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Bright days in the sun call for a break in the shade. Enhance the beauty of your property with accent trees in multiple varieties, and enjoy cool afternoons in the shade plus colorful foliage in the fall! Talbott Nursery & Poultry offers accent trees for sale with the convenience of purchasing online from our tree nursery.

Shop for the most gorgeous and best accent trees, including maple, willow, oak, birch and a slew of others sure to add a serene touch to your landscaping. Our trees are easy to grow and maintain. Most plants will be sent bare root, wrapped in wet sphagnum moss and in a plastic bag secured with tape. When your plants arrive, be sure to soak them in water overnight, then plant. Please review all shipping procedures and conditions on our Shipping & Returns page. Buy accent trees online from Talbott Nursery & Poultry and avoid pesky moving costs or inconveniences. Call 409-381-0128 for information regarding our products, including care, maintenance and upkeep! Shop today!

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Maple Red Maple-Acer rubrum Red Fall Foliage Z 3 MAPLE-SILVER MAPLE- Aceraceae Acer saccharinum-Greenish to Reddish Flowers  Zone 3 CORKSCREW WILLOW-Salix matsudana ‘Tortuosa’-Green Foliage  Zone 4

Maple Red Maple-Acer rubrum Red Fall Foliage Z 3

  • Red Fall Foliage
  • Grows to 60 feet
  • Acer rubrum
  • Grow in Full sun
  • Needs large area to grow
  • At various times of the year we raise and sell these sizes: Bundle of 3 seedlings, Bundle of 10 seedlings, 1-Gal, Full-Gal,3-Gal, 5-Gal, and 7-Gal
  • Zone 3
SILVER MAPLE- Aceraceae Acer saccharinum-Greenish to Reddish Flowers Zone 3

  • Large sized well-branched tree
  • Leaves light green above with silvery white below
  • Grows to 100 feet tall and 40 feet wide at maturity
  • Greenish to Reddish Blooms early in spring before leaves
  • Samara fruit for winged seeds that germinate as soon as released
  • Bark light gray and smooth when young
  • Can be grown in various types of soils and does well in containers
  • At various times of the year we raise and sell these sizes: Bundles of 3, Bundles of 10, 1-Gal, 3-gal, 5-Gal, and 7-Gal
  • Zone 3
CORKSCREW WILLOW-Salix matsudana ‘Tortuosa’-Green Foliage Zone 4

  • 30-40 Feet Tall and Wide
  • Deciduous
  • Fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree.
  • Branches are twisted and contorted. An interesting specimen tree year round.
  • Drooping limbs
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Watch out for roots too close to water/sewer line
  • Zone 4a
BALD CYPRESS-Taxodium distichum Zone 4 ARIZONA ASH-Fraxinus velutina Zone 6 COTTONLESS COTTONWOOD-Populus deltoides Zone 4
BALD CYPRESS-Taxodium distichum Zone 4

  • 50-70 Feet Tall and 25 foot Wide
  • Stately deciduous confer adaptable to wet or dry conditions.
  • Light green foliage turns yellow in fall
  • Pyramidal habit
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4a
ARIZONA ASH-Fraxinus velutina Zone 6

  • 30-50 Feet Tall and 30-40 foot Wide
  • Large and fast-growing deciduous shade tree
  • Rounded canopy and light green leaves
  • It is well suited for hot, dry conditions.
  • Light green foliage turns yellow in fall
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 6
COTTONLESS COTTONWOOD-Populus deltoides Zone 4a

  • 70-100 Feet Tall and 60-80 Feet Wide
  • Fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree
  • Broad, pyramidal shape when mature
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4a
FAN TEX ASH-Fraxinus velutina "Fan tex" Zone 7 FRUITING MULBERRY-Morus rubra  Zone 6 RIVER BIRCH-Betula nigra  Zone 4
FAN TEX ASH-Fraxinus velutina "Fan tex" Zone 7

