kevin@overlooktree.com | 4018 N Colonial Ave, Portland OR 97227, USA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

POPULAR TREES

 

 

 
The following is a series of our favorite types of trees for the Portland area. Let us know if you'd like a reccomendation for your next leafy friend.
 
KEV'S FAVORITE TREES
 
  • Oregon Oak
  • American Beech
  • European Beech
  • Sugar Maple
  • Hemlock
 
  • Dawn Redwood
  • Japanese Maple
  • Big Leaf Maple
  • Linden
  • Paper Birch
 
 
PARK STRIP TREES
 
  • Amur Maackia
  • Cascara
  • Golden Desert Ash
  • Japanese Hornbeam
 
  • Japanese Snowbell
  • Paperbark Maple
  • Trident Maple
  • Washington Hawthorn
 
 
 
YARD TREES
 
  • Bigleaf Maple
  • Black Hawthorn
  • Douglas-fir
 
  • Kentucky Coffee Tree
  • Oregon White Oak
  • Tulip Tree
 
 
FRUIT TREES
 
  • Apple
  • Pear
  • Cherry (many varieties)
 
  • Fig
    Note: If your interesed in fruit trees, they require lots of care.
 
 
 
SHADE TREES
 
  • Crimson King Maple
  • Sycamore
  • Flowering Plum
 
  • Japanese maple
  • Yellowood
  • Oregon Oak
 
 
BEST TREE-HOUSE TREES
 
  • Slow growing with structural integrity
  • ie-broad canopy trees-maples, oaks or conifers-fir, grand fir-pacific northwest trees
    I know contractors who can build them!
 
 
 
LINKS
International Society of Arboriculture
The International Society of Arboriculture is a worldwide professional organization dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation for trees and to promoting research, technology, and the professional practice of arboriculture.

Tree And Neighbor Law
Comprehensive Tree Law and Neighbor Law Information

Trees Are Good

TCIA
Tree Care Association Site. Helpful hints on tree care and business across the country.

ASCA American Society of Consulting Arborists

Friends of Trees
Friends of Trees inspires stewardship of our urban forest by bringing people together to plant and care for city trees and urban natural areas.

Portland Office of Sustainable Development
Practical resources for a healthy, prosperous, sustainable community.

Better Bricks
Sustainable building resource.

Incubate
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