BB TREES

Browse a breathtaking variety of  B&B Deciduous Trees all found in our famous nursery yard at Alsip Home & Nursery located in St. John, IN and Frankfort, IL. We offer acres of the most popular trees for you to choose from!
  • Ball & Burlap is a term used for plants sold with the "root ball" encased within in original soil and protected by a burlap covering.
  • A deciduous tree is one that loses it's leaves come late fall and through the winter. Many of these varieties offer vibrant colors or ornamental features. 
  • Learn more information by choosing from our selection below. 
  • Photos of our trees are shown at maturity, and do not reflect their current progress. 
Create a huge impact AND up your property value by introducing one (or two!) of our stunning trees into your landscape. Whether you're looking to add a little shade, deter theft, provide privacy, or simply want something beautiful to come home to, you're at the right place!
Trees are available for In-Store Pick-Up only. Call to schedule a local delivery once your order has been placed. We serve the Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland communities!
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Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac - Ball and Burlap 7'
Reg. Price $370.00 $259.00
$259.00

Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac - Ball and Burlap 7'

$259.00

Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac - Ball and Burlap 7'. Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'.
Height: 25 feet
Spread: 20 feet
Sunlight: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3

Description: A first rate accent tree adorned with frothy upright panicles of creamy white flowers in early summer; interesting steel-gray bark and a dense, upright habit, an ideal choice for small home landscapes; needs full sun and well-drained soil.

Ornamental Features: Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac features showy plumes of fragrant creamy white flowers rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an
Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Plant Characteristics: Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 5 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

***Trees are available for in-store pickup only. Please contact us for delivery options. Delivery starts at $35.***

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OAK HILLS BB 3"
Reg. Price $450.00 $315.00
$315.00

OAK HILLS BB 3"

$315.00

OAK HILLS BB 3"

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OAK SKYROCKET BB2.5"
Reg. Price $420.00 $294.00
$294.00

OAK SKYROCKET BB2.5"

$294.00

OAK SKYROCKET BB2.5"

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REDBUD EASTERN
Reg. Price $380.00 $266.00
$266.00

REDBUD EASTERN

$266.00

REDBUD EASTERN

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MAPLE OCTOBER GLORY BB 3"
Reg. Price $460.00 $322.00
$322.00

MAPLE OCTOBER GLORY BB 3"

$322.00

MAPLE OCTOBER GLORY BB 3"

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CYPRESS BALD 2"
Reg. Price $390.00 $273.00
$273.00

CYPRESS BALD 2"

$273.00

CYPRESS BALD 2"

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MAPLE RED POINT 3" BB
Reg. Price $460.00 $322.00
$322.00

MAPLE RED POINT 3" BB

$322.00

MAPLE RED POINT 3" BB

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LILAC IVORY SILK 2" BB (A-GRADE)
Reg. Price $570.00 $399.00
$399.00

LILAC IVORY SILK 2" BB (A-GRADE)

$399.00

LILAC IVORY SILK 2" BB (A-GRADE)

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MAGNOLIA JANE 7' BB CLUMP
Reg. Price $400.00 $280.00
$280.00

MAGNOLIA JANE 7' BB CLUMP

$280.00

MAGNOLIA JANE 7' BB CLUMP

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MAPLE RED POINT (PROMO)
Reg. Price $302.00 $211.40
$211.40

MAPLE RED POINT (PROMO)

$211.40

MAPLE RED POINT (PROMO)

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