Tree Tour in Princeton

Trees in Central Princeton

Tree Tour in Princeton

Princeton, New Jersey 08540, United States

Created By: marquand park foundation

Tour Information

This tour will introduce you to a selection of very old and not so old trees in Central Princeton.


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What You'll See on the Tour

1
Dawn Redwood (Matasequoia glyptostroboides)

The Dawn Redwood belongs to the conifer species and is related to the giant sequoia but sheds its leaves seasonally. The needles are opposite, 1-3 cm long. They are bright fresh green turning a foxy red-brown in the summer. There are two Da... Read more
2
Kentucky Coffee ( Gymnocladus dioicus)

Relatively fast growing tree that sheds its leaves early during the fall. The tree bears large bean pods. The beans were used by early settlers as a substitute for coffee
3
White ash

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4
Sawtooth Oak (Quercus acutissima)

The Quercus acutissima
5
zelkova ( zelkova serrata)

Medium-size common street tree imported from Asia. Tree as a short trunk with branches growing  upward in a  V shape. The Zelkova has compound leaves with elliptical leaflets with serrated ednges. 
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Callery Pear ( Pyrus calleryana)

Widely-used mid-sized ornamental tree with conical crown. Blooms with white flowers in the spring and retains leaves well into the fall
7
Black gum tree

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Honey locust tree

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