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American Smoke Tree


Lagostroema indica


Some Large Crape Myrtles: Natchez

Muscogee

Tuscarora


Malus species

Numerous disease-resistant varieties


Cercis canadensis, C. reniformis


Ostrya virginiana


Chinese Fringe Tree Chionanthus retusus


Quercus lyrata


Ulmus parvifolia


Koerueteria paniculata


Ostrya virginiana


Disporus viriniana


Parrotia persica


Ulmus alata


Acer leucoderma


Ginkgo biloba


Gymnocladus dioicus


Gleditsia triacanthos


Taxodium distichum


Eucomia elmoides


disease resistant varieties – “Princeton” best here


Quercus bicolor


Quercus Shumardii Quercus Nuttallii


Platanus X acerifolia variety “Exclamation”


Acer barbatum


Acer nigrum


Can it resist the emerald ash borer?


Juniperus chinensis


Cryptomeria japonica“Radicans”


“Frasier” “Foster” “Nellie Stevens” More all the time!


Oriental Spruce Picea orientalis Norway Spruce Picea abies Serbian Spruce Picea Amorika


Weak Breaks easily Short lived Invasive


 Wooly

hemlock adelgid  Doesn’t take heat, drought, clay well


  Weak

wood   Surface roots   Roots are aggressive   Dropping twigs


  Demands

good soil   Sensitive to drought and heat   Often lives only 10-20 years


  Drought

& heat sensitive   Needs good soil   Subject to maple decline


  Very

subject to anthracnose & bacterial leaf scorch   Huge   Messy leaves


  Weak

wood, top breakage

  Tall   Demands

good soil   Phytophthera collar rot


Over-planted Sun scald Surface roots Weak wood Not tough Short lived


Over-planted; gets  oak wilt,  bacterial leaf scorch,  chlorosis


(unless you are a squirrel)


“Snowgoose” best


“Cherokee

Princess” best


Amelanchier laevis

“Snowcloud” best


Host plant for zebra swallowtail


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Amelanchier arborea

Amelanchier arborea

Sun to part shade Good drainage


Hamamelis virginiana

Part shade to full sun Well drained site Prefers acid soil


Prunus augustifolia, Purnus americana


Sun to part shade Tolerates drought


Baptista australis


Physocarpus opulafolia


Sambucus canadensis Shade to sun Wet or dry


Rhamus carolinia Moist sites,

some drought Shade to part s


Cornus drummondii

Part shade, shade, sun Some flooding, some drought


Hydrangea arborescens H. macrophylla

Moist sites Shade to part sun


Lindera Moistbenzoin to some drought Shade preferred

Host for Spicebush swallowtail


Cornus amomum Sun to some shade Moist to wet sites


Cephalanthus occi dentalis

Shade to part s Moist to wet site


Arundinaria species

Very adaptable


Special appreciation to Alan Carter, Cherry Creek Nursery Michael Dirr Edward Gilman John Bradley, Hewittâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Nursery Bruce Webster, TN Div of Forestry Thomas Solinsky, SoundForest.org

Version 7-27-2012


Tough Tree Team  

by Dwight Barnett, ISA arborist Tennessee Department of Agriculture

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