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Male Ginkgo

(Ginkgo biloba, aka Maidenhair Tree) 20-50ft h, 25-35ft spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Medium growth rate Unique, fan-shaped leaves that turn golden yellow in fall; can live for thousands of years ... Continue reading →

American Sweetgum

(Liquidambar styraciflua) 60-75ft h, 40-50ft spread at maturity Medium/fast growth rate: 13in – more than 24”/year Full sun Distinctive star-shaped leaves; brilliant fall color; produces “gum balls” – woody burr-like fruit Requires plenty of space for root system ... Continue reading →

Blackgum

(Nyssa sylvatica, aka Black Tupelo) 30-50ft h, 20-30ft spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Slow/medium growth rate: less than 1-2ft/year Brilliant fall color, glossy leaves, produces small blue/black fruit ... Continue reading →

Shingle Oak

(Quercus imbrecaria) 40-60ft height and spread at maturity Full sun Produces acorns ... Continue reading →

London Planetree

(Platanus x acerifolia) 75-100ft h, 80ft spread at maturity Full sun / partial shade Excellent urban tree – tolerates pollution Characteristic mottled bark; produces ~1in seed balls yearly ... Continue reading →

White Oak

(Quercus alba) 50-80ft height, 50-80ft spread at maturity Slow/med growth: less than 1-2ft/year Full sun/partial shade Beautiful fall color; produces acorns and catkins; can live for hundreds of years ... Continue reading →

CHINKAPIN OAK

(Quercus muehlenbergii) 40-50’H, 50-60’ spread at maturity Slow/medium growth: less than 1-2ft/year Full sun Produces acorns ... Continue reading →

BEECH, EUROPEAN OR AMERICAN

(Fagus sylvatica or grandifolia) European American ... Continue reading →

SHUMARD OAK

(Quercus shumardii) 40-60ft height, 40-60ft spread at maturity Medium growth rate: 13-24in/year Full sun Dramatic fall color; produces small acorns (every 2-4yrs) and catkins (yearly), tolerates pollution and compacted soil ... Continue reading →

BUR OAK

(Quercus macrocarpa) 70-80’H, 80’ spread at maturity Slow growing (less than 1ft/year) Full sun Produces acorns ... Continue reading →

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