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Conifers & Broadleaf Evergreen Trees
 

 

We have a much large seletion of conifers at the Nursery below is a list of ones we can ship.

Conifers & Broadleaf
Evergreen Trees

(Much more at the nursery)

 
Abies grandisGrand Fir ........................................... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 50-80m.  Z4.  Evergreen. Beautiful full fir with glossy deep green, long needles in two rows along branches and white lines on undersides.  Sun to shade. Will reach 15-20m in thirty years.  Larger sizes available at the nursery.

Aesculus hippocastanum Common Horse Chestnut 2gal  $20.00ea
Ht. 15-25m.  Z3.  Large, densely branched tree with large rounded crown.  Big leaves divided into 5-7 leaflets. Numerous white, yellow and red speckled flowers, in 20-30cm long, erect panicles, bloom May to June.  Large fruit to 6cm, with thick, prickly green husk surrounding one or two seeds.

Acer barbinerve.............................................. 5gal  $45.99ea
Ht. Shrub or small tree.  Z4.  A rarely offered small maple from Korea and Manchuria.  Smallish five-lobed coarsely toothed leaves emerge a coppery brown color fading to green and turning a bright yellow come fall. Young twigs reddish. Yellow flowers held in clusters of 4-6 on 6cm long racemes.

Acer caudatum ssp. ukurunduense................. 5gal $59.00ea
Z6.    A beautiful small tree or shrub with small 5-7 lobed leaves, lightly grey tomentose beneath.  Very showy upright flower clusters.  Lovely peeling bark.

Acer circinatum Vine Maple............................ 1gal $12.50ea
......... 2gal $25.00ea
Ht. 3-7m.  Z6.  Small tree or shrub, frequently multi-stemmed with medium sized 7-9 lobed leaves.  Excellent fall colour of splendid red. Reddish flowers hang in clusters in early spring.  This plant has a stiff, erect habit when grown in full sun and a loose almost vine-like habit when grown in shade, making it a very versatile and useful tree.   Larger sizes at the Nursery.

Acer circinatum `Little Gem Little Gem ' ........ 2gal $39.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-?.  Z5  This is a dwarf form of the species with a compact, rounded habit that is ideal for small gardens.   This is a clone selected from offspring of Acer Little Gem

Acer circinatum `Pacfic Fire ' ........................ 5gal $59.00ea
Native.  Ht. 3-7.  Z5   A great new variety that has bright red bark on the new growth.  New growth emerges chartreuse and ages to green.  An absolute knock out in the winter especially in the snow.. Sun to part shade.

Acer circinatum `Pacific  Spirit ' .................... 5gal $49.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-3.  Z5  This dwarf  has small crinkly leaves that are dark green in summer and wonderfully colored in fall with reds, yellows and oranges.  Shade to part sun.

Acer circinatum `Sunglow' ............................. 5gal $59.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-4M.  Z5  Leaves emerge an apricot and peach  color in the spring, fading to a lime chartruese yellow for the rest of the season. Shade to part sun. What a cool  vine maple.

Acer griseum  Paper bark Maple..................... 2 gal $30.00ea
Ht.10m. Z5. Paperbark Maple is renowned for its' mature exfoliating bark which exposes cinnamon orange wood.

Acer macrophyllum  Bigleaf Maple ..............  1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 15-25m.  Z6.  Large, glossy, dark green leaves turn shades of yellow and orange in fall.  In spring; yellow, fragrant flowers hang in 20-30cm long panicles that appear with the first leaves in spring.  An outstanding shade tree and one of the most beautiful of all large maples.  Larger sizes  available at the nursery.

Acer monspessulanum Montpellier Maple  ..... 5gal $45.00ea
Ht. 6-10m.  Z5.     A small densely rounded crowned tree with small attractive three lobed leaves. There is something about this tree that every time I walk by and look at the charming little leaves I am forced to stop and smile.  Found from South Eastern Europe to Western Asia.  Can tolerate dry gravel and alkaline soil but performs well in wetter acidic conditions.  Slow growing.

