Good small tree with distinctive characteristics. The furrowed bark and red branches add a wonderful winter interest. The maroon ½” fruits are persistent. The leaves are green throughout the season and turn an outstanding red in the fall. Height: 30 - 40 feet. Light green foliage turns red in fall. Yellow fall color. Hardy to … Its branches display long, twisting blue-green needles with a light blue line on the undersides. It is also highly tolerant of urban pollution and will thrive in inner city environments. The flowers have a lovely, light fragrance. The leaves are deep green above and light blue-green beneath, and have a brownish fall color. The tree has an oval upright growth habit, that is great for areas where a narrow tree is needed. Withstands drought conditions very well. CATALPA, PURPUREA (Catalpa bignonioides) Ht 40-50 ft, Spd 40-50 ft. Part shade to full sun, low to moderate water needs. MAPLE, HOTWINGS TATARIAN (Acer tataricum ‘GarAnn’) Ht 20-25 ft, Spd 18-20 ft. Full sun to part shade, low water needs (xeric). Small, fragrant, white flowers, in rounded clusters, bloom in early summer. A very tough and hardy tree that will adapt to a wide range of soil conditions including desert. The leaves are a dark green color with serrated edges that will turn a burgundy-red color in the fall. Suitable for planting where space is limited. An improved Schwedler Maple with red leaves in thespring, turning to dark green for the summer. The flowers look similar to an orchid blossom. These trees tolerate heavy snow, and do well in windy locations. It has glossy green leaves through the summer turning to a yellow color in the fall. CRAB, CENTURION (Malus ‘centurion’) Ht 15 ft, Spd 12-15 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. Upright oval habit. Red fruit is persistent. Sharp, stiff needles give rise to its botanical name of pungens(sharp-pointed). Very hardy. Pinnately-compounded leaves are blue-green in summer. Pyramidal to oval in its youth, gradually maturing into a broad crowned tree with a massive trunk and very stout branches. This tree has the potential to replace the Canada Red Chokecherry in the nursery trade, especially for those who don’t want the maintenance issues of removing numerous suckers each and every year. Fire blight resistant. Foliage is dark green, which turns a rusty red in fall. These beautifully fragrant clusters cover the tree profusely and may be up to eight inches long each! A small, dense tree or large shrub, native to the higher elevations of the Rocky Mountains. Rich blue color to the needles with ascending branch tips. JUNIPER, SPARTAN (Juniperus chinensis ‘Spartan’) Ht 15-17 ft, Spd 4-5 ft. Full sun, low water needs (xeric). This is a hybrid maple that grows into an excellent pyramid-oval form. Bark is a smooth light gray on older wood and dark gray to black on smaller stems. That was "whammy" number 1. 5/30/15-Consumer Horticulture Specialist David Hillock discusses the Purple Robe Black Locust Tree. We are producing more of these. This tree comes from a very hardy northern plains seed source. MAPLE, BIGTOOTH (Acer grandidentatum) Ht 30-40 ft, Spd 20-25 ft. Full sun to part shade, low water needs (xeric). Large, green leaves with purplish tints. It has fragrant white flowers in loose drooping racemes ½” across to 6” long that appear in late April to early May. The foliage is a dark green color. Perfect as a tall, narrow screen where space is limited. CHOKECHERRY, SUCKER PUNCH RED-LEAF (Prunus x virginiana ‘P002s’) Ht 20-30 ft, Spd 18-20 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. Purple Robe is a medium sized, suckering, deciduous tree that typically grows to 30-40 tall with an oval-upright habit. