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Baby's Breath - Double Snowflake
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 24-36" 24-36" White N/A
Information: Double, small white flowers rebloom throughout the season starting in June. Great for cutting or drying, borders and the flowers attrach butterflies. Prefer full sun. Baby's Breath prefers a sunny location with rich and well drained soil.
Fertilize: Baby's Breath prefers well drained and rich soil. Apply a slow release Perennial & Container fertilizer in early spring. If required, apply a well decomposed compost before planting. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Staking may be necessary in some locations but due to the brittle nature of the stems, staking should be done in late spring, early summer to avoid breaking stems. The plant may be pruned at anytime. Remove dead flowers to promote reblooming.
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Barberry - Sunsation
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 4
Sun 3' 3-4' N/A N/A
Information: Foliage maintains a golden yellow color throughout the season. The overall form of the plant is compact and dwarf, making it an excellent addition to any landscape. The foliage color also adds contrast. This shrub prefers locations that offer full sun.
Fertilize: Liquid transplant fertilizer should be mixed and fed when first planting until roots are well established. A slow release fertilizer such as Evergreen & Broadleaf 14-7-14 may be applied in the spring of the following years. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Shrub may be shaped. Major pruning should be done in fall or early spring, any additional may be done throughout the season. Avoid taking more than a third of the branch.
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Bleeding Heart - King of Hearts
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Partial Sun 10-12" 10-12" Pink N/A
Information: A well-rounded compact bleeding heart with blue-grey foliage and dark pink flowers. Flowers appear in May to August. These flowers make for excellent cuttings and are deer resistant. Bleeding hearts prefer partial shade to full shade for best production.
Fertilize: A liquid transplant fertilizer should be applied when first planting with slow release fertilizer applied in spring the following years. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page
Pruning: Prune off dead flowers and stems once the plant has finished blooming. Cut back foliage as it yellows and dies.
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Canada Blooms - Canadian Rose
Rose
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 4
Sun 4' 2' Pink N/A
Information: A hardy hybrid tea rose. A fragrant pink rose with over 40 petals per flower. The foliage is dark green. This rose needs a sheltered location, lots of mulch and good snow cover to survive the winter in zones 2-3.
Fertilize: Feed an all purpose or rose slow release fertilizer in early spring to promote growth and flowering. There is no need to contiune fertilizing after this initial application.
Pruning: Remove any dead flowers or buds to promote reblooming. In the spring, prune back all branchs by a third to promote growth. If the rose has severely died back, prune branches to within 2" of the ground to allow the rose to grow back from the roots.
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Canadian Shield - Canadian Rose
Rose
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 4-5' 3-4' Red N/A
Information: Large red flowers with 42-52 petals that rebloom throughout the summer and fall. Prefers a full sun location. Resistant to black spot and powdery mildew. A great way to celebrate Canada's 150 birthday.
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Cherry - Klondike Amur
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 25' 15' White N/A
Information: An upright and rounded crown with green leaves and orange-red bark. The bark is very showy in the winter months. White flowers appear in spring followed by red/black bird cherries. These cherries will attract birds in the fall and winter months. This tree has improved resistance to frost cracking. This tree should only be grown in full sun and does the best in average moisture conditions. The soil should be well drained.
Fertilize: Feed a liquid transplant fertilizer when planting. In the following years, feed a slow release fertilizer such as Evergreen & Broadleaf 14-7-14 in spring to promote growth. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Any broken, downwards facing, crossing or damaged branches should be removed. This tree does require pruning to maintain shape. Do not remove more than 25% of a branch at once.
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Chrysanthemum - Tiger Tail
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 30" 30" Tangerine N/A
Information: This mum is unique in that the flowers buds are orange before they open. The new flowers are tangerine in color but as they mature, they change to a light yellow. The flowers can be seen from August to October. Great for cutting, borders and the flowers attract butterflies.
Fertilize: Feed a slow release perennial fertilizer in spring and again before flowering. Soil may need to be amended before planting. Mix in a well decomposed compost when planting. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Chrysanthemums should be divided every three to five years. Remove dead flowers to promote reblooming. In late fall, prune to within 2" of the ground for a neat spring appearance
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Chrysanthemum - Firestorm
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 22" 22" Red N/A
Information: Deep red flowers with bright yellow centers appear in August and persist into October. Due to the upright growth habit, this mum is excellent for cuttings and borders. Also attraches butterflys. Prefers full sun and good soil.
