2 Japanese Maple Acer palmatum Height: 8-20’Spread: 10-15’5-7 lobes; Green or Red leavesPurple/red flowerSamara fruitVery expensive (comes in many different varieties)Shade
3 Norway Maple Acer platanoides Height: 60-80’Spread: 50-70’Greenish-yellow leaves4-7 lobes with sharp serrationShade
4 Red Maple Acer rubrum Height: 40-50’ Spread: 25-35’ Green leaves with red petioles3-5 lobesRed cluster flower before leavesSun-shade
5 River Birch Betula nigra Height: 20-40’Spread: 16-20’Alternate leaves and double serrateGreen, catkin flowerPart shadePeeling barkMulti-stemmed trunk
6 Eastern Red Bud Cercis canadensis Height: 20-30’Spread: 15-25’Cordate leaf (pink or green)Pink cluster flowersGreen pod fruitZig-zag stemSun-part shade
7 Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Height: 15-30’Spread: 15-20’White, head shaped flower with brown indentions at the edgeWavy leavesPart shade-shade
8 Chinese Dogwood Cornus kousa Height: 10-15’Spread: 10’Flower buds at mid-April4 bracts that come to a pointRaspberry type fruitSun-part shade
9 Ginkgo Ginkgo baloba Height: 40-70’ Spread: 20-40’ Green fan shaped leaves; fall color is yellowPlum like fruit in fallSunDon’t plant female tree-IT STINKS!!
10 Thornless Honeylocust Gleditsia tricanthos var. inermis Height: 50-70’Spread: 25-40’Pinnately compound leaves 7-12” longTwisted pod fruitSun
11 Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia indica Height: 15-25’Spread: 5-15’Medium green, ovate leavesPanicle flower in white, pink, red or lavenderFlower of 100 days (chinese name)Smooth multi-stemmed bark (only when pruned correctly)Sun
12 Sweetgum Liquidambar strycaflua Height: ’Spread: 50-75’5-7 lobed, star shaped leavesSynacarp in fall and winterPart shade-sun
13 Saucer Magnolia Magnolia x soulangiana cv. Height: 15-25’Spread: 15-25’Green, elliptical leavesFlowers like a cup on a saucer in purple or white and appear before leaves in MarchSun-Part shade
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