Wild Plum

WIld Plum

Taiwan Flowering Cherry

Taiwan Flowering Cherry

Styrax (Snowbell)

Snowbell

12′
Should be Planted as an Understory Tree

Peach Tree

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Parkinsonia

Parkinsonia

Lily Magnolia

Lily Magnolia

Flowering Cherry

Flowering Cherry

20′
Fall Color
Short Lived in New Orleans

Common Pear

Common Pear

Bigleaf Magnolia

Bigleaf Magnolia

Southern Magnolia

Southern Magnolia

50′
Dense Foliage and Root System
Makes Growing Under the Trees Difficult

A Large, Low Growing Tree
Not Suited For Most Locations

Sweet Bay Magnolia

Sweet Bay Magnolia

30′
Foliage Thins in Winter
Fragrant White Flowers in Late Spring

Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree

Red Swamp Maple

Swamp Red Maple

40′ x 30′
Attractive Seed Pods in Late WInter
Fall Color
Grey Bark

Mimosa

Mimosa

Honey Locust

Honey Locust

Golden Rain Tree

Golden Rain Tree

Bradford Pear

Bradford Pear

30′
-Tight Elliptical For When Young
-Attractive Flowers and Fall Color
-This Tree is a Significant Problem as it Matures. (Should be Avoided)

Black Locust

Black Locust

Witch Hazel

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Saucer Magnolia

Saucer Magnolia

Vitex

Vitex

12′
Flowers in Summer

Tung Oil Tree

Tung Oil Tree

Tulip Magnolia

tulip magnolia

Star Magnolia

star magnolia

Southern Crab Apple

Southern Crabapple

Silver Bell

Silver Bell

25′
Attractive Flowers

Redbud

Redbud

20′
Magenta Flowers on Bare Tree
Dark Color Branches

Purpleleaf Plum

Purpleleaf Plum

20′
Short Lived in New Orleans

Parsley Hawthorn

Parsley Hawthorn

20′
Interesting Bark
Thorns When Young
Spring Flowers

Oriental Magnolia

oriental magnolia

Striking Flowers on Bare Tree
in Late Winter
Not Particularly Attractive Most of the Year
Slow Growing

Mayhaw

mayhaw

20′
Red Fruit

Green Hawthorn

Green Hawthorn

20′
Attractive Red Fall Berries

Fringe Tree

Fringe Tree

Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtle

20-30′
Flowers Most of the Summer
Should Never be “Topped”
(Pruned to Reduce its Size)
Three Trunks are Preferable

Crab Apple

Crab Apple

Chinese Redbud

Chinese Redbud

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