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Underutilized Trees You Should Consider Planting

Woodlawn trees are available in various root size containers, 10 gal. – 280 gal. Not all trees are available in each size. Please contact us for specific information on a certain tree of interest.

Birch, (River 'Dura-heat')
Scientific Name
Betula nigra 'Dura-heat'
A reliable, vigorous performer. This tree is native to stream banks in the eastern deciduous forest and is usually found growing in the wild with multiple stems, however, single stem specim...
Buckeye (Yellow)
Scientific Name
Aesculus flava
A lovely large native shade tree with several outstanding traits. The foliage is a rich green and more disease resistant than most Buckeyes. The early summer cream colored flowers show up af...
Cherry (Indian)
Scientific Name
Frangula caroliniana
What a fantastic plant! Not sure where all the garden professionals are...they sure missed it when they passed over this shrub/small tree. Lush foliage, striking late summer fruit and brilli...
Fothergilla (Dwarf)
Scientific Name
Fothergilla gardennii
Bottle-brush flowers in the spring and lush summer foliage. Disease resistant foliage...And the fall color! Mature size is 4-5' high and wide. Tolerates a wide range of growing conditions b...
Franklin Tree
Scientific Name
Franklinia altamaha
In 1765, John Bartram was appointed Royal Botanist for North America by King George III. Later that same year,Bartram and his son discovered Franklin Tree along the banks of the Altamaha Riv...
Hornbeam (American)
Scientific Name
Carpinus caroliniana
Rich summer foliage with a dash of reddish new growth. Fall colors of yellow, orange, red and burgundy. Fine textured structure with fluted trunk to add winter interest.This is a widespread...
Locust ('Twisty Baby')
Scientific Name
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady'
A great conversation piece. Twisty Baby is a mostly sterile cultivar of the native Black Locust that inhabits abandoned fields and disturbed sites of Appalachia. The foliage is a striking gr...
Magnolia, Sweetbay 'Moonglow'
Scientific Name
Magnolia virginiana ‘Moonglow’
There's nothing quite like the lemon scent of the blooming sweetbay blossoms on an early summer evening. The creamcolored flowers, while very attractive individually, do not appear in large...
Maple, (Rock, Sugar, Hard)
Scientific Name
Acer saccharum
If the cultural requirements can be met, this is the one of the best large shade trees available. Soft, light green flowers in the spring, rich green summer foliage in the summer and the gre...
Maple, Red 'Sun Valley'
Scientific Name
Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley'
Red spring flowers. Nice shade. Exceptional fall color. The Red Maple is a great tree that tolerates urban conditions better than the Sugar Maple. The red Maple as a species is an ornamental...