  • 35-40 Feet Tall and 35-40 Feet Wide
  • Fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree
  • Moderately to rapidly growing deciduous tree
  • Its canopy is rounder than other species with shiny smooth leaves instead of the velvety feel of others
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 7
FRUITING MULBERRY-Morus rubra Zone 6

  • 70 Feet Tall
  • Mulberry species are deciduous trees
  • Moderately to rapidly growing deciduous tree
  • Enjoy fresh fruit and bring beauty and protection to your landscape
  • Varieties are vigorous, productive and hardy
  • They are tolerant of many different kinds of soil and can thrive in a wide range of conditions
  • Throughout the summer, these trees will continue to produce unique, oblong-shaped dark red berries with a sweet flavor that is great for fresh eating or making jams, wines, cobblers and other desserts
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 6
RIVER BIRCH-Betula nigra Zone 4

  • 40-70 Feet Tall and 40-60 Feet Wide
  • Attractive shedding bark adds to its appeal
  • Features dark green leaves that turn yellow in fall
  • Vigorous fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree.
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4a
SHUMARDI RED OAK-Quercus shumardii Zone 4 LIVE OAK-Quercus virginiana Zone 7 GLOBE NAVAJO WILLOW- Salix matsudana 'Umbraculifera' Zone 4
SHUMARDI RED OAK-Quercus shumardii Zone 4

  • 120 Feet Tall and 40 Feet Wide
  • One of the best shade trees on the market
  • It is found on rich bottomland soils, moist woods and along streams in the eastern third of Texas
  • Leaves are a rich green that turns scarlet in the fall
  • Broad, columnar growth habit
  • Good heat and drought tolerance
  • Vigorous fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree.
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4
LIVE OAK-Quercus virginiana Zone 7

  • 50 Feet Tall and 100 Feet Wide
  • Live oak was widely used in early American butt shipbuilding
  • Popular landscape tree that tolerates heat and poor soils
  • It reaches a very large size that yields dense shade
  • Dark-green, waxy, unlobed leaves fall just as new leaves emerge in the spring, making the tree appear evergreen, though the coordinated leaf loss means its not actually a true evergreen
  • One of the best shade trees on the market
  • Good heat and drought tolerance
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 7
GLOBE NAVAJO WILLOW- Salix matsudana 'Umbraculifera' Zone 4

  • 25-35 Feet Tall and 20-30 Feet Wide
  • Fast growing and eye-catching deciduous shade tree, Fast growth produces a tree that has a perfectly rounded crown
  • A medium sized shade tree great for moist or poor drainage areas
  • Its canopy is rounder than other species with shiny smooth leaves instead of the velvety feel of others
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4
LOMBARDY POPLAR- Populos nigra  Zone 4 AMERICAN SYCAMORE  Platanus occidentalis Zone 4 RUSSIAN MULBERRY-Morus Alba 35-80 Feet  Zone 5
LOMBARDY POPLAR- Populos nigra Zone 4
  • 40-60 Feet Tall and 15-20 Feet Wide Grows 1-5' per year once established
  • Attractive and fast-growing! Plant these lovely, column-shaped trees 10' apart for summer shade or 5' apart in a line to create a windbreak
  • A natural, eco-friendly way to save on cooling and heating costs and control soil erosion
  • Inconspicuous red flowers in spring.
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4

AMERICAN SYCAMORE Platanus occidentalis Zone 4
  • 80 Feet Tall and 60 Feet Wide
  • Medium fast-growing!
  • A natural, eco-friendly way to save on cooling and heating costs and control soil erosion
  • Interesting blotchy bark
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 4






RUSSIAN MULBERRY-Morus Alba 35-80 Feet Zone 5

  • 35-80 Feet Tall
  • Mulberry species are deciduous broadleaf trees
  • Moderately to rapidly growing deciduous tree
  • Enjoy fresh fruit and bring beauty and protection to your landscape
  • Varieties are vigorous, productive and hardy
  • They are tolerant of many different kinds of soil and can thrive in a wide range of conditions
  • Throughout the summer, these trees will continue to produce unique, oblong-shaped dark red berries with a sweet flavor that is great for fresh eating or making jams, wines, cobblers and other desserts
  • It makes a great shade or street tree
  • Easily adaptable and easy to grow
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Zone 6
LACEBARK ELM- Ulmus parvifolia  to 40-50 Feet  Zone 5 CHINESE PISTACHIO-Pistacia chinensis  ZONE:  6 WILLOW WEEPING WILLOW-Salix babylonica-Green Foliage  Zone 5
LACEBARK ELM- Ulmus parvifolia to 40-50 Feet Zone 5
  • · Full sun to Filtered

