Index Of Trees

Thuja plicata‘Green Giant’ Green Giant Arborvitae
A Dense, pyramidal evergreen that can grow upwards of 50′. Generally used for screening purposes. Maintains a deep green color through winter, and has a sweet, fragment foilage.
Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ Kwanzan Cherry
Stiffly vase-shaped crown with lustrous green foliage that turns bronze-orange in fall. Double pink flowers appear in clusters in mid to late April. Very showy and hardy. Click here to enlarge the image Kwanzan Cherry
Prunus serrulata ‘Snowgoose’ Snowgoose Cherry
Tightly upright branching with lush dark green foliage. Double white flowers appear before new foliage.
Prunus x yedoensis Yoshino Cherry
Rounded habit and more spreading than serrulata. Fast growing to a height of 30′ or more. Beautiful, fragrant white flowers bloom with appearance of bright green leaves in March-April. Click here to enlarge the image Yoshino Cherry
Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit II’ Dynamite Crapemyrtle
The first true red tree form Crapemyrtle. Flowers appear early July and continue until frost. New foliage emerges crimson changing to green and then to orange in fall. Click here to enlarge the image Dynamite Crapemyrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Muskogee’ Muskogee Crapemyrtle
Vigourous grower to 20+’ . Glossy green leaves that turn red in autumn. Abundant lavender flowers July-September. Click here to enlarge the image Muskogee Crapemyrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Natchez’ Natchez Crapemyrtle
Medium fast grower to 20+’ . Showy white flowers that bloom late June-September. Dark cinnamon brown exfoliating bark provides beauty year-round.
Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit III’ Pink Velour Crapemrytle
The first Crapemyrtle to have deep wine foliage that ages to purplish green becoming dark orange in fall. Flowers are bright pink and contrast extremely well with foliage. Click here to enlarge the image Pink Velour Crapemyrtle
Lagerstroemia indica ‘Whit IV’ Red Rocket Crapemyrtle

Long blooming period of huge clusters of cherry red flowers with yellow throats. Foliage emerges crimson and changes quickly to dark green. Fall color is orange. Click here to enlarge the image

Red Rocket Crapemyrtle
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei ‘Tuscarora’ Tuscarora Crapemyrtle
Dark coral-pink flowers from early July until late September. Dark green leaves turn orange-red in fall exposing the mottled, light brown bark for a great winter look. Click here to enlarge the image Tuscarora Crapemyrtle
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino’ Yoshino Cryptomeria

Evergreen conical shaped tree growing to 60′ or more. Bright to bluish green in summer becoming bronze-green in winter. A very graceful conifer. Click here to enlarge the image

Yoshino Cryptomeria
Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress
A stately tree that is very adaptable to both wet and dry environments. Leaf color emerges yellow-green in spring changing to medium green in summer. Fall color is brownish-orange. A pyramidal conifer that requires little or no maintenance. Will reach 50-70′ in size. Click here to enlarge the image Bald Cypress
Taxodium ascendens Pond Cypress
A graceful columnar deciduous conifer that thrives well under both wet and dry conditions. Has graceful, feathery foliage and will achieve 70-80′ in height. An interesting alternative to Baldcypress. Click here to enlarge the image Pond Cypress
Cornus florida White (Red, Pink) Dogwood
Slow to medium growth rate and may reach 20′ to 40′ in height and be wider than tall.
Cornus florida White (Red, Pink) Dogwood
Slow to medium growth rate and may reach 20′ to 40′ in height and be wider than tall.
Cornus florida White (Red, Pink) Dogwood
Slow to medium growth rate and may reach 20′ to 40′ in height and be wider than tall.
Ulmus parvifolia ‘Allée’ (‘Emer II’ , ‘Emerald Vase’ ) Allée Elm
Habit is more upright than the species. Canopy is dense and lush. Exfoliating bark in a variety of hues adds additional appeal. Click here to enlarge the image allee elm

 

