Landscape Ideas: Weeping and Contorted Trees

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Alaskan Cedar

Weeping Alaskan Cedar

Native. Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ Weeping Alaskan Cedar Nootka. 50′. Weeping Alaskan Cedar will be a dramatic statement in a landscape design. The tall, upright, sweeping form which will attract attention from a distance. Weeping Alaskan Cedar is not a fully weeping tree but will stand upright with long, sweeping branches, creating a weeping effect. Branching curves upward gently for a perfect architectural specimen tree.

Kinsey Family Farm Raywood's Weeping Arizona Cypress

Raywood’s Weeping Arizona Cypress

Cupressus arizonica var. Raywood’s Weeping Arizona Cypress. Weeping evergreen conifer with striking blue green needles. Raywood’s Weeping Arizona Cypress may be grown in a tall, narrow form if staked straight up.

Kinsey Family Farm Falling Waters Weeping Baldcypress

Weeping Baldcypress

Native. Taxodium distichum Weeping Baldcypress ‘Falling Waters’. A deciduous conifer, Weeping Baldcypress ‘Falling Waters’ has a graceful arching form and the soft, bright green needles of an upright baldcypress tree. It is a unique variety to grow as a centerpiece in a perennial shrub border or by a front of the house landscape design. Weeping Baldcypress ‘Falling Waters’ can tolerate wet soil or standing water or drier conditions.

Kinsey Family Farm Blue Atlas Cedar

Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Cedrus Atlantica Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar ‘Glauca Pendula’ Conifer. An evergreen conifer with unusual twisted, drooping branches of silvery blue green needles. Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar is an outstanding focal point or specimen tree in a landscape certain to be conversation piece! The twisted shape and irregular weeping pattern Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar resembles a cascading waterfall and the tree tends to develop a flat to in maturity.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Deodar Cedar

Weeping Deodar Cedar

Cedrus deodara Weeping Deodar Cedar ‘Pendula’ Conifer. A dramatic specimen for a front yard or focal point, each Weeping Deodar Cedar is a distinctive plant with its own character. This elegant tree can be grown flat along the ground and used to drape down a wall or over rocks. If staking, Weeping Deodar Cedar will droop beautifully. Needle color has a blue tone if it is grown in shade. Weeping Deodar Cedar is suitable for growing as a container plant for a deck or front porch.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Cedar of Lebanon

Weeping Cedar of Lebanon

Cedrus libani ‘Pendula’ Weeping Cedar of Lebanon. Irregular, pendulous branches with powdery bluish green needles for a handsome statement in a landscape design. Weeping Cedar of Lebanon may be trained upright to develop a strong central leader, then allow it to spill over and grow into a weeping form for a unique focal point in a front yard or garden.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Eastern Hemlock

Weeping Eastern Hemlock

Tsuga canadensis ‘Sargentii’. Weeping Eastern Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock. Evergreen tree. A dense, graceful mounding forming shrub with spreading branches which produce a weeping effect. Foliage is dark green and finely textured. Weeping Eastern Hemlock ‘Sargentii’ would make an unusual accent for large rock gardens or as a specimen plant in a landscape border. Sun to shade. Evergreen.

Kinsey Family Farm Orangeola Japanese Maple

Japanese Maples

See: Japanese Maple Trees.

Kinsey Family Farm Contorted Filbert Red Dragon

Contorted Filbert ‘Red Dragon’

Contorted Tree. Corylus avellana Contorted Filbert ‘Red Dragon’. Red leaved contorted hazelnut. ‘Red Dragon’ contorted filbert has red-purple leaves and resists filbert blight. ‘Red Dragon’ is dwarf contorted hazelnut with attractive zig zag branching and compact habit. Red new growth lasts into the summer season but eventually fades to green. Fall color is yellow gold and the hazelnut catkins are a lovely burgundy during the winter months. All in all, Red Dragon’ contorted filbert offers multi-season interest. Resistant to eastern filbert blight.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Flowering Peach Pink Cascade

Weeping Flowering Peach ‘Pink Cascade’

Prunus persica Weeping Flowering Peach ‘Pink Cascade’. Weeping Peach ‘Pink Cascade’ is small sized ornamental tree with double pink flowers in spring. Blooms appear before the foliage on arching branches. Foliage is a red-purple turning green as it matures. Weeping Peach ‘Pink Cascade’ is a great variety as a front yard focal point. The graceful form provides winter interest.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Persimmon Magic Fountain

Weeping Persimmon ‘Magic Fountain’

Native. Diospyros virginiana Weeping Persimmon ‘Magic Fountain’. A dramatic variety of our North American native persimmon tree known for upright, rapid growth and graceful weeping branches. ‘Magic Fountain’ Weeping Persimmon has a narrow profile of 5′ to 7′ wide making it a great choice for small areas in a garden, as a walkway specimen or as a focal point planting. Weeping Persimmon ‘Magic Fountain’ may produce fruit during fall.

Kinsey Family Farm Ruby Falls Weeping Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud ‘Ruby Falls’

Native. Cercis canadensis Weeping Redbud ‘Ruby Falls’. A stunning red leaf redbud with a beautiful weeping form. ‘Ruby Falls’ can be used as a focal point in a landscape design and will provide multiple season interest. In spring, dark pink flowers appear along the branches, in summer, you have gorgeous wine red foliage and in winter time the bare tree branches provide an interesting shape. ‘Ruby Falls’ weeps fully with cascading limbs and still features the heart shaped leaves of a redbud tree.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Norway Spruce

Weeping Norway Spruce

Picea abies Weeping Norway Spruce ‘Pendula’ Evergreen Conifer. A dwarf form of Norway spruce which grows outward instead of upward. With rich, dark green needles and a spreading habit, Weeping Norway Spruce is an excellent choice for a specimen tree or allowing to grow over walls. It is a very easy tree to train and looks great in a small garden or rock garden.

Kinsey Family Farm Blue Spruce The Blues

Blue Spruce ‘The Blues’ Weeping

Blue Spruce ‘The Blues’ a weeping variety with strongly sweeping branches, irregular spread and drooping crown. ‘The Blues’ is a unique focal point for a front yard of backyard seating area with the silver blue needles of a blue spruce tree is known for.

Kinsey Family Farm Weeping Willow Tree

Willow Trees

Salix Weeping Willow. Deciduous Tree. The graceful, elegant form of a weeping willow what we picture next to a pond, creek or body of water. Though they do well in very moist or wet soil, weeping willow can also be successfully planted as a fast growing single specimen or for a privacy screen in drier, open areas. When plated in a dry spot, weeping willow should be watered to prevent leaf drop. As a large shade tree, give weeping willow plenty of room to develop a broad, rounded crown.

Kinsey Family Farm Ilex vomitoria Weeping Yaupon Holly

Weeping Yaupon Holly

Native. Ilex vomitoria ‘Pendula’ Weeping Yaupon Holly. An elegant weeping form of Yaupon holly which has the classic holly scarlet berries during fall and into winter. Weeping Yaupon holly can be a graceful focal point at a front entryway or as a specimen when planted in a border garden. Tolerant of many growing conditions. Evergreen tree.