Some Like it Wet, Some Like it Hot

June 21, 2009

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If you live in the Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. area – and want a tree to screen a view, provide interest or add to existing landscaping, here are some choices for wet and hot areas.

Check with your local nursery for specific cultivars regarding height, spread, seasonal interest and planting requirements.

Here are some tree suggestions for the metro Washington, DC area.

Trees with a Tolerance for Wet Areas
River Birch
Red Maples
American Hornbeam
Sweet Bay Magnolia
Green Ashes

Trees with a Tolerance for Heat and Drought
Lindens
Hawthorn
Ginkgo
Zelkovas
London Plane

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