Our Master Arborists Pick The Top 5 Trees
Updated: Sep 22
#5 Ginkgo Tree
Why Ginkgo Trees?
For starters, they are TOUGH!
Ginkgo, one of the oldest living tree species in the world,
has a long history in traditional Chinese medicine.
Colorful, unique foliage, as well as pest and drought resistance, set the Ginkgo Tree apart. An unusual ornamental tree famous for its interesting shape and vibrant foliage, the Ginkgo stands out with its tall, rounded form and delicately-crafted leaves.
#4 Redbud Tree
Eastern redbud is named for where it grows, in eastern North America, and the beautiful, reddish flower buds
Growing redbud trees is a great way to add brilliant color to your landscape. In addition, the care of redbud trees is easy.
#3 Kwanzan Cherry Tree
Kwanzan cherry trees have a reputation for being some of the showiest cherries at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, with dramatic, deep pink double-blossoms. But Kwanzan cherry trees are eye-catching year-round, with leaves that emerge a rich red-copper hue before taking on a green shade and finally turning yellow in fall. These trees can be planted as specimen trees, in a tasteful row, or even as a bonsai in a container. Unfortunately, their lifespan is only 15-25 years.
#2 Green Giant Arborvitae
We Love this particular evergreen for it’s amazing ability to provide privacy The green giant arborvitae is a large, vigorous, fast-growing evergreen—shooting up by as much as 3 feet per year until maturity. Its natural pyramidal to conical form boasts dense, rich green foliage that darkens or bronzes slightly in the winter.
#1 London Planetree
Our Expert Arborists pick the London Plane Tree as their favorite!
Tolerates pollution and other urban conditions well.
Is resistant to anthracnose.
Develops a mottled bark with red-brown scales that flake to reveal green, white and creamy yellow.
Features large leaves up to 7" long and 10" wide that are sparingly toothed along the edges. They somewhat resemble the leaves of black, sugar and red maples.