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Tree and Plant Index

 
Large Trees
Bald Cypress

Bald Cypress

A lofty, deciduous conifer of slender, pyramidal habit that grows to a height of 50 to 120 ft. It displays rather attractive reddish brown, fibrous bark. Their needle-like leaves grow individually from the twig. Leaves are soft and feathery in appearance with a fernlike shape. These stunning, shapely trees are a bright yellow green in spring, becoming a soft medium green over the summer, then rusty red in fall. They tolerate dry periods just fine and are sturdy enough to withstand high winds.

Highrise® Live Oak

Highrise® Live Oak

Lacy Oak

Lacy Oak

This is a great medium-size tree excellent landscaping. it develops a great shape and grows to around 20-25 feet tall and 15- 20 feet wide. The leaves are bluish- green in color. Once established, the tree has good heat and drought tolerance and performs well. The moderate mature size makes it a good choice for an urban landscape. Unlike other dense trees, it won't shade out all your undergrowth and other plants...........Hardiness: Zone 7 Exposure: Full Sun 

Live Oak

Live Oak

A massive shade tree with dense foliage that is bright olive-green when new and changes to a glossy, dark green when mature. It has a height of 30 to 40 feet and width of 40 to 60 feet. An evergreen member of the oak family, it is cold and drought hardy.  A magnificent shade tree with large, wide-spreading, horizontal branches.

Magnolia

Magnolia

The large, lustrous, evergreen foliage makes the Magnolia a desirable ornamental plant. The magnificent, fragrant, waxy white flowers are 6" to 12" in diameter and contrast with the large, glossy, bright green evergreen leaves. The crown is dense and pyramidal in youth, becoming more rounded with age.  It has a height from 60 to 80 feet and width from 30 to 50 feet. Easy to maintain. Tolerates heat, prefers moist soil. It makes a nice shade plant.

Monterey Oak

Monterey Oak

Monterey Oak is an excellent yard tree that grows between 30 to 80 feet in height and around 60 feet wide. It is a good combination of fast growing and long living tree. This tree starts off tall and pyramidal and finishes by spreading out to a rounded form. This hardy tree is resistant to oak wilt and quite drought tolerant. It maintains the green leaves the majority of the year, blocking sound, views, and winds.

Pecan (Native)

Pecan (Native)

This is a large tree of the Hickory family, native to North America. It bears sweet edible nuts, deep brown in color, that range from 1 to 2 inches in length. It is a rapid growing tree that usually gets from 70 to 100 feet tall, but can grow as tall as 150 feet and higher with a width of 150 and more. This noble tree can grow to be over 150 years old. Their trunks can get more than three feet in diameter. This tree is the Texas state tree. Every native pecan tree produces a nut that is its own unique variety. Thus there are many millions of unique native pecan varieties. It is an excellent tree for shade and durability.

Texas Red Oak

Texas Red Oak

A sturdy tree that tolerates drought and a wide range of conditions. Rounded shape with a height of 60 to 100 feet and width of 40 to 50 feet. Fast growth rate, up to 2 feet per year. Excellent fall foliage with yellow to red color makes it an attractive choice. Broad leaves produce good shade.

Shumard Oak

Shumard Oak

This is an upright tree that is fast-growing, with an open canopy and solid spreading branches. The leaves are dark green and turn dark red in the fall. The height can get up to 120 feet and the width is from 50 to 60 feet. This tree can withstand high heat and is adaptable to various soil conditions. It is one of the larger oak trees available.

Texas Ash

Texas Ash

A wonderful shade tree with a spreading crown. Foliage of olive to dark green and lighter beneath. Intense fall color displays leaves turning red, gold, orange, burgundy, and purple colors. It is the most drought and heat tolerant ash. Adaptable to a wide variety of soil. Height of 30 to 50 feet and width of 25 to 40 feet. It makes an attractive and versatile landscape tree.

Texas Sycamore

Texas Sycamore

This tree is easy to identify, having broad, maple-like leaves and a distinctive white, exfoliating bark on trunk and limbs. It has a height from 60 to 100 feet and width from 40 to 60 feet. It is widely planted as a shade tree and is very adaptable and rugged. It is fast growing, with a massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. It has light green leaves that turn golden in the fall. These wide leaves make a pleasant rustling sound in the breeze.

Chinquapin Oak

Chinquapin Oak

Chinquapin Oak is an attractive medium to large shade tree. Its distinctive saw-tooth leaves are a rich green, turning yellow to bronze in fall. It is adaptable to a range of soils and exposures. Seldom troubled by diseases or pests, it is moderate to fast-growing and develops an open rounded crown as it ages. The heat tolerance is very high and does well in medium-low moisture areas. The height is from 50 to 90 feet and the width from 20 to 40 feet. The trunk diameter is from 1 to 3 feet.

