9th Annual Branch Out Burlington! Tree Sale

For the ninth year in a row, Branch Out Burlington! is offering bare-root trees at unbelievable prices. Trees are 5-6 feet and branched. These trees are all sold out!  If you ordered a tree, it must picked up at The UVM Hort Farm during the Annual Burlington Community Tree Nursery  Planting, which takes place on Saturday May 7th, 2016 between 9 and 11:00 a.m.  Please check your zone in the zone hardiness map provided in the menu on the right.


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American Hop Hornbeam – Ostrya virginiana SOLD OUT

hop hornbeamNative of Vermont forests, this hardwood tree is quite distinctive when mature, grayish-brown flaky bark, fine-textured drooping branches, and attractive hop-like fruits provide many seasons of interest. Excellent lawn tree; tolerates deer and a wide range of soils. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Grows to a height of 25-40 feet and a width of 20-30 feet. Zone 3. 5 ft. SOLD OUT

Paul’s Scarlett Hawthorn – Crataegus laevigata ‘Paul’s Scarlett’ SOLD OUT

Pauls Scarlett Hawthorn

Brilliant, scarlet colored, double flowers make this tree the showiest of all the Hawthorns in spring. Followed by scarlet fruit, and bright green leaves that turn yellow in fall. Highly adaptable, tolerates a range of soils. Full to part sun. Grows to a height of 20-25 feet and a width of 15 feet. Zone 4. 5 ft. SOLD OUT


Autumn Splendor Buckeye – Aesculus x arnoldiana ‘Autumn Splendor’ SOLD OUT

Autumn Splendor

Striking new buckeye/horse chestnut. Flowers are yellow-red 6” spikes at the ends of branches, followed by fruits. Dark green shiny leaves turn vivid maroon-red in fall, bright enough to rival the best maples! Prefers moist fertile soils. No serious pest problems. Excellent shade or specimen tree, grows quickly once established. Grows to a height of 20-30 feet and a width of 25-30 feet. Zone 4. 4 ft. SOLD OUT

English Walnut – Juglans regiaCarpathian SOLD OUT

EnglishWalnutwithnutsMajestic shade tree with a broad crown, produces edible, nutrient-rich nuts used in all types of recipes or eaten raw. Self-fertile, but suggest planting two trees for best results. Fast grower in a variety of well drained soils; plant in full sun.  Grows to a height and spread of 60 feet. Zone 4. 5 ft. SOLD OUT


 Nannyberry Viburnum Viburnum lentago SOLD OUT

Viburnum lentagoNative to Vermont, Stunning creamy white snowball like flowers in late May are followed by purple-black berries attracting birds. Leaves turn a beautiful purple-red in fall. Durable in many soils, has NOT been affected by Viburnum Leaf Beatle. Full sun or partial shade. Grows to a height and spread of 15-20 feet. Zone 2. 5 ft. SOLD OUT


Heritage River Birch – Betula nigra ‘Cully’  SOLD OUT

heritage river birch This cultivar is the most prominent among the River Birches. It grows faster, has larger, glossier leaves and is less prone to leaf spot than other birch species. One of its most appealing features is its bark, which, on larger, young branches and stems, is reddish to pinkish brown and peels off in papery strips, exposing its reddish brown inner bark. The bark of mature trees is ridged and dark brown. Even without leaves this tree is handsome with a graceful silhouette and peeling bark. Tolerates most soil types, grows to 30-60 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide. Zone 4. 6 ft. SOLD OUT

Lapin Cherry – Prunus avium ‘Lapin’ SOLD OUT

lapin cherryA big, beautiful dark mahogany red cherry. These are some of the largest and juiciest cherries that grow on trees. The sweet taste is wonderful for baking and cooking. Highly resistant to browning. Blooms late May, ripening late July to August. Prolific producer of cherries. Grows to a height of 15-20 feet. Zone 4. 5 ft. SOLD OUT.

Polly Peach Prunus persica ‘Polly’ – Semi Dwarf SOLD OUT

polly peach White skin with red blush. Freestone with white juicy flesh, excellent flavor and high quality. Good home orchard variety. Self –fertile, full sun. Ripens mid to late August. Grows to a height of 9-13 feet and a width of 8-10 feet. Zone 4. 5 ft. SOLD OUT.