SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide

57 trees found.

EUROPEAN HORNBEAM
Not recommended for Southern California or desert areas…

Carpinus betulus - photo


ERECT EUROPEAN HORNBEAM
Not recommended for Southern California or desert areas. Needs little pruning…

Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata' - photo


AMERICAN HORNBEAM
Not recommended for Southern California or desert areas. Requires a moderate…

Carpinus caroliniana - photo


WHITEBARK PINE
Best in high elevationlocations. Resistant to white pine blister rust…

Pinus albicaulis - photo


KNOBCONE PINE
Very drought tolerant. Variable growth habit…

Pinus attenuata - photo


FOXTAIL PINE
Used as bonsai plant…

Pinus balfouriana - photo


LACEBARK PINE
Tree has a spreading nature. Often multi-trunked with attractive bark…

Pinus bungeana - photo


CANARY ISLAND PINE
Resistant to Oak Root Fungus…

Pinus canariensis - photo


SWISS STONE PINE
Slow growth makes this tree useful as a bonsai. Resistant to white pine blister…

Pinus cembra - photo


MEXICAN PINYON PINE
Utility friendly tree. Drought resistant…

Pinus cembroides - photo


SHORE PINE
Best in coastal areas. A dwarf pine that gows natively in northern coastal…

Pinus contorta subsp. bolanderi - photo


LODGEPOLE PINE
A slow-growing species that doesn't require fire for regeneration as other pines…

Pinus contorta subsp. murrayana - photo


COULTER PINE
Drought resistant. Huge cones, 12 inches or more in size, can be dangerous…

Pinus coulteri - photo


JAPANESE RED PINE
A fast growing pine…

Pinus densiflora - photo


AUREA JAPANESE RED PINE
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage…


TANYOSHO PINE
Utility friendly tree. Tanyosho Pine is an unusual small compact pine, which is usually multi-trunked…

Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' - photo


PINYON PINE
Drought resistant. A major source of edible pine nuts for both widlife and…

Pinus edulis - photo


MONDELL PINE
Drought resistant. Thrives in hot dry climates and poor soils…

Pinus eldarica - photo


SLASH PINE
Branches droop but resist breakage…

Pinus elliottii - photo


LIMBER PINE
Drought resistant…

Pinus flexilis - photo


GLENMORE LIMBER PINE
Dense foliage when young but form opens up with age. known for its longer more…

Pinus flexilis 'Glenmore' - photo


SPRUCE PINE
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage…

Pinus glabra - photo


Pinus halepensis var. brutia

ALEPPO PINE
Drought resistant…

Pinus halepensis - photo


JEFFREY PINE
Drought resistant. Bark has vanilla scent…

Pinus jeffreyi - photo


SUGAR PINE
A desirable timber tree. Large, narrow cones are often used for Christmas…

Pinus lambertiana - photo


BRISTLECONE PINE
Long lived in native habitat. Distinguished from P. longaeva by white specks of…

Pinus longaeva - photo


SINGLELEAF PINYON PINE
Utility friendly tree. Drought resistant. A source of edible pine nuts…

Pinus monophylla - photo


MONTEZUMA PINE
Cones can be up to 12 inches long…

Pinus montezumae - photo


WESTERN WHITE PINE
Susceptible to White Pine Blister Rust…

Pinus monticola - photo


MUGO PINE
Utility friendly tree. A slow growing species of two-needle pine that can reach taller heights in its…

Pinus mugo - photo


BISHOP PINE
A common pine in central California. Monterey pine and Bishop pine are the tree…

Pinus muricata - photo


AUSTRIAN BLACK PINE
Resistant to oak root fungus. Adapts to many soil conditions making it a good…

Pinus nigra - photo


LONGLEAF PINE
Sometimes chlorotic. Slow growing in seedling stage…

Pinus palustris - photo


JAPANESE WHITE PINE
Widely adapted plant. Useful as bonsai plant…

Pinus parviflora - photo


GLAUCA JAPANESE WHITE PINE
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Has a large number of diseases…

Pinus parviflora 'Glauca' - photo


JELECOTE PINE
Resistant to oak root fungus. Sometimes chlorotic…

Pinus patula - photo


MACEDONIAN PINE
A popular ornamental tree, Macedonian pine is very resistant to White Pine…

Pinus peuce - photo


CLUSTER PINE, MARITIME PINE
A vigorous growing pine for coastal areas…

Pinus pinaster - photo


ITALIAN STONE PINE
Broad, flat-topped tree with age. Needs ample room. Source for pine nuts…

Pinus pinea - photo


PONDEROSA PINE
Bark has cinnamon scent. Pitch Canker note: Naturally infected trees have been…

Pinus ponderosa - photo


TABLE MOUNTAIN PINE
Branches spread horizontally. Has dark brown, scaly bark. On rare ocasions may…

Pinus pungens - photo


PARRY PINION
Although named for sometimes having 'four' needle bundles, this pine can have…

Pinus quadrifolia - photo


MONTEREY PINE
Resistant to oak root fungus. Smog tolerant. Not well adapted to hot summer…

Pinus radiata - photo


INDIAN LONGLEAF PINE
Similar to P. canariensis in form and leaf characteristics. Grows in Himalayan…

Pinus roxburghii - photo


GRAY PINE
Very drought resistant…

Pinus sabiniana - photo


WHITE PINE
Slow growing in seedling stage. Cultivar 'Nana' makes a good hedge, growing to a…

Pinus strobus - photo


FASTIGIATA EASTERN WHITE PINE
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage…

Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' - photo


PENDULA EASTERN WHITE PINE
Utility friendly tree. When mature, this tree is wider than it is tall. Branches droop and are…

Pinus strobus 'Pendula' - photo