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Abies concolor Concolor Fir; White Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; long green to blue-green needles; moderate growing pyramidal habit; deer browse resistant; tolerates heat and moderately dry conditions; locate in full to mostly sunny locations & very well-drained organic neutral to slightly acidic soil; native to western North American mountains; Zones 4 - 7 (8)
10 - 12'B&B
12 - 14'B&B
Abies concolor 'Candicans' Shiner Concolor Fir; Shiner White Fir
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL CONIFER; narrow, irregular upright tree with powder-blue needles; very few plants attain a good pyramidal habit, and few plants are as powder-blue; deer browse resistant; tolerates heat and moderately dry conditions; locate in full to mostly sunny locations & very well-drained organic neutral to slightly acidic soil; native to western North American mountains; Zones 4 - 7 (8)
7 - 8'B&B
8 - 10'B&B
10 - 12'B&B
Abies fraseri Fraser Fir; Southern Balsam Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; dark blue-green needles; pyramidal habit to about 40' tall; excellent cut Christmas tree; deer browse resistant; locate in full to mostly sunny locations & very well-drained organic neutral to slightly acidic soil; native to US middle Appalachian Mountains; Zones 4 - 7
6 - 7'B&B
7 - 8'B&B
8 - 10'B&B
10 - 12'B&B
12 - 14'B&B
14 - 16'B&B
Abies koreana Korean Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; loosely pyramidal habit to 25' or more tall by 10' wide; small dark violet cones in spring; needles have a distinctive white stripe on the bottom side; upright purple cones in spring; deer browse resistant; locate in morning sun with afternoon shade & very well-drained organic soil; South Korean native; Zones 4 - 7
5 - 6'B&B
Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica 'Glauca' Blue Rocky Mountain Fir; Corkbark Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; irregular pyramid with silver-blue needles; lighter corky white to gray bark that's lighter than the species & deeply furrowed when mature; dark purple cones up to 4" long; should grow to about 6' tall in 10 years; deer browse resistant; locate in full to partial sun or afternoon shade & very well-drained slightly acidic moisture retentive soil; native to higher elevations of southwestern US; Zones 5 - 6 (7)
5 - 6'B&B
8 - 10'B&B
Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica 'Glauca Compacta' Compact Rocky Mountain Fir; Compact Corkbark Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; irregular pyramid with silver-blue needles; lighter corky white to gray bark that's lighter than the species & deeply furrowed when mature; dark purple cones up to 4" long; should grow to about 3' tall in 10 years; deer browse resistant; locate in full to partial sun or afternoon shade & very well-drained slightly acidic moisture retentive soil; native to higher elevations of southwestern US; Zones 5 - 6 (7)
5 - 6'B&B
Abies nordmanniana Nordmann Fir; Caucasian Fir
EVERGREEN CONIFER; very dark evergreen needles; pyramidal habit to 50' tall; deer browse resistant; locate in full to partial sun with very well drained slightly acidic moisture retentive soil; one of the best adapted firs for the Mid-Atlantic region; Asian native; Zones 5 - 7
5 - 6'B&B
6 - 7'B&B
Acer campestre Hedge Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; small tree or large shrub to about 30'; yellow fall foliage; good street tree under wires; locate in full sun to partial shade; tolerant of any well drained & compacted soil; native of Europe & Africa; Zones 5 - 8
4 - 4.5"cB&B
Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong' Columnar Freeman Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; upright habit to 50' or more; weak reddish fall foliage; locate in full sun; adaptable to wet & well drained soils; US native; native US cross [A. rubrum x A. saccharinum] Zones 3 - 9
4 - 4.5"cB&B
4.5 - 5"cB&B
5 - 6"cB&B
6 - 7"cB&B
7 - 8"cB&B
8 - 9"cB&B
9 - 10"cB&B
Acer griseum CLUMP Paperbark Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; variable exfoliating cinnamon bark; green foliage turns to shades of red in the fall; grows to about 25' tall by 20' wide or larger; multiple trunks from the ground; locate in full sun to partial shade; tolerates most soils with good to moderate drainage; PHS Gold Metal; native of China; Zones 5 - 7
6 - 7'B&B
8 - 10'B&B
10 - 12'B&B
12 - 14'B&B
Acer griseum LOW BRANCHED Paperbark Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; variable exfoliating cinnamon bark; green foliage turns to shades of red in the fall; grows to about 25' tall by 20' wide or larger; there is a single trunk to 3' or less; locate in full sun to partial shade; tolerates most soils with good to moderate drainage; PHS Gold Metal; native of China; Zones 5 - 7
3 - 3.5"cB&B
3.5 - 4"cB&B
4 - 4.5"cB&B
4.5 - 5"cB&B
5 - 6"cB&B
7 - 8"cB&B
8 - 9"cB&B
9 - 10"cB&B
Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' Red Japanese Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; dark red spring & summer foliage; broadly upright habit to 25' or more in 25 years; branching starts about 3' or more above grade; locate in full sun to partial shade & well-drained moisture retentive organic soil; afternoon shade helps retain best foliage colors; Japanese native; Zones 5 - 7
