Ordinance 12-04 Attachment

City of Windy Hills Street Tree Listing

20121008

WINDY HILLS STREET TREE LISTING

OF

TREES ACCEPTABLE FOR PLANTING,

TREES NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR PLANTING,

AND

INVASIVE TREES & WOODY PLANTS DESGNATED FOR CONTROL AND/ OR REMOVAL

 

The following list constitutes the official Street Tree species for Windy Hills, Kentucky. No species other than those acceptable according to this list may be planted as Street Trees without written permission of the Tree Board.

 

TREES ACCEPTABLE FOR PLANTING

Bold = Native to Kentucky

 

LARGE TREES (75 feet high and up)

Basswood

Beech, American

Beech, European

Birch, Sweet (aka Birch, Black; aka Birch, Cherry)

Birch, Yellow

Buckeye, Ohio

Buckeye, Yellow

Catalpa

Cherry, Black

Coffeetree, Kentucky (seedless cultivars or males only, the Kentucky State Heritage Tree)

Cucumber-tree (Magnolia Acuminata)

Cypress, Bald

Cypress, Pond

Elm, American (Dutch Elm Disease Resistant cultivars only)

Elm, Chinese

Fir, White

Gingko (males only should be planted)

Gum, Black (aka Tupelo, Black)

Hickory, Bitternut

Hickory, Mockernut

Hickory, Shagbark

Hickory, Shellbark

Holly, American

Locust, Black

Maple, Norway (High Pollen Potential)

Maple, Sugar (Use discretion in planting due to area over-planting)

Oak, Black

Oak, Bur

Oak, Cherrybark

Oak, Chestnut

Oak, Chinkapin

Oak, English

Oak, Northern Red

Oak, Pin (Pin Oak) (not recommended because locally over-planted)

Oak, Post

Oak, Scarlet

Oak, Shingle

Oak, Shumard

Oak, Southern Red

Oak, Swamp White

Oak, Water

Oak, White

Oak, Willow

Persimmon

Pine, Eastern White

Pine, Shortleaf

Planetree, London

Poplar, Yellow (a.k.a. Tulip Poplar, the Kentucky State Tree)

Sassafras

Spruce, Blue

Spruce, Oriental

Spruce, Serbian

Sweetgum (Rotundiloba or Platanus occidentalis - seedless cultivars or males only)

Sycamore (High Pollen Potential)

Tupelo, Black (aka Gum, Black; previous national "Tree of the Year")

Walnut, Black

Zelkova

 

MEDIUM TREES (35 to 75 feet high)

Alder, European Black (aka Alder, Black)

Birch, River (highly susceptible to ice and snow damage and recommended only for moist areas; use should be carefully considered)

Cedar, Eastern Red

Cherry, Higan

Cherry, Japanese Flowering

Cherry, Sargent

Chestnut, Horse

Corktree, Amur

Elm, Lacebark

Elm, Slippery

Elm, Winged

Falsecypress, Honiki

Filbert, Turkish

Golden Rain Tree (aka Golden Raintree)

Holly, European

Holly, Fosters

Honeylocust, Thornless

Hophornbeam

Hornbeam, American

Hornbeam, European

Hornbeam, Japanese

Katsura Tree

Linden, Littleleaf

Linden, Silver

Maple, Amur

Maple, Hedge

Maple, Red (Use discretion in planting due to area over-planting)

Mulberry, Red (High Pollen Potential)

Parrotia, Persian

Pear, Cleveland Select Pear

Redwood, Dawn

Sassafras

Silverbell, Carolina

Sourwood

Yellowwood

Willow, Black

SMALL TREES (15 to 35 feet high)

Arborvitae, American

Arborvitae, Oriental Buckeye, Red Cherry, Hally Jolivette

Cherry, Yoshino

Crabapple (newer, resistant cultivars only)

Crapemyrtle

Dogwood, American

Dogwood, Kousa

Filbert, American

Filbert, European

Fringetree, Chinese

Fringetree, White

Hawthorn (newer, resistant cultivars only)

Lilac, Japanese Tree Lilac

Magnolia, Japanese

Magnolia, Star

Magnolia, Sweetbay

Maple, Hedge

Maple, Japanese

Maple, Paperbark

Maple, Tatarian

Maple, Trident

Pawpaw

Possumhaw

Redbud

Serviceberry

Viburnum

Whitecedar, Atlantic (aka White-Cedar, Atlantic)

Witchhazel

 

TREES NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR PLANTING

Bold = Native to Kentucky

LARGE TREES

Ailanthus (Tree of Heaven)

Coffee Tree, Kentucky (Female)

Elm, Siberian

Gingko (female)

Maple, Silver (aka Maple, Water)

Paulonia, Royal

 

MEDIUM TREES

Boxelder

Honeylocust, Wild

Mimosa

Olive, Autumn

Olive, Russian

Olive, Thorny

Olive, Autumn

Pears (Flowering) (except Cleveland Select Pear)

Pine, Virginia

Privet, Chinese European

 

SMALL TREES

Burning Bush, Winged

Cherry Plum

Honeysuckle, Amur (invasive)

 

INVASIVE TREES & WOODY PLANTS DESIGNATED FOR CONTROL AND/OR REMOVAL

Bold = Native to Kentucky

 

Ailanthus (Tree of Heaven)

Burning Bush, Winged

Honeysuckle, Bush

Mimosa

Olive, Autumn

Olive, Russian

Olive, Thorny

Paulownia, Royal

Privet, Chinese

Privet, European

Non-Native Rose