Sandbar willow- Provides excellent browse and cover.
Siberian Elm- Provides excellent browse and cover. Tolerates being trimmed down, within the reach of deer, to provide new flushes of succulent growth.
Crabapples- Falling fruit attracts deer, Midwest Crabapple holds its fruit into the winter.
Pear, McDermand- Falling pear is relished by deer.
Ponderosa Pine- Plant in tight blocks to provide overhead thermal cover for cold winter days.
Common Hackberry- Steadily drops it's fruit throughout the winter.
Caragana- Pheasants can be seen picking at fallen seed throughout the latter part of summer
and into early winter.
Russian Olive- Provides fruit throughout the winter.
Silverberry- Holds fruit into early winter.
Crabapple, Midwest- Holds its Fruit into the winter.
Buffaloberry- Provides cover and holds its fruit into the winter.
Festive Orchard Blend:
Plum, 'Prairie Red' American