Tree Fact Sheets - Cherrylake

Tree Fact Sheets

July 2, 2016

Bald Cypress Autumn Gold

Taxodium distichum sofine ‘Autumn Gold™’ Bald Cypress is adaptable to the extremes in soil conditions ranging from from wet or submerged conditions, to dry and well […]
July 1, 2016

Bald Cypress Seedling

Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress is adaptable to extreme soil conditions. For example, they can adapt from wet or submerged conditions to dry and well-drained conditions. The […]
June 30, 2016

Crape Myrtle Muskogee

Lagerstroemia ‘Muskogee’ A member of the Indian Series, the Muskogee Crape Myrtle is characterized by an exceptionally fast growth rate that is unequaled by all of […]
June 29, 2016

Crape Myrtle Natchez

Lagerstroemia (indica x fauriei) ‘Natchez’ Crapes don’t get any better when it comes to Natchez. Evaluated and released by the United States Department of Agriculture National […]
June 28, 2016

Crape Myrtle Tuscarora

Lagerstroemia (indica x fauriei) ‘Tuscarora’ A favorite for its large dark coral pink flowers, ‘Tuscarora’ is truly spectacular. With a flower panicle size that can reach […]
June 27, 2016

Crape Myrtle Tuskegee

Lagerstroemia (indica x fauriei) ‘Tuskegee’ Tuskegee is the fourth mildew resistant indica x fauriei hybrid released by the United States Department of Agriculture National Arboretum in […]
June 30, 2016

Cypress Italian

Cupressus sempervirens Italian Cypress is an evergreen conifer that is native to Southern Europe and western Asia. It has a narrow columnar habit of growth and […]
June 25, 2016

Cypress Leyland

X cupressocyparis leylandii The Leyland Cypress is a tree prized for its fast-growing and hardy nature. This hybrid is the result from a cross between the […]
June 23, 2016

Duraheat River Birch

Betula negra ‘BNMTF’ dura-heat® Native to the riverbanks of the Southeastern United States, the Dura-Heat River Birch is a distinctive ornamental tree that offers year round […]
June 23, 2016

Elm Allée

Ulmus parvifolia ‘Emer II’ With the ever increasing demand for trees that will withstand the challenging conditions of the urban environment, Allée Elm has become one […]
June 22, 2016

Elm Drake

Ulmus parvifolia ‘Drake’ Drake Elm, also known as the Chinese Elm, has been used extensively in the urban environment for many years. Its favor with urban […]
April 9, 2020

Elm Winged

Ulmus alata The Ulmus alata, commonly referred to as the Winged Elm, is considered unique because of its bark’s very broad, thin pair of “corky wings”. […]
June 21, 2016

European Olive

Olea europaea European Olive trees are a staple in the dazzling panorama of the Mediterranean sea. They are fruiting trees that thrive in sunshine; the species […]
June 20, 2016

Holly Dahoon Nativa

Ilex cassine ‘Nativa’ PPAF The Nativa Dahoon Holly is one of the rare cultivar dahoon hollies on the market. It was selected by the growers of […]
June 19, 2016

Holly Eagleston

Ilex x attenuata ‘Eagleston’ The Ilex x attenuata ‘Eagleston’ is a natural hybrid of the Dahoon Holly and American Holly. The Eagleston Holly is a beautiful […]
June 18, 2016

Holly Oakleaf

Ilex hybrida ‘Conaf’ oak leaf Oak Leaf is perhaps the most widely used selection from the Red Holly Series. Developed by Mitch Magee’s Evergreen Nursery in […]
June 17, 2016


Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda are tropical trees native to the Amazon River basin and much of South America. Their proliferation in California’s sunny climate has earned them […]
June 16, 2016

Japanese Blueberry

Elaeocarpus decipiens Japanese Blueberry, also commonly known as Elaeocarpus, are great low maintenance, high impact, versatile trees. Native to China and Japan, this evergreen can grow […]
June 15, 2016

Juniper Spartan

Juniperus chinensis ‘Spartan’ Juniperus chinensis ‘Spartan’ is a cultivar selection of Monrovia Nurseries that truly exemplifies the ancient Spartan qualities suggested by its name. The durability […]
June 14, 2016

Juniper Torulosa

Juniperus chinensis ‘Torulosa’ ‘Torulosa’ is frequently referred to by its common name, Hollywood Juniper. The asymmetrical crown of finetextured, deep green foliage creates undeniable drama for […]
June 13, 2016

