Shade Trees
Shade Trees
PLANT TYPE
VARIETY
HEIGHT
GROWTH RATE
SUN
SOIL
ZONE
JAPANESE MAPLE
Japanese(many varieties)
5' - 25'
slow
well drained
(Acer Palmatum)
RED MAPLE
Red Maple
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
Autumn Flame
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
October Glory
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
Red Sunset
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
Summer Red
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
Autumn Blaze
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
Brandy Wine
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Acer Rebrum)
SUGAR MAPLE
Green Mountain
60' - 75'
slow - med.
well drained
(Acer saccarum)
Legacy
60' - 75'
slow - med.
well drained
(Acer saccarum)
GINKO
GINKO
50' - 80'
slow
well drained
(Ginko biloba)
REDWOOD
Dawn Red
70' - 100'
fast
well drained
(Metasequoia glyptosdroboides)
OAK
Sawtooth Oak
40' - 60'
med.
well drained
(Quercus acutissima )
Water Oak
60' - 70'
med. - fast
well drained
(Quercus nigra )
Nuttall Oak
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Quercus nuttallii )
Shumard Oak
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Quercus shumardii)
Willow Oak
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Quercus phellos )
Pin Oak
60' - 70'
med. - fast
well drained
(Quercus palustris )
WILLOW
Weeping Willow
30' - 40'
fast
wet/dry
(Quercus palustris )
CYPRESS
Bald Cypress
50' - 70'
fast
wet/dry
(Taxodium distichum )
ELM
Lace Bark Elm
40' - 60'
med. - fast
well drained
(Ulmus parvifolia )
ZELKOVA
Japanese Zelkova
50' - 80'
med. - fast
well drained
(Ulmus parvifolia )
RIVER BIRCH
River Birch
40' - 70'
med. - fast
wet/dry
(Betula nigia )
Heritage
40' - 60'
med. - fast
wet/dry
(Betula nigia )
Dura-Heat
40' - 60'
med. - fast
wet/dry
(Betula nigia )