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trees
Name Botanical Name Height/Spread Zone Comments
HAWTHORN-TOBA Crataegus x mordenensis ‘Toba’ 15/12 ft. 5/4 m pink
Upright tree with double white flowers, turning to pink, in spring followed by clusters of red berries
LILAC-JAPANESE TREE Syringa reticulata 20/12 ft. 6/4 m cream 3 Several varieties of compact tree-form lilacs; fragrant, cream summer flower clusters
LINDEN-LITTLE LEAF Tilia cordata 30/15 ft. 9/5 m Dense symmetrical tree with fragrant flowers; holds leaves well
MAYDAY Prunus padus commutata 30/25 ft. 9/8 m Fragrant clusters of showy flowers in spring; summer berries attract birds
MOUNTAIN ASH-AMERICAN Sorbus americana 25/20 ft. 8/6 m
Spring flowers followed by fall berries, attracts birds; compound leaves turn orange in the fall. Needs good drainage
MOUNTAIN ASH-EUROPEAN Sorbus aucuparia 30/20 ft. 9/6 m white 3 Spring flowers followed by fall berries; lacy leaves turn orange in the fall. Attracts birds. Needs good drainage
MOUNTAIN ASH-PYRAMIDAL Sorbus aucuparia ‘Fastigiata’ 20/6 ft. 6/2 m white 3 A variety of European mountain ash with a narrow pyramidal growth habit, needs good drainage
MOUNTAIN ASH-RUSSIAN Sorbus aucuparia ‘Rossica’ 25/12 ft. 8/4 m white 3 A variety of European mountain ash with an upright, columnar growth habit, needs good drainage
MOUNTAIN ASH-SHOWY Sorbus decora 20/15 ft. 6/5 m white 2 Hardiest mountain ash; spring flowers followed by fall berries; attracts birds, compound leaves turn orange in the fall, needs good drainage
OHIO BUCKEYE Aesculus glabra 20/15 ft. 6/5 m yellow 3 Large leaves and spring flowers followed by prickly fruit in the fall
RUSSIAN OLIVE Eleagnus angustfolia 16/13 ft. 5/5 m yellow 3-4 Narrow silvery foliage with small fragrant flowers and silvery fruit; black bark is attractive against snow in winter; drought tolerant
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