Magnolia Bracken’s Brown Beauty

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Bracken’s Brown Beauty’ Bracken’s Brown Beauty has earned a dominant status among Magnolia grandiflora cultivars. Bracken is a proven performer that has stood the […]
June 12, 2016

Magnolia D.D. Blanchard

Magnolia grandiflora ‘blanchard’ Dressed with dynamic foliage that illuminates the landscape, the Blanchard Southern Magnolia is an irresistible choice throughout southern landscapes. The foliage is glossy […]
June 11, 2016

Magnolia Little Gem

Magnolia grandiflora “Little Gem” Little Gem is a compact, evergreen southern magnolia. Although its a slow-grower, it starts blooming at a younger age than most Southern […]
June 10, 2016

Magnolia Miss Chloé

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Miss Chloé® ‘cltf1’ Cherrylake was one of the first farms to achieve an efficient level of success in asexually propagating Magnolia grandiflora. After ten […]
June 9, 2016

Maple Red Flame

Acer rubrum ‘flame’ There is tremendous appreciation for the colorful beauty that Acer rubrum can provide in our landscapes as street trees, specimen trees, woodland gardens […]
October 8, 2020

Oak Bluff

Quercus austrina The Quercus austrina, commonly referred to as the Bluff Oak due to its mostcommon found locations on river bluffs, slopes, and streams, is rare […]
June 8, 2016

Oak Cathedral

Quercus virginiana ‘Sdln’ Cathedral Oak is a cultivar, meaning that it is asexually propagated from cuttings. The trend toward using cultivar trees in the landscape is […]
June 7, 2016

Oak Highrise

Quercus virginiana ‘Qvtia’ The Highrise Live Oak is an evergreen and grows to a mature size of 30 – 60 feet tall, with a spread of […]
June 6, 2016

Oak Hightower Willow

Quercus phellos ‘Qpsta’ hightower Hightower Willow Oak is a cultivar of the Willow Oak that was selected for its characteristics of a straight central leader with […]
April 9, 2020

Oak Seedling Willow

Quercus phellos The Quercus phellos, commonly known as the Willow Oak, is a tall majestic tree, capable of reaching over 70’ in height and over 50’ […]
June 5, 2016

Oak Southern Shade Seedling

Quercus virginiana ‘Southern Shade’ is Cherrylake’s trademarked name for our seedling Live Oaks. These are Quercus virginiana, or “Virginia Live Oak” grown from acorns. Originally and […]
June 24, 2016

Pine Densa Slash

Pinus elliottii var. densa The Densa Pine is a variety of pine native to the “slashes,” or marshy wetlands, of Southern Florida. This evergreen grows quickly, […]
September 11, 2020

Pine Loblolly

Pinus taeda The Loblolly Pine tree is native to North America and can be found in severalstates spanning the southeastern United States. Loblolly Pines are the […]
September 11, 2020

Pine Longleaf

Pinus palustris Unique for its longevity of up to 450 years old, Longleaf Pine is the longest lived of all the southern pine species. Because of […]
September 11, 2020

Pine Slash

Pinus elliottii The Slash Pine is named after its unique, narrow leaf structure, which resembles pins or slashes. This evergreen, coniferous tree is indigenous to the […]
June 4, 2016


Podocarpus macrophylla Native to Japan and Southern China and commonly referred to as Japanese Yew, Podocarpus is a tough, adaptable tree that is a very popular […]
June 3, 2016

Southern Red Cedar

Juniperus silicicola You may be surprised to learn that the Southern Red Cedar is not, in fact, a Cedar at all. In reality, it is a […]
June 2, 2016

Trumpet Tree

Tabebuia caraiba Tabebuia, more commonly known as the “Trumpet Tree,” is a flamboyantly ornamental tree native to Brazil and South America. The name Trumpet Tree comes […]
May 3, 2019

Wax Myrtle

The Myrica cerifera, commonly known as the Wax Myrtle or Mayberrytree, is formed by multiple twisted trunks and smooth, aromatic olivegreen leaves. The Wax Myrtle is quick-growing and [...]
June 1, 2016

Wax-Leaf Ligustrum

Ligustrum japonicum The long-term and never-ending use of the Wax-Leaf Ligustrum and the demand for them year after year, speaks to the functional beauty and durability […]

Detailed horticultural information about trees grown at Cherrylake including hardy range, mature height and spread, growth rate, ornamental characteristics and optimal growing environment.