7 Trees for Every Landscape Need

Columnar English Oak: An upright-growing variety of the English oak, the columnar oak may live for 700 years. As the autumn foliage changes from yellow to chocolate, the leaves droop off the tree.

Eastern Red Cedar: An evergreen tree endemic to limestone or poor soils in eastern North America, the eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) is an attractive and lumbering member of the cypress family (Cupressaceae).

American Sycamore: One of the platanus family's deciduous trees is the American sycamore, which is known for its size, rapid growth rate, and woodiness. A broad, unevenly formed crown adorns it.

Blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica): A native deciduous tree of medium size belonging to the Nyssaceae family, the black gum tree is also known as the black tupelo. Found in the arid uplands of the Tar Heel State

Northern Catalpa: Among the many species of Bignonia, or Catalpa, the northern catalpa belongs to the Bignoniaceae family. From big trees to thorny vines, this family has it all. The family also includes trumpet plants.

Apple Serviceberry: The apple serviceberry tree is a beautiful four-season specimen, with delectable blue-black berries in the winter and white blossoms in the spring. Its blue-green leaves change colour to red in the autumn.

Quaking Aspen: The leaves of quaking aspens give the tree its other name, trembling aspens. The petioles that hold the flat leaves to the branches make a quaking or trembling sound when the wind blows lightly.