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