About Heritage Seedlings: “Heritage Seedlings is the leading wholesale propagator of deciduous, unusual ornamental trees and shrubs. We offer more than 500 varieties, including seedlings and an amazing variety of the latest, hard-to-find selections that we grow by grafting, cuttings, or from tissue culture.”

For more information: Eric Hammond; sales@heritageseedlings.com


Acer circinatum Three Cheers™’HSI2’

Common name: Three Cheers™ upright vine maple

Trademark: Three Cheers™

Introduced by: Heritage Seedlings & Liners, Salem, Oregon

  • Zones 5 to 8
  • Superior as an upright growing small tree adapted to the West Coast’s summer droughts; silhouette is an attractive flame shape, twice as tall as wide, with unusually tight branch angles; attractive hues of autumn bonfires highlight the tree in October
  • 15’ tall by 8’ wide; fast growing when young, 2’ per year
  • Full sun, moist, well-drained soil, once established it is drought-tolerant
  • Western adapted, it is drought resistant; few if any insect pests
  • 2- to 3-foot, 3- to 4-foot, bare root

Alnus maritime ‘September Sun’

Common name: September Sun seaside alder Trademark: PP18,101

Introduced by: Iowa State University and Heritage Seedlings & Liners, Salem, Oregon

  • Zones 3 to 7
  • The darkest green, glossy leaves of any alder; adapted to high pH soils and waterlogged conditions, with extreme hardiness; golden catkin flowers show off well against foliage in late summer
  • Small, multistemmed tree; 18’ tall by 10’ wide
  • Full sun or partial shade; average soil; some summer irrigation
  • Not bothered by pests or diseases
  • Liners

Cercidiphyllum japonicum Claim Jumper™’HSI1’

Common name: Claim Jumper™ golden katsura

Trademark: Claim Jumper™

Introduced by: Heritage Seedlings & Liners, Salem, Oregon

  • Zones 5 to 8
  • Leaves emerge with a pink blush and unfurl to soft, golden-yellow; autumn brings the characteristic sweet fragrance and buttery golden color to the foliage; during summer, leaves in shade become green while those in sun become pale yellow, giving the tree a two-toned effect
  • 30’ tall by 20’ wide; fast growing when young, 2’ per year
  • Moist, well-drained soil; plant in full sun
  • Disease and insect resistant
  • Bare root

Corylus fargesii

Common name: Farges’ filbert

Trademark: N/A

Introduced by: Heritage Seedlings & Liners, Salem, Oregon

  • Zones 6 to 8
  • Beautiful exfoliating bark, reminiscent of paperbark maple and the best River Birch varieties; clean green leaves emerge with a pink blush, turn yellow in autumn
  • Strongly upright habit, quickly reaching 30’ in 13 to 15 years; will be a good street tree
  • Full sun or partial shade; average soil; some summer irrigation
  • Not bothered by pests or diseases; has some resistance to eastern filbert blight
  • First commercial introduction; 1- and 2-foot bare root

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