Ulmus parvifolia ‘Allée’ (‘Emer II’ , ‘Emerald Vase’ ) Allée Elm
Habit is more upright than the species. Canopy is dense and lush. Exfoliating bark in a variety of hues adds additional appeal. Click here to enlarge the image allee elm
Ulmus parvifolia ‘Bosque’ (‘UPTMF’ ) Bosque Elm
Pyramidal in shape with a central dominant leader. The growth rate is relatively fast. Click here to enlarge the image Bosque Elm
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Ulmus parvifolia ‘Drake’ Drake Elm
Upright branching into a rounded head make for a good street tree or for use in other limited spaces. Bark is exfoliating and quite attractive. Foliage stays longer in the fall and emerges earlier in the spring than Bosque Elm and Allée Elm. Click here to enlarge the image Drake Elm
Ulmus americana ‘Princeton’ Princeton Elm
Fast, upright grower with large, leathery foilage. Highly disease resistant and is quickly becoming a very popular elm cultivar
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Green Ash, Red Ash

Widely adaptable tree, can tolerate moist soils. Fast grower with deep green leaf color.

Ilex cornuta ‘Burfordii’ Burford Holly
A small dense evergreen tree with handsome smooth gray bark. Can reach heights of 20-25′ . Red berries.
Ilex Cassine Dahoon Holly
Small evergreen tree growing to 20+’ . Foliage is medium green and somewhat open.
Ilex cornuta ‘Burfordii Nana’ Dwarf Burford Holly
Lustrous small multi-stem evergreen tree that is ideal for areas limited in space. Small red berries. Exposed trunks offer a white-ish contrast to the foliage.
Ilex x attenuata ‘East Palatka’ East Palatka Holly
Pyramidal evergreen with dark green somewhat loose foliage and bright red berries. Retains leaf color better around February and March than Savannah Holly. Also is more tolerant of salt spray in coastal areas. Click here to enlarge the image East Palatka Holly

Ilex x ‘Emily Bruner’ Emily Bruner Holly
A broad dense evergreen that will grow to 20′ . Exhibits large red berries.
Ilex x attenuata ‘Fosteri’ Foster Holly
A slender and dense conical tree growing to a height of 20-30′ . Red berries.
Ilex x ‘Mary Nell’ Mary Nell Holly
Pyramidal habit. Leaves are dark and lustrous green and spiny. Berries are bright red and abundant. Full and dense if pruned regularly.
Ilex cornuta ‘Needlepoint’ Needlepoint Holly
Height is up to 15′ . Can be grown as a dense round shrub or limbed up to form a small tree and exhibit a handsome gray bark. Vivid red berries.

Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ Nellie R. Stevens Holly

A broad pyramidal tree reaching heights of 25′ -30′ . It is very rigorous and dense with lustrous dark green leaves. Red berries appear at an early age. One of the most widely used hollies. Click here to enlarge the image

Nellie R. Stevens Holly
Ilex vomitoria ‘Pride of Houston’ Pride of Houston Yaupon Holly
Medium to fast grower reaching 15-20+’ in height. Makes a good single or multi-stem small tree with lustrous green foliage contrasting well with appealing white to gray bark. Small leaves and red berries. Click here to enlarge the image Pride of Houston Yaupon Holly
Ilex x attenuata ‘Savannah’ Savannah Holly
Loosely pyramidal with light green foliage. An abundance of large, bright red berries reduces luster in foliage in the winter and early spring. Click here to enlarge the image Savannah Holly
X Cupressocyparis leylandii Leyland Cypress
Handsome, fast growing, needle evergreen reaching 60-70′ or more in height. Holds bluish green color well in winter. Click here to enlarge the image Leyland Cypress
Ligustrum lucidum Waxleaf Ligustrum
Makes attractive single or multi-stem small tree reaching a height of 40-50′ . Leaves are rich dark green. Creamy white, fragrant flowers appear around late May and are effective for a long time. Click here to enlarge the image Waxleaf Ligustrum
Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Ruby’ Ruby Loropetalum
Makes an attractive single or multi-stem small tree that can abide sun and shade. Has ruby red young leaves that remain year-round.
Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Zhuzhou Fuchsia’ Zhuzhou Fuchsia Loropetalum