Chinese Pistache

Chinese Pistache

This long-lived, winter hardy shade tree has spectacular red to red-orange fall color. It tolerates high heat and drought and is extremely pest resistant. It is a grand shade tree having fast then moderate growth rate that can tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions. The height is from 25 to 40 feet and width from 25 to 35 feet. The female trees make fruit consisting of clusters of small, round green berries which turn red to reddish-purple in the fall. These fruit clusters make great table decorations. This tree definitely makes an excellent ornamental yard tree.

Cedar Elm

Cedar Elm

A moderately fast growing tree, each one having its own unique character. Has a height from 30 to 90 feet and width of 40 to 60 feet. It is a tough, adaptable tree with excellent drought tolerance and beautiful golden yellow fall color. It has small, sandpaper-like leaves and is often planted as an ornamental shade tree.

Burr Oak

Burr Oak

This is a majestic tree with a height of 60 to 70 ft. and width of 60 to 90 ft. It has a long taproot which makes it very drought-tolerant. It is also fast growing and long-lived. Burr oak is noted for its very large leaves and acorns: the leaves are from one-half to one foot long, and acorns can be as large as 2 inches long and wide, enclosed in a cup with fringe on the edge. With medium-low water requirements and high heat tolerance, it is a perfect shade tree.

Bradford Pear

Bradford Pear

A decorative tree that has an array of features year round. The showy, white flowers appear during spring growth, often before the leaves. Insummer, the foliage is dark green and very smooth, and in autumn the leaves commonly turn brilliant colors, anything from yellow and orange to more common red, pink, purple, and bronze. Sometimes, several of these colors may be present on an individual leaf. It is a very tolerant and disease resistant tree growing to a height of 25 to 50 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide.

 
Ornamental Trees
Bradford Pear

Bradford Pear

A decorative tree that has an array of features year round. The showy, white flowers appear during spring growth, often before the leaves. Insummer, the foliage is dark green and very smooth, and in autumn the leaves commonly turn brilliant colors, anything from yellow and orange to more common red, pink, purple, and bronze. Sometimes, several of these colors may be present on an individual leaf. It is a very tolerant and disease resistant tree growing to a height of 25 to 50 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide.

Italian Cypress

Italian Cypress

A remarkably tall evergreen that’s slender and almost pencil-shaped. Height from 20 to 100 feet and a narrow width around 8 feet. The foliage is needle-like and dark green at all times of year. It is a superb tree for borders and background greenery. Many people use it for privacy screening.

Yaupon Holly

Yaupon Holly

This small tree has little dark green leaves that it keeps all year. In the spring it has tiny white and yellow flowers. The male plants make flowers, but no berries. The female plants have lots of bright red berries. It grows from 15 to 25 feet high and 10 to 15 feet wide, and is very drought tolerant. It has a fast growth rate and small leaves, making it a perfect choice for topiary.

Redbud

Redbud

This is an excellent ornamental tree. The magenta flowers of the eastern redbud appear all over the tree in early spring. The flowers are even produced on trunks. Redbud has a yellow fall color and is shade and drought tolerant. It has a height around 30 feet and width around 25 feet. It has rapid growth when young, and is steady when mature.

Purple Leaf Plum

Purple Leaf Plum

Ornate, round headed tree that grows 15 to 30 feet high and 10 to 20 feet wide. It has fragrant white or pink spring flowers, and vibrant shades of red, bronze, purple, and almost black leaves. Very popular due to the unusual leaf color, it is a superb tree that will suit any garden. Although not grown for the fruit, it has a small crop of plums 2 inches in diameter that are quite tasty.

Possum Haw

Possum Haw

This 'yaupon-like plant without any leaves' attracts attention because of its spectacular and unique presentation of red, orange, and yellow fruit, which appear when the foliage seasonally drops. It is useful in the landscape as large shrubs or small trees, and may occur with single or multiple trunks. Female plants are preferred, since male selections are fruitless and provide little ornamental value. Male-flowering plants are more common, but only a few males need to be positioned in the landscape to assure pollination for females. It thrives in a wide variety of soil and moisture conditions. It grows quickly and is a beautiful and potentially useful small tree adapted to many conditions. It has a height from 8 to 15 feet and width from 8 to 10 feet in nature, and can get a little larger in home cultivation. It is a popular choice for many home owners.

