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Trees

KEY: (Size Categories based on average size at maturity) E-evergreen, D-deciduous, LT- large tree (30'- taller), ST- small tree (15'- 30'), LS- large shrub, MS- medium shrub, SS- small shrub, G-groundcover, FL- conspicuous flower, FR- conspicuous fruit, BK- attractive bark or stem color, H/S-good hedge/screen, XFC- exceptional fall color.

  • Acer rubrum, Red Maple- D, LT, XFC
  • Acer saccharum, Sugar Maple- D, LT, XFC
  • Amelanchier arborea, Downy Serviceberry, D, ST, FL, FR, BK, XFC
  • Betula nigra, River Birch- D, LT, BK
  • Cercis canadensis, Eastern Red Bud- D, ST, FL
  • Chionanthus virginicus, White Fringetree- D, ST, FL, FR
  • Cladrastis lutea (kentukea)- American Yellowwood- LT, FL, XFC
  • Cornus florida, Flowering Dogwood- D, ST, FL, FR, XFC
  • Cryptomeria japonica, Japanese Cryptomeria- E, LT, H/S
  • Fagus grandiflora, American Beech- D, LT, FR, BK, XFC
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Green Ash- D, LT
  • Halesia carolina, Carolina Silverbell- D, LT, FL, FR
  • Juniperus virginiana- Eastern Red Cedar- E, LT, H/S
  • Koelreuteria paniculata, Golden Raintree- D, LT, FL, FR, XFC
  • Lagerstroemia indica, Crape Myrtle (come in a great selection of sizes, colors, and shapes)- D, ST, FL, BK, XFC
  • Lagerstroemia fauriei, Japanese Crape Myrtle-cultivars are highly resistant to mildew and more cold hardy)- D, ST, FL, BK, XFC
  • Liquidambar styraciflua, Sweetgum (the fruitless variety may be more practical for residential use)- D, LT, FR, XFC
  • Liriodendron tulipifera, Tulip Poplar- D, LT, FL, XFC
  • Magnolia grandiflora, Southern Magnolia- E, LT, FL, FR, H/S
  • Magnolia- a large selection of deciduous native and cultivated magnolia species are worthy of use- LT to ST, FL, FR, BK
  • Malus, Flowering Crabapple- variety of sizes fit well into the landscape (research selection for disease and insect resistance) - D, ST, FL, FR
  • Metasequoia glyptostroboides, Dawn Redwood- D, LT, H/S, XFC
  • Nyssa sylvatica, Black Gum- D, LT, FR, BK, XFC
  • Oxydendrum arboreum, Sourwood- D, ST, FL, FR, BK, XFC
  • Picea abies, Norway Spruce- E, LT, FR
  • Pinus strobus, White Pine- E, LT, H/S
  • Pinus taeda, Loblolly Pine- E, LT
  • Pinus thunbergiana, Japanese Black Pine- E, LT
  • Pinus virginiana, Virginia Pine- E, LT, H/S
  • Pistacia chinensis, Chinese Pistachio- D, ST, FR, BK, XFC
  • Platanus x acerfolia, London Plane Tree (or Sycamore)- D, LT, FR, BK
  • Platanus occidentalis, American Plane Tree (or Sycamore)- D, LT, FR, BK
  • Prunus cerasifera, Flowering Plum- D, ST, FL
  • Prunus mume, Japanese Apricot- D, ST, FL
  • Prunus serrulata, Japanese Flowering Cherry- D, ST, FL, BK
  • Prunus subhirtella, Higan Cherry- D, ST, FL, FR, BK
  • Prunus x yedoensis- Yoshino Cherry- D, LT, FL, FR, BK
  • Quercus alba, White Oak, D, LT
  • Quercus acutissima, Sawtooth Oak- D, LT, FR
  • Quercus coccinea, Scarlet Oak- D, LT, FR, XFC
  • Quercus falcata, Southern Red Oak- D, LT, FR
  • Quercus palustris, Pin Oak- D, LT, FR, XFC
  • Quercus phellos, Willow Oak- D, LT, FR
  • Quercus virginiana, Live Oak- E, LT, FR
  • Sophora japonica, Japanese Sophora- D, LT, FL, FR
  • Taxodium distichum, Bald Cypress- E, LT, BK, XFC
  • Tsuga canadensis, Canadian (Eastern) Hemlock- E, LT, FR, H/S
  • Tsuga caroliniana, Carolina Hemlock- E, LT, FR, H/S
  • Vitex agnus-castus, Chastetree (or Vitex)- D, ST, FL
  • Zelkova serrata, Japanese Zelkova- D, LT, BK, XFC


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