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Tree Seminar
Saturday, April 10 at 11:45 a.m.
Spring provides the perfect time of year to join Wentzville Parks and Recreation and its Tree Committee for this educational event. During this workshop, you will learn about: City tree ordinances, best planting practices, long term tree care and how to identify several species of trees. To register, click here. Deadline to register is April 1.

Note: please make sure to register separately for this session, which is held in conjunction with and just after Mission: Clean Stream. Feel free to come before and volunteer to clean up Wentzville streams and watersheds. 

Recommended Trees for the City of Wentzville
(Wentzville Tree Committee Tree Recommendation List October 2018) 
Sugar MapleRiver BirchWillow OakBald Cypress
Large Trees (50 feet or more)
•  Sugar Maple
•  Red Maple
•  River Birch (no White/Paper Birch)
•  Gingko (Male Only)
•  White Oak
•  Willow Oak
•  Bald Cypress
•  Kentucky Coffee Tree
 
Thornless Honey LocustKindred Spirit OakColumnar European HornbeamSassafras
Medium Trees (35-50 feet)
•  Thornless Honey Locust
•  Sweet Bay Magnolia
•  Trident MapleState
•  Street Maple
•  Crimson Spire Oak
•  Kindred Spirit Oak
•  Regal Prince Oak
•  Wildfire and Green Gables Blackgum
•  Columnar European Hornbeam
•  Pond Cypress
•  Little Volunteer Tulip Tree
•  Sassafras

Washington HawthorneFlowering DogwoodRedbudLilac
Small Trees (less than 35 feet)
•  Thornless Cockspur Hawthorne
•  Washington Hawthorne
•  Imperial Honey Locust
•  Flowering Dogwood – Shade areas
•  Flowering Crabapple – disease resistant varieties
•  Saucer Magnolia varieties
•  American Hornbeam
•  American Hornbeam ‘Native Flame’
•  Hop Hornbeam
•  Redbud varieties
•  Lilac tree varieties
•  Serviceberry varieties
•  Kousa Dogwood Varieties – Shade areas
•  Parrotia – tree form only


Not Recommended Tree List
•  Green and White Ash
•  Ornamental Pear
•  Russian Olive


For a downloadable version of the Tree Recommendation List, click here.

For more information on our Tree Committee, please click here.

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