Moderatley fast growing single or multi-stem small tree that reaches heights of 12-15′ . New growth ranges from deep blackish purple to burgundy red. Mature foliage is purplish green. Fuchsia pink flowers appear in spring. Tolerant of shade. Click here to enlarge the image

Zhuzhou Fuchsia Loropetalum
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Claudia Wannamaker’ Claudia Wannamaker Southern Magnolia
Grows to 50′ or more. Has medium dense dark green foliage with rusty brown undersides. Creamy white, fragrant flowers begin appearing in late May-early June. Habit is pyramidal. Click here to enlarge image Claudia Wannamaker Southern Magnolia
Magnolia grandiflora ‘D.D. Blanchard’ D.D. Blanchard Southern Magnolia
Possibly the darkest green leaves with rich orange brown undersides. Very handsome pyramidal evergreen that grows to 50′ or more.
Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ Little Gem Southern Magnolia
The smallest of the species, this dense compact evergreen will grow to about 20′ high and 10′ wide. Leaves are small and rich dark green with bronze-brown undersides. Ideal for a small area. Also makes an attractive screen. Prolific bloomer from June to November.
Magnolia virginiana Sweetbay Magnolia
Multi-stemmed shrub or small tree that performs very well throughout the southeast and further north. This semi-evergreen is sought after for its dark green foliage, with silvery undersides and fragrant flowers.
Acer x freemanii Autumn Blaze ® Autumn Blaze Red Maple

Rapid grower with rich green leaves that color orange-red to red in early fall. Click here to enlarge the image

 

autumn blaze red maple
Acer rubrum ‘Autumn Flame’ Autumn Flame Red Maple
A handsome oval, round-headed tree that grows fairly fast to 50-60′. Leaves are small and dark green in summer with early and exceptional red fall color.
Acer rubrum ‘October Glory’ October Glory Red Maple
Oval rounded crown with dark green foliage that has long lasting red to crimson fall coloration. Height is 40-50′ .
Acer rubrum Red Sunset ® ‘Franks Red’ Red Sunset Red Maple
Pyramidal to rounded crown with dark green foliage that has long lasting red to crimson fall coloration. Height is 40-50′ .

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Acer saccharum Sugar Maple

Upright-oval to rounded habit with dense medium to dark green leaves that change to yellow or orange in fall. Growth rate is slow.

Acer rubrum ‘Summer Red’ Summer Red
A newer maple that exhibits stunning reddish purple new growth and is exceptionally spectacular during spring.
Acer buergerianum Trident Maple
Oval to rounded head with small, rich green leaves. Grows to 25-35′ standard or multi-trunk. This is a great selection as a street tree or wherever space is limited. Full color can be outstanding, ranging to a rich burgundy. Click here to enlarge the image Trident Maple
Quercus virginiana ‘Cathedral Oak’ Cathedral Live Oak
An exciting new Live Oak clone that has a central leader and wide-angled branches. Foliage is dark green and dense. An excellent choice as a street tree or specimen tree.
Quercus hemisphaerica Laurel Oak
Lustrous dark green leaves last into February or later. The habit is pyramidal to rounded. Smaller size and spread than Live Oak makes it a worthwhile choice as a landscape tree.

 

Quercus virginiana Live Oak
Magnificent evergreen shade tree with spreading, arching branches. Moderate growth rate achieving massive proportions ranging 40-80′ high and 60-100′ wide. This is an unbeatable choice in any southern landscape that can accommodate its size.
Quercus nuttallii Nutall Oak
Similar to Pin Oak and Shumard Oak with many unique attributes. Growth rate is fast and continues in hot weather. Maintains a central leader and develops a full canopy at an early age. It is tolerant of wet soils. Will reach 40-60′ at maturity. Click here to enlarge the image Nutall Oak

