Growing Home Campaign
The list below is just a few of the varieties of trees available.
|Small Ornamental Trees|
|Shadblow Serviceberry||Amelanchier canadensis||Native||Small 15 to 25'|
|Eastern Redbud||Cercis canadensis||Native||Small 20 to 30'|
|Sweetbay Magnolia||Magnolia virginiana||Native||Small 10 to 20'|
|Medium to Large for Shade|
|Red Maple||Acer rubrum||Native||Large 40 to 60'|
|Red Oak||Quercus rubra||Native||Large 60 to 75'|
|Liberty Elm||Ulmus americana||Native||Large 60 to 80'|
|Evergreen Trees for Screening and Windbreaks|
|American Holly||Ilex opaca||Native||Small 20 to 35'|
|Norway Spruce||Picea abies||Non-Native||Medium 30 to 50'|
|White Pine||Pinus strobus||Native||Large 50 to 80'|
Complete list of trees that qualify for reimbursement of the Growing Home coupon* (PDF)
Note: All trees considered to be invasive species including Norway Maples, Bradford Pears and Mimosas, do not qualify for the Growing Home coupon reimbursement. Fruit trees and plants that are considered tall shrubs such as Viburnum and Rhododendron do not qualify.
Northern Trees (Rutgers University) - This website is designed to guide you through the process of tree selection and provide a list of possible trees for your project. Good horticultural information on trees included.
University of Connecticut - Very informative site with good horticultural information about trees including how to pronounce Latin botanical names.
Revised March 4, 2011
Revised April 6, 2016