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Landscape Trees By Common Name F-G

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Common Name Scientific Name Comments 
Flowering Cherry
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Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'
  • Size: small sized tree (12' tall by 12' wide); distinct vase shape
  • Flowers: beautiful early spring flowers; double, light pink
  • Fruit: not significant
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: full sun. Requires constant moisture
  • Use: specimen flowering tree
Flowering Crabapple
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malus sp.
  • Size: small sized tree (15' tall by 15' wide)
  • Flowers: known for exceptional flower display. Colors: pink, white, red; single/doubles. Mid-spring (April)
  • Fruits: attractive fruits in the fall/winter, red, orange, yellow; pea-sized to 2"
  • Fall color: generally not significant
  • Culture: full sun. Soil adaptable
  • Disease/insect: cedar apple rust, fireblight
  • Use: small flowering tree
  • Cultivars: hundreds of selections based on differences in plant size, flower color, fruit size/color
  • More common in Northwest Arkansas
Flowering Peach
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Prunus persica
  • Size: small sized tree (15' tall by 10' wide)
  • Flowers: beautiful mid spring flowers (white or pink) single or double)
  • Fruit: edible peach
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: full sun. Requires constant moisture
  • Use: fruit tree
Fringetree: Grancy Gray-beard
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Chionanthus virginicus
  • Size: large shrub/small-sized tree (20' tall by 20' wide)
  • Flowers: dramatic lacy white flowers mid-April
  • Fruit: not significant. Dark blue drupe
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: adaptable. Even flowers well in shade
  • Disease/insect: none
  • Uses: woodland landscape
  • Native
Ginkgo
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Ginkgo biloba
  • Size: medium-large sized tree (75' tall by 60' wide). Slow growing
  • Flowers: not significant
  • Fruit: 1" 'plum'. Avoid female trees (very foul smelling fruits)
  • Fall color: excellent clear yellow. Distinctive webbed leaf
  • Culture: very tough tree. Good urban tree
  • Use: street tree, lawn tree
Goldenraintree
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Koelreuteria paniculata
  • Size: small sized tree (25' tall by 30' wide)
  • Flowers: exceptional summer flowering tree. Deep yellow, terminal panicles
  • Fruit: bladder-like fruit capsule
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: adaptable
  • Use: small flowering tree