Trees & Shrubs

Platt Hill Nursery carries a wide selection of trees and shrubs that are suitable for our climate. Our selection includes some of the best shade, ornamental, and evergreen trees. The shrub selection includes many great varieties. Here is our catalog for a complete listing of our tree & shrub selection. Visit either location to speak with our nursery professionals and find the best plants for your landscape.

Winterberry Red Sprite

Compact globe shape with deep green leaves. Fall foliage yellow-green to purplish bronze. Requires male and female for female to produce 1⁄2″ bright red fruit ripening in late August to September.

Tiger Eye Sumac

Upward angled branches with drooping, deeply cut leaflets give this shrub an oriental effect. The new growth is chartreuse green quickly changing to bright yellow. Fall color has dramatic effect of orange and intense scarlet. Height: 6 ft. Spread: 6 ft.

VIRGINIA SWEETSPIRE

Blooms in June and July with fragrant white flowers.Prefers moist, fertile soil. Great for beds, borders and mass plantings.

Blue Spruce

This dwarf spruce is flat-topped and densely branched. Bright blue needles hold their color all year but brighter in summer. Excellent specimen or accent plant. Slow grower. Height: 3 ft. Spread: 4 ft.

EASTERN WHITE PINE

Soft, pale green needles. Pyramidal form. Prefers well drained soil. Plant in a protected location. Fast growing. Height: 50-60 ft. Spread: 20-40 ft.

Hydrangea

Large, pure white flowers bloom from June to September. Flowers dry and turn green later in season.

Holly

BERRI-MAGIC ROYALTY HOLLY A profusion of bright red berries is assured each fall with a fruiting and pollinator planted in the same container. The hardiest of the hollies.

Fir-Tree

These trees are fresh, smell like Christmas and will last through the season with ease. Frasier fir is very much like Canaan and Balsam fir with slightly different color. It has a great scent and good needle retention. You can’t go wrong with a Frasier!

Burning Bush

Fast Growing Hedge Plant & fire-engine red fall color!

Our top selling trees and shrubs are are listed below. For complete descriptions please reference our catalog.

Shade Trees

Maples

Oaks

Birches

Other

Parkway Maple White Oak Heritage River Birch Ginkgo
Crimson King Maple Swamp White Oak Renaissance Birch Horsechestnut
Red Sunset Maple Pin Oak Paper Birch Katsuratree
Autumn Blaze Maple Red Oak Whitespire Birch Tulip Tree
Fall Fiesta Maple Dawn Redwood
Golden Weeping Willow
Tricolor Beech

Ornamental Trees

Flame Amur Maple Galaxy Magnolia Tina Crabapple
Paperbark Maple Jane Magnolia Weeping Mulberry
Japanese Maples Royal Star Magnolia Pink Snow Showers Cerry
Coles Serviceberry Saucer Magnolia Canada Red Cherry
Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry Centurion Crabapple Big Cis Plum
Fox Valley Birch Golden Raindrops Crabapple New Bradford/Trinity Pear
Eastern Redbud Morning Princess Crabapple Chanticleer Pear
Pagoda Dogwood Prairiefire Crabapple Ivory Silk Lilac Tree

Evergreen Trees

Korean Silberlocke Fir Black Hills Spruce Emerald Green Arborvitae
Corkbark Fir Bacheri Spruce Mission Arborvitae
Skyrocket Juniper Fat Albert Spruce Holmstrup Arborvitae
Topiary Junipers Colorado Blue Spruce Canadian Hemlock
Columnar Hetz Juniper Hoopsi Blue Spruce
Norway Spruce Vanderwolf Limbur Pine
Columnar Norway Spruce Austrian Pine
Weeping Norway Spruce Eastern White Pine

Broadleaf Evergreens

Green Gem Boxwood Berri Magic Holly Aglo Rhododendron
Green Mountain Boxwood Blue Prince Holly Haaga Rhododendron
Green Velvet Boxwood Blue Princess Holly PJM Rhododendron
Blondy Euonymus Centennial Girl Holly Slam Dunk Rhododendron
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus Oregon Grape Holly
Emerald n’ Gold Euonymus Mountain Fire Pieris
Moonshadow Euonymus Nova Zembla Rhododendron
Sky Pencil Holly Karens Azalea

Evergreens

Sungold Cupress Jean Dilly’s Spruce Hicks Upright Yew
Daub’s Frosted Juniper Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce Taunton Spreading Yew
Sea of Gold Juniper Enci Mugo Pine Fairview Globe Yew
Spreading Junipers Dwarf Mugo Pine Hetz Midget Arborvitae
Japanese Garden Juniper Slowmound Mugo Pine Holmstrup Arborvitae
Little Gem Spruce Dwarf White Pine Bowling Ball Arborvitae
Bird’s Nest Spruce Pyramidal Japanese Yew Little Giant Arborvitae
Dwarf Alberta Spruce Dense Spreading Yew

Shrubs

Here are some of the best plants for your landscape. Look in our online catalog for a full listing of cultivars and descriptions

Barberry Glowing Embers Hydrangea Shrub Willow
Clethera – Summersweet Lady in Red Hydrangea Spirea
Cornus – Dogwood Pinky Winky Hydrangea Dwarf Korean Lilac
Cotoneaster Limelight Hydrangea Bloomerang Lilac
Compact Burning Bush Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea Common & Hybrid Lilacs
Forsythia Sweetspire Snowberry
Rose of Sharon Privet Viburnum
Annabelle Hydrangea Ninebark Lady in Red Hydrangea
Endless Summer Hydrangea Potentilla Weigela
Twist n Shout Hydrangea Sumac Yucca

Follow our guide for different uses of shrubs. A guide for wet, salt tolerant, drought tolerant, deer resistant, and shade tolerant shrubs.