Birch

Birch
Paper Birch
460 Betula papyrifera 30-70' x 30'. Medium-sized tree with magnificent chalk-white peeling bark. Valuable wood. Bark used for traditional crafts. Z3. read more
Birch
Sweet Birch
459 Betula lenta 40-50' x 35-45' Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Splendid golden-yellow foliage in fall. Twigs and leaves taste like wintergreen. Z3. read more
Birch
Yellow Birch
458 Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow bark glows with a satiny sheen. Valuable timber. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Z3. read more

Elm

Elm
‘Valley Forge’ American Elm
470 Ulmus americana 60-70' x 50-60'. Large fast-growing graceful native shade tree with long loose branches. Disease-resistant cultivar. Z4. read more

Hophornbeam

Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam
463 Ostrya virginiana 20-40' x 15-20' Small native upland understory tree is tougher than nails. Shaggy bark. Seeds mature in papery cones resembling hops. Z3. read more

Linden

Linden
American Linden
469 Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

Maple

Maple
Sugar Maple
457 Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

Musclewood

Musclewood
461 Carpinus caroliniana 10-40' x same. A small floodplain or understory tree with long crooked branches and smooth grey ribbed bark. Striking foliage in fall. Z2. read more

Oak

Oak
Bur Oak
466 Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more
Oak
Red Oak
467 Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more
Oak
Swamp White Oak
465 Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more
Oak
White Oak
464 Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

Willows

Willow
‘Tristis’ Niobe Weeping Willow
468 Salix alba ‘Tristis’ 50x50'. The classic weeping willow, a very large majestic graceful wide-spreading tree. Z4. read more