Top 10 Shade Trees
Is there anything better than sitting under the shade of a big, beautiful tree? Here's our 10 favorite large trees. Please call to check availability and prices.
October Glory Maple
Height: 40 feet
Width: 25-35 feet
Superior red color and a fast-growing tree. In spring it produces red fruit that attracts birds. Tolerant of many soils but prefers slightly acid and moist conditions. Will flourish in urban conditions where poor soil and pollution will affect more sensitive trees.
Height: 40-50 feet
Width: 25 feet
Narrow new growth broadens with age. The new foliage is slightly pink and turns almost dark blue in summer. One of the latest to leaf out in spring. Fragrant white flowers and reddish-pink seed pods that served as early Kentucky settler's coffee beans. Adapts to alkaline soils and city conditions. Drought tolerant.
Height: 30 to 50 feet
Width: up to 50 feet
Several varieties available. Fast-growing with fragrant flowers. Delicate, open foliage lets grass grow underneath. Tiny leaves turn yellow-green in fall. Pollution, salt and drought tolerant. Prefers full sun and adapts to a wide range of soil conditions.