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Approved Parkway Trees

Per the City’s Landscape Ordinance, parkway trees are to be 2.5” caliper, measured 6” above final grade. Corner lots require two trees- one per side fronting the street; interior lots require one tree. Please note that trees are to be at least 30’ from an intersection; and a minimum of 20’ from street light poles, street signs, and fire hydrants. The following single-stem shade trees have been approved for parkway planting:

 

Common NameScientific Name
State Street ® Miaybe MapleAcer miyabei ‘Morton’
‘Deborah’ Norway MapleAcer platanoides, spp. ‘Deborah’
Emerald Lustre ® Maple Acer platanoides, spp. Emerald Lustre ®
‘Summershade’ Maple Acer platanoides, spp. ‘Summershade’
‘Superform’ Maple Acer platanoides, spp. ‘Superform’
Greencolumn Black MapleAcer nigrum, spp. ‘Greencolumn’
Autumn Flame ® Red Maple Acer rubrum, spp. Autumn Flame ®
‘Brandywine’ Red Maple Acer rubrum, spp. ‘Brandywine’
Red Sunset ® Red Maple Acer rubrum, spp. ‘Franksred’
Legacy ® Sugar Maple Acer saccharum, spp. Legacy ®
Crescendo ™ Sugar Maple Acer saccharum, spp. ‘Morton’
Green Mountain ® Sugar Maple Acer saccharum, spp. ‘PNI 0285’
Common HackberryCeltis occidentalis, spp.
‘Chicagoland’ Common Hackberry Celtis occidentalis, spp. ‘Chicagoland’
‘Windy City’ Common Hackberry Celtis occidentalis, spp. ‘Windy City’
American YellowwoodCladastris kentukea
Turkish FilbertCorylus colurna
‘Autumn Gold’ Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba, spp. ‘Autumn Gold’
‘Magyar’ Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba, spp. ‘Magyar’
‘Princeton Sentry’ Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba, spp. ‘PN 22720’
Thornless Honeylocust Gleditisia tricanothos var inermis, spp.
Skyline ® Honeylocust Gleditisia tricanothos var inermis, spp. ‘Skyline’
Shademaster ® Honeylocust Gleditisia tricanothos var inermis, spp. ‘Shademaster’
Suncole ® Honeylocust Gleditisia tricanothos var inermis, spp. ‘Suncole’
‘Espresso’ Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioica, spp. ‘Espresso’
Prairie Titan ™ Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioica, spp. ‘Prairie Titan’
Swamp White OakQuercus bicolor
Bur OakQuercus macrocarpa
Chinkapin OakQuercus muehlenbergii
Red OakQuercus rubra
Heritage ® OakQuercus x macdenielli ‘Clemon’s’
American LindenTilia americana spp.
Littleleaf LindenTilia cordata, spp.
Silver LindenTilia tomentosa, spp.
Redmond LindenTilia ‘Redmond’
Glenleven LindenTilia x flavescens ‘Glenleven’
‘Valley Forge’ Elm Ulmus americana, spp. ‘Valley Forge’
‘Princeton’ Elm Ulmus americana, spp. ‘Princeton’
‘New Harmony’ Elm Ulmus americana, spp. ‘New Harmony’
Accolade ® ElmUlmus ‘Morton’
Triumph ™ ElmUlmus ‘Morton Glossy’
‘Frontier’ ElmUlmus ‘Frontier’
‘Patriot’ Elm‘Patriot’
‘Prospector’ ElmUlmus wilsoniana
‘Homestead’ Elm Ulmus x Homestead
‘Regal’ ElmUlmus x Regal