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RECOMMENDED TREE SPECIES

Large Shade Trees (45-65 feet, º generally thought to be too large for street plantings)

 

Western (Northern) Catalpa x*

Catalpa speciosa

Common (Western) Hackberry x

Celtis occidentalis

American Ash *

Fraxinus americana ‘Autumn Purple’

Green Ash, male plants x

Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Patmore’

Honeylocust, thornless

Gleditsia triacanthos inermis

Kentucky Coffeetree x

Gymnocladus dioicus

Black Walnut x* ^

Juglans nigra

White Mulberry x^

Morus alba

Swamp White Oak ^

Quercus bicolor

Bur Oak M ^

Quercus macrocarpa

American Linden *

Tilia americana

American Elm

Ulmus americana

Lacebark (Chinese) Elm x

Ulmus parvifolia

 

Medium Shade Trees (25-45 feet)

Bigtooth Maple x*

Acer grandidentatum

Golden Raintree x*

Koelreuteria paniculata

Canada Red Cherry x*

Prunus virginiana ‘Schubert’

Black Locust x*^

Robinia psuedoacacia

Littleleaf Linden *

Tilia cordata

Redmond Linden *

Tilia americana ‘Redmond

Small Trees or Large Shrubs (12-25 feet)

Amur Maple *

Acer ginnala

Tatarian Maple *

Acer tataricum

Ohio Buckeye x* ^

Aesculus glabra

Saskatoon Serviceberry x*

Amelanchier alnifolia

Curlleaf Mountain Mahogany

Cercocarpus ledifolius

Russian Hawthorn *

Crataegus ambigua

Cockspur Hawthorn, thornless *

Crataegus crusgalli inermis

Downy Hawthorn x*

Crataegus mollis

Washington Hawthorn *

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Crabapple, fruit-bearing *

Malus ‘Bob White’ - white flowers

‘Centurion’ - rosy red flowers

‘David’ - pink, then white flowers

‘Indian summer’ - red flowers

‘Profusion’ - pink flowers

 
 
 
 

American Plum x*

Prunus americana

Amur Chokecherry *

Prunus maackii

Princess Kay Plum *

Prunus nigra ‘Princess Kay"

Gambel Oak x * ^

Quercus gambelii

New Mexican Locust x *

Robinia neomexicana

Japanese Tree Lilac *

Syringa reticulata

Large Evergreens (30-60 feet - º generally thought to be too large for street plantings)

Southwestern White Pine ^

Pinus strobiformus

Austrian Pine x ^

Pinus nigra

Ponderosa Pine x

Pinus ponderosa

Medium Evergreens ° (15-25 feet)

Junipers, upright

 

Eastern Red Cedar ^

Juniperus virginiana ‘Hillspire’

Chinese x ^

Juniperus chinensis ‘Spearmint

Rocky Mountain x ^

Juniperus scopulorum ‘Cologreen’, ‘Grey Gleam’, ‘Wichita Blue’

One Seed x Juniperus monosperma
   

Pinyon (Piñon) Pine x

Pinus cembroides edulis

Bristlecone Pine x

Pinus longaeva (formerly aristata)

Key:

x - Plants for XeriscapeTM plantings (drought tolerant)

º- Plants not good for street plantings

* - Colorful leaves, flowers, bark or fruit

^ - Plants thought to be tolerant of salt (little research has been done.)


 

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