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offering more varieties and cultivars than ever before

Find the trees you're looking for at Speer & Sons Nursery.


We take pride in growing some of the most beautiful, hardy trees in the industry.  It's one of the reasons why our wonderful customers have stayed loyal to us since 1948. 






Fraxinus Americana 'Autumn Purple'

Autumn Purple® Ash

A new seedless American Ash selection noted for its outstanding deep purple or mahogany fall color. Trees may hold color from 2 to 4 weeks, depending upon season and soil. 



Fraxinus Oxycarpa 'Raywood'

Raywood Ash

A small, compact tree developed in Australia.  It is noted for its long lasting reddish-purple fall color.  This is a good tree for dry weather climates.



Fraxinus Pennsylvanica Cv. 'Cimmzam'

Cimmaron® Ash

Plant Patent No. 8077

​A superior new seedless cultivar with outstanding characteristics.  It has an even branch structure that forms a strong upright angle, which provides resistance to storm and snow damage.  A deep burgundy fall color and good salt resistance. 



Fraxinus Pennsylvanica Lanceolata 'Patmore'

Patmore Ash

A seedless Ash developed in Manitoba, Canada.  This tree is a strong grower with a straight trunk and well-spaced branches.  It is extremely hardy and will tolerate varied growing conditions.  The foliage is glossy and green, and turns yellow in the fall. 



Fraxinus Pennsylvanica Lanceolata 'Summit'

Summit Ash

A hardy seedless Green Ash with pointed, narrow green leaves that turn yellow in the fall.  An upright and symmetrical grower. 





Gleditsia Triacanthos Inermis Cv. 'Impcole'

Imperial® Honeylocust

An exceptionally graceful, spreading variety that has gained top recognition.  Its branches are symmetrically arranged to form a compact tree. 



                   Gleditsia Triacanthos Inermis 'Harve'

                      Northern Acclaim Honeylocust

                            This seedless Honeylocust was developed by North Dakota State University.  It is a fast                                  grower and is very tolerant to different regions. 



Gleditsia Triacanthos Inermis 'Shademaster'

Shademaster® Honeylocust

Plant Patent No. 1515

​A rapid growing tree with a straight, strong trunk and heavy dark green foliage. 



Gleditsia Triacanthos Inermis Cv. 'Skycole'

Skyline® Honeylocust

Plant Patent No. 1619

​This is a stately variety with a distinctive pyramidal form.  Its shapely crown is combined with a strong, straight trunk and dark green leaves.  



Gleditsia Triacanthos Inermis Cv. 'Suncole'

Sunburst® Honeylocust

The bright golden foliage on 8 to 10 inches of branch tips is a real contrast to the rich green of the balance of the tree.  Appears to bloom all summer. 













Liriodendron Tulipifera

Tulip Tree

This fast grower has attractive leaves and grows to heights of 80-100 feet.  Late spring brings beautiful yellow flowers that resemble tulips.





Malus 'Hargozam'

Harvest Gold® Crab

A vigorous upright grower with green foliage.  The tree has an abundance of white blooms and very persistent golden fruit.  A good street tree with good disease resistance. 



Malus 'Prairiefire'

Prairiefire Crab

An upright grower with a rounded head.  Its reddish-maroon leaves turn reddish-green as the summer progresses.  The flowers start out as crimson buds that open up to a bright pinkish-red color.  Small persistent dark red fruit and good disease resistance. 



Malus 'Profusion'

Profusion Crab

Has an upright and pyramidal growth habit.  The foliage is purple when young, fading to bronze.  It is a profuse bloomer with a deep purplish-pink flower.  Small maroon fruit and good disease resistance. 



Malus 'Perfect Purple'

Perfect Purple Crab

An upright variety with purple leaves and a bright pink bloom.  In fall, the leaves turn to a brilliant red that compliments the deep red fruit.



Malus 'Robinson'

Robinson Crab

A rapid-growing, upright tree with pink flowers.  Very disease resistant with excellent fall color. 



Malus 'Snowdrift'

Snowdrift Crab

A uniform tree with a rounded dense head.  Its foliage is an attractive glossy green and it has pink buds that open up into a white flower.  The fruit is small and orangish-red in color.  A good street tree requiring minimal care.  Good disease resistance. 



Malus 'Spring Snow'

Spring Snow Crab

Noted for its fragrant pure white flower, this tree has a nice rounded head with bright green foliage. Spring Snow is a nearly sterile Crab, therefore producing almost no fruit. 



Malus 'Sutyzam'

Sugar Tyme® Crab

Plant Patent No. 7062

​A vigorous, upright tree with shiny green foliage and an abundance of snowy white, fragrant flowers that completely cover its branches.  Its fruit is persistent.  Good disease resistance. 



Malus 'Fuji'

Fuji Apple

The Fuji Apple is one of America's favorite fresh-eating apple trees.  This firm, crunchy, juicy, white fleshed apple has excellent flavor and fine visual appeal.  It is medium sized with a reddish-green color. This is a late harvest season tree. 



Malus 'Gala'

Gala Apple

Gala apples are small and usually red in color with a portion being greenish or yellowish-green.  Flavor is semi-sweet and keeps for along time.  THis is a mid-harvest season tree. 



Malus 'Honeycrisp'

Honeycrisp Apple

Plant Patent No. 7179

​Honeycrisp apples are honey sweet with a touch of tartness and amazingly crisp.  Their color is a scarlet red over yellow.  This is a mid-harvest season tree.



Malus 'Honeygold'

Honeygold Apple

This is a great substitute for Golden Delicious in colder areas because of its hardiness.  Its apples are medium to large sized, with a golden to yellowish-green color and a reddish-bronze blush.  This is a mid-harvest season tree. 


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