Cultivated Trees

“Too old to plant trees for my own gratification, I shall do it for my posterity.” Thomas Jefferson

The flower of a Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa), a cultivated tree at Distant Hill Gardens in Walpole, New Hampshire.
The flower of a Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa), a cultivated tree at Distant Hill Gardens.

If a tree below is highlighted in Green, touch or click on it to see a photo of the tree, its fruit or its flower in the garden. The long range goal is to photograph every plant at Distant Hill Gardens.

 

(N) Designates a tree Native to Northeastern North America. This means that, as far as can be determined, the plant was present in the Northeast before European settlement.

Cultivated Large Trees of Distant Hill (over 25’)

Scientific Name

Common Name


Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset’

Catalpa speciosa

Cotinus obovatus

Ginkgo biloba

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Shade Master’

Larix laricina

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Phellodendron amurense

Picea abies

Picea glauca

Picea pungens glauca

Pinus koraiensis

Pinus sylvestris

Querces macrocarpa

Robinia pseudoacacia

Thuga occidentalis

 

Red Maple  (N)

Northern Catalpa

American Smoketree

Maidenhair Tree

Thornless Honey Locust

American Larch (N)

Dawn Redwood

Amur Corktree

Norway Spruce

White Spruce (N)

Colorado Blue Spruce

Korean Pine

Scots Pine

Burr Oak 

Black Locust ***

Northern White Cedar (N)

 

*** removed due to invasive tendencies


Cultivated Small Trees of Distant Hill (under 25’)

Scientific Name

Common Name


Acer griseum

Acer palmatum 'Garnet’

Cornus alternifolia 

Corylus cornuta x Corylus avellana

Crategus laevigata

Hamamelis vernalis

Hamamelis virginiana

Magnolia stallata

Malus floribunda ‘Red Jade’ 

Malus ‘Snowdrift’

Pinus banksiana

Pinus leucodermis

Sorbus alnifolia

Sorbus decora

Syringia reticulata

  

Paperbark Maple

Cutleaf Japanese Maple

Aternate-leaved Dogwood

Fiazel

Crimson Cloud Hawthorne

Vernal Witch Hazel

Common Witch Hazel

Star Magnolia

Weeping Crabapple

Snowdrift Crabapple

Jack Pine

Bosnian Pine

Korean Mountain Ash

Showy Mountain Ash

Japanese Tree Lilac