Tree Commission

Valley Park Tree Planting Phase One 2017

 

This planting contract was awarded in May of 2017 and completed in the summer of 2017.

In their support of this effort, the Tree Commission is indebted to the Town Council,  The Newport Horticultural Society ( Charlie Silvia), and The Alice B Mayer Trust.

 

A list of trees that were planted is given below.

MIDDLETOWN VALLEY TREE PLANTING  Phase one

 

All Measurements are Caliper Unless Noted
SPECIES QUANTITY SIZES NOTE
PINUS STROBUS-WHITE PINE 3 10-12’ height
THUJA PLICATA-WESTERN ARBORVITAE 7 10-12’ height
CRYPTOMERIA JAPONICA 5 10-12’ height
ABIES CONCOLOR- WHITE FUR 6 8-10’ height
PICEA ABIES-NORWAY SPRUCE 5 10-12’ height
PICEA OMORIKA-SERBIAN SPRUCE 2 10-12’ height
METASEQUOIA-DAWN REDWOOD 3 10-12’ height
ULMUS PARVIFLORA-CHINESE ELM 4 2-2 ½”
ACER SACCHARUM-SUGAR MAPLE 4 2-2 ½”
QUERCUS PALUSTRIS-PIN OAK 3 2-2 ½”
GINKGO BILOBA-MAIDENHAIR TREE 3 2-2 ½”
QUERCUS MACROCARPA-BUR OAK 2 2 ½-3”
NYSSA SYLVATICA-TUPELO 6 2-2 ½”
ACER RUBRUM SPECIES-RED MAPLE 14 2-2 ½”
TAXODIUM DISTICHUM-BALD CYPRESS 2 3-3 1/2”
TILIA CORDATA-‘GREENSPIRE’ LINDEN 3 2-2 ½”
CEDRUS ATLANTICA GLAUCA-BLUE 3 6-7’ height
       ATLAS CEDAR
LIRIODENDRON TULIPIFERA-TULIP 3 2-2 ½”
      POPLAR
AESCULUS CARNERA ‘FORT MCNAIR- 5 2 ½-3”
     RED HORSE CHESTNUT
CERCIDIPHYLLUM JAPONICUM- 2 2-2 ½”
     JAPANESE KATSURA TREE
LIQUIDAMBER STYRACIFLUA- 3 2-2 ½”
    SWEET GUM
ZELKOVA SERRATA-GREEN VASE 3 2-2 ½”
     JAPANESE ZELKOVA
CLADRASTUS KENTUKEA-YELLOWWOOD 1 2-2 ½”+
QUERCUS BICOLOR-SWAMP WHITE OAK 3 2-2 ½”+
GLEDITSIA INERMIS-SHADEMASTER 3 2-2 ½”+
       HONEYLOCUST
BETULA NIGRA CLUMP-RIVER BIRCH 3 12-14’ height
ULMUS PRICETON OR NEW HARMONY- 6 2-2 ½”
       ELM
TILIA AMERICANA ‘REDMOND’-LINDEN 3 2 ½-3”
QUERCUS RUBRA-RED OAK 4 2-2 ½”
PLATANUS ACERIFOLIUM-LONDON 3 2-2 ½”
      PLANETREE
QUERCUS COCCINEA SCARLET 3 2-2 ½”
QUERCUS ROBUR FASTIGIATA 4 2 ½-3”
ENGLISH COLUMNAR OAK
     CARPINUS BETULUS FASTIGIATA 4 2 ½-3”
Total 128