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Landscape Trees By Common Name H-N

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Common Name Scientific Name Comments 
Hardy-Orange
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Poncirus trifoliata
  • Size: large shrub/small tree (12' tall by 12' wide)
  • Flowers: not overwhelming. White, citrus-like flowers, late spring
  • Fruit: looks like a Mandarin orange (1.5" diameter green, turning orange)
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: full sun, very adaptable to soils
  • Disease/insect: none
  • Use: not sure. Remember green twigs have large thorns/spines
Japanese Black Pine

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Pinus thunbergii
  • Needles paired; 3" to 4.5" long; dark green
Japanese Snowbell
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Styrax japonicum
  • Size: small sized flowering tree (18' tall by 12' wide)
  • Flowers: spectacular white bell-shaped flowers in May
  • Fruit: not significant
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: requires adequate moisture during summer if located in full sun
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Use: excellent, small flowering tree
Kousa Dogwood
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Cornus kousa
  • Size: small sized tree (18' tall by 22' wide)
  • Flowers: 3 to 4 weeks after C. florida. Bract is pointed in contrast to C. florida (notched)
  • Fruit: red, looks like a strawberry
  • Fall color: nice orange /red fall color
  • Culture: slightly more tolerant of heat than C. florida
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Uses: small flowering tree
Littleleaf Linden
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Tilia cordata
  • Size: medium sized tree (50' tall by 40' wide)
  • Flowers: flowers in May/June, fragrant
  • Fruits: fruit (nutlet) hangs from unique tongue-shaped bract
  • Fall color: none. Distinctive heart-shaped leaves
  • Culture: fairly adaptable
  • Disease/insect: none serious
  • Use: lawn tree
Loblolly Pine
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Pinus taeda
  • Size: medium sized tree (50' tall by 35' wide)
  • Needles: 3 (sometimes 2) per bundle; 6" to 10" long
  • Culture: full sun. Very adaptable to soil
  • Very common timber tree across Arkansas
Lombardy Poplar
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Poplus nigra 'Italica'
  • Size: 35' tall by 10' wide; narrow pyramidal
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: full sun. Soil adaptable
  • Use: tree hedge/screen. Short-lived in Arkansas
London Planetree
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Platanus x acerifolia
  • Size: very large sized tree (75' tall by 75' wide). Very fast growing
  • Flowers: not significant
  • Fruit: 2 fruit 'balls' per stalk
  • Fall color: none
  • Bark: very attractive. Exfoliates to the ground
  • Culture: very adaptable
  • Disease/insect: anthracnose
  • Use: parks, pastures, large commercial properties. Messy (anthracnose; leaf and twig litter)
  • Hybrid of native (P. occidentalis) and oriental species
Mimosa;
Silk Tree
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Albizia julibrissin
  • Size: small flowering tree (20' tall); fast growing
  • Flowers: very attractive, light to deep pink all summer. Flower brush-like
  • Fruit: 6-8” long pod
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: full sun. Tolerant of site conditions
  • Use: typically not recommended for landscapes (brittle; short-lived; weedy)
Northern Catalpa
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Catalpa speciosa
  • Size: medium sized tree (45' tall by 30' wide)
  • Flowers: beautiful white flowers in May
  • Fruit: cigar shaped pod. Messy
  • Fall color: none. Leaves distinctive heart shaped leaves
  • Culture: adaptable
  • Use: rarely used in well maintained landscapes since weak wooded, messy leaves and fruits
  • Actually one of two species in the state. The other is C. bignonioides (Southern Catalpa) which flowers 2-3 weeks later.
Northern Red Oak
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Quercus rubra
  • Size: medium to large sized tree (65' tall by 65' wide)
  • Flowers/fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: exceptional maroon fall color
  • Culture: very adaptable
  • Disease/insect: none significant
  • Use: great shade tree
  • Red oak group
Norway Maple
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Acer platanoides
  • Size: medium sized shade tree (60'); fast growing
  • Flowers & fruits: not significant
  • Fall color: none
  • Culture: tolerant of soil type. Best in full sun.
  • Use: street tree, lawn shade tree
  • Cultivars include: 'Crimson King', 'Columnare', 'Globosum', 'Schwedleri'
  • More common in Northwest Arkansas