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. PINE, BOSNIAN (Pinus heldrichi v. leucodermis) Ht 20-25 ft, Spd 10-12 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. ‘Spring Snow’ is characterized by a perfect teardrop shaped head that stands full and erect without pruning when young, and matures to a rounded form. It will not grow as well in heavy clay soil. Nearly as broad as tall and forms a broad, open, round topped crown. Never grows very wide. Leaves are a brighter purple. Selected from Colorado. This crabapple has good fireblight resistance. Excellent fastigate form for tight spaces or to make a strong vertical impact. Glossy, dark green foliage highlights this tree’s beauty. PLUM, PRINCESS KAY (Prunus nigra ‘Princess Kay’)Ht 12-15 ft, Spd 8-10 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. Upright trunk, upright oval shape, uniform. Showy orange-red fall color. PLUM, AMERICAN (Prunus Americana)Ht 10-12 ft, Spd 10-12 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. We found it 15 years ago and every plant we ever made from it remained sucker free…Thus it was named Sucker Punch. The honey locust (Robinia pseudoacacia), sometimes called the black locust or the purple robe locust, features purple-tinted leaves and deep purple flowers. Spectacular tree when in bloom. "Purple Robe" has some serious and some less serious pest issues. Excellent resistance to fire blight. We have seen these growing beautifully up to 9000 ft. elevation in natural and man-made plantings. Adaptable to various soils and conditions. Leaves are dark green on top, gray green beneath. Robinia pseudoacacia: Growing zones 3-8. Once established, this tree is super hardy and drought tolerant with a … Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. OAK, WAVYLEAF (Quercus undulata) Ht 10-20 ft, Spd 10-15 ft. Full sun, low water needs (xeric). It can handle many soil types and needs little water. Known for being an easy tree to care for, the Purple Robe Locust is a hardwood variety that makes a great street tree. Nature lovers will cherish the black locust not only for its fine white blossoms but for its abundant crop of seeds that fall to the forest floor, feeding squirrels, turkey, deer, and other animals. Got it pictured? HAWTHORN, WASHINGTON (Crataegus phaenopyrum) Ht 15-25 ft, Spd 12-20 ft. Full sun, low to moderate water needs. MOUNTAIN ASH, NATIVE (Sorbus scopulina) Ht 15-20 ft, Spd 18-20 ft. Full sun, low to moderate water needs. This is also available in a shrub form. Purplish-black berries were favorites of Native American tribes. LOCUST, PURPLE ROBE (Robinia Psuedoacacia ‘Purple Robe’) ... Withstands drought, wind, extreme cold, alkaline soils, and heavy soils: an excellent tree for Colorado. Normally deer resistant. Distinctive, densely branched, pyramidal selection of Limber Pine. Small tree or large shrub, native to the southern Rocky Mountains. MAPLE, AUTUMN BLAZE (Acer x fremanii ‘Jeffersred’) Ht 40-50 ft, Spd 30-40 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. At closer look and some research, I found these insects are actually locust borers , ( Megacyllene robiniae). White flowers bloom in early spring before the leaves emerge. Purple Robe Locust is a very flexible, unique, and beautiful shade tree. ASH, CIMMARON SEEDLESS (Fraxinus pennsylvanica‘Cimmzam’)Ht 40-50 ft, Spd 25-30 ft. Full sun to part shade, low water needs(xeric). Dark green leaves are smaller than other species. Perhaps one of the most vigorous cordata. Middle-aged ‘Purple Robe’ Black Locust. There is a great variation in size within the species. Single dark pink flowers appear in May. Once full grown they can reach a height of 30-50 feet and 20-35 feet in spread. Dark gray deeply furrowed bark. A columnar selection of a hybrid between Q. alba and Q. robur. SERVICEBERRY, SHADBLOW (Amelanchier canadensis) Ht 6-20+ ft, Spd 8-12 ft. Full sun to part shade, low water needs (xeric). CLOSED Saturday & Sunday, The Nursery is CLOSED December 19th – January 3rd for Christmas and New Year, View the list of our trees below, or search our trees, Perennials, Groundcovers, & Ornamental Grass Guide. We have over a 98% success rate with the trees we produce and spade dig. Due to its shape and branching, it has proven to be an ideal street tree along wide streets and boulevards. The ‘Purple Robe’ locust tree’s leaves are metallic red when immature, and they gradually turn a deep green or bluish-green color. OAK, SKYROCKET (Quercus robur ‘Fastigiate’) Ht 45 ft, Spd: 15 ft. Full sun, low to moderate water needs. I hAVE 3 PURPLE ROBE LOCUST THAT I PLANTED IN COLORADO, CLAY TYPE SOIL. HAWTHORN, WINTER KING (Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’) Ht 20 ft, Spd 25 ft. Full sun, low to moderate water needs. Its gnarled habit gives the tree an interesting silhouette. Collins Select’) Ht 20-25 ft, Spd 15-25 ft. Shiny red fruits mature in late summer and persist into winter if they are not eaten by the birds. 