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Canopy Shade Trees

(Trees with a mature height of 30’ that cannot be planted under power lines)

Live Oak: Moderate growing, very adaptable, mature height 40’-60’. Tolerant of city conditions. Broad spreading evergreen tree. Prefers full sun. 
Magnolia: Slow grower, very adaptable, mature height 40’-60’. Large white flowers in March through May. Upright evergreen tree. Prefers full sun. 
Nuttall Oak: Grows even faster than Shumard Oak and is well suited for wet sites, mature height 40’-60’. Upright deciduous tree. Prefers full sun. 
Tabebuia ipe (Pink Trumpet Tree): Slow to moderate grower, mature height 25’ – 30’. Large and round shaped, prefers full sun. This tree has a smooth gray trunk and produces lavish pinkish-purple blooms in early spring. 
Winged Elm: Moderate to rapid grower, mature height 40’-60’. Upright and rounded vase prefers full sun. Corky, winglike projections on branches. Native tree that attracts birds and other wildlife. 

Understory Trees

(Trees that can be maintained under power lines)

Eagleston Holly: Moderate to slow grower, evergreen, mature height 25’-35’. Showy red berries in Fall, conical shape. Grows in shade to full sun.
Yaupon Holly: Moderate grower, evergreen, mature height 15’ – 20’. Showy red berries in Fall, rounded vase multi-stem tree. Grows in shade to full sun.
Crape Myrtle: Moderate to rapid grower, deciduous, mature height 20’-30’. Flowers throughout the summer in a variety of colors. Prefers full sun.
Yellow Tabebuia (Trumpet Tree): Rapid to moderate grower, deciduous, mature height 20’-30’. Yellow showy flowers in the spring. Prefers full sun.

Elaeocarpus
(Japanese Blueberry): Rapid grower, evergreen, mature height 30-40'. Small white flowers with small deep blue fruit. Leaves have bronze-red color on new growth. Prefers slightly acidic soil, well drained soil, sunny location.
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