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Silver Fir


Columnar with dark green leaves with silver underneath.

Silver Fir

Silver Fir


Most productive in moist, well-drained, deep soils.
Silver Fir

Santa Lucia Fir


An attractive conifer for coastal and inland areas with loamy soil.
Santa Lucia Fir

White Fir


Best growth on deep, permeable soils with abundant moisture at mid- to high elevat…

White Fir

Violacea White Fir


Has silver-blue foliage. Grown in a large open area can become a wonderful specimen t…
Violacea White Fir

Japanese Fir


Densely branched with stiff, leathery needles.
Japanese Fir

Grand Fir


Thrive on deep, well-drained alluvial soils. Used as a Christmas tree.
Grand Fir

Korean Fir


'Aurea' has gold and green foliage.

Korean Fir

Alpine Fir


Does poorly on soils very wet much of the year. Does poorly on rocky or gravelly soi…
Alpine Fir

Red Fir


Sensitive to smoke and other air pollution. Grown for use as Christmas trees.
Red Fir

Nordmann Fir


Sometimes smaller outside its natural habitat.
Nordmann Fir

Spanish Fir


Can be grown in a container. 'Glauca' cultivar has blue gray foliage. Variety marocc…
Spanish Fir

Noble Fir


A handsome Christmas tree.
Noble Fir

Acacia


Known commonly as Nyanga flat-top because of its flat-topped nature. Will drop its le…
Acacia

Mulga


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Fine patio tree for hot, dry areas. Hardy to about 15 degrees F.
Mulga

Earleaf Acacia


Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage. Thick bark.
Earleaf Acacia

Bailey Acacia


Bailey acacia grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil. Acacia is an attractiv…
Bailey Acacia

Purple-Leaf Acacia


Grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil. Has purple colored new growth. Lo…

Purple-Leaf Acacia

Snowy River Wattle


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Drought tender.
Snowy River Wattle

River Wattle


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A small graceful tree or shrub with narrow bright green leaves and drooping branch…

River Wattle

Whitethorn Acacia


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Whitethorn Acacia

Blue Bush Acacia


A rare shrub or small tree, even in its native environment. Produces small silvery…

Blue Bush Acacia

Leather-Leaf Acacia


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Leather-Leaf Acacia

Knife Acacia


Branches used for floral arrangements.

Knife Acacia

Cyclop Acacia


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Very drought resistant. Tolerates saline soils.

Cyclop Acacia

Silver Wattle


Grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil, but tolerates clay sloped areas.<…

Silver Wattle

Green Wattle


Grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil, but tolerates clay sloped areas.<…

Green Wattle

Sweet Acacia


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Does best in loose, well-drained soil. Intolerant of heavy, clay soils. Spines on …

Sweet Acacia

Sticky Wattle


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Effective windbreak and screen.

Sydney Golden Wattle


Prefers a light, well-drained, fertile soil, but tolerates clay sloped areas. Rela…

Sydney Golden Wattle

Black Wattle


Grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil, but tolerates clay sloped areas.
Black Wattle

Blackwood Acacia


Grows best in light, well-drained, fertile soil. A timber species in Australia.
Blackwood Acacia

Weeping Acacia


Good espalier. Leaves may change form as trees age.
Weeping Acacia

Pearl Acacia


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Won't tolerate summer watering. Good patio tree.

Pearl Acacia

Frost Acacia


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Frost Acacia

Golden Wattle


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Evergreen shrub or small tree to 25 feet. Needs sun. Known to be moderately drought t…
Golden Wattle

Water Wattle


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Nurseries may sell it as Acacia floribunda.
Water Wattle

Willow Acacia


Drought and frost resistant in adapted zones. Best in dry soils. Saline tolerant.

Blue-Leaf Wattle


Evergreen tree to 30 feet. Good wind screen.
Blue-Leaf Wattle

Shoestring Acacia


An open, fast-growing tree with weeping, long and linear leaves. Provides light sh…

Shoestring Acacia

Bower Wattle


This tree has a weeping habit.