          Acer palmatum  

The Japanese Maples
          There is a tremendous variation in appearance between the different varieties we grow.  All have small to medium sized, more or less dissected, 5-7 lobed leaves.  They prefer to grow in sun to semi-shade in well drained soil.  If the red leaf cultivars are planted in too much shade the leaf colour will turn to green.  This year all the plants are too large too ship.  So if you come to the nursery we willl have a good selection of  5gal and 7gal plants.

Acer palmatum Bloodgood............................. 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 4m.  Z5.  Dark, black-red leaves hold color throughout most of summer and turn a spectacular fiery red in fall.  By far the most popular red leaf variety.

Acer palmatum Burgundy Lace....................... 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 4m.  Z5.  Small tree with deeply divided, very lacy, burgundy red leaves.  Turns a lovely scarlet red in autumn.  Branches have a slightly weeping habit that combines with the lacy leaves to give this variety a very feathery, graceful look.

Acer palmatum `Butterfly'............................... 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 2-3m.  Z5.  Small deeply lobed leaves are attractive bluish-green with rose and creamy-white margins in spring.  In summer, the pink tones are reduced but the white remains. The rosy pink margins return in fall and intensify to brilliant crimson.  This is a good eye catcher for the small garden.

Acer palmatum `Emperor I'........................... 5gal  $89.00ea
Ht.3-4m. Z5.  A rich crimson upright Japanese Maple which is heat tolerant and hold its colour well.  Bright fiery crimson colour in fall.

Acer palmatum`Fireglow'................................ 5gal $89.00ea
Ht.3m.  Z5. A heat tolerant upright Japanese maple with good bright red-purple colour.

Acer palmatum Orido Nishiki......................... 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 3.5-5m.  Z4-5.  A small rounded variegated maple with pink new growth and a variable white variegation on green leaves.

Acer palmatum`Oshio Beni'............................ 5gal $89.00ea
Ht.2.5m. Z5. New growth in the spring is orange-red, changing to bronze in summer.  Fall colour is a beautiful rich scarlet.

Acer palmatum Sango kaku Coral bark Maple 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 4-5m. Z5-6.  This upright selection has brilliant coral bark in the fall and winter which looks incredible contrasted against a snowy backdrop.  Green leaves turn yellow tinted rose in the fall.

          Acer palmatum `Seiryu'.................................. 5gal $89.00ea
          Ht. 4-5m. Z4-5.  A truly unique, dissected leaf  Japanese maple with upright growth.  Deep green dissected leaves turn rich yellow to crimson in fall.

Acer palmatum `Shishigashira' The Lions maple 5gal  $89.00ea
Ht. 3-4m. Z5. Crinkled leaves are dark green and packed closely together leading to the common name of Lions Mane.  Fall colour is a rich gold to crimson with pink highlights.

Acer palmatum Shojo..................................... 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 3-4m. Z4-5. A good upright maple with smaller dark red-purple leaves and good fall colour.

Acer palmatum Trompenburg......................... 5gal $89.00ea
Ht. 3.5-5m. Z4-5.   An upright growing Japanese maple with glossy deep purple leaves with rolled edges. Good crimson fall colour.

Acer platanoides Norway Maple...................... 2gal $18.00ea
Ht. 30m. Z3.  A medium sized maple with dark grey bark with five lobed leaves that turn a wondrous yellow in fall.

Acer rubrum  Red Maple................................. 2gal $18.00ea
N.A.Native. Ht. 40m. Z3.  A medium sized deciduous tree with grey bark and 3-5 lobed, 5-15cm long leaves.  Foliage turns a lovely scarlet in fall.

Alnus rubra Red Alder.................................... 1gal  $10.00ea
Larger specimens available at the nursery
Native.  Ht.10-25m.  Z6.  This fast growing, broadly pyramidal tree is common throughout the coastal region of the Pacific Northwest.  Prefers sun to semi-shade in moist to damp soil.

