Trees and Shrubs

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5-Year Warranty on Trees and Shrubs

We are your source for container-grown, Colorado-hardy trees and shrubs. Planting the right tree in the right location is important for a long-lived, healthy tree that enhances your home and improves your property’s value. Whether your looking for shade, privacy, wind protection or fruit, we’ve got the right tree in stock.┬áLet our nursery experts help you choose the right trees for your landscape.

Protect your investment with a 5-year warranty from Myke. Myke is an all-natural root stimulator that helps trees establish roots quickly and assists in nutrient uptake. Purchase Myke when you purchase your trees, and keep the receipt. Talk to our nursery experts for more information.

Trees and Shrubs that Require More Attention

We want you to be successful when you plant your trees and shrubs. The varieties below can thrive in Northern Colorado and the surrounding area, but they need some extra love. Our elevation mixed with our dry climate and sometimes sporadic weather means that gardening here can take some strategy. With some soil manipulation, watering techniques, sensitivity to your plants’ needs etc, you can grow healthy, happy trees and shrubs.

Here is what you need to know about varieties that need a little extra attention. Keep in mind that some trees and shrubs may appear in more than one category for special care.

WaterTrees and shrubs that need little water once established:

  • Daphne
  • Spruce Globe Blue
  • Pine Mugo



WindTrees and shrubs that require winter wind protection:

  • Maple Japanese
  • Azalea
  • Redbud
  • Larch
  • Spruce Alberta Dwarf
  • Rhododendron
  • Yew
  • Arborvitae



Winter Water
Trees and shrubs that need to be watered in the winter:

  • Boxwood
  • Yew
  • Arborvitae




Trees and shrubs that require acidic soil:

  • Azalea
  • Magnolia
  • Rhododendron
  • Blueberry



Weather Fluctuation

Trees and shrubs that are sensitive to drastic weather fluctuations:

  • All grafted trees and shrubs
  • Gingko
  • Withhazel
  • Larch
  • Crabapple Columnar
  • Apple Columnar
  • Crabapple Coral Burst
  • Apple Espalier
  • Crabapple Sargent
  • Crabapple Tina
  • Cherry Bing
  • Cherry Black Tartarian
  • Cherry Ranier
  • Cherry Snow Fountains
  • Cherry Stella Semi-Dwarf
  • Plum Thundercloud
  • Locust Purple Robe





Plants and shrubs that need to be planted in a specific location:

  • Fiveleaf Aralia Variegated – understory plants – need filtered shade
  • Maple Japanese – understory plants – need filtered shade
  • Birch – needs to be planted in a moist place
  • Daphne – needs dry, filtered shade
  • Spruce Bird’s Nest – understory plants – need filtered shade