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Medium Trees (25' - 40')         

IF AREA BETWEEN SIDEWALK AND CURB IS GREATER THAN 10 FEET, USE THESE TREES
Latin (scientific name) Common Name Description of Plant
Acer campestre Hedge Maple Fits under utility lines; tolerates a wide range of urban sites; no serious insect or disease problems;
(only for use under power lines);  
     
Aesculus x camea 'Briotil'   Tolerant of urban conditions; fairly heat and drought resistant; slow growth rate.
 
Alnus cordata Italian Alder Medium-sized tree; pyramidal tree; survives in a wide range of soils; good-colored foliage.
     
Betula nigra River Birch 20 - 30' tall; excellent bronze, exfoliating bark; resistant to bronze birch borer; multi stemmed tree.
     
Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam Slow growth rat; well-suited to small spaces and shady suburban sites.
     
     
Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsuratree Moderate to fast growth rate; few disease or pests.
 
Halesia caroliniana Mountain Silverbell Flowering; tolerant of urban settings; choose tree form.
 
Koelreuteria paniculata Goldenrain Tree Flowering; tolerant of urban settings; choose tree form.
 
Maackia amurensis  Amur Maackia Ornamental bark; flowers in mid-summer; insignificant fall color; round shaped as tree ages.
     
Ostrya virginiana American Hophornbeam Performs well in urban settings; choose tree form 
 
Parrotia persica Persian Parrotia Excellent medium lawn or street tree; gray, green and brown mosaic bark; gold to scarlet fall color.

 
Phellodendron amurense Amur corktree Corky bark; Choose male cultivar like 'Macho'; pest free; upright growth; shallow roots.