About Trees

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Maple trees in fall
Picked Red Apples

Fruit Trees

Ontario Plant Hardiness Zones
 
 

EVERGREEN TREES

blue spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

Scientific Name: PICEA PUNGENS VAR. GLAUCA

The blue form of Colorado Spruce is noted for its extreme hardiness. Excellent evergreen.

Zone: 3-7

Height: 20 m

Spread: 5 m

Foliage: Blue

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Eastern White Cedar Trees

Scientific Name: THUJA OCCIDENTALIS

Cones from the eastern white cedar are 7 to 12 millimetres long and grow in clumps of 5 or 6 pairs. Small scaly leaves cover the tree’s fan-shaped twigs and are a yellowish-green colour.

Zone: 3-7

Height: 20 m

Spread: 2 m

norway spruce

Norway Spruce Trees

Scientific Name: PICEA ABIES

This majestic, large specimen tree is the fastest growing of all spruces. Makes an excellent windbreak as well.

Zone: 3-7

Height: 30 m

Spread: 25 m

Foliage: Green

white pine

White Pine Trees

Scientific Name: PINUS STROBUS

Foliage is dark green with soft long needles. A very beautiful picturesque native pine.

Zone: 3-7

Height: 20 m

Spread: 7 m

Foliage: Dark green

 
 
 
 

SHADE TREES

 
autumn blaze tree

Autumn Blaze Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER X FREEMANII 'JEFFERSRED'

Cross between Red and Silver Maple with the drought tolerance of Silver Maple, and beautiful fall colour of the Red Maple. The colour of the leaves in the summer is a lovely green, which transitions to a gorgeous vibrant red in the fall.

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 16 m

Spread: 12 m

Foliage: Medium green in summer. Red in fall.

red oak tree
autumn fantasy tree

Autumn Fantasy Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER X FREEMANII ‘DTR 102’

Similar to Autumn Blaze but with a better growth habit. Has an excellent long lasting fall colour that has a slight more pinkish hue than the blaze. The colour of leaves in the summer is a beautiful green, which transitions to a pretty pinkish-red in the fall.

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 15 m

Spread: 12 m

Foliage: Medium green in summer. Ruby Red in fall.

red oak tree
columnar maple

Columnar Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER PLATANOIDES ‘COLUMNARE’

An excellent narrow street tree. This cultivar produces a column of dark green foliage on almost vertical branches. This maple is made to be tall and skinny, making it a favourite for suburbs. Leaves are green in summer and transition to an yellow-orange.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 12 m

Spread: 4 m

Foliage: Dark green in summer. Yellow in fall.

red oak tree
Harlequin Maple tree

Harlequin Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER PLATANOIDES ‘DRUMMONDII’

The leaves of a harlequin are light green, with a creamy white border around the edges. This tree quickly became very popular due to the unique colouring of the leaves. In summer the leaves are green with a white boarder, transitioning to a yellow with white boarder in the fall.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 11 m

Spread: 8 m

Foliage: Light green with white border in summer. Yellow in fall.

red oak tree
red maple tree

Red Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER RUBRUM

This tree is native to Canada is well adapted to a variety of soils. It produces red flower clusters early in the spring. Leaves are green in summer and red in fall. Not to be confused with a 'ROYAL' red maple, this tree is green in the summer and only turns red in the fall.

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 16 m

Spread: 15 m

Foliage: Medium green in summer. Red in fall.

red oak tree
royal red maple tree

Royal Red Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER PLATANOIDES ‘ROYAL RED’

Oval shaped maple tree with leaves a deep red-ish/purple colour from spring until fall when the leaves change to red. One of the most popular maples, due to the fact that it has a beautiful red colour three seasons instead of one.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 12 m

Spread: 10 m

Foliage: Red-ish purple in summer. Red in fall.

red oak tree
Sugar-maple tree

Sugar Maple Trees

Scientific Name: ACER SACCHARUM

A large, sturdy native tree to Canada. Beautiful in the fall with its shades of yellow or orange. This tree is used to make maple syrup! It is one of only two maples that produce, but it is the primary choice due to the amount of sugar in the tree.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 20 m

Spread: 15 m

Foliage: Medium green in summer. Yellow or orange in fall.

red oak tree
korean lilac tree

Dwarf Korean Lilac Trees

Scientific Name: SYRINGA MEYERI ‘PALIBIN’

Small, maintenance-free standard with a striking display of masses of purple flowers in May. May bloom again in September.  Compact, neat head.

