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What are the best trees for fall color?
Best Trees for Fall Color
As you take a drive through Cincinnati in the fall, any nature lover becomes a bit mesmerized by the cornucopia of autumn-hued foliage painting the landscape. We gave our tree experts the difficult task of choosing only six Best Trees for Fall Color.
Picks for Trees for Fall Color
FALL FIESTA SUGAR MAPLE
Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple is a faster-growing Sugar Maple with an asymmetrical branching habit. It has a dramatic fall color display of yellows, oranges, and reds. Fall Fiesta has strong branches with leaves that are resistant to leaf tatter. It is an excellent choice for a lawn tree. Learn More!
PRINCETON SENTRY GINKGO
Princeton Sentry Ginkgo is a narrow, conical form of this variety that makes this an excellent tree for streetside plantings and limited sites. It has a striking golden yellow fall color which persists for several weeks. Princeton Sentry is a non-fruiting type that is tolerant of difficult locations. Learn More!
Scarlet Oak is a stately native oak with glossy green summer foliage that turns russet to scarlet in the fall. It retains much of its leaves into the winter providing coverage and a windbreak. Scarlet Oak adapts well to alkaline soils and grows well in the Tri-State area. Learn More!
DURA HEAT RIVER BIRCH
Dura Heat is a heat-resistant River Birch with glossy, dark olive green leaves and attractive golden yellow fall color. Its bark exfoliates at a young age. It has a whitish tinge and provides year-round interest. This is an adaptable tree that provides light shade. Learn More!
AUTUMN BRILLIANCE SERVICEBERRY TREE
Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry Tree is an excellent four-season tree with white spring flowers, attractive summer foliage, and bright fall color in shades of red and purple. It is easy to grow and adaptable to many sites. The tree form makes a lovely accent tree. Looks fabulous in groupings. Learn More!
The White Oak is an attractive slower-growing native oak with deep green foliage and deep red to coppery brown fall color. It is prized for its disease resistance and drought tolerance. It is also adaptable to many soil conditions. White Oaks makes an excellent large shade tree. Learn More!
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