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- Armstrong Maple (Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong') - The Armstrong Maple is a hybrid columnar maple. It usually only spans to a max of 15 feet in width. Optimal for smaller spaces. The Armstrong Maple also has a beautiful red, yellow, and orange fall color.
- Autumn Blaze Maple (Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred') - The Autumn Blaze Maple is a hybrid of the Red Maple and the Silver Maple. They are best known for their beautiful, deep red fall color. They also maintain a nice oval form, and their branch structure is very uniform. They are also adaptable and relatively fast growing.
- Norway Maple (Acer platanoides) - The Norway Maple is a durable variety of maple that offers big leaves and good summertime coverage. Although it is not known fot its fall color, it does offer a somewhat yellow change of color in the Autumn season.
- Red Maple (Acer rubrum) - The Red Maple has nice green foliage in the spring and summer, and the foliage turns a beautiful red in the fall. It also offers small red flowers that break in the early spring. Red Maple is highly adaptable to many growing conditions.
- Royal Red Maple (Acer platanoides 'Royal Red') - The Royal Red Maple is a beautiful variety of Norway Maple tree. It offers a unique maroon color throughout the year that it is sure to catch your eye. It has many of the qualities of other maples, but with a nice change in color. It also does well with pollutants and has a high salt tolerance.
- Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa) - The Bur Oak is the state tree of Iowa, and it offers many attributes that make it spectacular. With a huge canopy of up to 80 feet and a rough bark, this tree generates interest regardless of where it is placed. The big leaves and nice shade make this shade tree a fan favorite.
- Columnar English Oak (Quercus robur 'Fastigiata') - The Columnar English Oak is a very hardy tree. Unlike many other oak varieties The Columnar English Oak only gets 10 - 20 feet wide, but still achieves a max height around 60 feet. The smaller width allows it to be placed closer to structures or tight fitting areas, while still giving you all of the benefits of an oak.
- English Oak (Quercus robur) - A stunning beauty. English Oaks have sturdy branches and luxuriously thick foliage. It may be a transplant from 'across the pond', but it makes home in Iowa's climate.
- Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) -The Northern Red Oak is a beautiful, huge, solid, all around good tree. It is an extremely durable tree that stands up against winds and other weather conditions well. The Northern Red Oak offers appealing green leaves during the spring and summer, and it has a nice red color in the fall.
- Sawtooth Oak (Quercus acutissima) - The Sawtooth Oak is a fast growing oak during its younger years. The leaves of the Sawtooth Oak are irregular compared to other oaks, but quite intriguing. This tree offers a glossy, deep green summer color followed by a attractive golden brown color in the fall.
- Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea) - The Scarlet Oak is in some peoples' minds the prettiest of the Oak trees. It offers a glossy scarlet color in the fall. The leaves hold on through some of the Winter, and then come out a nice green in the Spring. Even though it is extremely pretty it still offers the durability like most Oaks do.
- Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor) - The Swamp White Oak is a beautiful variety of oak tree that offers wide, long glossy green leaves during the summer, and yellow fall color. It also has a unique bark that is sure to catch your eye. It appreciates wet soil, but also has surprising drought resistance.
- Clump River Birch (Betula nigra) - The Clump River Birch has a fast growth rate, and has uniquely beautiful trunks that contribute to its overall appearance. They are very resilient trees and respond well to many conditions. Very tolerant to low drainage soils making them great for wet areas.
- Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera) - The Paper Birch is best known for its alluring white bark that peels back in papery strips to reveal its orangish brown inner bark. This tree also offers a quality yellow color in the fall to accent its white bark.
- Siouxland Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) - The Siouxland Cottonwood is a cottonless seedless variety. The Siouxland Cottonwood is one of the fastest growing trees that offer. It loves water, and is capable of being planted in very wet soil conditions. The leaves are a shimmery green color in the summer and turn to a yellow in the fall.
- Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) - The Tuliptree is a fast growing tree that offers exceptional growth in its youth. It has large leaves that resemble a tulip flower. The Tuliptree is a great shade tree that offers a very unique look for Iowa.
- Skyline Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis ‘Skyline’) - The Skyline Honeylocust is a thornless amd seedless variety of honeylocust. It offers durability to a large variety of things, and it has a nice yellow fall color to accompy its durability. It is also clay tolerant, so it can be planted about anywhere.