Featured Tree

Featured Tree for December


Winter berries in snowWinterberry Holly (Ilex verticillata)

Native shrub with red berries persistant through early spring– good for wildlife and polinators.

By Dan Petters






All photos and references are used for educational purposes only.

Past Featured Trees

Balsam Fir FormBalsam Fir (Abies balsamea)

By Dan Petters



Planted american hazelAmerican Hazelnut (Corylus americana)

By Dan Petters



Original Prairie Expedition American Elm TreePrairie Expedition American Elm (Ulmus americana 'Lewis & Clark')

By Dan Petters





Catalpa formNorthern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

By Brianna Egge





ohio buckeyeOhio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra)

By Brianna Eggee





black willowBlack Willow (Salix nigra)

By Lydia Voth





sycamoreSycamore (Platanus occidentalis

By Brianna Egge





chinese elmChinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia) 

By Gabriel Cesarini




yellowwoodYellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)

By Kevin Chen 




amur maackiaAmur maackia (Maackia amurensis)

By Dalton Uphoff




tamarackTamarack (Larix laricina)

By Brianna Egge




eastern redbudEastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

By Nick Schreiber




amur corktreeAmur Cork Tree (Phellodendron amurense)

By Nick Perry




ginkgoGinkgo (Ginkgo biloba)

By Natalie Hamilton




tulip poplarTulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)

By Nick Schreiber





kentucky coffee treeKentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus)

By Natalie Hamilton




katsuraKatsura Tree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum

By Natalie Hamilton





rocky mountain glow mapleRocky Mountain Glow Maple (Acer grandidentatum ‘Schmidt’

By Nick Perry





beacon oakBeacon Oak (Quercus bicolor ‘Bonnie and Mike’)

By Andrea Fick





highland park mapleHighland Park Maple (Acer grandidentatum x saccharum ‘Hipzam’

By Nick Perry 





osage orangeOsage Orange (Maclura pomifera)

 By Andrea Fick





black chokeberryBlack Chokeberry (Aronia melonocarpa) 

By Ryan Murphy 




dawn redwoodDawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) 

By Carl Blair-Broeker





london planetreeLondon Plane Tree (Platanus x acerifolia)

 By Jonathan Fillmore