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Landscaping Trees

Aristocrat Pear Autumn Purple Ash Bradford Pear Pin Oaks

On this page we will describe various trees used in landscape design.

Aristocrat Pear

Aristocrat Pear

Aristocrat pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’) Hardy to zone 4, the Aristocrat pear is a flowering tree that reaches a mature height of 40 feet. The fruit is insignificant. This tree is pest resistant and tolerates drought, poor drainage, any soil; moderate winds, smog, and extreme temperatures.

Autumn Purple Ash

Autumn Purple Ash

The Autumn Purple Ash turns from a glossy green into red and finally to a brilliant purple in the fall. The Purple Ash holds its fall color longer than almost any other tree – enjoy the show for the entire season!

Bradford Pear

Bradford Pear

Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’)is a beautiful spring-flowering tree that has gained popularity in the past 20 years and is frequently seen in nearly every city within its growing range. The species is a native of China.

Pin Oaks

Pin Oaks

The Pin Oak Shade Tree is very popular as a street shade tree in America and Europe, mainly because the leaves turn a bright rusty red in the Fall and persist into the Winter. The Pin Oak Shade Tree can grow up to 70 ft. tall and 3 ft. in diameter. The bark of the Pin Oak Shade Tree is gray-brown. The wood was once used to make shingles and clapboards.



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