Foliage Trees

Common Name Latin Name Fall Foliage Color
Hedge Maple Acer campestre Yellow or golden
Vine Maple Acer circinatum Reddish yellow
Amur Maple Acer ginnala Yellow to deep red
Paperback Maple Acer griseum Green, red-brown to bright red
Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum Yellow to gold
Fernleaf Fullmoon Maple Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’  
Japanese Maple Acer palmatum Yellow bronze, purple or red
Crimson King Maple Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' Reddish-orange
Planetree Maple Acer pseudoplatanus Dingy brown to yellow

Red Maple

Acer rubrum Green-yellow, yellow and red
Silver Maple Acer saccharinum Green-yellow

Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum Orange-yellow
Paperback Birch Betula papyrifera Yellow
European White Birch Betula pendula Yellow
European Hornbeam Carpinus betulus Yellow
Northern Catalpa Catalpa speciosa Yellow to green
American Hornbeam Carpinus caroliniana Yellow

Katsuratree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum Apricot-orange
Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa Purplish-red to scarlet
Washington Hawthorn Crataegus phaenopyrum Yellow
American Beech Fagus grandifolia Brown to yellow, golden bronze
European Beech Fagus sylvatica Brown to yellow, golden bronze
Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica Yellow
Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba Yellow
Thornless Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Yellow
Kentucky Coffeetree Gymnocladus dioicus Yellow
Common Witchhazel

Hamamelis virginiana

Yellow
Black Walnut Juglans nigra Yellow
Panicled Goldenraintree Koelreuteria paniculata Yellow
American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua Yellow, purple or red

Tuliptree

Liriodendron tulipifera Yellow to yellow brown
Sour Gum, Black Gum, Black Tupelo, Pepperidge Nyssa sylvatica Bright red
Sourwood, Lilyof the Valley Tree Oxydendrum arboreum Yellow red to purple
Ironwood or Hop Hornbeam Ostrya virginiana Yellow
Amur Corktree Phellodendron amurense Yellow to bronze yellow
Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides Yellow
Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides Yellow
Japanese Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata Red
Callery Pear Pyrus calleryana Reddish purple
Eastern White Oak Quercus alba Red
Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea Russet, scarlet or red
Pin Oak Quercus palustris Russet
English Oak Quercus robur Brownish yellow
Red Oak Quercus rubra Yellow-brown to russet-red
Common Sassafras Sassafras albidum Yellow, orange or scarlet
European Mountain Ash Sorbus aucuparia Yellowish brown
Common Baldcypress Taxodium distichum Rich brown
American Elm Ulmus americana Scarlet
Japanese Zelkova Zelkova serrata Russet

Shrubs

Common Name Latin Name Fall Foliage Color
Wintergreen Barberry Berberis julianae Red
Grey Dogwood Cornus racemosa Deep red
Common Smoketree Cotinus coggygria Yellow, red-purple
Willowleaf Cotoneaster Cotoneaster salicifolius Red
Rockspray Cotoneaster Cotoneaster horizontalis Dark red
Redvein Enkianthus Enkianthus campanulatus Yellow, orange and bright scarlet
Compact Winged Euonymus, Burning Bush Euonymus alatus ‘Compactus’ Bright red
Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea Hibiscus syriacus Yellow
Oakleaf Hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia Red, orange, purple
Common Crepe Myrtle Lagerstroemia indica Red
Staghorn Sumac Rhus typhina Yellow, orange & scarlet
Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum Red
Wayfaringtree Viburnum Viburnum lantana Purplish red
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia Red
Boston Ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata Red and scarlet
European Cranberrybush Viburnum Viburnum opulus Yellow-red or reddish purple
Poison Oak Rhus diversiloba Red and gold

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