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Trees for urban landscapes

These handy fact sheets profile individual tree specimens and help you to choose the right tree for the right location.
Click on a link to view the fact sheet on that particular species.

Acer campestre - Hedge Maple
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala - Amur Maple
Acer platanoides - Norway Maple
Acer triflorum - Three-flowered Maple
Acer xfreemanii - Freeman Maple
Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye
Amelanchier - Serviceberry
Carya cordiformis - Bitternut Hickory, Swamp Hickory
Carya ovata - Shagbark Hickory
Celtis occidentalis - Hackberry
Fraxinus quadrangulata - Blue Ash
Ginkgo biloba - Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree
Gleditsia triacanthos - Thornless Honeylocust cultivars
Gymnocladus dioica - Kentucky Coffeetree
Maclura pomifera - Osage Orange
Malus - Flowering Crabapple
Ostrya virginiana - Ironwood or Hop-Hornbeam
Phellodendron amurense - Amur Corktree
Pyrus calleryana - Callery Pear
Quercus bicolor - Swamp White Oak
Quercus ellipsoidalis - Northern Pin Oak, Hill's Oak
Quercus macrocarpa - Bur Oak
Quercus muehlenbergii - Chinquapin Oak
Quercus shumardii - Swamp Red Oak, Shumard's Oak
Syringa reticulata cvs - Japanese Tree Lilac cultivars
Taxodium disticum - Baldcypress
Tilia americana - Basswood
Tilia cordata - Littleleaf Linden
Ulmus americana - American Elm, White Elm


This project was funded in part through Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The Agricultural Adaptation Council assists in the delivery of several Growing Forward programs in Ontario.

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