Due to the Emerald Ash Borer, Ash trees are not available in Ontario at this time. Sheridan Nurseries recommends these alternatives when planning your garden or landscape. These alternative trees will make beautiful specimens or focal points and add value to your property.
Read more about the EAB and what cities are doing to restore the urban canopy.
Autumn Blaze Maple
Acer x freeman-Autumn Blaze® Shape: Upright branching, broadly oval Foliage: Rich green Fall Colour: Brilliant orange-red, long lasting Zone: 3-9 , Height 16 m, Spread 10 m, Full Sun
Quercus macrocarpa Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Colour: Yellow Zone: 2-9, Height 20 m, Spread 3 m, Full Sun
Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ Shape: Narrow, pyramidal Foliage: Glossy green Fall Colour: Copper-red Zone: 4-9, Height 12 m, Spread 5 m, Full Sun
Celtis occidentalis Shape: Spreading round head Foliage: Light green Fall Colour: Yellow Zone: 2b-9, Height 15 m, Spread 10 m, Full Sun
Red Sunset Maple
Acer rubrum ‘Red Sunset®’ Shape: Upright branching, oval Foliage: Dark green, glossy Fall Colour: Brilliant orange-red to red Zone: 4-9, Height 15 m, Spread 12 m, Full Sun
Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Skyline’ Shape: Tall, upright, vase-like Foliage: Green Fall Colour: Bright yellow Zone: 4-9, Height 15 m, Spread 7 m, Full Sun, Part Shade
Tilia cordata ‘Greenspire’ Shape: Compact, pyramid Foliage: Dark green Fall Colour: Yellow Zone: 3-9, Height 12 m, Spread 8 m, Full Sun
Acer saccharum Shape: Broad oval form Foliage: Medium green with silver beneath Fall Colour: Yellow-orange-red Zone: 4-9, Height 18 m, Spread 15 m, Full Sun
Ginkgo biloba Shape: Open branched with unique fan shape Foliage: Bright green Fall Colour: Brilliant yellow (male form) Zone: 4-9, Height 18 m, Spread 12 m, Full Sun, Part Shade
Quercus rubra Shape: Round Foliage: Dark green Fall Colour: Brilliant red Zone: 3-9, Height 18 m, Spread 15 m, Full Sun
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac
Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk®’ Shape: Compact, oval-shaped Foliage: Deep green Flowers: Creamy-white Fall Colour: Green-yellow Zone: 2-9, Height 8 m, Spread 5 m, Full Sun