1). Purple, reddish-orange fall color. Its slender, ascending branches give ‘Profusion’ an upright rounded form. The Triumph Elm is a very rapid grower with an upright oval to vase shape growth habit. It does prefer acid soils, but there are older specimens along the Front Range making this a tree worth a try! Full sun to part shade, moderate water need. Tolerates both dry conditions and alkaline soils. Attractive, dark green pinnately compound leaves with silvery undersides. Fast growing plant that can provide a quick screen and attracts birds. MAPLE, AMUR /GINNALA FLAME (Acer ginnala) Ht 15-20 ft, Spd 15-20 ft. Full sun to part shade, low water needs (xeric). CRAB, ROBINSON (Malus ‘Robinson’) Ht 20-25 ft, Spd 20-25 ft. Full sun to part shade, moderate water needs. A sport from ‘Dolgo’ with medium green foliage and yellow bark color, ‘Spring Snow’s’ main claim is that it bears no fruit. Does best in well-drained soil but is adaptable. Characterized by rounded, thick, leathery simple to occasionally compounded leaves. Great tree for this area with good fall color. The Colorado State tree. They appear in 8”-12” upright panicles. Panicles, 12-15” long, of small, fragrant yellow flowers cover this tree in mid summer. Lovely orange-red fall color. Its foliage is at first green which changes to a deep purple as the season progresses. SPRUCE, BAKERI (Picea pungens ‘Bakeri’) Ht 20 ft, Spd 12 ft. Full sun or part shade, low to moderate water needs. Upright, semi-dwarf of sky gray color. MAPLE, SIENNA GLEN (Acer x freemanii ‘Sienna’ ) Ht 40-50 ft, Spd: 30 ft. Full sun to part shade, low to moderate water needs. The birds love this tree. Some say “very desirable” others say “hard to digest”. A softer textured plant that offers a change from the much planted Colorado Spruce. Branches are uniformly spaced. This is a beautiful small native tree with glossy, cherry-brown bark dotted with white lenticels. Seedless. Most of the trees in the spruce forests of Colorado are Engelmann rather than blue spruce. Excellent for foliage contrast Since its introduction by Schmidt in 1989, this selection has proven to stay tighter in form than the typical fastigiate English Oak. Oval shape with good central leader. COTTONWOOD, SIOUXLAND COTTONLESS (Populus deltoides ‘Siousland’) Ht 70-90 ft, Spd 35-45 ft. Full sun to part shade, moderate water needs. The silver-gray needles are usually 1-1 ½ inches long and typically point upward. Sorbus aucuparia European mountain ash’Cardinal Royal’ 20 . Young branches have glossy dark red-brown to cinnamon-brown exfoliating bark. Seeds are poisonous to people, but the squirrels like them. Dense, upright, and narrowly pyramidal in mature form. This tree is a cross between the English Columnar Oak and the White Oak. A fine, fast growing tree. Excellent resistance to fire blight. Strong branching resists ice and snow breakage. The leaves will also hang on the tree providing some winter interest. Rocky Mountain native that can be grown as a finely shaped large shrub or small tree. Needs good drainage and proper watering. CRAB, ROYAL RAINDROPS (Malus ‘JFS-WK5’ (PP 14375)) Ht 20-25 ft, Spd 15-20 ft. Tolerates full sun, low to moderate water needs. A great shade tree for smaller areas. Growing at a rapid rate of 2 to 3 feet per year, this locust produces vibrant purple flowers that cluster and cover the entire tree in color. Purple Robe Locust Leaves Are Fewer This Year (2020) Asked June 20, 2020, 12:57 PM EDT For the first time this tree has only produced about 40% of it's normal leaves this year. This tree is the fastest growing of all the trees we produce. This tree was selected for its straight growth habit atypical of the species. A Colorado native. Does great in exposed locations. 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