Araucaria araucana Monkey Puzzle Tree...... 2gal $35.00ea
Ht.20-30m. Z7.  An interesting tree from Chile with dark green, shiny, hard pointed scale-like leaves.  The stiff branches are held horizontally in distinct whorls. Plant in humus rich soil in sun to part shade. Reportedly monkeys sit beneath this tree, whiling away the days, puzzling how to ascend this intriguing tree with its spiny scale like leaves. An attractive tree to plant for its lovely silhouette or to see how many monkeys reside in you neighbourhood. This has been upgraded to an endangered species so we can no longer ship to the U.S.A.

Aralia elata Japanese Angelica Tree.............. 5 gal $44.95ea
Ht.14m.  Z4.  This is a fast growing deciduous tree with spiny stems, white flowers in August followed by purple fruit and striking reddish purple fall colour.

Betula alleghaniensis Yellow Birch................   2gal $18.00ea
N.A.Native. Ht.18-30m. Z3. A deciduous tree with yellowish bark, smooth on young trees, peeling as the tree ages.  Dull green leaves turn yellow in fall.  Male catkins are 8-12 cm long.

Betula glandulosa Scrub Birch ....................... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native. Ht. 1-3m.  Z3.  In nature, this is a small erect shrub with small nearly circular leaves growing in usually acidic, nutrient poor soil. In neutral, rich soil it grows larger and the leaves quickly become larger but will revert if soil is made acidic.

          Cercis siliquastrum Judas Tree........................ 1gal  $12.99ea
          Ht. 5-8m.  Z6.  This is usually a small slender tree with deep purple-rose flowers and large green heart-shaped leaves.

Chionanthus virginicus Fringe Tree..................2gal $20.00ea
N.A. Native. Ht. 3-6m. Z3.  A  great little tree or large shrub native to the forests of Missouri. The slightly fragrant drooping clusters of creamy white, fringe-like flower petals give this tree its common name. The flowers are followed by small black fruits which are sought after by foraging birds. Foliage turns yellow in fall.

Cornus controversa Giant Dogwood................. 2gal $25.00ea
Ht10-15m. Z5.   An interesting tree with a horizontal spreading habit giving the tree a multi-tiered effect.  White flowers are carried in flat clusters on the tiered branches.  Foliage turns red early in fall and persists for a long time.

Cornus nuttallii Pacific Dogwood.................... 2gal $20.00ea
Native. Ht. 15-20m. Z5.  This is our native dogwood tree with large snowy white bracts in spring. Best planted in less than full sun.

Cornus mas Cornelian Cherry......................... 1gal $10.00ea
Ht. 5m. Z5.  This winter blooming shrub or small tree has wiry  golden-yellow flowers before leaf out followed by brilliant small cherry-like, red edible fruit. A valuable winter bloomer.

Cornus mas ‘ Macrocarpa’ ..................................  $10.00ea
Ht. 5m. Z5.  A rarely offered form of this winter blooming shrub with the same wiry  golden-yellow flowers but with larger brilliant cherry-like red edible fruit. A valuable winter bloomer.

Cornus officinalis Japanese Cornel Dogwood... 2gal $25.00ea
Ht.2-6m.  Z6.    Similar to Cornus mas but considered superior in all respects.  Bright yellow flowers in March to April followed by showy red fruits.  The foliage turns a nice rich red color in autumn.

Crataegus douglasii Black Hawthorn ............. 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 3-10m.  Z5.  Small tree or large multistemmed shrub.  Dark green, oval shaped leaves with saw toothed margins turn pinkish red in fall.  Small white flowers in terminal clusters of 10-20 blossoms, bloom in May.  Small, edible berries, deep wine red at first, mature to a deep glossy black.   Sun to semi-shade in humus-rich soil.

Cryptomeria Tanzan............................................... $10.00ea
Ht.25cm. Z5. A nice slow growing dwarf, dense, dark green Cryptomeria with a hint of red in the fall.

Davidia involucrata Dove Tree..................... 2 gal $29.00ea
Ht.9-15m.Z5. Dove or Handkerchief tree is a showy shade tree bearing large white flowers with bracts up to 7" long.