Fertilize: Feed a slow release perennial fertilizer in spring and again before flowering. Soil may need to be amended before planting. Mix in a well decomposed compost when planting. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Chrysanthemums should be divided every three to five years. Remove dead flowers to promote reblooming. In late fall, prune to within 2" of the ground for a neat spring appearance.
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Chrysanthemum - Power Surge
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 18" 18" Red N/A
Information: This mum has a compact growth habit and double red flowers that appear in August and last into October. Excellent for cuttings, borders and attraches butterflys.
Fertilize: Feed a slow release perennial fertilizer in spring and again before flowering. Soil may need to be amended before planting. Mix in a well decomposed compost when planting. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Chrysanthemums should be divided every three to five years. Remove dead flowers to promote reblooming. In late fall, prune to within 2" of the ground for a neat spring appearance.
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Coral Bells - Palace Purple
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Partial Sun 8-10" 8-10" White N/A
Information: Foliage emerges purple but matures to a bronze-brown. Tall small white flowers appear in June to July. Prefers sun to partial sun. Great for edging, borders, cutting and is deer resistant.
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Crabapple - Royal Mist
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 20' 9' Fuchsia Pink N/A
Information: An upright flowering crabapple with purple spring foliage and fuchsia, deep pink flowers in spring. Very similar in growth to the Shaughnessy Cohen.
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Dianthus - Firewitch Cheddar Pinks
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 4-6" 24" Hot Pink N/A
Information: This spreading perennial has grey-green foliage and hot pink flowers which appear in May. The flowers can persist into July and have a slightly fringed appearance. This perennial attracts butterflies, is deer resistant and is great for borders and edging.
Fertilize: Apply a transplant fertilizer when planting to encourage root growth. In the spring, an all-purpose fertilizer may be applied to encourage growth and blooming, although it is not required.
Pruning: When the flowers are done blooming, pinch or prune them off to encourage reblooming. This may be done with pruning shears and several times throughout the season.
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Dianthus - Sweet William
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 4-6" 24" Mixed N/A
Information: This perennial produces large clusters of flowers in mixed colors. The foliage is green in color and has a spreading habit. Great for attracting butterflies and edging, also deer resistant. This perennial requires full sun and will bloom from May to August with regular deadheading.
Fertilize: Apply a transplant fertilizer when planting to encourage root growth. In the spring, an all-purpose fertilizer may be applied to encourage growth and blooming, although it is not required
Pruning: Pinch or shear off dead flowers to promote reblooming. With regular dead heading, this perennial with bloom all summer long.
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Forsythia - Northern Gold
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 6-8' 5-6' Yellow N/A
Information: Yellow flowers appear in early spring often before foliage. This shrub is excellent in mass plantings and hedges. The flower buds are very cold resistant.
Fertilize: When planting, a liquid transplant fertilizer will have to establish the root system. In the following years, a slow release fertilizer, such as Evergreen & Broadlead 14-7-14 should be fed in spring to encourage growth and flowering.
Pruning: This plant may be left unpruned to create a border or shaped to create an accent piece. Be sure to prune any broken, damaged or awkward branches. If pruning, prune after flowering as flowers appear on the previous years wood.
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Grape - Bluebell
Fruit
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 4-5' N/A N/A Blue
Information: A blue grape that has clusters of up to 1cm. The tender skin makes this grape excellent for juice and jelly. The plant prefers sun to partial shade and has good hardiness in zone 3.
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Hydrangea - Incrediball Blush
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Partial Sun 3-4' 3-4' White N/A
Information: A Proven Winner variety. A variation on the Annabell Hydrangea. This variety sports massive white panicles, up to 12''. The panicles emerge lime green and mature to pure white. These panicles are on sturdy stems. Hydrangeas prefer full sun in the morning but shade in the afternoon.
Fertilize: Feed an All Purpose fertilizer in spring. The more acidic the soil, the more pink that will appear in the flowers. Aluminum sulfate may be added to change the flowers to a blue color. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: In early spring, prune back branches by 1/3rd. Do not cut this shrub back to the ground. Prune dead flowers for a neat look. Be sure to cut back any dead, damaged or awkward branches.
