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About Trees

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) resources


Below is a list of tree species we've planted in the neighborhood. Each will soon link to a fact sheet or information about the species.

Common Name Scientific name
Amercian Yellowwood Cladrastis kentukea
American Hophornbeam Ostrya virginiana
American Hornbeam Carpinus caroliniana
Amur Chokecherry Prunus maackii
Amur Maple Acer ginnala
Apple Serviceberry 'Autumn Brillance' Amelanchier x grandifolia 'Autumn Brillance'
Armstrong Red Maple Acer x Freemanii 'Armstrong'
'Autumn Flame' Red Maple Acer rubrum 'Autumn Flame'
Bloodgood London Planetree Platanus x acerifolia 'Bloodgood'
Bowhall Red Maple Acer rubrum 'Bowhall'
Chinese Fringetree Chionanthus retusus
Common Hackberry Celtis occidentalis 'Magnifica'
Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis
European Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
Fastigiata European Hornbeam Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
Flowering Amur Maackia Maackia amurensis
Flowering Cherry Prunus x hillieri 'Spire'
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida
Flowering Crabapple Malus x 'Prairiefire'
Glenleven Linden Tilia x flavescens 'Glenleven'
Goldenraintree Koelreuteria paniculata
Green Mountain Sugar Maple Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'
Harvest Gold Linden Tilia mongolica 'Harvest Gold'
Higan Cherry Prunus sargentii 
Higan Cherry 'Autumnalis’  Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Homestead Elm Ulmus x Homestead
Imperial Thornless Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis
Japanese Lilac Ivory Silk Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
Japanese Snowbell Styrax japonicus
Japanese Zelkova ‘Green Vase’ Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'
Kousa Dogwood Cornus florida x kousa 'Constellation'
Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa
Littleleaf Linden Tilia cordata
Maple species Acer miyoba
Newport Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera 'Newportii'
October Glory red Maple Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Paperbark Maple Acer griseum
Pink Flair Cherry Prunus sargentii 'Pink Flair'
Red Splendor Crabapple Malus 'Red Splendor'
Red Sunset Maple Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset'
Robin Hill Apple Serviceberry Amelanchier 'Robin Hill'
Shantung Maple Acer truncatum
Silver Linden Tilia tomentosa
Skyline Thornless Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Skyline'
Spring Snow Crabapple Malus x 'Spring Snow'
Sugar Cone Maple Acer saccharum 'Sugar Cone'
Sugarberry Celtis laevigata
Tartarian Maple Acer tataricum
Thundercloud Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Turkish Filbert Corylus colurna
'Winter King' Hawthorn Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' 
Yoshino Cherry Prunus x yedoensis




Philly Tree People
Spring 2017 Planting
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2771 Jasper Street


Now Accepting Applications for our
Fall 2017 planting
Deadline 5/8/2017
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