Fraxinus  americana White Ash..................... 2gal $18.00ea
N.A.Native. Ht.40m.  Z3.  A deciduous tree with a spreading crown and grey bark. Pinnately compound leaves with 5-9, long stalked leaflets turn a rich burgundy red with purple highlights in fall.

Fraxinus latifolia   Oregon Ash.  .................... 5gal $44.95ea
Native. Z5-6.  Ht. 10-20m. Leaves divided into 5-7 leaflets. Bright green in colour turning clear yellow in fall.  Can take wet sites.

Gymnocladus dioica Kentucky Coffee tree............ $12.00ea
Ht.12m. An interesting tree with huge 1meter long pinnately compound leaves.  White flowers in terminal clusters.  Fruits can be used to make a coffee like beverage.

Juniperus communis  ..................................... 2gal $20.00ea
Native. Ht. 30-40cm.  Z2.  Evergreen.  Open spreading selection.  Good  conifer for a rock garden.

Koelreuteria paniculata................................... 1gal $12.00ea
Ht. 15-25m. Z7.  Long yellow flower trusses in summer are followed by fruit.  Drought tolerant tree with wonderful fall colour.

Malus fusca = Pyrus fusca  Western Crabapple 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 5-7m.  Z6.  Our Native crab-apple is a small tree or large, multistemmed shrub with numerous long spurs on the branches.  Diversely shaped leaves turn a brilliant yellow and red in fall.  Small, edible, yellow, red- cheeked fruit also appear in fall in large showy clusters. Fragrant white, apple blossom like flowers in clusters bloom in April to July.  Sun to semi-shade in moist to dryish soil.  Larger sizes available at the nursery.

Magnolia acuminata Cucumber tree................ 2gal $29.00ea
N.A. Native. Ht. 15-20m. Z3.   A wonderful tree with small
fragrant greenish-yellow tulip shaped flowers. The true beauty of this tree emerges in late summer when the green cucumber shaped fruit turn a velvety brilliant red which then split to reveal bright orange-red seeds that come popping out.

Magnolia officinalis........................................ 5gal $64.99ea
Ht.20m.  Z7.  White flowers with numerous red stamens. Cone-like fruits  turn red when ripe.

Magnolia stellata `Waterlily' Waterlily Star magnolia...........
...................................................................... 5gal  $64.99ea
Ht. 2-2.5m.  Z5.  Compact, densely branched shrub.  Profuse pink buds open to semi-double, fragrant, many petaled white flowers. The most popular magnolia. Sun to semi-shade in well drained soil.

Picea mariana Black Spruce................................... $10.00ea
Native. Ht.20m.  Z2. A medium sized, dark blue-green narrow conifer with red-brown exfoliating bark. Needles are blue-green in colour.  These are the dominant trees of the bogs of Northern Canada.

Populus tremuloides Trembling Aspen........... 1gal $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 15-30m.  Z1.  Rarely taller than 15m in cultivation.  Slender tree with light grey-green bark.  Rounded, blue-green leaves have flat leaf stalks which allow the leaves to "tremble" in the slightest breeze.  Pale yellow fall color.

Quercus garryana Garry Oak......................... 1gal  $10.00ea
...................................................................... 2gal  $25.00ea
............................................ On site sales only 5gal$49.95ea
.......................................... On site sales only 7gal  $95.00ea
Native.  Ht. 5-30m.  Z7.  This can be a large tree or a relatively small shrubby bush.  Leathery, dark green, glossy leaves with deeply rounded lobes and a whitish underneath.  Sun to semi-shade in well drained soil.  This always makes an attractive plant.

Rhamnus pershiana Cascara  ......................... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 3-15m.  Z7. Dark green, glossy, prominently veined, egg-shaped leaves turn yellow in fall.  Small greenish-yellow flowers in terminal clusters followed by clusters of conspicuous, shiny black, edible berries.  The bark has long been used as a laxative.

 

Salix hookeriana  Hookers Willow............... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 4.5-6m.  Z2.  Shrub or small tree the young leaves and twigs are covered in a thick soft white hair.  The catkins are larger on this species than most.  Also used in basketry.

