Types of Trees

Recommended Tree Choices (Native and other Hardy Species)


Red Maple (Acer Rubrum)

Autumn Blaze Maple (Acer x freemanii )

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

River Birch (Betula nigra )

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba)  

Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis)

Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioica)  

Sweetgum (Liquidamber styraciflua)

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia)

White Oak (Quercus alba)

Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea )

Red Oak (Quercus rubra )

American Linden/Basswood (Tilia Americana)




Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum)

Servicebeery (Amelanchier )

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Hawthorn varieties (Thornless preferred) (Crataegus)

Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)  

Crabapple (Resistant varieties) (Malus)

Black Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)  

Callery Pear Varieties (Pyrus calleryana)

Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata)




Tamarack/American Larch (Larix laricina)

Norway Spruce (Picea abies)

White Spruce (Picea glauca)

Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika)  

Colorado Spruce (Picea pungens)  

White Pine (Pinus strobes)

Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis)

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Nick Kaczmarek

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Nick held several student leadership positions at Daemen and also completed an internship for graphic design. He recently traveled abroad to Italy with students and the department chair of the program.