Our Introductions

We are dedicated to bringing improved tree cultivars to the marketplace. Our introduction and co-introduction of more than 70 deciduous tree cultivars is evidence of our dedication to improving our urban and community forests. Click on any of the common names in the column on the right to access detailed descriptions, photographs and a downloadable fact sheet for each introduction.

Botanic Name

Common Name

Acer campestre 'Evelyn'

Queen Elizabeth™ Maple

Acer campestre 'Panacek'

Metro Gold® Maple

Acer campestre 'JFS Schichtel2'

Streetside™ Maple New 2017

Acer circinatum 'JFS-Purple'

Pacific Purple® Maple

Acer ginnala 'JFS-UGA'

Red November™ Maple

Acer gradidentatum 'JFS-NuMex 3'

Mesa Glow™ Maple New 2016

Acer grandidentatum 'Schmidt'

Rocky Mountain Glow® Maple

Acer griseum 'JFS KW8AGRI'

Fireburst™ Paperbark Maple New 2017

Acer miyabei 'KW-3ami'

Rugged Ridge® Maple

Acer platanoides 'Columnarbroad'

Parkway® Maple

Acer pseudosieboldianum x palm. 'Hasselkus'

Northern Glow® Maple

Acer rubrum 'JFS-KW78'

Armstrong Gold™ Maple

Acer rubrum 'Franksred'

Red Sunset® Maple

Acer rubrum 'Frank Jr.'

Redpointe® Maple

Acer rubrum 'Scarsen'

Scarlet Sentinel® Maple

Acer saccharum 'Barrett Cole'

Apollo® Maple

Acer saccharum 'JFS-KW8'

Autumn Fest® Maple

Acer saccharum 'Reba'

Belle Tower® Maple

Acer saccharum 'JFS-Caddo2'

Flashfire® Maple

Acer saccharum 'Hiawatha 1'

Oregon Trail® Maple

Acer tataricum 'JFS-KW2'

Rugged Charm® Maple

Acer truncatum x A. plat. 'JFS-KW202'

Crimson Sunset® Maple

Acer truncatum x A. plat. 'Keithsform'

Norwegian Sunset® Maple

Acer truncatum x A. plat. 'Warrenred'

Pacific Sunset® Maple

Acer truncatum x A. plat. 'JFS-KW249'

Ruby Sunset® Maple New 2016

Acer truncatum x A. plat. 'JFS-KW187'

Urban Sunset® Maple New 2015

Amelanchier laevis 'JFS-Arb'

Spring Flurry® Serviceberry

Carpinus betulus 'JFS-KW1CB'

Emerald Avenue® Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana 'JFS-KW6'

Native Flame® American Hornbeam

Carpinus caroliniana 'Uxbridge'

Rising Fire™ American Hornbeam New 2017

Celtis 'JFS-KSU1'

Prairie Sentinel® Hackberry

Cornus controversa 'June Snow-JFS'

June Snow™ Dogwood

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Oconee'

Georgia Gem® Ash

Ginkgo biloba 'JFS-UGA2'

Golden Colonnade® Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba 'The President'

Presidential Gold® Ginkgo

Gleditsia tricanthos 'Christie'

Halka™ Honeylocust

Gymnocladus dioicus 'Espresso-JFS'

Espresso™ Kentucky Coffee Tree

Halesia carolina 'JFS-PN2Legacy'

Crushed Velvet™ Silverbell

Koelreuteria paniculata 'JFS-Sunleaf'

Summerburst® Goldenrain Tree

Liquidambar styraciflua 'Clydesform'

Emerald Sentinel® Sweetgum

Liriodendron tulipifera 'JFS-Oz'

Emerald City® Tuilp Tree

Maackia amurensis 'JFS-Schichtel1'

MaacNificent™ Maackia

Magnolia 'NCMX1'

Mercury™ Magnolia New 2017

Malus 'Schmidtcutleaf'

Golden Raindrops® Crabapple

Malus 'Parrsi'

