Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers rich, humusy, … 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!
’Souixland’ (male) Grow 40–80” in height with a broad open crown of widely spreading branches. … Continued
This native ranges from southeastern Canada through the eastern US, and west to Texas. White … Continued
Trees have three distinctly different 3-5” long leaves: three-lobed, mitten-shaped, and simple, that turn red, … Continued
A revered tree in the Far East, planted for their beautiful fragrant flowers and delicate … Continued
In its native swamp habitat, bald cypress raises conical “knees” from its roots to access … Continued
‘Greenspire’ A transplant from Europe, where it has been put to use as a shade … Continued
‘Valley Forge’ is a Dutch elm disease tolerant selection introduced after 20 years of research. … Continued
‘Green Vase’ Japanese zelkova is a good street and shade tree with vase-shaped form with … Continued