Ulmus parvifolia Lacebark Elm, Chinese Elm

The Lacebark Elm is a fast growing deciduous tree that can get 40-60′ in height at maturity with a 25-40′ spread. Ulmus parvifolia gets its name because it bark sheds and reveals orange-brown patches, giving the trunk a lacey appearance. Lacebark Elm has good resistance to Dutch Elm disease and is also heat and drought […]

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Ulmus crassifolia Cedar Elm

The Cedar Elm is a slow growing semi evergreen or deciduous tree with dark leaves that turn a yellow-gold in fall and have a rough sand paper-like texture. The Cedar Elm has slightly drooping branches with tiny stiff leaves, the branches also produce corky wings. Ulmus crassifolia can reach up to 50-70 feet in height […]

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Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress

The bright green fern-like leaves give the Bald Cypress its unique look. Its leaves turn a coppery bronze in the autumn, then drop in the winter. A spherical green female cone will ripen to a brown in autumn and males will produce perdent red cones in late winter. It has rapid to moderate growth of […]

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Quercus virginiana Live Oak

One of the most popular landscape trees in the south the Live Oak is a massive and wide spreading, reaching up to 100 feet in width. The foliage is semi-evergreen Many consider it an evergreen but the Live Oak does actually shead its leaves every year in the spring only it is growing new ones […]

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Quercus shumardii Shumard Oak

The Shumard Oak is in the group of Red Oaks, in fact it is one of the best choices from this group as a landscape tree in Texas. As with many Oaks this one hybridizes freely and some taxonomists lump it together with Quercus texana. This deciduous Oak has a broad columnar growth habit with […]

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Quercus polymorpha Monterrey (Mexican) Oak

Mexican Live Oak is native to West Texas and is readily becoming available to the nursery trade.  It is resistant to live oak wilt and is a hardy tree that should be considered a substitute for the Hill Country live oak.  Quercus polymorpha has an upright growth when young but spreads to 60’ wide as […]

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Quercus nigra Water Oak

The Water Oak is a broadly conical, deciduous tree with smooth brown then dark grey bark. Its dark green leaves are usually in a spoon shaped form then turning a yellowish brown color in the fall. It is a moderate-fast growing Oak and can reach 50-80 feet tall and 40-60 foot across. The Water Oak […]

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Quercus muhlenbergii Chinquapin Oak

Quercus muhlenbergii is a Texas Native to the limestone soils of Trans Pecos, Hill Country, and the Blacklands. This is a large Oak that can get 40-60 feet tall and should be given plenty of room to grow, about 20-40 feet. Chinquapin Oak can grow in a wide variety of soils as long as it […]

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Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak

The slow-growing Bur Oak is a rugged, spreading deciduous tree that will become massive in size with age. The stems are characteristic to the Bur Oak being dark brown in color with lighter color corky wings, this is also true of the bark. The shoots are thick and hairy while the leaves are a glossy […]

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Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ Ornamental Pear

The Ornamental Pear is a deciduous narrow conical tree growing broader with age, thornless and produces no edible fruit. The Bradford Pear grows in a classic “lollipop fashion” making it a popular choice for some landscape plantings. Also it has a high tolerance to the city conditions. This tree does not have a central leader […]

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