6 - 8'24" Box
Acer palmatum 'Viridis' Green Laceleaf Japanese Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; green foliage; broadly spreading mounding habit; grows slower than 'Waterfall' & branches grow more horizontally; bright orange, yellow & gold fall foliage; locate in full sun to partial shade & well-drained moisture retentive organic soil; afternoon shade helps retain best foliage colors; Japanese native; Zones 5 - 7
5 - 6' spr25g
Acer pensylvanicum Stripped-bark Maple; Goosefoot Maple
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREE; northeastern native understory tree; green bark on younger branches with longitudinal white stripes; in winter the green turns orangish creating a nice contrast with the white; large green foliage turns a showy clear yellow in fall; open irregular grower to about 20' tall; not tolerant of heat, high humidity or urban conditions; locate in full to partial shade & well-drained moisture retentive organic soil; eastern US native; Zones 3 - 6
3 - 3.5"cB&B
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; dark burgundy-red foliage all spring and summer; maroon-yellow flowers before the foliage yield to purple samaras in early summer; can be invasive; compact rounded head reaching about 40' tall & wide; shallow root system and dense shade makes under-planting difficult for many plants; locate in full sun to partial shade & any soil with adequate drainage; European native; Zones (3) 4 - 7
4 - 4.5"cB&B
4.5 - 5"cB&B
5 - 6"cB&B
6 - 7"cB&B
Acer platanoides 'Drummondii' Variegated Norway Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; spring foliage everges with a distinct & showy creamy yellow margin around the green center; mature summer foliage looses the contrast; foliage turns yellow in fall; yellow flowers before the foliage yield to light green samaras in early summer; can be invasive; compact rounded head reaching about 35' tall & 30' wide; shallow root system and dense shade makes under-planting difficult for many plants; locate in full sun to partial shade & any soil with adequate drainage; European native; Zones (3) 4 - 7
2.5 - 3"cB&B
3 - 3.5"cB&B
4 - 4.5"cB&B
5 - 6"cB&B
Acer rubrum 'Armstrong'
see: Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong'
Acer saccharum Sugar Maple
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; upright to rounded heads; grows to 75' or more; medium green summer foliage turns orange to red in fall; locate in full sun to partial shade with room to develop & well drained organic soil; not tolerant of compacted soils, deicing salt or reflected heat; US native; Zones 4 - 8
5 - 6"cB&B
6 - 7"cB&B
DECIDUOUS SHADE TREE; oval to rounded head; can grow to 70'; thick green foliage resists scorch & leaf tatter; variable yellow to orange to red fall foliage; very heat resistant cultivar; locate in full sun to partial shade with room to develop & well drained organic soil; not tolerant of compacted soils, deicing salt or reflected heat; may be a cross with A. nigrum; US native (Flemer) Zones 4 - 8
6 - 7"cB&B
7 - 8"cB&B
8 - 9"cB&B
Aesculus x arnoldiana 'Autumn Splendor' Hybrid Buckeye
SHADE TREE; large creamy-white pyramidal flower panicles in spring; fruit is ornamentally insignificant; glossy dark green summer foliage turns beautiful orange-crimson in fall; upright oval habit to about 35' tall by 30' wide; locate in full or partial sun & well-drained moisture retentive soil (U of MN) Zones (3) 4 - 8
3.5 - 4"cB&B
4 - 4.5"cB&B
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii' Red Buckeye; Red Horsechestnut
ORNAMENTAL TREE; 10” dark red flower panicles; upright rounded habit to about 35'; resistant to the blotch and mildew; branching begins at or very close to the ground; locate in full sun to partial shade with well drained organic soil; pH adaptable [A. pavia x A. hippocastanum] Zones 4 - 7
2.5 - 3"cB&B
3 - 3.5"cB&B
3.5 - 4"cB&B
Aesculus flava Yellow Buckeye
SHADE TREE; 7" long yellowish-green flowers in May; large growing tree to 75' tall by 40' wide; best in full sun and rich organic slightly acidic soils that drain well; most urban tolerant of all Horsechestnuts; formerly named A. octandra; eastern US native; Zones 3 - 8
3.5 - 4"cB&B
4 - 4.5"cB&B
Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii' Common Horsechestnut; European Horsechestnut
SHADE TREE; showy sterile double white panicles are about 9" tall & last longer than the single flowers appear in mid May & don't produce fruit; large upright oval to rounded habit gets to about 75' tall; dark green summer foliage often gets brown blotches; fall foliage is ineffective; best in full sun and most well-drained soils; high organic matter is beneficial; pH adaptable; native to SE Europe; Zones 3 - 7
4.5 - 5"cB&B
5 - 6"cB&B
Aesculus octandra
see: Aesculus flava
Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye
DECIDUOUS FLOWERING SHRUB; white flowers in early summer; shrubby wide-spreading habit to 10' high by 12' to 15' spread; best in full sun and rich organic slightly acidic soils that drain well; PHS Gold Metal; southeast US native; Zones 4 - 8 (9)
5 - 6'B&B