Prickly Moses


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Tolerates poor soils, including heavy and alkaline conditions, aridity and heat. Good…
Prickly Moses

Wright Acacia


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Will tolerate a parking lot island as small as 45 square feet.

Wright Acacia

Trident Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Trident Maple is a very attractive small maple, effective as a lawn specimen, patio o…
Trident Maple

Hedge Maple


Grows best in well-drained soil and will tolerate dry, poor, or sandy soil. Somewhat …
Hedge Maple

Postelence Hedge Maple


Trainable as a standard. OK near deck or patio. Used in parking lot islands and side…

Queen Elizabeth Hedge Maple


Trainable as a standard. Ok near deck or patio. Used in parking lot islands and side…

Red Snakebark Maple


Young leaves are red.

Red Snakebark Maple

Coliseum Maple


Bright red Spring growth. Leaves have five or seven lobes.
Coliseum Maple

Kawakami Maple


Needs ample water, good soil; not for areas where summers are hot, dry, and windy. N…
Kawakami Maple

Vine Maple


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

Vine Maple

Monroe Vine Maple


A fine textured cut-leaf variety.

Ivy-Leaf Maple


OK near deck or patio. Used in sidewalk tree pits.

Ivy-Leaf Maple

David's Maple


Good fall color. Striped bark.

David's Maple

Autumn Blaze Red Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil. Rarely flowers. Fast growing cultivar with a d…

Autumn Blaze Red Maple

Rocky Mountain Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Rocky Mountain Maple is an uncommon native worth planting in favorable conditions. It…
Rocky Mountain Maple

Paperbark Maple


Outstanding fall color.

Paperbark Maple

Full Moon Maple


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Full Moon Maple

Fernleaf Fullmoon Maple


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Branches droop but resist breakage.

Fernleaf Fullmoon Maple

Bigleaf Maple


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

Bigleaf Maple

Montpellier Maple


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

Montpellier Maple

Box Elder


Grows best in fairly rich, moist, well-drained loam. Tolerates smog. Suckers and r…

Box Elder

Elegans Box Elder


This tree grows quickly and is adaptable to adverse sites. Branches droop and are sus…

Flamingo Box Elder


Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.

Variegated Box Elder


Smaller than the species. Leaves are a combination of light green and white.
Variegated Box Elder

Evergreen Maple


New growth is bronze-pink.
Evergreen Maple

Japanese Maple


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Japanese Maple is a commonly used accent tree in lawns or moderately moist setting…

Japanese Maple

Red Japanese Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Fall color is variable; can be spectacular. May eventually require regularly schedule…
Red Japanese Maple

Bloodgood Japanese Maple


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Exceptional fall foliage color. May eventually require regularly scheduled light t…

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple


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Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind.

Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple

Ever Red Japanese Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Grows best with high humidity next to lawn and sheltered from wind.
Ever Red Japanese Maple

Osakazuki Japanese Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Has large green leaves that turn red in Fall.

Koshimino Japanese Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Sessile leaves stalkless and attached directly at the base on branches.

Red Laceleaf Japanese Maple


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Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Red Laceleaf Japanese Maple

Oshio Beni Japanese Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Conspicuous arching branches.
Oshio Beni Japanese Maple

Coral Bark Japanese Maple


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Branches are bright coral red in winter. Leaves are greenish yellow turning golden…

Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Evergreen Maple


One of the few evergreen maples grown in California.
Evergreen Maple

Norway Maple


Tolerates a wide variety of soils, slight alkali, and smog. Grows best in light, wel…
Norway Maple

Almira Norway Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Cavalier Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Round-headed and compact structure.

Cleveland Norway Maple


Columnar form when young, oval at maturity, yellow fall color.
Cleveland Norway Maple

Columnare Norway Maple


Grows quickly and in a wide variety of soils.
Columnare Norway Maple

Crimson King Norway Maple


Performs poorly in alkaline soils. Good in foothills.

Crimson King Norway Maple

Deborah Norway Maple


Leaf color changes through spring, summer, and fall.

Emerald Queen Norway Maple


Fast growing, erect-spreading form, yellow fall color.

Erectum Norway Maple


Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Erectum Norway Maple

Globe Norway Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Dense, compact form.

Globosum Norway Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Branches droop but resist breakage.