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Hydrangea - Pinky Winky
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Partial Sun 5-6' 5-6' White-pink N/A
Information: A Proven Winner shrub. A larger hydrangea with large 14" double panicles. The panicles start out cream colored but mature to a dark pink. The panicles are found on sturdy stems. Hydrangeas prefer morning sun and shade in the afternoon.
Fertilize: Feed an All Purpose fertilizer in spring. The more acidic the soil, the more pink that will appear in the flowers. Aluminum sulfate may be added to change the flowers to a blue color. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Once flowering is done, pruned back the dead flowers for a neat appearence. Prune any dead, damaged or diseased branches. In the fall, the hydrangea may be pruned back by a third to maintain shape.
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Hydrangea - Little Quickfire
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 3-4' 3-4' White pink N/A
Information: A Proven Winner shrub. This is a dwarf variety of the Quickfire hydrangea. The same white-pink flowrs and hardy plant but a smaller, more compact version. Hydrangeas can handle partial to full sun, although the hot afternoon sun should be avoided.
Fertilize: Feed an All Purpose fertilizer in spring. The more acidic the soil, the more pink that will appear in the flowers. Aluminum sulfate may be added to change the flowers to a blue color. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Once flowering is done, pruned back the dead flowers for a neat appearence. Prune any dead, damaged or diseased branches. In the fall, the hydrangea may be pruned back by a third to maintain shape.
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Ligularia - Cafe Noir
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 4
Shade 20-23" 18-23" Yellow N/A
Information: A large mounding shade perennial that produces deep black-purple leaves that mature to olive green. Tall yellow daisy flowers appear in midsummer. Excellent for borders, by a pond or in containers. Must be kept moist. Slugs may be a problem, but coarse sand or copper tape can help prevent slug predation.
Fertilize: This plant does not require a lot of fertilization. If desired, in spring, feed slow release Perennial & Container 14-14-16 fertilizer.
Pruning: Cut back dead flowers and leaves throughout the season. In late fall after frost, cut back to within 2" of the soil for a neat appearence come spring.
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Lilac - Little Lady
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 3-4' 3-4' Purple N/A
Information: A hybrid lilac between 'Miss Kim' and 'Dwarf Korean'. This shrub has large and fragrant panicles. A compact and small shrub with a mature height and spread of 3-4'. Excellent for small yards or spaces.
Fertilize: Liquid transplant fertilizer should be mixed and fed when first planting until roots are well established. The following year, feed with Evergreen and Broadleaf 14-7-14 before new growth in the spring. For more fertilizer information, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Lilacs bloom on old wood so it is important to only prune after blooming. At this time, remove any dead, broken or crossing branches. A regular pruning program helps to maintain flower size and growth.
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Maltese Cross - Maltese Cross
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 35-47" 12-18" Red N/A
Information: A rugged and easy keeper. This perennial prefers sunny locations and forms and upright clump that produces tall, red flowers in summer. Excellent cutting flowers. A reliable and long lived perennial that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Fertilize: This plant does not require a lot of fertilization. If desired, in spring, feed slow release Perennial & Container 14-14-16 fertilizer. If soil is very rich, flowers will become floppy and need to be staked.
Pruning: Cut back dead flowers and pull of dead leaves. In late fall, after frost cut back to within 2" of the ground for a neat appearence come spring. Divide clumps every few years to maintain size and shape.
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Maple - Lord Selkirk Sugar
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone
40'x30'
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Maple - Amur Ruby Slippers
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 20' 15' N/A N/A
Information: A well rounded, upright tree with a dense canopy and straight trunk. The foliage is dark green in color throughout the summer and turns bright red in the fall. The foliage is complimented by bright red samaras in early summer. Prefers more acidic soil that is moist but well drained.
Fertilize: Amur maples prefer more acidic soil. Be sure to amend the soil with well decomposed compost before planting if necessary. When planting, use a liquid transplant fertilizer to promote root growth. In the spring, a slow release or liquid fertilizer may be fed.
Pruning: Prune any broken, crossing, downwards facing or diseased branches in late fall or early winter. Remove any suckers to maintain the single stem tree look.
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Mountain Ash - Russian
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 25' 20' White Orange Red
Information: A cold hardy mountain ash with an upright crown that is pyramidal in shape. The large, dark green leaves and the bright orange-red bird berries makes this a very showy tree. In the fall, the foliage turns orange-red to match the berries. Morderate resistance to fireblight. Mountain ash trees are sensitive to drought the first few years after planting, so adequite moisture is required until tree is well established.
