Saturday, November 20, 2010


This week in mid November at the Arboretum you will find many deciduous trees in their full fall color glory.  Below is a list of the colors that are predominant and which trees best display that color.

YELLOW:  Ginko biloba - Ginko
YELLOW/ORANGE:  Carpinus caroliniana -  American Hornbeam
ORANGE:  Acer saccharum - Sugar Maple
RED-ORANGE to RED:  Pistacia chinensis - Chinese Pistache
RED: Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood
REDDISH BROWN:  Quercus alba - White Oak
BRONZE RED:  Zelkova serrata - Japanese Zelkova
RED/PURPLE:  Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple
ALL FALL COLORS:  Lagerstroemia indica - Crape Myrles

Hurry out to see these colors because soon they will be gone!