tree database

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We have compiled a list of commonly available trees in Arizona and also suitable for planting in Maricopa County for you! This is intended to give more information about the characteristics of the trees to help you decide which tree is suitable for you. See the list below and click on the thumbnail to get more information. The information associated to each trees are as follow:

  • Canopy Potential
  • Annual Growth Rate
  • Powerline Friendly
  • Root Damage Potential
  • Water Use
  • Edible Fruit Producing
  • Allergenic
  • BVOC Emissions
  • Sonoran Desert Native
  • Invasive Species

Contact us at info@treesmatter.org if you spot any mistakes in our list or if you want to share some pictures of the ones we don't have.


Afghan / Eldarica Pine

Pinus brutia var. eldarica


Aleppo Pine

Pinus halepensis

Anacacho Orchid Tree

Bauhinia lunarioides


Arizona / Velvet Ash

Fraxinus velutina


Arizona Rosewood

Vauquelinia californica


Arizona Sycamore

Platanus wrightii


Ash or Fan-West Ash

Fraxinus v. Fanwest


Black Brush Acacia

Vachellia rigidula


Blue Palo Verde

Parkinsonia florida


Blue Leaf Wattle

Acacia saligna


Bottle Tree or Kurrajong

Brachychiton populneus


Brazillian Pepper Tree

Schinus terebinthifolius


California / Peruvian Pepper Tree

Schinus molle


Callery Pear

Pyrus calleryana


Canary Island Pine

Pinus canariensis


Cascalote

Caesalpinia cacalaco


Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera


Chihuahuan Orchid Tree

Bauhinia macranthera


Chinese Elm

Ulmus parvifolia


Chinese Evergreen Pear

Pyrus calleryana Decne


Chinese Pistache

Pistacia chinensis


Chinquapin Oak

Quercus muehlenbergii


Chitalpa

Chitalpa tashkentensis


Coolibah

Eucalyptus microtheca


Coral Gum

Eucalyptus torquata


Dense Longwood

Xylosma congesta


Desert Gold Peach

Prunus persica


Desert Ironwood

Olneya tesota


Desert Museum Palo Verde

Parkinsonia hybrids


Desert Sweet Acacia

Vachellia farnesiana


Desert Willow

Chilopsis linearis


Evergreen / Shamel Ash

Fraxinus uhdei


Feather Bush or Desert Fern

Lysiloma watsonii


Fremont Cottonwood

Populus fremontii


Fruitless Olive

Olea europaea


Ghost Gum

Corymbia papuana


Globe Willow

Salix matsudana 'Navajo'


Golden Delicious Apple

Malus domestica


Hong Kong Orchid Tree

Bauhinia x blakeana


Indian Rosewood

Dalbergia sissoo


Italian Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens


Jacaranda or Black Poui

Jacaranda mimosifolia


Leatherleaf Acacia / Hop Mulga

Acacia craspedocarpa


Lemon

Citrus x limon


Mastic Tree

Pistacia lentiscus


Mediterranean Fan Palm

Chamaerops humilis


Mexican Bird of Paradise Tree

Erythrostemon mexicanus


Mexican Redbud

Cercis mexicana


Mexican Sycamore

Platanus mexicana


Modesto Ash Tree

Fraxinus v. modesto


Monk's Pepper or Chaste Tree

Vitex agnus-castus


Montebello Ash Tree

Fraxinus v. Bonita


Mulga

Acacia aneura


Netleaf White Oak

Quercus Polymorpha


Netleaf / Western / Canyon Hackberry

Celtis reticulata


Oleander

Nerium oleander


Oranges

Citrus x sinensis


Palo Blanco

Mariosousa willardiana


Pomegranate

Punica granatum

Purple Orchid Tree

Bauhinia variegata


Pygmy Date Palm

Phoenix roebelenii


Raywood Ash

Fraxinus angustifolia


Red Bottlebrush

Callistemon viminalis


Red Push Pistacia

Pistacia x Red Push


Rio Grande' Ash

Fraxinus v. fantex


Rough-Barked Arizona Cypress

Callitropsis arizonica


Santa Rosa Plum

Prunus salicina


Shoestring Acacia or Dalby Myall

Acacia stenophylla


Silk Tree

Albizia julibrissin


Sonoran Palo Verde or Palo Brea

Parkinsonia praecox


South American Hybrid or Chilean Mesquite

Prosopis hybrid "Phoenix"


Tenaza

Havardia pallens


Texas Ebony

Ebenopsis ebano


Texas Honey Mesquite

Prosopis glandulosa


Texas Mountain Laurel

Sophora secundiflora


Texas Red Oak

Quercus buckleyi


Tipu Tree

Tipuana tipu


Twisted Acacia

Acacia shaffneri


Velvet Mesquite

Prosopis velutina


Virginia Live Oak

Quercus virginiana


Weeping Fig

Ficus benjamina


Weeping Myall

Acacia pendula


Weeping Willow

Salix babylonica


Whitethorn Acacia

Vachellia constricta


Wilga or Native Willow

Geijera parviflora


Willow Acacia

Acacia salicina


Yellow Oleander

Thevetia peruviana


Yellow Palo Verde or Foothills Palo Verde

Parkinsonia Microphylla

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