Pink Princess™ Crabapple

Malus 'Purple Prince'

Purple Prince Crabapple

Malus 'JFS-KW5'

Royal Raindrops® Crabapple

Malus 'JFS-KW207'

Sparkling Sprite™ Crabapple New 2016

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'JFS-PN3Legacy'

Jade Prince™ Dawn Redwood New 2016

Nyssa sylvatica 'David Odom'

Afterburner® Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica 'JFS-red'

Firestarter™ Tupelo New 2015

Nyssa sylvatica 'JFS-PN Legacy1'

Gum Drop® Tupelo

Nyssa sylvatica 'Haymanred'

Red Rage® Tupelo

Ostrya virginiana 'JFS-KW5'

Autumn Treasure® Hophornbeam New 2016

Phellodendron lavallei 'Longenecker'

Eye Stopper™ Cork Tree

Pistacia chinensis 'Pair's Choice'

Western Son® Pistache New 2015

Populus tremuloides 'JFS-Column'

Mountain Sentinel® Aspen

Populus tremuloides 'NE Arb'

Prairie Gold® Aspen

Prunus 'JFS-KW14'

First Blush® Cherry New 2016

Prunus 'NCPH1'

Pink Cascade® Cherry New 2015

Prunus sargentii 'JFS-KW58'

Pink Flair® Cherry

Prunus x cistena 'Schmidtcis'

Big Cis® Plum

Prunus 'Frankthrees'

Mt. St. Helens® Plum

Pyrus 'NCPX1' PP 26539

Javelin® Pear

Quercus bicolor 'JFS-KW12'

American Dream™ Oak

Quercus bicolor 'Bonnie and Mike'

Beacon® Oak

Quercus frainetto 'Schmidt'

Forest Green® Oak

Quercus macrocarpa 'JFS-KW14'

Cobblestone™ Oak

Quercus macrocarpa 'JFS-KW3'

Urban Pinnacle® Oak

Quercus robur x Q. alba 'Crimschmidt'

Crimson Spire® Oak

Quercus robur x Q. alba 'JFS-KW2QX' PP 24442

Skinny Genes® Oak

Quercus robur x Q. alba 'JFS-KW1QX'

Streetspire® Oak

Quercus robur 'Pyramich'

Skymaster® Oak

Quercus robur 'Fastigiata'

Skyrocket® Oak

Sophora japonica 'Halka'

Millstone™ Japanese Pagodatree

Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred'

Cardinal Royal® Mountain Ash

Styrax japonica 'JFS-E'

Snow Charm® Japanese Snowbell

Styrax japonica 'JFS-D'

Snowcone® Japanese Snowbell

Taxodium distichum 'JFS-SGPN'

Green Whisper® Bald Cypress

Taxodium ascendens 'Carolyn Malone'

Greenfeather™ Pond Cypress New 2016

Tilia cordata 'Halka'

Summer Sprite® Linden

Ulmus americana 'JFS-Prince II'

Colonial Spirit® Elm New 2016

Ulmus davidiana 'JFS KW2UD'

Greenstone™ Elm New 2017

Ulmus propinqua 'JFS-Bieberich'

Emerald Sunshine® Elm

Zelkova serrata 'JFS-KW1' PP 20996

City Sprite® Zelkova

Zelkova serrata 'Halka'

Halka Zelkova

Zelkova serrata 'Schmidtlow'

Wireless® Zelkova

No longer in production

Botanic Name

Common Name

Acer platanoides 'Ezestre'

Easy Street™ Maple

Betula 'Rockimon'

Rocky Mountain Splendor® Birch

Fraxinus ornus 'JFS-Coate'

Urban Bouquet® Ash

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Johnson'

Leprechaun™ Ash

Malus 'Doubloons'

Doubloons Crabapple

Malus 'Huber'

Royal Fountain® Crabapple

Sorbus americana 'Dwarfcrown'

Red Cascade™ Mountain Ash

Ulmus parvifolia 'JFS-Barrett'

Emerald Flair® Elm

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