Measure the width of the planting site from the inside of the curb to the edge of the sidewalk. Use this list for 8.5 foot wide and greater planting spaces without high voltage power lines. Other types of overhead wires are okay to plant under unless specified. Trees on this list are generally 50 - 100 ft (height) x 30 - 60 ft (width) at maturity.
This list is also for all unimproved right-of-way sites (curb with no sidewalk; or no curb and no sidewalk; or no curb, no sidewalk, and no paved road) WITHOUT overhead high voltage power lines.
(height x width)
|65 x 30||fall color||Deciduous conifer. Feathery foliage turns orange/cinnamon in fall.|
Rivers Purple Beech
60 x 50
Grand, stately tree with smooth, silver-grey bark. 'Asplenifolia' features interesting leaf shape, while 'Atropurpurea' and 'Riversii' have summer leaves in shades of purple.
|50 x 30||wildlife flowers||Fast growing tree with very large leaves and large clusters of white and purple, orchid-like flowers.|
|70 x 50||wildlife||Faster growing, stout tree which develops deeply ridged bark with age. Edible chestnuts ripen in October.|
Espresso™ Kentucky Coffeetree
True North™ Kentucky Coffeetree
60 x 40
Large, double-compound leaves give a tropical appearance during summer months. Straight species will produce seed pods. Cultivars are seedless.
|100 x 30||native evergreen wildlife||Native, fast growing and stately with deep green foliage and deeply furrowed brown bark. Requires ample growing space.|
|50 x 30||flowers|
|Medium sized, spreading tree with delicate white flower bracts that resemble doves fluttering in the springtime breeze.|
Jefferson American Elm
Princeton American Elm
65 x 55
Classic American elm form with faster growth rate, glossy green leaves turning yellows in the fall. These cultivars selected for good Dutch elm disease resistance.
|60 x 50||fall color||Asian elm hybrid with moderate growth rate, classic elm shape and yellow fall foliage. Resistant to Dutch elm disease.|
Ulmus 'Morton Glossy'
|55 x 45||fall color||Asian elm cultivar, with moderate growth rate, initially upright becoming more vase shaped with age.|
|50 x 40||fall color||Larger form Asian elm cultivar with moderate growth rate, dark green leaves, exceptional yellow fall foliage. Drought, pest and Dutch elm disease resistant.|
|80 x 25||native evergreen wildlife|
|Native that grows well in shade. Crushed needles smell like tangerines.|
|50 x 30||evergreen||Slower growing, pyramidal conifer with dark green bristly needles covering branches and twigs for an interesting visual effect.|
50 x 40
Slow growing but unique and elegant tree with golden yellow fall color. These fruitless cultivars are the right size for larger planting strips.
|50 x 45||wildlife|
|Faster growing and adaptable to poor soil conditions. Yellow fall color and interesting rough corky bark with age.|
80 x 30
Native with moderate growth rate. Needles have a graceful, feathery quality. Sensitive to heat and drought. Well suited for a shady location.
|60 x 20||evergreen||Aromatic evergreen conifer with a naturally narrow form. Grows best in full sun with well drained soil.|
|50 x 30||fall color|
|Heart shaped leaves turn gold, orange, red and smell like cotton candy in the fall. Fares better with moist, well drained soil and a site with partial shade as bark is susceptible to sunscald.|
|50 x 40||-||Fast growing, large-form stately magnolia with creamy yellow flowers. Requires ample growing space.|
|60 x 60||evergreen wildlife||Broadleaf evergreen with bay-like scent. Native to southern Oregon.|
|50 x 40||wildlife|
|Fast growing oak with uniquely shaped shiny green leaves turning yellows in the fall.|
|Swamp White Oak|
|60 x 50||wildlife||Moderate growing oak with leaves turning yellow, bronze, and red in the fall. Bark becomes deeply furrowed with age.|
|Canyon Live Oak|
|55 x 30||evergreen wildlife||Faster growing, evergeen oak with excellent drought resistance.|
|60 x 45||wildlife|
|Slower growing oak which displays brilliant shades of bright scarlet fall color.|
|Oregon White Oak|
|65 x 45||native wildlife||Native, slow-growing oak which eventually develops a capacious crown and a stately presence.|
|50 x 50||evergreen wildlife||Faster growing evergreen oak with holly-like leaves and excellent drought tolerance.|
|California Black Oak|
|60 x 45||wildlife|
|Faster growing oak with golden fall color.|
|50 x 40||wildlife||Large, spreading canopy and picturesque twisting limbs.|
|70 x 45||wildlife||Faster growing with dark green foliage.|
|50 x 40||wildlife|
|Faster growing with bronze fall foliage.|
|50 x 45||wildlife|
|Faster growing with impressively red fall foliage.|
|75 x 55||wildlife|
|Faster growing with red, copper, bronze fall foliage.|
|60 x 60||evergreen wildlife||Fast growing evergreen oak with thick, corky bark.|
|Southern Live Oak|
|70 x 70||evergreen wildlife||Majestic, long-lived evergreen tree.|
|Interior Live Oak|
|50 x 40||evergreen wildlife||Evergreen, slow growing, heat and drought tolerant.|
|65 x 40||wildlife flowers||Faster growing when young. Attractive compound foliage and fragrant late summer flowers.|
Bloodgood London Planetree
Columbia London Planetree
Liberty London Planetree
Exclamation™ London Planetree
Yarwood London Planetree
55 x 40
Fast growing with a stout trunk displaying bark peeling in colorful patches of cream, brown and grey. These cultivars are anthracnose resistant. Requires ample growing space from root to shoot.
|75 x 30||fall color||Deciduous relative to coast redwood. Needles turn yellow to orange before dropping in the fall.|
|100 x 30||evergreen|
|Native to southern Oregon and Northern California. Has deep green needles and a soft spongy red bark. Needs ample growing space.|
|80 x 50||evergreen|
|Very fast growing conifer with bluish-green awl shaped needles and thick spongy bark. Trunk will grow very wide. Only plant in sites 12 feet wide or more.|
70 x 40
Large, strong, fast-growing tree with bright green tulip shaped leaves, bright yellow flowers and deep yellow fall colors.
Juglans regia 'Carpathian'
|50 x 50||wildlife|
|A noble tree with distinctive silver-grey bark, aromatic leaves, and edible nuts.|
|70 x 25||native|
|Native, elegant conifer with distinctive reddish bark and a moderate growth rate. Water throughout summer to avoid drought stress- even for well established trees.|