Rounded oval crown, grows to 35-60’ tall. Edible persimmon fruits up to 2” in diameter … 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!
Grown as an ornamental shade tree because of its attractive glossy green foliage and excellent resistance to … Continued
‘Autumn Gold’ is a superior selection. This species evolved over 200 million years ago. Tough … Continued
Bipinnate, golden-yellow leaves emerge in early summer, becoming greener as the season progresses. Attains a … Continued
60-90’ tall native tree. Habitats include rich woodlands, and riverbanks. Kentucky coffee tree is cultivated … Continued
Clusters of white bell-shaped blooms cover this small native tree in late April and early … Continued
When grown in the open, the black walnut reaches 75′ tall with a round, low … Continued
Fast-growing shade tree with neat habit and well-behaved root system. Medium-sized 30-40’ trees are open-branched, … Continued
Low-maintenance deciduous tree native from Connecticut to Florida west to Missouri south Central America. Excellent … Continued
Fast growing deciduous conifer grows 75-100’ or taller and 15-25’ wide with a pyramidal shape. … Continued
‘Bloodgood’ Widely planted street tree discovered in London where the new hybrid first appeared around … Continued
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. … Continued