Salix lasiandra Pacfic willow........................ 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-9m.  Z2.  Tall slender, large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with grayish- brown bark that furrows with age. Leaves are shiny, thin and long, with finely toothed margins, and the undersides that are whitish and waxy Also used in basketry.

Salix purpurea nana Dwarf Arctic Willow.... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-2.5m.  Z2.  Small shrub with bluish green leaves and reddish-purple- maroon stems.  Good for a border or as a low hedge or a specimen.  Also used in basketry.

Salix scouleriana Scoulers Willow................. 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 4-10M.  Z2.  Small tree or shrub  with a wide tolerance for soil types and moisture. Also used in basketry.

Salix sitchensis  Sitka  Willow....................... 1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 1-8m.  Z5.  Small tree or large shrub with smooth, brownish red bark turning gray and slightly furrowed with age. Leaves are bright green oval shaped being wider near the tip and densely hairy on undersides. Also used in basketry.

Sorbus sitchensis Sitka Mountain Ash............ 5gal  $44.95ea
Native.  Ht. 1-4m.  Z5.  Small tree or shrub with bluish green leaves divided into 7-11 leaflets.  Small white flowers in round topped terminal clusters.  Scarlet red berry-like fruit.

Sorbus sitchensis Sitka Mountain Ash............ 5gal  $44.95ea
Native.  Ht. 1-4m.  Z5.  Small tree or shrub with bluish green leaves divided into 7-11 leaflets.  Small white flowers in round topped terminal clusters.  Scarlet red berry-like fruit.

Styrax hemsleyanum  Chinese Snowbell Tree.. 5gal $65.00ea
Ht 10m.  Z7.  White fragrant flowers in hanging clusters in summer.

Styrax japonica Snowbell Tree........................ 2gal $18.99ea
Ht. 8-10m.  Z5.  A wonderful small tree with fragrant white, bell-shaped pendulous flowers in clusters of three to six.  Blooms in June to July followed by greenish white fruits in the fall.

Styrax japonica Benibana Pink Snowbell Tree 1gal $20.00ea
Ht. 8-10m.  Z5.  A wonderful small tree with fragrant soft pink, bell-shaped pendulous flowers in clusters of three to six.  Blooms in June to July followed by greenish white fruits in the fall.

Styrax japonica  Pendula Weeping Snowbell Tree 1gal $15.00ea
Ht. 8-10m.  Z5.  A wonderful small tree with fragrant white, bell-shaped pendulous flowers in clusters of three to six.  Blooms in June to July followed by greenish white fruits in the fall.

Tetracentron sinense....................................... 5gal $65.00ea
Ht.10-20m.  Z6.    Heart shaped leaves turn an incredible deep red in fall.  Yellow flowers in a narrow terminal pendulous spike in June.  From China.

Trachycarpus fortunei Fan Palm..................... 1gal $15.00ea
....................................................................... 2gal $29.00ea
Ht. 20m. Z7-8. The palm tree of choice on Salt Spring Island. Slow growing to 20m.   We offer small 1 gallon plants grown from seed collected on Salt Spring  Island from Banana Joe's trees.

Thuja plicataWestern Red Cedar.................   1gal  $10.00ea
Native.  Ht. 20-60m.  Z4.  Evergreen.  Large, fast growing broadly pyramidal tree with large, drooping and spreading branches.  Makes a good specimen or can be sheared into an excellent formal or informal hedge.  Sun to shade in humus-rich soil.

Tsuga mertensiana Mountain Hemlock2gal  $20.00ea
Native. Ht.10-40m.  Z2.  Evergreen.  Blue-green foliage with a silvery cast.  Needles grow all around stems to give a soft, tufty appearance.  Slow growing in the garden reaching 2-3m in twenty years.  Good in sun to shade in humus-rich soil.

Tsuga heterophylla  Western Hemlock .............. 1gal $10.00
Native. Ht.20-60M  Z5.  A great specimen or screening tree for shade to part shade.

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