This is our most popular and bestselling shade tree due to its extremely fast growth and great fall color. Autumn Blaze is a cross between Red Maple and Silver Maple. As a hybrid is doesn't get the "Whirly-bird" seeds common with other maples.
Mature height is 50' and spread is 40'
A red maple cultivar selected and propagated for its brilliant red fall foliage. For decades one of the most widely used trees in the landscape. A truly classic red maple cultivar! Red Sunset is slower growing than Autumn Blaze but with a denser branching structure.
Mature height is 35' and spread is 25'
Also known as (hard maple). Fall color ranges from yellow to deep orange. Sugar Maples grow slower than the red maple cultivars but are longer lived with hardwood that is more resistant to storm damage.
Mature height is 80' and spread is 50'
One of the most popular oaks among homeowners, probably due to their fast growth and good shape. Pin oak leaves turn red in the fall and then brown. They hold their leaves throughout the winter until new bud growth pushes them off in early spring. Pin oaks do not do well in soils with high pH levels.
Mature height is 60' to 70' and spread is up to 35' to 40'
Tolerates a wide range of soil types and will do well on wetter sites as well as dry upland areas. Bur oaks are large stately trees with deeply grooved "corky" bark. Fall color starts yellow and turns brown
Mature height is 60' to 80' with similar spread
Prefers moist, well drained, acidic soils of moderate fertility, but adapts well to relatively poor, dry soils of neutral or slightly alkaline pH. It thrives in full sun to partial sun. It is basically disease and pest free and native of Asia. Its leaves turn yellow in fall and remain on the tree through winter. Acorns from sawtooth oaks are relished by wildlife
Mature height is 60' with similar spread.
Mature height is 20' to 30' and spread is 15' to 30'
Single or double rows of White Pine planted as windbreaks or privacy are perfect for the flat Illinois prairie. Windbreaks properly spaced from building or roadways can help eliminate drifting snow in front of your buildings or driveways.
Single or double rows of Norway Spruce planted as windbreaks or privacy are perfect for the flat Illinois prairie. Windbreaks properly spaced from building or roadways can help eliminate drifting snow in front of your buildings or driveways.