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 1.5 m

Spread: 1.5 m

Foliage: Purple flowers in spring. Dark green in summer. Yellow-green in fall.

red oak tree
Standard Flowering Almond Tree

Flowering Almond Standard Trees

Scientific Name: PRUNUS TRILOBA ‘MULTIPLEX’

Beautiful double pink flowers in the spring. The shorter stems are excellent in a patio pot. Standards are grafted on a very hardy rootstock.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 2 m

Spread: 2 m

Foliage: Double pink flowers in spring. Green in summer. Bronze yellow in fall.

red oak tree
gingko

Maidenhair (Gingko) Trees

Scientific Name: GINKGO BILOBA

This tree dates back 200 million years! With unusual fan shaped leaves. Very resistant to disease. The leaves turn a beautiful yellow in the fall.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 15 m

Spread: 10 m

Foliage: Vibrant green in summer. Bright yellow in fall.

red oak tree
sandcherrry tree

Purpleleaf Sandcherry Trees

Scientific Name: PRUNUS CISTENA

Purple leaved shrub grafted on a stem with a very hardy rootstock. Small white flowers among the purple foliage in June. 

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 2.5 m

Spread: 2 m

Foliage: Pink-white flowers in spring. Purple leaves in summer. Red in fall.

red oak tree
red oak tree

Red Oak Trees

Scientific Name: QUERCUS RUBRA

Broad-headed native tree with dark green lobed leaves, turning a beautiful bright red in the fall. Yellowish-green catkins in the spring.

Zone: 3 - 7

Height: 18 m

Spread: 16 m

Foliage: Yellow-green catkins in spring. Dark green leaves in summer. Red in fall.

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FRUIT TREES

Empire apple pieces on a salad

Empire Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS EMPIRE

Empire is a cross between two great North American apples, McIntosh and Red Delicious. Empire apples are red, juicy, firm, crunchy and sweet. Empire apples are excellent for eating and salads, and good for sauce, baking, pies and freezing

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3.5 m

Spread: 3.5 m

Foliage: Pinkish white flowers appear in April 

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 3 - 8 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Golden delicious apple cut in half with

Golden Delicious Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS 'GOLDEN DELICIOUS'

Golden Delicious are a large, yellowish-green skinned apple, and very sweet to the taste. It is prone to bruising, so it needs careful handling. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3.5 m

Spread: 3.5 m

Foliage: Pink-white flowers will appear in spring

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 3 - 8 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Granny smith apple pieces with chocolate

Granny Smith Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS 'GRANNY SMITH'

The granny smith apple originated in Australia in 1868. The fruit is hard, with a light green skin and crisp, juicy flesh. The flavour is tart and acidic. It remains firm when baked, making it a very popular cooking apple. Is also very popular for chocolate and caramel apples.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3 m

Spread: 3 m 

Foliage: Light pink flowers appear in spring

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 1 - 4 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Honeycrisp apple slices with coffee

Honeycrisp Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS 'HONEYCRISP'

Honeycrisp apples were designed for taste as opposed to travelling and storing. A perfect blend of sweetness and tartness, this apple has quickly become the favourite apple of North America! 

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3.5 m

Spread: 3.5 m

Foliage: White flowers will appear in spring

Pollination: Will NOT self pollinate. Honeycrisp apple trees need another different kind of apple tree planted within 75 feet, to produce apples. Any other kind of O'Hagan trees apple trees will work to pollinate Honeycrisps.

