University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County

Landscape Trees for Lancaster County

Developed by Mary Jane Frogge, Extension Associate
Lancaster County Extension Office
282-02
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Name
Mature Height
 (Ft.)
Crown Spread
 (Ft.)
Growth Rate
Mature Form
Fall Color
 American 
 Hophornbeam
25-40 25-30 slow oval yellow
Amur Maackia 20-30 20-30 slow round green
Amur Cork Tree 20-30 15-25 medium round yellow-brown
Crabapple
‘Prairifire’
20 20 medium round yellow-brown
(red flowers)
Crabapple ‘Adams’ 24 24 medium round yellow-brown
(pink flowers)
Crabapple
‘Donald Wyman’
20 25 medium round yellow-brown
(white flowers)
Crabapple
‘Indian Summer’
20 20 medium round yellow-brown
(red flowers)
Crabapple
‘Professor Sprenger’
20 15 medium oval yellow-brown
(white flowers)
Dogwood, Pagoda 15-25 15-25 medium round   reddish purple
Douglas-fir 40-80 12-20 medium pyramid  
Gingko 40-60 30-40 slow oval yellow
Goldenrain Tree 20-25 25-30 slow  round brown
Hackberry 50-70 30-40 slow vase yellow
Hardy Rubber Tree 40-60 40-60 medium round yellow-green
Hornbeam,
European
40-60 30-40 medium-slow oval yellow
Japanese Tree Lilac 20-25 15-25 medium vase green
Linden, Little-leaf 40-60 25-35 medium-slow pyramidal yellow-brown
Magnolia, Saucer 20-30 20-30 medium round yellow-brown
Magnolia, Star 15-20 10-15 slow oval to round yellow to bronze
Maple, Norway 10-50 30-40 medium oval to round yellow to orange
Maple, Sugar 50-70 40-60 slow oval to round yellow to red
Maple, Amur 15-20 10-15 medium round scarlet
Maple, Tatarian 15-20 15-20 medium-slow round yellow-red
Maple, Black 50-70 40-50 slow round yellow
Mountainash,
Korean
40-50 20-30 medium round yellow-orange
Oak,
Swamp White
40-60 20-40 medium oval yellow-brown
Oak, Shingle 50-60 50-60 medium-slow round yellow to red
Oak, Chinkapin 40-50 40-60 medium-slow round yellow to brown
Oak, Bur 50-70 50-70 slow oval yellow-brown
Oak, White 50-70 30-50 slow round purplish
Redbud, Eastern 20-30 25-35 medium vase yellow
(purple flowers)
Smoketree,
Common
10-15 10-15 medium round red-purple
Spruce, Colorado 30-60  10-20 medium-slow pyramid  
Spruce, White 40-60 10-20 medium pyramid   
White Fringetree 15-25 15-25 slow round yellow
Witchhazel,
Common
15-30 20-25 medium oval yellow


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