SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide

82 trees found.

TRIDENT MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Trident Maple is a very attractive small maple, effective as a lawn specimen,…

Acer buergerianum - photo


HEDGE MAPLE
Grows best in well-drained soil and will tolerate dry, poor, or sandy soil…

Acer campestre - photo


POSTELENCE HEDGE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Trainable as a standard. OK near deck or patio. Used in parking lot islands and…

Acer campestre 'Postelence' - photo


QUEEN ELIZABETH HEDGE MAPLE
Trainable as a standard. Ok near deck or patio. Used in parking lot islands and…


RED SNAKEBARK MAPLE
Young leaves are red…

Acer capillipes - photo


COLISEUM MAPLE
Bright red Spring growth. Leaves have five or seven lobes…

Acer cappadocicum - photo


KAWAKAMI MAPLE
Needs ample water, good soil; not for areas where summers are hot, dry, and…

Acer caudatifolium - photo


VINE MAPLE
Vine Maple does well in cooler climates, or in shaded locations which are…

Acer circinatum - photo


MONROE VINE MAPLE
A fine textured cut-leaf variety. Wider than tall…


IVY-LEAF MAPLE
OK near deck or patio. Used in sidewalk tree pits…

Acer cissifolium - photo


DAVID'S MAPLE
Good fall color. Striped bark…

Acer davidii - photo


AUTUMN BLAZE RED MAPLE
Provide good drainage in clay soil. Rarely flowers. Fast growing cultivar with a…

Acer × freemanii 'Jeffersed' - photo


ROCKY MOUNTAIN MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Rocky Mountain Maple is an uncommon native worth planting in favorable…

Acer glabrum - photo


PAPERBARK MAPLE
Outstanding fall color…

Acer griseum - photo


FULL MOON MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Relatively hard to find in California…

Acer japonicum - photo


FERNLEAF FULLMOON MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Branches droop but resist breakage…

Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium' - photo


BIGLEAF MAPLE
Resistant to oak root fungus. Susceptible to powdery mildew. Some forms are…

Acer macrophyllum - photo


Montpellier MAPLE
This tree can be destinguished from other maples by its small three-lobed leaves…

Acer monspessulanum - photo


BOX ELDER
Found natively along steams or in bottomlands. Pink flowers emerge in Spring…

Acer negundo - photo


VARIEGATED BOX ELDER
Smaller than the species. Leaves are a combination of light green and white…

Acer negundo 'Variegatum' - photo


EVERGREEN MAPLE
New growth is bronze-pink. Can grow to 80 feet in height in its native habitat…

Acer oblongum - photo


JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Japanese Maple is a commonly used accent tree in lawns or moderately moist…

Acer palmatum - photo


RED JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Fall color is variable; can be spectacular. May eventually require regularly…

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' - photo


BLOODGOOD JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Exceptional fall foliage color. May eventually require regularly scheduled light…

Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' - photo


BURGUNDY LACE JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind…

Acer palmatum 'Burgundy Lace' - photo


EVER RED JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind…

Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' - photo


HEPTALOBUM JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Has large green leaves that turn red in Fall…

Acer palmatum 'Heptalobum' - photo


RED LACELEAF JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Branches don't droop and resist breakage…

Acer palmatum 'Ornatum' - photo


OSHIO BENI JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Conspicuous arching branches…

Acer palmatum 'Oshio Beni' - photo


CORAL BARK JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Branches are bright coral red in winter. Leaves are greenish yellow turning…

Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' - photo


EVER RED JAPANESE MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind. Its finely…

Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Crimson Queen' - photo


EVERGREEN MAPLE
One of the few evergreen maples grown in California…

Acer paxii - photo


NORWAY MAPLE
Tolerates a wide variety of soils, slight alkali, and smog. Grows best in light,…

Acer platanoides - photo


CLEVELAND NORWAY MAPLE
Columnar form when young, oval at maturity, yellow fall color…

Acer platanoides 'Cleveland' - photo


COLUMNARE NORWAY MAPLE
Grows quickly and in a wide variety of soils…

Acer platanoides 'Columnare' - photo


CRIMSON KING NORWAY MAPLE
Performs poorly in alkaline soils. Good in foothills…

Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' - photo


DEBORAH NORWAY MAPLE
Leaf color changes through spring, summer, and fall…


EMERALD QUEEN NORWAY MAPLE
Fast growing, erect-spreading form, yellow fall color…

Acer platanoides 'Emerald Queen' - photo


ERECTUM NORWAY MAPLE
Branches don't droop and resist breakage…

Acer platanoides 'Erectum' - photo


GLOBOSUM NORWAY MAPLE
Utility friendly tree. Branches droop but resist breakage. Grows into a very symmetrical round canopy…

Acer platanoides 'Globosum' - photo


SCHWEDLERI NORWAY MAPLE
Branches droop but resist breakage…

Acer platanoides 'Schwedleri' - photo


SUPERFORM NORWAY MAPLE
Branches droop but resist breakage…


SYCAMORE MAPLE
Susceptible to leaf spot. Tolerates smog. Variety 'atropurpureum' leaves are…

Acer pseudoplatanus - photo


PURPLE LEAF SYCAMORE MAPLE
Requires a moderate amount of water. Leaves are purple underneath. Needs…

Acer pseudoplatanus 'Atropurpureum' - photo


RED MAPLE
Provide good drainage in clay soil. Tolerates smog…

Acer rubrum - photo


ARMSTRONG RED MAPLE
Tree has red twigs, branchlets and buds. Quite showy flowers. Fall color best in…

Acer rubrum 'Armstrong' - photo


AUTUMN FLAME RED MAPLE
Provide good drainage in clay soil…

Acer rubrum 'Autumn Flame' - photo