Extending the Fall Color Season

Quick Fire Hydrangea
Quick Fire Hydrangea

For many people autumn is their favorite season of the year, with pleasant weathre and spectacular fall colors at every turn.  By choosing the right trees and shrubs for your landscape it is easy to extend the length of time beautiful colors put on a sfeast for the eyes.

Tree varieties that display their peak fall colors in the last part of the fall color season include Green ountain Sugar Maple, Apollo Sugar Maple, Celebration Maple, Autumn Fantasty Maple, Dakota Pinnancle Birch, Big Tooth Aspen, Northern Red Oak, Northern Pin Oak, Korean Sun Pear, Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry and the Burning Bush tree form.

Northern Red Oak
Northern Red Oak

Don’t be afraid to plant a Northern Pin Oak or a Northern Red Oak, thinking that they are slow growing that you will never get to see them become a nice sized tree.  With just a little extra care, Northern Pin Oak and Northern Red Oaks can grow 3 feet or more per year and become a favorite for late season fall color.

Apollo Sugar Maple
Apollo Sugar Maple

Shrubs that show excellent late season fall color include Tor Spirea, Magic Carpet Spirea, Burning Bush, Quickfire Hydrangea, Kodiak Orange Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, Blueberries, Red Sprite Winterberry, American Highbush Cranberry, Gro-low Fragrant sumac, Candy Coralberry, and Tiger Eyes Sumac.

It’s a great time to add some trees and shrubs to your landscape that will give beautiful late fall color.  Planting conditions are very good this time of year and ALL THE PLANTS are on sale at discounts of 20% off to as much as 50% off through November 8th!

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  1. Great info. I’ve noticed some really pretty sugar maples that are just in bright orange peak right now – the end of October! I bet they are Green Mountain. When does the Fall Fiesta sugar maple peak?

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