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Arboretum Virtual Tour

The map and tree list below will take you on a virtual tour of the Virginia Tech Utility Line Arboretum.  Click on a species name to learn more about its characteristics and cultivation.  The arboretum is open to the public 365 days a year and is just a short walk from the Hahn Pavilion.  Come visit the arboretum and see if one of these species is suitable for your next tree planting project.

map Malus ‘JFS-KWS’ Amelanchierx grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’ Prunus sargentii ‘Snow Goose’ Acer campestre Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’ Malus‘Jewelcole’ Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice’ Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald’ Prunus cerasifera ‘Atropurpurea’ Styrax obassia Crataegus phaenopyrum Chionanthus virginicus Zelkova serrata ‘Schmidtlow’ Lagerstroemia × ’Tuscarora’ Ilex × ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ Juniperus scopulorum ‘Moonglow’ Koelreuteria paniculata ‘September’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum Syringa pekinensis‘Morton’ Chionanthus retusus Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Hamamelis virginiana Viburnum sieboldii Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ Stewartia pseudocamellia Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ Prunus ‘First Lady’  Cornus kousa Prunus x yedoensis Cercis canadensis Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’ Rhus copallina Acer ginnala‘REd November’ Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’* Amelanchier laevis ‘Snowcloud’ Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' Parrotia persica Aesculusx woerlitzensis Prunus x hillieri ‘Spire’ Halesia carolina ‘UConn Wedding Bells’ Hamamelis x intermedia 'Angelly' Pyrus calleryana 'Jaczam' Cercis chinensis 'Don Egolf' Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' Cornus controversa ‘June Snow’ Carpinus caroliniana Ulmus propinqua ‘Emerald Sunshine’ Malus 'Prairifire' Koelreuteria bipinnata Styrax japonicus Acer negundo ‘Flamingo’ Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Leprechaun’ Aesculus x carnea ‘O'Neill Red’ Pistachia chinensis

1.  Malus ‘Royal Raindrops’

2.  Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’

3.  Prunus sargentii ‘Snow Goose’

4.  Acer campestre

5.  Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’

6.  Malus ‘Jewelcole’

7.  Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice’

8. Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald’

9.  Juniperus scopulorum ‘Moonglow’

10. Ilex × ‘Nellie R. Stevens’

11. Lagerstroemia × ’Tuscarora’

12. Cornus kousa

13. Prunus ‘First Lady’

14. Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’

15. Acer buergerianum

16. Vacant

17. Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’

18. Tilia cordata ‘Halka’

19. Chionanthus retusus

20. Syringa pekinensis ‘Morton’

21. Viburnum rhytidophyllum

22. Koelreuteria paniculata ‘September’

23. Juniperus virginiana ‘Burkii’

24. Prunus x yedoensis

25. Pinus flexilis ‘Vanderwolf's Pyramid’

26. Chionanthus virginicus

27. Crataegus phaenopyrum

28. Malus ‘Adirondack’

29. Ostrya virginiana

30. Betula papyrifera

31. Hamamelis virginiana

32. Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’

33. Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’

34. Rhus copallina

35. Carpinus japonica

36. Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ *

37. Amelanchier laevis ‘Snowcloud’

38. Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'

39. Parrotia persica

40. Acer platanoides ‘Crimson Sentry’

41. Prunus x hillieri ‘Spire’

42. Syringa pekinensis ‘Zhang Zhiming’

43. Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Angelly’

44. Cornus × ‘Rutdan’

45. Crataegus x mordenensis ‘Toba’

46. Crataegus viridis 'Winter King'

47. Cornus controversa ‘June Snow’

48. Carpinus caroliniana

49. Crataegus x lavallei

50. Aesculus x carnea ‘O’Neill Red’

51. Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Leprechaun’

52. Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala ‘Beethoven’

53. Styrax japonicus

54. Prunus cerasifera ‘Cripoizam’

55. Malus × 'Prairifire'

56. Acer griseum ‘Molly Fordham’

*This is a large-stature species that is not suitable for overhead utility easements.  It is in the arboretum to provide a scale reference for the small stature species.

†Selection from the J.F. Schmidt UtiliTrees™ product line.


Virginia Tech Dept. of Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation Virginia Department of Forestry Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Carpinus carolinianaRhus copallina Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald’ Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’ Prunus x hillieri ‘Spire’ Chionanthus retusus Acer campestre Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ Crataegus viridis 'Winter King' Viburnum sieboldii Syringa pekinensis ‘Zhang Zhiming’ Malus ‘Royal Raindrops’ Prunus sargentii ‘Snow Goose’ Aesculusx carnea 'O'Neill Red' Malus × 'Prairifire' Acer buergerianum Koelreuteria paniculata ‘September’ Hamamelis virginiana  Malus ‘Jewelcole’ Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Autumn Brilliance’ Cercis chinensis 'Don Egolf' Prunus cerasifera ‘Cripoizam’ Koelreuteria paniculata ‘September’ Prunus ‘First Lady’ lex × ‘Nellie R. Stevens’ Fraxinus pennsylvanica ‘Leprechaun’ Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’ Crataegus laevigata ‘Crimson Cloud’ Acer x freemanii ‘Autumn Blaze’ Malus × 'Prairifire' Chionanthus virginicus Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' Lagerstroemia × ’Tuscarora’ Carpinus caroliniana Viburnum sieboldii Prunus x yedoensis Syringa pekinensis ‘Morton’ Crataegus phaenopyrum Malus ‘Adirondack’ Cornus kousa Acer platanoides Crimson Sentry Cercis chinensis 'Don Egolf' Cornus controversa ‘June Snow’ Carpinus japonica  Juniperus scopulorum ‘Moonglow’ Viburnum rhytidophyllum Acer x freemanii Autumn Blaze Chionanthus virginicus Acer platanoides ‘Globosum’ Styrax japonicus Acer negundo ‘Flamingo’ Cornus florida  Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice’ Hamamelisx intermedia 'Angelly'