Quercus lyrata Overcup Oak
Uniform and consistent branching with dark green leathery leaves that turn yellow-brown in fall. Expect a 40-60′ shade tree at maturity. Somewhat tolerant of damp soil. Click here to enlarge the image Overcup Oak
Quercus palustris Pin Oak, Swamp Oak
A fast growing large shade tree that will tolerate somewhat wet soils. Dark green foliage turns bronze to red in fall.
Quercus acutissima Sawtooth Oak
A handsome, fast-growing shade tree. Leaves open a brilliant yellow in spring becoming lustrous green in summer. Fall color is yellow to golden brown. Will reach 40-60′ in height with a comparable spread. Click here to enlarge the image Sawtooth Oak
Quercus shumardii Shumard Oak
Another of the species related and similar to Pin Oak. Will grow 40′ -60′ high and wide.

Quercus falcate var. pagodifolia Ellis ‘Cherrybark’ Southern Red Oak
Grows to 70-80′ with a rounded outline. Bark is a blackish cherry hue. Relatively fast grower.
Quercus alba White Oak
One of the most handsome oaks with wide spreading branches and almost blue-green foliage which turns to a long-lasting brown to red wine color in fall. A good tree for a large area. Growth rate is medium-slow to medium.
Quercus phellos Willow Oak
A pyramidal tree growing to 40-60+’ and becoming more rounded with maturity. Has an attractive texture with bright green leaves that become dark green in summer. A good street tree. Click here to enlarge the image Willow Oak
Pinus palustris Longleaf Pine

Popular pine that can surpass 60′ in the landscape. Maintains dark green needles that grow 8 – 16″ in length

Pinus taeda Loblolly Pine

Easily transplanted and adaptable to a wide range of soil types. Used widely as a screen in its younger years. Particularly fast grower.

Pistacia chinensis Chinese Pistache

Very adaptable deciduous tree most, commonly known for its outstanding fall color. Leaves turn a rich orange-red that lasts well into fall. Branches tend to have an upright-arching habit.

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Cercis canadensis Eastern Redbud
An interesting small tree that grows to 20′ -30′ in height. Has somewhat irregular trunk often divided close to the ground with ascending branches. Leaves emerge reddish purple and become dark green. Flowers are reddish purple in bud and open to a rosy pink in March-April lasting 2-3 weeks with a purplish tinge.
Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy Redbud
A stunningly beautiful smaller tree that exhibits a deep, purple leaf.
Betula nigra ‘BNMTF’ Dura-Heat™ River Birch

Provides a dense, oval canopy and has rich creamy white exfoliating bark. Has smaller leaves and is more tolerant of dry and hot conditions than the species. Click here to enlarge the image

 

Dura-Heat River Birch
Betula nigra River Birch

Standard or multi-trunk tree reaching 40-70′ in height. Medium to dark green leaves turn to buttery yellow in fall then drop to better reveal stunning exfoliating bark. Adapts well to moist soils.

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Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Poplar, Tulip tree, Yellow Poplar
A fast growing tree that attains heights of 70-100′ . Gold to yellow leaves in fall are quite showy. A good shade tree for a large area.
Myrica cerifera Southern Wax Myrtle
A very versatile evergreen. Can be pruned and left full to ground to make an excellent screen. May be limbed up to form an attractive multi-stem tree of 20+’ . Bark is gray-white on irregularly shaped stems making for a striking small specimen tree. It is tolerant of salt spray as well as full sun or half shade.
Salix babylonica Babylon Weeping Willow
A graceful tree which grows to 30-40′ . The crown is rounded with weeping branches that reach to the ground. The spread can equal the height. It is extremely fast growing and does well in moist environments.Click here to enlarge the image Babylon Weeping Willow
Zelkova serrata ‘Green Vase’ Zelkova “Green Vase”

Vase-shaped with upright arching branches. Very fast grower and well suited for areas where low branches are an issue.

Zelkova serrata ‘Village Green’ “Village Green” Zelkova

Vase shaped tree that reaches a height of 50-60′ but has less spread. Useful in a variety of settings. Growth rate is medium to fast. Leaves are dark green.