Recommended Landscape Trees for Nebraska

Listed below are some of Nebraska's more popular landscape trees. Many have descriptions and pictures you can view or download in PDF format by clicking on the tree name. Trees with an asterisk (*) have descriptions from other sources. If you have more to add, contact Eric Berg (

One of the goals of the Nebraska Forest Service is to increase species diversity in communities across our state. This list includes trees that grow well in Nebraska, but are often underutilized.