A red and silver maple cross providing the best of both trees — excellent fall … Continued
browsing plants: trees — shade
Generally, trees are over 20′ tall and have woody, bark-covered trunks more than 2 inches in diameter at 4.5 feet about the ground. Ornamental trees have showy blooms, branches or trunks and grow no higher than 25-30′ tall. Shade trees grow three to four times that height. Find native trees on the native plant list.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now!
A naturally occurring hybrid maple that is the result of a cross between Acer rubrum … Continued
A dense shade tree with a straight trunk and well-shaped canopy, and a crown which … Continued
Native trees renowned for their incredible red fall color, these trees have a life span … Continued
Trident maple or three-toothed maple is native to China, Korea and Japan. It is a … Continued
Aesculus x carnea ‘Briotii’ (red horse chestnut) is a 30–40’ tall tree with dusty red … Continued
Growing in open spaces, these trees may reach 60’ tall by 30’ wide, but as … Continued
One of the best native trees for fall color according to Michael Dirr, black tupelo … Continued
This massive shade tree is the pecan producer of the industry. Lustrous, dark green foliage … Continued
Showy white flowers, giant heart-shaped leaves, bean-like seed pods. Grows 40–60’ high and 20–40’ wide … Continued
Tolerant of a variety of conditions. Well-suited to urban areas, it withstands wind and city … Continued
As the American chestnut succumbs to disease, the blight-resistant Chinese chestnut is gaining popularity. Trees … Continued