Future Trees of the Year (photos not included above): 2017—Quercus shumardii or shumard oak; 2016—Carpinus caroliniana or American hornbeam; 2015—Quercus velutina or Black oak

GreatPlants Trees of the Year, 2014-1998 (numbers below correspond to image numbers above).

  1. 2016— American hornbeam, Carpinus caroliniana
  2. 2015—Black oak, Quercus velutina
  3. 2014— tuliptree, Liriodendron tulipifera
  4. 2013— Hill’s oak, Quercus ellipsoidalis
  5. 2012— shantung maple, Acer truncatum
  6. 2011— shagbark hickory, Carya ovata,
  7. 2010— American yellowwood, Cladrastis kentukea
  8. 2009— Corneliancherry dogwood, Cornus mas
  9. 2008— American hophornbeam, Ostrya virginiana
  10. 2007— Ohio buckeye, Aesculus glabra
  11. 2006— chinkapin oak, Quercus muehlenbergii
  12. 2005— ginkgo, Ginkgo biloba
  13. 2004— bur oak, Quercus macrocarpa (2003 Concolor fir moved to conifers)
  14. 2002— Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus
  15. 2001— baldcypress, Taxodium distichum
  16. 2000— pagoda dogwood, Cornus alternifolia
  17. 1999—swamp white oak, Quercus bicolor
  18. 1998— apple serviceberry, Amelanchier xgrandiflora