    · True Chinese Elm has been naturalized and cultivated in the USA

    · Blooms inconspicuous

    · The fruit is a seed in small oval samara (seed case with wings for wind dispersal).

    · White to pinkish-purple fruit is eaten, dried, and used in wine making

    · Height: 40-50’ H W

    · This species shows good resistance to Dutch elm disease, elm leaf beetle and Japanese beetle.

    · Wind break

    · Hardy drought tolerant

    · We raise these in sizes: 1-4" Starter Plugs, 1-Gal, Full Gal, 3-Gal, and 5-Gal at various times of the year.

    · Deciduous broadleaf tree

    · Zone 5






CHINESE PISTACHIO-Pistacia chinensis ZONE: 6
  • 40-50 Feet Tall and 30 Feet Wide·
  • Highly recommended for many years by horticultural experts at Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Kansas State universities, this native of China possesses a number of special advantages
  • Regarded by many knowledgeable horticulturists as one of the most beautiful, pest free and easily maintained shade trees for the Southwest and Gulf Coast regions ·
  • Very acceptable growth rate for such a long–lived species, with 2–3 feet of growth possible each year with good management ·
  • The first shade tree to receive the coveted “Earth–Kind” designation from the Texas Agricultural Extension Service for its high levels of genetic resistance to insect and disease problems ·
  • Superior drought, heat and wind tolerance once tree is established (that is, after 2 or 3 growing seasons) ·
  • Fruit set, only on female trees, consisting of clusters of small, round green berries which turn red to reddish–purple in the fall. These fruit clusters make excellent table decorations. And while inedible for humans, the fruit is relished by birds

  • Zone 6
WEEPING WILLOW-Salix babylonica-Green Foliage Zone 5

  • 30-40 Feet Tall and Wide
  • Deciduous
  • Drooping limbs
  • Full sun to semi-shade
  • Watch out for roots too close to water/sewer line
  • Zone 5
RED-LEAF JAPANESE MAPLE-ACER PALMATUM ATROPURPUREUM  Zone 5-8 CATALPA NORTHERN CATALPA TREE-Catalpa speciosa-White Blooms Z4

RED-LEAF JAPANESE MAPLE-ACER PALMATUM ATROPURPUREUM Zone 5-8


  • · Partial to full sun, in warmer weather needs shade

    · A delightful small tree with gracefully branched stems that hold beautiful, palmate, red-purple leaves.

    · The stunning foliage holds its color well throughout summer, then turns a brilliant red in fall.

    · Well-suited for use as a small lawn tree.

    · Use for striking contrast in a woodland garden or urban setting.

    · Partial to full sun, in warmer weather needs shade

    · Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

    · Deciduous.

    · Zone 5-8

CATALPA NORTHERN CATALPA TREE-Catalpa speciosa-White Blooms Z 4
MOSTLY ANYTHING ABOVE A 5 GAL CANNOT BE SHIPPED, BUT YOU CAN ASK...
  • Large sized, upright vase-like growing, well-branched tree
  • Grows 40 to 70 feet tall and wide at maturity
  • White Blooms with purple and yellow interior spotting
  • After go to seed pods 12-22" long
  • Blooms May-June
  • TOLERANT drought, deer, clay soil, air pollution
  • DECIDUOUS after yellow foliage in the fall
  • Great producer of Catalpa worms for fish bait because of leaves
  • Full sun to part shade
  • At various times of the year we have these in 1-Gal, Full-Gal, 2-Gal, 3-Gal, and 5-Gal
  • Zone 4