Fertilize: When planting, a liquid transplant fertilizer should be applied. Once the tree is established, it does not require fertilization. For fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Mountain ash does not require a lot of pruning. Although, any dead, damaged or downwards facing branches should be removed.
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Ninebark - Festivus Gold
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 3-4' 4-5' Green N/A
Information:

A proven winner shrub. A bright and compact improvement on Dart's Gold Ninebark. This shrub has a compact and thick growth habit with thick stems. The foliage is golden/yellow throughout the season. Ninebarks can be grown in part to full sun and require moist, well drained soil.

Fertilize: When planting, use a transplant fertilizer to promote root growth. In the following years, apply a slow release All-Purpose fertilizer in early spring to promote growth.For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: All major pruning should be done in late fall or early spring. At this time, remove 1/3 of all branches to promote dense, rounded growth. Pruning to shape can be done at anytime, although if flowering is desired, wait until after flowering to shape. Be sure to remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches.
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Ninebark - Burgundy Candy
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 3' 3' White N/A
Information: This ninebark has a compact and upright form. The foliage is dark burgundy in color with small white flowers that appear in late spring. Excellent for bringing color into a landscape. Ninebarks can be grown in part sun to full sin and require moist, well drained soil.
Fertilize: When planting, use a transplant fertilizer to promote root growth. In the following years, apply a slow release All-Purpose fertilizer in early spring to promote growth.For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: All major pruning should be done in late fall or early spring. At this time, remove 1/3 of all branches to promote dense, rounded growth. Pruning to shape can be done at anytime, although if flowering is desired, wait until after flowering to shape. Be sure to remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches.
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Ninebark - Summer Wine
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 4-5' 3-4' White N/A
Information: A proven winner shrub.A dense and compact shrub with dark red foliage. The foliage maintains its color all season long. In late spring, small white flowers form. Ninebarks may be grown in part to full sun and require moist, well drained soil.
Fertilize: When planting, use a transplant fertilizer to promote root growth. In the following years, apply a slow release All-Purpose fertilizer in early spring to promote growth.For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: All major pruning should be done in late fall or early spring. At this time, remove 1/3 of all branches to promote dense, rounded growth. Pruning to shape can be done at anytime, although if flowering is desired, wait until after flowering to shape. Be sure to remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches.
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Ninebark - Tiny Wine Gold
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 3-4' 3-4' White N/A
Information: A proven winner shrub. This shrub has the same characteristics as the tiny wine ninebark except the foliage is golden yellow. A smaller ninebark with a bushing habit. The buds emerge a light pink that open to small white flowers. Ninebarks may be grown in part to full sun and require moist, well drained soil.
Fertilize: When planting, use a transplant fertilizer to promote root growth. In the following years, apply a slow release All-Purpose fertilizer in early spring to promote growth.For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: All major pruning should be done in late fall or early spring. At this time, remove 1/3 of all branches to promote dense, rounded growth. Pruning to shape can be done at anytime, although if flowering is desired, wait until after flowering to shape. Be sure to remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches.
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Olive - Silverado Hybrid
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 10' 10' White N/A
Information: Silver foliage throughout the spring and summer make this shrub an excellent contrast for any yard. This shrub sports fragrant flowers which are followed by silver/green decorative fruit. This shrub is very drougt and salt tolerant. When planting, please ensure there is enough space for this shrub to grow due to its large size.
Fertilize: Apply a liquid transplant fertilizer or bonemeal when planting. In the following years, the shrub will benefit from a slow release fertilizer in the spring. Evergreen & Broadleaf is a good choice. For more fertilizer option, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: This shrub may be shaped or heavily pruned. Be sure to prune off broken, damaged, crossing or downwards facing branches. Suckers may also need to be pruned.
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Potentilla - Mandarin Tango
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 2' 2' Orange N/A
Information: A compact rounded shrub that has an abundance of flowers. The flowers are orange-red in color and appear in June. Flowers last throughout the summer. This shrub is drought tolerant when well established.
