Small Trees

  • Less than 30 ft average canopy sizes 
  • Requires 8 ft park strip (back of curb to sidewalk) 
  • Plant 10+ ft from any structure 

Symbol Legend

Notable Form

GROWTH HABIT
Notable Bark


BARK
Water - High


1/2" of water 2+ times per week
Notable Foliage


FOLIAGE
Notable Flowers


BLOSSOMS
Water - Moderate


1/2" of water every 7-10 days
Notable Polinators

POLLINATOR FRIENDLY
Notable Wildlife

ATTRACTS WILDLIFE
Water - Low


1/2" of water every 10-14 days
Notable Utah Native


UTAH NATIVE
Water - No


1/2" of water in July and August if necessary

    

Notable Attributes

Scientific Name

Common Name

Mature Height
Canopy Spread
Water Needs 

Acer buergerianumTrident Maple35 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable Utah NativeAcedr glabrumRocky Mountain Maple30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeAcer grandidentatumBigtooth Maple30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable BarkAcer griseumPaperbark Maple30 ft25 ftWater - Moderate

Acer tataricum 'GarAnn'Hot Wings Tatarian Maple18 ft18 ftWater - Moderate

Acer truncatumShantung Maple25 ft25 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsAesculus paviaRed Buckeye15 ft15 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsAlbizia julibrissinMimosa Silk Tree25 ft25 ftWater - No
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeAmelanchier utahensisUtah Serviceberry15 ft15 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeAmelanchier x grandifloraApple Serviceberry25 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsCatalpa ovataChinese Catalpa30 ft30 ftWater - High
Notable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeCeltis reticulataNetleaf Hackberry30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsCercis canadensisEastern Redbud30 ft30 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable Utah NativeCercis occidentalisWestern Redbud25 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FoliageNotable FlowersNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeCercocarpus ledifoliusMountain Mahogany20 ft15 ftWater - No
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeChilopsis linearisDesert Willow30 ft20 ftWater - No
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsChionanthus retususChinese Fringe Tree20 ft20 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsChionanthus virginicusFringe Tree20 ft20 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsChitalpa x tashkentensis 
'Pink Dawn'
Pink Dawn Chitalpa30 ft30 ftWater - No
Notable FoliageNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsCotinus coggygriaSmoke Tree15 ft15 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsCotinus obovatusAmerican Smoke Tree30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeCrataegus crus-galli var. inermisThornless Cockspur Hawthorn30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeCrataegus douglasiiDouglas Hawthorn30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeCrataegus laevigataEnglish Hawthorn20 ft20 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeCrataegus phaenopyrumWashington Hawthorn35 ft25 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeCrataegus × lavalleeiLavalle Hawthorn25 ft18 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FoliageFagus sylvaticaTricolor Beech30 ft20 ftWater - Moderate
Notable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeFraxinus anomalaSingleleaf Ash12 ft12 ftWater - No
Notable FormNotable FlowersNotable Polinators

Koelreuteria paniculata 
'Golden Candle'
Golden Candle Golden Rain Tree35 ft5 ftWater - Low
Notable BarkNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsMaackia amurensisAmur Maackia30 ft30 ftWater - Moderate
Notable Flowers

Magnolia soulangeanaSaucer Magnolia25 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable Flowers

Magnolia stellataStar Magnolia20 ft15 ftWater - Moderate
Notable BarkNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeMalus spp.CrabapplevarvarWater - Moderate
Notable Form

Morus alba 'Chaparral'Chaparral Weeping Mulberry12 ft12 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FoliageNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifePrunus cerasifera 
'Krauter Vesuvius'
Krauter Vesuvius Cherry Plum20 ft15 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsPrunus serrulataJapanese Flowering Cherry25 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable Utah NativePrunus virginianaChokecherry30 ft25 ftWater - Low
Notable FoliageNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsPrunus virginiana 'Schubert'Canada Red Chokecherry30 ft20 ftWater - Low

Ptelea trifoliataHop Tree20 ft20 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeQuercus gambeliiGambel Oak30 ft20 ftWater - No
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsNotable WildlifeNotable Utah NativeRobinia neomexicanaNew Mexico Locust30 ft30 ftWater - Low
Notable WildlifeSorbus americanAmerican Mountain Ash30 ft30 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsSyringa pekinensisChinese Tree Lilac20 ft15 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsSyringa reticulataJapanese Tree Lilac30 ft20 ftWater - Low
Notable FoliageNotable FlowersNotable PolinatorsViburnum lantanaWayfaring Tree15 ft15 ftWater - Low
Notable FlowersNotable PolinatorsXanthoceras sorbifoliumYellowhorn25 ft25 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FormZelkova Serrata 'JFS-KW1'City Sprite Zelkova24 ft18 ftWater - Moderate
Notable FormZelkova Serrata 'Kiwi Sunset'Kiwi Sunset Zelkova30 ft18 ftWater - Low

*Colored Trees are approved but not recommended due to high populations within American Fork.

Additional trees may be submitted for approval through the Urban Forestry Office.