alkaline, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic, Alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth
rate
Malus sargentii
10' to 12'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks these Crabapple varieties: 'Centurion,' 'Dolgo,'
    'Donald Wyman,' 'Radiant,' 'Robinson,' 'Royalty,' 'Sugar Tyme,' 'x zumi,' 'Columnaris'
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Cherokee Princess
Dogwood
- North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Can be trained to single
trunk
20' to 25'
5A to 9A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Cornus florida
'Cherokee Princess'
20' to 30'
Full shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Pink Flowering
Dogwood
- North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Can be trained to single
trunk
15' to 25'
5A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Cornus florida
var. rubra
15' to 25'
Full shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Kousa
Dogwood
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
15' to 25'
5A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Medium salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth
rate
Cornus kousa
20' to 30'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
Stellar Pink
Dogwood
- North American native
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
15' to 20'
6A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Medium salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Cornus kousa x
c. florida
'Stellar Pink™'
15' to 20'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following varieties of dogwood trees: 'Cherokee Brave,' 'Cherokee Chief,' 'Satomi,' and
    'Constellation.'
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Riversii
European Beech
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Single trunk
- Thin bark
50' to 65'
4A to 7A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth rate
Fagus sylvatica
'Riversii'
50' to 60'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in moist
soil
Tricolor Beech
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Single trunk
- Thin bark
50' to 65'
4A to 7A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth rate
Fagus sylvatica
'Tricolor'
50' to 60'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in moist
soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following European Beech varieties: 'Dawyckii,' 'Pendula,' and  'Purpurea pendula,'
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Cleveland Select
Callery Pear
- Not North American
native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
40' to 50'
5A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought tolerant,
Tolerates wetness
Fast growth rate
Pyrus calleryana
'Cleveland'
15' to 20'
Full sun
Grows in moist soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following Callery Pear varieties: 'Aristocrat,' 'Bradford,' and 'New Bradford.'
Cherry
Prunus spp.
The name 'cherry', often described as the compound term 'cherry tree', may also be
applied to many other members of the genus Prunus, or to all members of the genus
as a collective term. Cherrys offer a spectacular display in the landscape.
Beech
Fagus sylvatica spp.
The Beech is a tremendous ornamental tree in the United States. The sheer size,
color of the leaves and distinctive bark make this a spectacular tree to plant in large
yards & parks.
Callery Pear
Pyrus calleryana spp.
Callery Pear is an extremely attractive, low maintenance tree with beautiful
white flowers in the spring and spectacular, long lasting color well into fall.
Ash
Fraxinus spp.
Ash are large trees, mostly deciduous.T he wood of the Ash is extensively used for
tool handles, and quality wooden baseball bats.
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Autumn Purple®
Ash
- North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers
- Attractive fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
50' to 75'
3B to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Fast growth rate
Fraxinus americana
'Autumn Purple®'
35' to 50'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in moist
soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks two Green Ash varieties: 'Patmore,' & 'Summit.'
Crabapple
Malus spp.
Native to the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere, in Europe, Asia and North
America. This diverse species has many named varieties  available in spectacular
colors.
Dogwood
Cornus spp.
Dogwoods fall into three categories in the US. The first group are the early
blooming    white flowering, and pink flowering dogwood (Cornus florida). The
second group are a series of hybrids that bloom later than Cornus florida. They are
a cross between Cornus
florida and the last group, Cornus kousa, an amazing bloomer available in white and
pink that bloom in late May to early June.
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Weeping
Higan
Cherry
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Pronounced lenticels on
trunk
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
25' to 40'
5A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Tolerates moderate
drought
Fast growth
rate
Prunus subhirtella
'Pendula'
15' to 25'
Grows in
moist soil
Grows in
moist soil
Weeping
Snow fountain
Cherry
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Pronounced lenticels on
trunk
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
15' to 20'
5A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average
growth rate
Prunus subhirtella
'Snow fountain'
10' to 20'
Grows in
moist soil
Grows in
moist soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following ornamental cherry trees: 'Akebono,' 'Autumnalis,' 'Sargent,' and  'Snowgoose.'
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