Suggested Plantings

Recommended Large Trees for the Cincinnati Area:
Abies nordmanniana – Nordman Fir
Abies nebrodensis – Sicilian Fir
Acer saccharum – Sugar Maple
Abies cilicica – Cilician Fir
Acer rubrum – Red Maple
Acer nigra – Black Maple
Acer freemanii – Freeman Maple
Asimina triloba – Paw Paw
Aesculus flava – Yellow Buckeye
Betula lutea – Yellow Birch
Betula nigra – River Birch
Carya cordiformis – Bitternut Hickory
Carya ovata – Shagbark Hickory
Cedrus libani – Cedar of Lebanon
Celtis occidentalis – Hackberry
Diospyros virginiana – Persimmon
Fagus grandifolia – American Beech
Fagus sylvatica – European Beech
Ginkgo biloba - Ginkgo
Gymnocladus dioicus – Kentucky Coffeetree
Juglans nigra – Black Walnut
Liquidambar styraciflua – Sweetgum
Liriodendron tulipifera – Tuliptree
Maclura pomifera – Osage-orange
Magnolia acuminate – Cucumbertree
Metasequoia glyptostroboides – Dawn Redwood
Nyssa sylvatica – Black Gum
Pinus strobus – Eastern White Pine
Platanus occidentalis – Sycamore
Platanus x acerifolia – London Planetree
Picea abies – Norway Spruce
Picea orientalis – Oriental Spruce
Quercus acutissima – Sawtooth Oak
Quercus alba – White Oak
Quercus bicolor – Swamp White Oak
Quercus cerris – Turkey Oak
Quercus coccinea – Scarlet Oak
Quercus macrocarpa – Bur Oak
Quercus muehlenbergii – Chinkapin Oak
Quercus palustris – Pin Oak
Quercus phellos – Willow Oak
Quercus robur – English Oak
Quercus rubra – Red Oak
Quercus shumardii – Shumard Oak
Quercus velutina – Black Oak
Sassafras albidum – Sassafras
Taxodium distichum – Bladcypress
Tilia americana – Basswood
Ulmus americana – American Elm
Ulmus parvifolia – Chinese Elm

Recommended Small/Medium Trees for the Cincinnati Area:
Acer ginnala – Amur Maple
Acer griseum – Paperbark Maple
Acer palmatum – Japanese Maple
Aesculus pavia – Red Buckeye
Amelanchier spp. – Serviceberry
Carpinus betulus – European Hornbeam
Cercidiphyllum japonicum – Katsura Tree
Cersis Canadensis – Eastern Redbud
Cornus florida – Flowering Dogwood
Cornus kousa – Japanese Dogwood
Cornus mas – Corneliancherry Dogwood
Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’ – Winter King Hawthorne
Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis – Thornless Honeylocust
Koelreuteria paniculata – Goldenraintree
Magnolia stellata – Star Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana – Sweetbay Magnolia
Malus spp. – Flowering Crabapple
Robinia pseudoacacia – Black Locust
Syringa reticulate – Japanese Tree Lilac


Obituaries

Evelyn Jean Fairbanks, 55
Born: Wednesday, January 17, 1962
Died: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Peggy Meadows, 60
Born: Sunday, March 10, 1957
Died: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Christine Marie Stojanovski, 35
Born: Tuesday, April 13, 1982
Died: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Robert John "Bub" Halonen, 77
Born: Monday, March 18, 1940
Died: Sunday, August 13, 2017

Margaret Heckle, 97
Born: Wednesday, July 07, 1920
Died: Sunday, August 13, 2017

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