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American Chestnut
Nut Tree

Castanea dentata Up to 100'. Once common in the eastern US. Important food source for people and wildlife. Not immune to blight but likely to thrive 10-30 years. Fast growing and precocious. Z4. read more

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American Chinquapin
Chestnut - Nut Tree

Castanea pumila 15-30' x 10-20' Also called Allegheny Chinquapin and Dwarf Chestnut.

Smaller in stature than the American or Chinese chestnuts,

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Chinese Chestnut
Nut Tree

Castanea mollisima 40-60' x same. Genetically unique seedlings usually produce good-to-excellent nuts in 5-7 years. Resistant to chestnut blight. Z4. read more

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Hybrid Chestnut Seedling
Nut Tree

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Castanea 40-60' x 30-40'. Hybrid crosses of mixed parentage. Parent trees show excellent blight resistance. Begins flowering at 3-5 years. Great flavor, high annual nut production. Z4. read more

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Black Walnut
Nut Tree

Juglans nigra 70-90'. Spectacular shade tree with open rounded crown. Nuts have sweet earthy rich flavor. May begin to bear in 5-10 years. Z4. read more

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Butternut
Walnut - Nut Tree

Juglans cinerea 40-60' x same. Very large impressive shade tree with broad open crown. Produces oblong edible nuts. Nice cabinet wood. Native. Z3. read more

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Tupelo
Shade Tree

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Nyssa sylvatica 40-85' x 20-30'. Medium-sized deciduous tree produces fruits that feed migrating birds. Vibrant fall colors. Can live up to 650 years! Z4. read more

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Princeton
American Elm - Shade Tree

Ulmus americana 60x70'. Large graceful shade tree with high resistance to disease. Immense vase-shaped canopy. Z4. read more

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Paper Birch
Shade Tree

Betula papyrifera 30-70' x 30'. Medium-sized tree with magnificent chalk-white peeling bark. Valuable wood. Bark used for traditional crafts. Z3. read more

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River Birch
Shade Tree

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Betula nigra 60-80' x 40-60' Very large graceful rounded tree with beautiful bark. Foliage yellows before dropping. Fast growing, trouble free. Z4. read more

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Yellow Birch
Shade Tree

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Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow exfoliating bark glows with a satiny sheen. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Native to eastern N. America. Z3. read more

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Ginkgo
Shade Tree

Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Slow-growing, long-lived tree with unique fan-shaped foliage. Leaf tea used medicinally. Very adaptable and tolerant. Minimal maintenance required. Z5. read more

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American Linden
Shade Tree

Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

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Sugar Maple
Shade Tree

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Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

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Bur Oak
Shade Tree

Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more

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Northern Pin Oak
Shade Tree

Quercus palustris 50-70' x 40-60'. Fast-growing oak with pyramidal form that becomes open and rounded in maturity. Tolerant of different conditions. Native. Z4. read more

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Northern Red Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more

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Swamp White Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more

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White Oak
Shade Tree

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Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

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Sweetgum
Shade Tree

Liquidambar sytraciflua 60-80' x 40-60'. Delightful star-shaped leaves and hard round prickly gumball-like “fruit”. Colorful fall display. Native from CT into Mexico. Z5. read more

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Tuliptree
Shade Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera 60-90' x 30-50'. Also called Tulip Poplar. Highly ornamental shade tree. Large tulip-like flowers attract hummingbirds. Native to eastern U.S. Z4/5. read more

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Chrysocoma Golden Weeping Willow
Shade Tree

Salix pendulina f. salamonii 50x50'. The classic weeping willow. Very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree with golden drooping branches. Attracts loads of pollinators. Z3. read more

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