Of all the members of the White Oak family, the contrast of the leaf color from top to bottom is the most apparent and back side bleached. Thus the specific moniker “bicolor” is very much suitable. Branches grow flares of bark but as the bark matures becomes ridged and furrowed.
Produces shiny red apples just 2-3 years after planting. They taste great right off the tree, but you’ll want to save plenty for the most delicious pies, crisps and cobblers you’ve ever tasted. Also makes beautiful sautéed apple slices because they hold their shape when cooked. Originates from Selah, Washington in 1970. Cold-hardy. Ripens in mid-October. Self-pollinating.
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Tree Fertilizer Tablets (20-10-5 analysis)
Time release fertilizer tablets help provide extra nutrients for young trees to enhance growth and root development. Recommended 1 tablet per tree. (2 tablets for XL trees.)
Tree Planting Bar
36" tall tree planting bar with a 3"x10" blade designed to spade in seedlings.
Tree Planting Gel/Root Dip (1 oz.)
Planting gel is easy to use and helps retain moisture at the root in dry weather. Mix the planting gel with water and dip tree roots in the solution. 1 oz. treats approximately 750 seedlings.
Trees Planted Sign
8"x10" aluminum sign with wording "Trees Planted, Keep Off".
Triple Crown Blackberry
This new and improved blackberry variety is thornless and pumps out very high numbers of berries. In the early summer, they bloom producing beautiful white flowers. The harvest season lasts for an entire month, and the berries themselves are sweeter and larger than those at the grocery store. Triple Crown Blackberries require little maintenance, handling heat and humidity fine and thriving in the ground or a container.
The Trumpet Vine is a deciduous vine found in thickets, dry woods, railroads and long fencerows. Vines should be thinned throughout the groFew shrubs are easier to grow than ninebark. This North American native tolerates an array of weather conditions and is largely left alone by animal pests. Newer selections bear foliage in bold shades of purple and gold. It may suffer from powdery mildew, especially during extended periods of wet weather but is otherwise virtually carefree. The common name comes from the bark, which continually molts in thin strips, exposing a new layer of bark, as if it had “nine lives”.
Culture: The Tulip Poplar prefers deep, rich and rather moist soil. It is recommended as a shade tree. The tree's tall and rapid growth is a function of its shade intolerance. Grown in the full sun, the species tends to grow shorter, slower and rounder, making it adaptable to landscape planting
Description: The roots are fleshy. The typical form of its head is conical. The bark is brown and furrowed while the branches are smooth, lustrous and initially reddish while maturing to dark gray to then finally brown. It is fast-growing tree and will grow best in deep well-drained loam that contains thick dark topsoil.
Vented Miracle Tube
Plastic tree protector that comes in 36" or 48" tall variants. Vented Miracle Tubes are a 4"+/- diameter translucent tube designed to slip over trees for long term protection from animals and outside elements for better survivability. Requires 1 wooden stake for support. Stakes sold separately.
The White Cedar is a medium-sized conifer. It was given the name Nokomis Giizhig by the Ojibwa, meaning Grandmother Cedar and was often the subject of scared legends. The Witch Tree, which still stands today, is growing out of a cliff face on Lake Superior in Minnesota. This was first described by a French explorer in 1731.
White oaks are a large tree usually growing in forests with other oaks, but can also be found on edges of lakes, ponds and streams. Leaves will often stay on the branches of younger trees in the winter.
The White Pine was given the official title of Michigan State’s Tree on March 4, 1955. Also known as a soft pine, they were referred to the “Tree of Peace” by Iroquois and Ojibway, Zhingwaak. Most often planted for timber production, borders and wildlife habitat.
White Birch has a nice narrow, pyramidal size and a chalky white bark that looks great all season long. The leaves rustle in the wind. They are popular and resistant to attacks by insect pests. The challenge is to select a growing site where the soil will remain cool and moist, but where the tree will also receive full sunshine on its leaves for much of the day.