Green Lace Norway Maple


Naturalized in the United States. This tree is fast-growing.

Olmsted Norway Maple


Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Schwedleri Norway Maple


Branches droop but resist breakage.

Schwedleri Norway Maple

Superform Norway Maple


Branches droop but resist breakage.

Sycamore Maple


Susceptible to leaf spot. Tolerates smog. Variety 'atropurpureum' leaves are rich p…
Sycamore Maple

Purple Leaf Sycamore Maple


Requires a moderate amount of water. Leaves are purple underneath. Needs consisten…

Purple Leaf Sycamore Maple

Red Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil. Tolerates smog.

Red Maple

Armstrong Red Maple


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

Armstrong Red Maple

Autumn Flame Red Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil.

Bowhall Red Maple


Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
Bowhall Red Maple

Columnar Red Maple


Pyramidal or columnar when young. Becomes more spreading with age.

Gerling Red Maple


Slow growing tree that is often confused with other cultivars of Norway Maple.
Gerling Red Maple

October Glory Red Maple


Branches droop but resist breakage.
October Glory Red Maple

Red Sunset Red Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil.

Red Sunset Red Maple

Shade King Red Maple


Rapid growth. Showy red fall color.

Red Sunset Maple


Likes moist but well drained, acidic soils. One of the best red maple cultivars wi…

Red Sunset Maple

Silver Maple


Develops chlorosis in alkaline soils. Underside of leaf is silvery white. Suscepti…

Silver Maple

Pyramidale Silver Maple


Branches Susceptible to Breakage.

Silver Queen Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil. This tree is seedless.

Skinneri Silver Maple


Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.

Wier Maple


This deciduous, brod-leafed tree likes full or partial sun.

Big-Tooth Maple


Bigtooth Maple is an uncommon native worth planting in favorable conditions. It ha…

Big-Tooth Maple

Chalk Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Black Maple


Thrives on fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Can grow in dry conditions but does…

Black Maple

Sugar Maple


Provide good drainage in clay soil. Source of maple syrup.

Sugar Maple

Arrowhead Sugar Maple


Fall color best in cold areas. Tree is a source of maple sugar.

Endowment Sugar Maple


Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Goldspire Sugar Maple


Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Amur Maple


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Very hardy. Excellent at high elevations. 'Flame' has spectacular red Fall…

Amur Maple

Flame Amur Maple


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Flame Amur Maple

Amur Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Branches droop but resist breakage.

Tatarian Maple


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Very hardy. Tolerant of adverse conditions. Great small tree for adding fall color…

Tatarian Maple

Three-Flower Maple


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Three-Flower Maple

Shantung Maple


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This tree has the appearance of a Japanese Maple, however the leaves are smooth al…

Shantung Maple

Paurotis Palm


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Attractive, but slow growing and expensive.

Paurotis Palm

Pink Cedar


Attractive foliage. New leaves are red. Accepts regular to occasional water. Resembl…
Pink Cedar

Macaw Palm


utility friendly tree icon Utility friendly tree. Tree can have single or multiple trunks. Takes little or no frost.
Macaw Palm
Acrocomia mexicana

Christmas Palm


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Christmas Palm

California Buckeye


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California Buckeye is a California native which can be quite useful in low water u…

California Buckeye

Red Horsechestnut


Grows best in moist, cool, well-drained soil. Tolerates drought to some extent. Su…

Red Horsechestnut

Briottii Red Horsechestnut


The fruit of this tree is poisonous when ingested.

Briottii Red Horsechestnut

Fort Mcnair Red Horsechestnut


The fruit of this tree is poisonous when ingested. Pink flowers attract hummingbir…

Fort Mcnair Red Horsechestnut

Yellow Buckeye


Branches droop but resist breakage.

Yellow Buckeye

Ohio Buckeye


Branches droop but resist breakage.
Ohio Buckeye

Baumannii Horsechestnut


Branches droop but resist breakage.

Baumannii Horsechestnut

Indian Horsechestnut


Branches droop but resist breakage.

Indian Horsechestnut

Red Buckeye


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Susceptible to powdery mildew.

Red Buckeye

 

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