Mountain Laurel

Mountain Laurel

Thick, glossy, evergreen leaves on a compact, upright shrub, maturing into a small, multi-trunked tree. Cascades of vibrant purple flowers in spring look like clusters of grapes. Strong sweet fragrance. Woody pods contain bright red, bean-like seeds in fall. It has a height of 15 feet and width of 10 feet. Good for sun or partial shade and hardy in drought conditions.

Desert Willow

Desert Willow

This is a nice flowering tree with unique trumpet-shaped white, pink or purple flowers. It provides a light canopy of willow-like foliage with abundant flowers scattered throughout the tree. This tree has a long flowering period. The height is from 15 to 25 feet and the width is around 10 feet. Although tolerant of very dry conditions it will produce more flowers and leaves with increased watering. It is a medium sized tree, excellent for use around patios and walkways were the flowers can be enjoyed, and well suited for a wide screen or tall hedging.

Crapemyrtle

Crapemyrtle

Crapemyrtles are extremely useful summer flowering plants with varieties ranging in size from 5 to 25 feet. The average height is 15 to 30 feet and the average width is 6 to 15 feet with a rapid growth rate. There are even some miniatures growing from 18 to 24 inches. Best planted in full sun in moist, well-drained soil. Holds up under heat and humidity and will tolerate drought once established. Because of the variability in size and character, crapemrytles have many uses such as near an ornamental patio, garden tree/bush, for screening or hedging, and in the shrub border. Color varieties include light pink, coral pink, light lavender, white, dark pink to red, light magenta, dark red, dark purple, wine red, cherry red, medium lavender, bi-colored lavender, medium pink, purple, fuchsia, pink-lavender, rose, dark lavender, & dark red.

Mexican Plum

Mexican Plum

This is a nice, single-trunked small to medium tree that is quite beautiful. Early in the spring it is covered with clouds of white flowers. At this time, the scent is strong and sweet. As the blooms fade, they become pale pink. It produces edible dark red or purple fruit. The leaves turn a nice yellow to orange color in the fall. It grows to a height from 20 to 40 feet and width from 15 to 25 feet. It is well suited for residential landscapes and is adaptable to many soil types. It makes an ideal tree for planting in urban settings, such as near power lines, due to its small size.

 
Evergreen / Screening Trees
Arizona Cypress

Arizona Cypress

This coniferous tree is valued as a large wind break tree or tall screen. It is a drought resistant tree when established. Usually grows to a height of 40 to 60 feet tall and width of around 20 feet. The foliage is soft, scale-like needles and varies from green, blue, and silver in color. Forms a large pyramidal tree that can be more rounded with age. This fragrant tree is an excellent choice for shaping into hedges or shrubs.

Carolina Cherry Laurel

Carolina Cherry Laurel

The Cherry Laurel is known for its tiny, cream-white flowers that appear in thick, fragrant clusters in early spring. The leaves are dark-green in color and have a glossy finish. It has small black berries in the fall. It is commonly used for trimmed hedges or screens. It has a rapid growth rate reaching a height from 20 to 40 feet and a width from 15 to 20 feet. It can be used in flower arrangements, it’s easy to transplant, and withstands heavy pruning.

Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar

The Eastern Red Redar is not a true cedar, it is actually a variety of juniper. It is a small to medium-sized aromatic evergreen tree. It can grow 40 to 50 feet tall in an oval, columnar, or pyramidal form and 8 to 15 feet wide. Female trees produce green to blue berries. The foliage is bright green to dark green developing from a needle-like younger leaf to a scale-like older leaf. The foliage can turn a pinkish hue in colder months. It is a very drought resistant tree, and good for screening and hedges.

Italian Cypress

Italian Cypress

A remarkably tall evergreen that’s slender and almost pencil-shaped. Height from 20 to 100 feet and a narrow width around 8 feet. The foliage is needle-like and dark green at all times of year. It is a superb tree for borders and background greenery. Many people use it for privacy screening.

Yaupon Holly

Yaupon Holly

This small tree has little dark green leaves that it keeps all year. In the spring it has tiny white and yellow flowers. The male plants make flowers, but no berries. The female plants have lots of bright red berries. It grows from 15 to 25 feet high and 10 to 15 feet wide, and is very drought tolerant. It has a fast growth rate and small leaves, making it a perfect choice for topiary.

 
Palm Trees
Mexican Fan Palm

Mexican Fan Palm

This is a large, fast growing palm tree that can grow to a height of 60 to 100 feet. The leaves are some of the largest of any palm species. The ‘branches' are usually from 10 to 15 feet long, the stems having gold ‘teeth’. It is very tolerant of drought and adverse conditions. It is a superb accent tree for tropical landscape themes.

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