Apple Yield: 3 - 8 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

McIntosh Apple slices with cheese and gr

McIntosh Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS DOMESTICA 'MCINTOSH'

The national apple of Canada! McIntosh apples ("macs") were discovered in 1811 and quickly became the favoured apple of North America. Apples have red and green skin, white flesh and a tart flavour. McIntosh apples are great for cooking or eating raw.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3 m

Spread: 3 m

Foliage: Pink-white flowers appear in spring

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 1 - 4 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Red Delicious apple with bite and wine

Red Delicious Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS DOMESTICA 'RED DELICIOUS'

The Red delicious apple originated in 1880, and became one of the favourite apples of North America. The skin is a dark red, and the taste is very sweet. Red delicious apples have a more mild flavour than other types of apples, and is a favourite for apple sauces.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3 m

Spread: 3 m

Foliage: White-pink flowers will appear in spring

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 1 - 4 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Royal gala apple pieces with baking supp

Royal Gala Apple Trees

Scientific Name: MALUS X DOMESTICA 'ROYAL GALA'

Royal gala apple trees originated in the 1930's as a cross between Golden Delicious apples and Kidd's orange red apples. The flesh is crisp, and semi-sweet, making this a favoured apple for pies and crisps.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3.5 m

Spread: 3.5 m

Foliage: Pink-white flowers will appear in spring 

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, but produces smaller apples. For best size and yield of apples, pollinate with any other kind of O'Hagan Trees apple trees.

Apple Yield: 3 - 8 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Bartlett pears cut open

Bartlett Pear Trees

Scientific Name: PYRUS COMMINUS 'BARTLETT' (called William's in Europe)

The bartlett pear was brought to North America in 1799 and quickly became the most popular pear. The 'Bartlett' and 'Williams' were not discovered to be the same pear until 1823. The skin is green but turns yellow when ripened, the flesh is sweet and perfect for eating raw.

Zone: 5 -7 

Height: 4.5 - 6 m

Spread: 3.5 m

Foliage: White flowers will appear in spring 

Pollination: Will self-pollinate, however fruit may be smaller and produce less. For best results, pollinate with a different type of pear tree such as the Flemish Beauty Pear Tree.

Pear Yield: 3 - 5 bushels per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefer full sun

Flemish Beauty Pears

Flemish Beauty Pear Trees

Scientific Name: Pyrus 'Flemish Beauty'

Flemish beauty pear trees originated in Northern Belgium in the 1800's, and were brought to North America not long after. This is one of the hardiest pear trees for colder weather. The pears have cream-coloured flesh, and a crisp, firm and juicy taste.

Zone: 4 - 7

Height: 3.5 m

Spread: 3 m

Foliage: White flowers will appear in spring

Pollination: Flemish beauty pear trees are one of the best self-pollinating pear trees. To ensure the best pears, however, plant a different kind of pear tree, such as bartlett, nearby. 

Pear Yield: 3 - 5 bushel per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil 

Sun: Prefer full sun

Bing cherry in bubbly water

Bing Cherry Trees

Scientific Name: Prunus avium 'bing'

The cultivar was created as a crossbred graft from the Black Republican cherry in 1875 in Oregon by Ah Bing, for whom it is named. They are large, dark, firm cherries that ship well. The taste is both sweet and tangy, and is the favoured cherry in the US for flavour.

Zone: 5 - 7

Height: 10 m

Spread: 10 m

Foliage: White with light pink flowers will appear in spring

Pollination: Must be planted close to a different variety of cherry tree such as Stella Cherry Tree.

Cherry Yield: 50 lbs per year

Soil Type: Well- drained sandy soil

Sun: Prefers full sun

Stella Cherries

Stella Cherry Trees

Scientific Name: The Stella variety was the result of a breeding program at the John Innes Institute in Norwich, England in 1968. Stella cherries are bright red and heart shaped, making them a favourite cherry. The taste is juicy and sweet, this is a softer cherry than the bing.

Zone: 5 - 7

Height: 4.5 m - 6 m

Spread: 4.5 m 

Foliage: Soft white flowers appear in spring

Pollination: Will self-pollinate 

Cherry Yield: 50 lbs per year

Soil Type: Well-drained, moist soil

Sun: Prefers full sun, will do ok in partial shade