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Thuja (Platycladus) orientalis — Oriental arborvitae

Thuja plicata — western redcedar

Broadleaves (mostly deciduous)

M

H

M

M

L

H

5-9

Acer buergeranum — trident maple

L

M

M

M

M

H

H

M

H

4-8

Acer campestre — hedge maple

M

M

M

M

H

M

M

M

H

2-8

Acer ginnala — Amur or Ginnala maple

M

L

M

M

M

M

M

M

H

2-8

'X'Acer glabrum — Rocky Mountain maple

M

L

M

Fastigiata', 'Fletcher!' (6' dwarf), var. glauca (blue-green needles), Pendula' Pendulum' (main stem curves and twists)

f' f' f' f' Monarch of Illinois'(wide, large crown), Pendens' (pyramidal: branchlets droop), Shawnee Brave' (narrow crown) Numerous: cold hardy include Emerald' and Nigra' (narrow pyramidal), Techny' (broad pyramidal)

Numerous: AureaNana' (5': round), Baker' (bright green: likes heat), Compacta' (small, pyramidal) Canadian Gold' (gold leaves), Fastigiata', Zebrina' (yellow variegated foliage: gets 60' tall)

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Dwarf and variegated cultivars available

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Compactum' (shrubby), Fastigiatum', Queen Elizabeth' (small to medium size)

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Compactum' (shrubby), Flame' (shrub to small tree: red fruits: deep red fall color)

R

None available

Tolerant of

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M

H

M

M

M

4-7

'X'Acer grandidentatum —

canyon or bigtooth maple

M

L

M

M

M

L

4-8

Acer griseum — paperbark

maple

H

H

H

M

M

H

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't'i'Acer negundo — boxelder,

ash-leaved or Manitoba maple

L

H

H

M

M

M

4-8

Acer nigrum — black maple

L

L

M

M

H

M

5-8

Acer palmatum — Japanese

maple

M

M

H

H

M

H

3-8

Acer platanoides— Norway

maple

M

H

H

H

M

M

4-7

Acer pseudoplatanus —

sycamore maple

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Autumn Glow' (upright tree form: good fall color)

Some hybrids available

'Baron' (seedless), Sensation' (red fall color), several with variegated foliage

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Greencolumn' (upright, columnar: often called A. saccharum) Numerous: var. atropurpureum and Bloodgood' (reddish-purple leaves), Crimson Queen' (red, deeply lobed leaves), Viridis' (green leaves)

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