Birch

Birch
Paper Birch
464 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
Birch
Sweet Birch
463 Betula lenta 40-50' x 35-45'. Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Splendid golden-yellow foliage in fall. Twigs and leaves taste like wintergreen. Z3. read more

Elm

Elm
‘Princeton’ American Elm
470 Ulmus americana 60x70'. Large graceful shade tree with high resistance to disease. Immense vase-shaped canopy. Z4. read more

Hophornbeam

Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam
465 Ostrya virginiana 20-40' x 15-20'. Small native upland understory tree is tougher than nails. Shaggy bark. Seeds mature in papery cones resembling hops. Z3. read more

Linden

Linden
American Linden
469 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

Maple

Maple
Sugar Maple
461 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

Oak

Oak
Scarlet Oak
467 Quercus coccinea 50-70' x 40-50'. Important canopy species of Appalachian mountains. Native to Maine though rare. Scarlet red foliage in fall. Z5. read more

Sycamore

Sycamore
American Sycamore
466 Plantanus occidentalis 75-100' x same. Extraordinary native shade tree. Trunks and stems are strikingly mottled. Remarkable against the winter sky. Z4/5. read more

Willows

Willow
‘Tristis’ Niobe Weeping Willow
468 Salix alba ‘Tristis’ 50x50'. The classic weeping willow, a very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree. Z4. read more