What trees could I plant for good fall leaf color?
What trees could I plant for good fall leaf color?
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Fall foliage color of trees ranges from yellow to orange, red, or purple. Take your pick from these autumn beauties:

 

Common Name

Botanical Name

Zones

Yellow American yellowwood
Eastern Redbud
European beech
European white birch
Ginkgo
Golden rain tree
Norway maple, striped maple
Quaking aspen, white poplar
Tulip tree
White fringe tree
Witch hazel
Reddish Purple Eastern red cedar
Japanese stewartia
Kousa dogwood
White ash
White oak
Orange to Red American hornbeam
American sweetgum
Downy serviceberry
European mountain ash
Katsura tree
Red maple, sugar maple
Sassafras
Red Amur maple, Japanese maple
Black gum, black tupelo
Black haw viburnum
Flowering dogwood
Pin oak
Red oak
Sourwood
Washington hawthorn

Cladrastus kentuckea
Cercis kentuckea
Fagus sylvatica
Betula pendula
Ginkgo biloba
Koelreuteria paniculata
Acer spp.
Populus spp.
Liriodendron tulipifera
Chionanthus virginicus
Hamamelis virginiana
Juniperus virginiana
Stewartia pseudocamellia
Cornus kousa
Fraxinus americana
Quercus alba
Carpinus caroliniana
Liquidambar styraciflua
Amelanchier arborea
Sorbus aucuparia
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Acer spp.
Sassafras albidum
Acer spp.
Nyssa sylvatica
Viburnum prunifolium
Cornus florida
Quercus palustris
Quercus rubra
Oxydendrum arboreum
Crataegus phaenopyrum

4-8
(4)5-9
(4)5-7
2-6
4-8(9)
5-9
2-7
1-9
(4)5-9
4-9
3-8
2-9
5-7(8)
5-8
3-9
3-9
3-9
5-9
4-9|
3-7
5-8
2-9
(4)5-9
2-8
(4)5-9
3-9
5-9
4-8
3-8
5-9
5-8

Answered by BHGgardenEditors