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Shade Trees

Shade Trees

Photo Plant Name Plant Size Sun Type

Kentucky Coffeetree

Size: 50 to 60' HT - 40-50' SPREAD

Spring Colors: inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: Yellow foliage

Seeds: Females seed pods - males seedless

Growth Rate: Slow to moderate

Salt tolerant tree. One of last trees to leaf out in spring; large, bluish-green compound leaves turn yellow fall color; thick seed pods of female trees offer winter interest; male trees are seedless; native to Midwest

Kentucky Coffeetree 50 to 60' HT - 40-50' SPREAD

Skyline Honeylocust

Size: 40 to 70ft HT - 30-70ft SPREAD

Spring Colors: none

Foliage: golden yellow foliage

Seeds: Seedless

Growth Rate: Fast

Distinctive and refined pyramidal form valued for its delicate ferny appearance

Skyline Honeylocust 40 to 70ft HT - 30-70ft SPREAD

Autumn Blaze Maple

Size: 50 to 55ft HT - 40ft SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: orange to red foliage

Seeds: Nearly Seedless

Growth Rate: Fast

Hybrid cross between red and silver maple, tree has the vigor and adaptability of a silver maple and the beauty and strength as a red maple

Autumn Blaze Maple 50 to 55ft HT - 40ft SPREAD

Cleveland Maple

Size: 40 to 60' HT - 30-45' SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: yellow foliage

Seeds: Large Double Samaras (winged seeds)

Growth Rate: Moderate

Columnar form when young that develops into a dense shapely tree.

Cleveland Maple 40 to 60' HT - 30-45' SPREAD

Emerald Lustre Maples

Size: 40 to 60ft HT - 30-45ft SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: yellow/bronze foliage

Seeds: Large Double Samaras (winged seeds) that mature in late summer

Growth Rate: Moderate

Large deciduous tree with a broad rounded crown

Emerald Lustre Maples 40 to 60ft HT - 30-45ft SPREAD

Red Sunset Maple

Size: 45 to 50ft - 35-40ft SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: early showy orange to red foliage

Seeds: Large Double Samaras (winged seeds) that mature in early summer

Growth Rate: Fast

Pyramidal shape when young that develops into dense shapely tree with a rounded crown

Red Sunset Maple 45 to 50ft - 35-40ft SPREAD

Bur Oak

Size: 70 to 80' HT & SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: Yellow Foliage

Seeds: Acorns

Growth Rate: slow

The Bur Oak is a tall, fairly slow-growing, long-lived tree, highly desirable for windbreaks and ornamental use. It has an impressive crown with a massive trunk, which makes it a picturesque specimen. Bur Oak trees adapt to various soils where other oaks may fail.

Bur Oak 70 to 80' HT & SPREAD

Red Oak

Size: 60 to 80' HT - 60-75' SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: Russet-red to bright red foliage

Seeds: Acorns

Growth Rate: Moderate

Nuts attract a variety of wildlife. Leaves are pinkish to reddish when unfolding, lustrous dark green in summer changing to russet-red to bright red in fall; native to Midwest.

Red Oak 60 to 80' HT - 60-75' SPREAD

Swamp White Oak

Size: 50 to 60ft HT - 35-45ft SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: Yellow Bronze foliage

Seeds: Acorns

Growth Rate: Moderate

Native to the US. Nuts attract a variety of wildlife. The name bicolor refers to the two-colored leaf shining dark green above and velvety white pubescence below turning golden in the fall.

Swamp White Oak 50 to 60ft HT - 35-45ft SPREAD

Chanticleer Pear

Size: 40 TO 60' HT -15-20' SPREAD

Spring Colors: white flowers

Foliage: Reddish/purple foliage

Seeds: small berries

Growth Rate: Fast

The tree is a tight, narrow, pyramidal, thorn less, ornamental pear tree. Some specimens appear almost columnar in habit. Oval, glossy green leaves turn an attractive reddish purple in autumn. The growth habit is dense, narrowly pyramidal, and evenly branched with crisp glossy green foliage.

Chanticleer Pear 40 TO 60' HT -15-20' SPREAD

Weeping Willow

Size: 30 to 40' HT - 35' SPREAD

Spring Colors: inconspicuous pale yellow flowers

Foliage: Yellow Foliage

Seeds: small brown fruit

Growth Rate: Fast

Graceful and refined, easily recognized by its open crown of ground-sweeping branches. Leaves are light green above, grayish-green beneath. This willow grows especially well near water.

Weeping Willow 30 to 40' HT - 35' SPREAD

Redmond Linden

Size: 40 to 60' HT - 25-30' SPREAD

Spring Colors: light yellow fragrant flowers

Foliage: Yellow Foliage

Seeds: Brown nut-like fruit

Growth Rate: Moderate

Redmond has the largest leaves of the Lindens and its dense foliage is glossy green with bright yellow autumn color. The tree is pyramidal when young but develops into a striking specimen with an upright, oval canopy atop a tall, straight trunk.

Redmond Linden 40 to 60' HT - 25-30' SPREAD

Sugar Maple

Size: 60 to 75' HT - 40-50' SPREAD

Spring Colors: Inconspicuous flowers

Foliage: Yellow/orange/red foliage

Seeds: Large Double Samaras (winged Seeds)

Growth Rate: Slow

The Sugar Maple tree is one of our most majestic deciduous trees. It is excellent for large shade or lawn locations. The Sugar Maple has a dense crown with glossy dark green, heavily waxed leaves. It is one of our best trees for fall color when leaves turn brilliant red or yellow-orange.

Sugar Maple 60 to 75' HT - 40-50' SPREAD

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