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Arborsmith alternative Ash tree replacements list:

Trees that don’t get planted very often because they are not ‘rock stars’ of the tree world.

With both common and scientific names you can go online and search about the way these trees look, their habits, their growing requirements, genetic size etc.

Black Alder - Alnus glutinosa
Aspen  - Populus tremuloides
Baldcypress - Taxodium distichum
Buckeye - Aesculus glabra
Butternut -  Juglans cineria
Catalpa - Catalpa speciosa
Douglasfir - Pseudotsuga menziesii
Elm, Hybrid - Ulmus x hybrida
Ginkgo - Ginkgo biloba
Hickory, Shagbark - Carya ovata
Hickory, Shellbark - Carya condiformis
Ironwood - Ostrya virginiana
Katsuratree - Cercidiphylium japonicum
Kentucky Coffee Tree - Gymnocladus dioicus
Larch - Larix decidua
Tree Lilac - Syringa reticulata
Magnollia, Cucumber - Magnollia accuminata
Maple, Black - Acer nigra
Maple, Nikko - Acer nikoense
Mayabi Maple - Acer mayabi
Mountainash - Sorbus acuparia
Musclewood - Carpinus caroliniana
Bicolor Oak - Quercus bicolor
Burr Oak - Quercus macrocarpa
Paw Paw - Asimina triloba
Persimmon - Diosporus virginianna
Bosnian Pine - Pinus heldreichii
Limber Pine - Pinus flexilis
Ponderosa Pine - Pinus ponderosa
Dawn Redwood - Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Sassafras - Sassafras albidum
Sweetgum - Liquidambar styraciflua
Tupilo - Nyssa sylvatica
Tuliptree - Liriodendron tulipifera
Turkish Filbert - Corylus colurna
English Walnut - Juglans regia
Yellowood - Cladrastis kentukea
Zelcova - Zelcova serrata

NOTE: Also be sure to check out the terrific list of native IL tree and shrub replacements for Ash on the Conserve Lake County website  http://www.conservelakecounty.org/images/pdf/native-trees-and-shrubs-lake-county-illinois.pdf

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