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Underutilized Trees You Should Consider Planting

Woodlawn trees are available in various root size containers, 10 gal. – 280 gal. Not all trees are available in each size. Please contact us for specific information on a certain tree of interest.

Baldcypress
Scientific Name
Taxodium distichum
Although native to the southeast, this tree is hardy enough for northern Maine! The Baldcypress grows in swamps and can thrive in year-round flooded areas, but it also survives in dry and co...
Birch (River 'Heritage')
Scientific Name
Betula nigra 'Heritage'
A reliable, vigorous performer. This tree is native to stream banks in the eastern deciduous forest. In the wild, it usually grows with multiple stems; however, single-stem specimens are le...
Birch (Sweet)
Scientific Name
Betula lenta
The Sweet Birch thrives high in the mountains, often in dry, difficult conditions. Common in the wild, it is rarely offered in nurseries. People often focus on Birch trees with showy bark at...
Birch, (River 'Dura-heat')
Scientific Name
Betula nigra 'Dura-heat'
A reliable, vigorous performer. This tree is native to stream banks in the eastern deciduous forest. In the wild, it usually grows with multiple stems; however, single-stem specimens are le...
Buckeye (Yellow)
Scientific Name
Aesculus flava
The Yellow Buckeye is a lovely, large native shade tree with several outstanding traits. The rich, green foliage is more disease resistant than most other Buckeyes. The cream-colored flowers...
Cherry, Indian
Scientific Name
Frangula caroliniana
What a fantastic plant! Lush foliage, striking late-summer fruit, and brilliant fall color are the ornamental features of this small native tree. The Indian Cherry tolerates difficult growi...
Fir (White)
Scientific Name
Abies concolor
Although native to the western US, White Fir has also performed well in the East. Needle color varies from plant to plant, ranging from light blue to a medium green. It will reach 70' high a...
Fothergilla (Dwarf)
Scientific Name
Fothergilla gardennii
Bottle-brush flowers in the spring and lush, disease-resistant summer foliage. And the fall color! Mature size is 4-5' high and wide. It tolerates a wide range of growing conditions but doe...
Franklin Tree
Scientific Name
Franklinia alatahama
In 1765 John Bartram was appointed Royal Botanist for North America by King George III. Later that same year, Bartram and his son discovered Franklin Tree along the banks of the Altamaha Riv...
Hophornbeam, American
Scientific Name
Ostrya virginiana
American Hophornbeam is a small to medium-sized native shade tree with flaking bark that blends perfectly with the medium-green foliage. Fall color is yellow. Bark and structure make a nice...

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