Amelanchier alnifolia (alder-leaf serviceberry) 'Regent' - shrub-type plant around tree serviceberry, 4-6 feet tall, zone 2
Eastern Redbud - Cercis canadensis/ Spectacular rosy pink blossoms that appear in April Great colorful foliage year round with reddish-brown leaves changing to dark green then to yellow in fall Grows to 20' to 30' with 25' to 35' spread Zones 4 to 9
Espalier Form Apple Tree
Nannyberry Viburnum (TREE FORM)
Serbian Spruce - Picea omorika
Answers a readers question about choosing small understory tree. Should a dwarf cultivar be selected or should you just commit to pruning to limit its size?