US Native Deciduous Trees (please share your photos)

bleumeon

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I am a big proponent for using native trees. For me they always grow better, have less pest issues, and show lots a vigor. The recent discussion on WP's thread brought to notice that there are a lot of native deciduous trees being used and developed but do not receive as much exposure as their coniferous counterparts.

I thought it be cool if we could share photos of the native deciduous trees you're developing. So far I only have oaks but may be adding a big cedar elm to my collection in the future. Here is my oak, still very raw material but 3 years in development from just a trunk.

(The white thing in front is a wet paper towel and seram wrap. I was setting an approach graft and made the hole too small. The buds and branch got damaged threading it through so I thought if I kept the branch humid and moist it'd make it--it didn't)

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Here are a few pictures of my native trees. I also have some Sweetgums, Bald Cypress, and Carolina Hornbeam but no pictures of those...

Winged Elm air layer: severed from parent tree in summer of 2016. I did nothing to this tree this season except kept watered. Also dug up two saplings in the winter of 2016.

Winterberry Holly: this is one of two that I have. It is a dwarf cultivar (Red Sprite), so technically not a native species and I also suspect there are some serrata genetics with this cultivar. I chopped this back hard in the fall of 2016 and did nothing else this season except let it grow out and it has put on a lot of new growth but don't have any updated pictures. Planning on a hard root prune next spring and some branch selection.

Before cut back:
 
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JudyB

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Here's a well known tree.

Ben Oki Hackberry, took this photograph 2 years ago at the Pacific Northwest Bonsai Museum.

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one of my very favorite trees. Did you see this Tucker Oak there, amazing.
And a photo of the Hackberry in leaf.
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Nothing special. Need lots of work. Some Maples,I think a dogwood, and a elm. Collected last spring.
 

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