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Best Species to Start in RootSmart


Based on findings from years of research, scientists at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre have noted that the RootSmart™ tray provides a significant advantage to the propagation of key species demonstrating strong tap-rooting systems, as well as other species. 

Native to Canada

Native to North America

Other species

Hickory species (Carya): Shagbark, Big shellbark, Bitternut

Red bud (Cercis canadensis)

White pine (Pinus strobus)

Oak species (Quercus): Red, White, Bur, Chinquapin

Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)

Hazelnut species (Corylus): American, Beaked 

Kentucky coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus)

Black walnut (Juglans nigra)

Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Black cherry (Prunus serotina)

Ironwood (Ostrya virginiana)

Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)

Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica)

Paw paw (Asimina triloba)

American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)

Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum)

Common persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)

Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra)

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

Littleleaf linden (Tilia cordata)

Japanese pagoda tree (Sophora japonica)

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