Tulip Poplar

Liriodendron tulipifera

 

Max height: 80’, fast growing

Spread: 30’-50’

Light requirements: Partial/full sun

Moderate drought tolerance: prefers moderately moist soil

Native range map:

https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=litu

 

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_litu.pdf

Northern Red Oak (Canopy)

Quercus rubra

 

Max height: 85’, fast growing

Max spread:  45’

Light requirements:  Full/Partial sun, at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day.

Drought tolerant

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=QURU

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/cs_quru.pdf

Eastern Redbud (Understory)

Cercis canadensis

 

Height: 15’ to 30’

Spread: 15’ to 25’

Light requirements: Full/Partial sun

Drought tolerant

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=ceca4

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_ceca4.pdf

Loblolly Pine (Evergreen)

Pinus taeda

 

Max Height: 90’-100’

Spread: 25’-35’

Light requirements: Full sun, at least 6 hrs per day

Moderate drought tolerance: prefers moist soil

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PITA

More information:

http://www.treesforme.com/loblolly_pine.html

Eastern White Pine (Evergreen)

Pinus strobus

 

Max Height: 90’, fast growing

Spread: 20’-40’

Light requirements: Partial/full sun, at least 4 hours of full sun per day

Low drought tolerance

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PIST

 

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_pist.pdf

Short-leaf Pine (Evergreen)

Pinus echinata

 

Max Height: 100’

Max spread: 25’

Light requirements: Partial shade

Drought tolerant

Native range map:

https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=piec2

More information:

https://www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/Volume_1/pinus/echinata.htm

Black Cherry

Prunus serotina

 

Max Height: 60’

Spread: 35’-50’

Light: Partial/Full sun

Drought tolerant

Native range map:  https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=prse2

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_prse2.pdf

Common Persimmon

Diospyros virginiana

 

Max height: 70’

Spread: 35’-40’

Light Requirements: Partial/Full sun

Slightly drought tolerant: can withstand short periods of drought

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=divi5

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_divi5.pdf

 

Wild Plum

Prunus spp.

 

Max height: 15’25’

Spread: 15’-25’

Light requirements: Full sun, intolerant of shade

Low drought tolerance

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=PRAM

More information:

https://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_pram.pdf

 

Flowering Dogwood (Understory)

Cornus florida

 

Max height: 40’

Spread: 15’-25’

Light requirements: shade is preferred

Drought tolerant

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=cofl2

 

More information:  https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_cofl2.pdf

 

Washington Hawthorn

Crataegus phaenopyrum

 

Max height: 25’-30’

Max spread: up to 25’

Light requirements: Full sun, at least 6 hrs

Drought tolerant

Native range map: https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=crph

More information:

http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/washingtonhawthorn