Categories Class B

Osage Orange

(Maclura pomifera aka Hedge apple) 35-60ft height and spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade If pollinated, will produce grapefruit-sized fruit (inedible) Performs well in poor soil ... Continue reading →

Zelkova ‘City Sprite’

(Zelkova serrata) 24ft h, 18ft spread at maturity Bright green, finely textured foliage; yellow fall color Compact, dense, requires pruning for ideal shape and structure Tough urban tree ... Continue reading →

Katsura

(Cercidiphyllum japonicum) 40-60ft h, 25-60ft spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Colorful year-round foliage, heart-shaped serrated leaves ... Continue reading →

American Hornbeam

(Carpinus caroliniana) 20-35ft height and spread at maturity Partial/full shade Slow growth rate Sometimes known as “musclewood” due to the rippled appearance of its trunk/branches Good fall color ... Continue reading →

Hop hornbeam

(Ostrya virginiana) 25-40ft h, 20-30ft spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Produces catkins that look like hops (hence the name) ... Continue reading →

Parrotia

(Parrotia persica aka Persian Ironwood) 20-40ft h, 20-30ft spread at maturity Full sun Year-round interesting foliage; exfoliating bark provides visual interest in winter ... Continue reading →

Sourwood

(Oxydendrum arboreum) 25-30ft h, 20ft spread at maturity Medium growth rate Full sun Produces fragrant white flowers in summer; excellent fall color; yields a small oval-shaped fruit ... Continue reading →

ELM ‘EMERALD SUNSHINE’

(Ulmus propinqua) 35ft h, 25ft spread at maturity Insect resistant, tolerant of heat/drought Deep green, serrated oval leaves; yellow color in fall New cultivar that is resistant to Dutch Elm Disease ... Continue reading →

TULIP MAGNOLIA

(Magnolia x soulangeana, Saucer Magnolia) 20-25ft height and spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Produces fragrant, showy flowers in spring – available in many different colors ... Continue reading →

HARDY RUBBER TREE

(Eucommia ulmoides) 40-60ft h, 30-50ft spread at maturity Full sun/partial shade Dislikes wet soil Highly pest and disease resistant Female trees produce winged seeds; glossy leaves; no fall color ... Continue reading →