Approved City Parkway Trees

Trees not only beautify the City of Colton, but they also welcome shade on streets and sidewalks. Essentially, trees also help fight climate change by removing carbon from the atmosphere. The city has examined the best trees for our geographical area and has made a list of Approved City Trees.

pin-oak

Pin Oak - Quercus palustris Deciduous
40-60' X 20-35'
Moderate growth rate 

flame-tree

Chinese Flame Tree - Koelreuteria bipinnata Deciduous
Moderate to slow-growing
20-30' X 25-30'
Special Features -Attractive flowers 

zelkova-1Sawleaf Zelkova - zelkova serrata
Deciduous
Moderate to fast growth rate 50-65' X 50'

chinese-elm

Chinese Elm - Ulmus parvifolia 'Allee'
Deciduous
Moderate to fast growth rate
40-50' X 30-40'

chinese-pistache-1

Chinese Pistache - Pistacia Chinensis Deciduous Moderate to fast growth rate
25-35' X 25-35'

valley-oak-2

Valley Oak - Quercus lobata Deciduous
40-60' X 30-40'
Moderate growth rate

London-plane-2

London Plane Tree - (AKA Sycamore) Platanus acerifolia 'Columbia' Deciduous
Moderate to fast-growing
Mature Height & Spread - 40-80' feet x 30-40'
Interesting bark, Fall Berry clusters, Resistant to Anthracnose and Mildew 

Brisbane-Box-1

Brisbane Box - Lophostemon confertus Evergreen
Moderate to fast-growing
Mature Height & Spread - 30-45' x 25'
Special Features - Attractive Bark, Low Water Use 

silk-trees-1

Silk Tree - Albizia julibrissin Deciduous
Slow to moderate growing
20-40' X 20-40'
Special Features - Attractive flowers