Fertilize: Liquid transplant fertilizer should be mixed and fed when first planting until roots are well established. Once established, feed Evergreen and Broadleaf 14-7-14 fertilizer in spring when new growth starts. For more fertilizer information, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Major pruning should be done in late fall or early spring although it may be done throughout the year. Prune all dead or damaged branches. This shrub may be pruned to maintain shape.
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Raspberry - Red River
Fruit
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 3' N/A N/A Red
Information: A fall bearing raspberry the is smaller in size. The canes never get taller then 3' and have a cascading form.
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Shasta Daisy - Silver Princess
Perennial
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 10-12" 10-12" White N/A
Information: Single white flowers appear in June and will rebloom throughout the season into September. This perennial has a compact, mounding form. It is great for cutting, attraches butterflies and is deer resistant.
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Topgraft Ninebark - Amber Jubilee
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 6' 4' White N/A
Information: A topgrafted ninebark. The foliage emerges in the spring as an orange color and quickly matures to green during the summer. The foliage then turns to a purple-green in the fall. The crown has a spreading and rounded shape. This plant should be planted in a sheltered location, away from strong winds.
Fertilize: When planting, feed a liquid transplant fertilizer. In the following years, a slow release fertilizer may be applied to promote growth. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Pruning around the base of the plant is required to maintain the one main stem. The crown will also need to be pruned to maintain the shape and promote density. Never remove more than 1/3rd of a branch.
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Topgraft Ninebark - Summer Wine
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 2
Sun 6' 4' White N/A
Information: A topgrafted ninebark that hard dark red/purple foliage and creamy white flowers in the spring. The crown has a spreading habit but with some pruning will maintain a rounded shape. Requires a sheltered location for the best results. An excellent tree for many landscapes.
Fertilize: When planting, feed a liquid transplant fertilizer. In the following years, a slow release fertilizer may be applied to promote growth. For more fertilizer options, please visit theFertilizer page.
Pruning: Pruning around the base of the plant is required to maintain the one main stem. The crown will also need to be pruned to maintain the shape and promote density. Never remove more than 1/3rd of a branch.
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Viburnum - Mohican Wayfaring
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 6' 6' White N/A
Information: A dwarf and compact form with white flowers the appear in early spring. The bird berries forms in the summer and is orange-red in color. Although, in the fall the fruit will change to a black color. The shrub can be planted in full sun to partial shade.
Fertilize: When planting, apply a transplant fertilizer. In the following years, a slow release All-Purpose fertilizer can be applied in the spring. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: Pruning should be done after flowering. At this time, remove any dead, damaged or diseased branches. Up to a third of the branches can removed every year. The shrub may be shaped throughout the year.
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Walnut - Black
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 45' 30' N/A Nuts
Information: An oval shaped crown and large leaves makes this tree stunning. The foliage is dark green and then light yellow in fall. Produces edible nuts in late fall. Must be planted in a well drained and sheltered location in order to survive in this area.
Fertilize: When planting, use a liquid transplant fertilizer to help promote root growth. The next couple of years, feed a slow release fertilizer until the tree is well established. Once the tree is established, it does not require fertilization unless the soil is poor. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer Page.
Pruning: Any pruning should be done in the dormant season. It is an excellent idea to do corrective pruning on young trees or seedlings. This ensures easier harvest in following years. Remove any downwards facing, crossing or broken branches.
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Weigela - Spilled Wine
Shrub
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 2-3' 3-4' Pink N/A
Information: The foliage is dark red with wavy leaves and has a spreading growth habit. The magenta-pink flowers appear in spring. An excellent border plant due to the spreading habit. Prefers full sun.
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Willow - Lace Weeping
Tree
Location Height Width Flowers Fruit
Zone 3
Sun 40' 30' N/A N/A
Information: A fast growing weeping willow. Orignated in China. The leaves are long and change to yellow in the fall while the bark is a red-brown color. Due to the large size of this willow, please plan accordingly when planting. This tree grows best in full sun.
Fertilize: When planting, a liquid transplant fertilizer may be applied. These trees are relatively low maintenance so they do not require fertilizer after they are established. If desired or soil conditions are poor, a slow release fertilizer may be applied in spring. For more fertilizer options, please visit the Fertilizer page.
Pruning: With a young tree, a central leader should be established. One an older tree, the branches should be pruned so that they do not touch the ground. This will allow mowing under the tree and prevent rotting. Any suckers, dead or broken branches should be removed.