"Growing trees is as much an art as it is a science." - Becky Thomas
"When you plant a tree, you plant a legacy," - Pepper Provanzano
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

SHADE TREES

  • SHADE TREES

Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis - 45' x 35' - This native dependable shade tree tolerates a wide range of conditions. The textured bark adds interest to the landscape.

Chicagoland Hackberry

Celtis occidentalis 'Chicagoland' - 50' x 40' - This Roy Klemn introduction has a strong central leader which makes it a "grower's tree". The clean large green foliage turns yellpw in the fall. This tree is very urban tolerant.