Public Trees

Residents who have received a notice that they will be receiving a public tree are invited to make their selection from the following:

*Please note that small deployment trees are reserved only for residences with medium tension voltage lines.

PhotoSpecies (name)Autumn Leaf ColorFlowersSize (deployment)Growth RateTypeNotes
Erable_AmurAmur mapleRedNoSmallAverageDeciduousBeautiful fall colours and hardy.
Amelanchier_CanadaCanadian serviceberryRedYesSmallAverageDeciduousBeautiful fall colours and flowers, hardy.
Amelanchier_GlabreAllegheny serviceberryRedYesSmallAverageDeciduousVery beautiful spring flowering.
Charme_CarolineMusclewoodRedNoSmallSlowDeciduousAttracts butterflies and has a unique bark.
Gainier_CanadaEastern redbudYellowYesSmallSlowDeciduousMagnificent flowering.
Maackia_ChineAmur maackiaYellowYesSmallAverageDeciduousFragrant flowers, similar to the Japanese lilac.
Sapin_Blanc_ColoradoColorado fir GreenNoMediumSlowConiferResistant of urban stresses.
Autumn_BlazeMaple “autumn blaze”RedNoMediumFastDeciduousMagnificent fall colours. Resistant to urban stresses.
Micocoulier_OccidentalHackberryYellowNoMediumAverageDeciduousResistant to urban stresses.
Prairie_SentinelHackberry “prairie sentinel”YellowNoMediumAverageDeciduousColumnar form, resistant to urban stresses.
Virgilier_JauneYellowwoodYellowYesMediumAverageDeciduousBeautiful flowers and a unique tree for Montreal.
Quarante_EcusMaidenhair treeYellowNoMediumSlowDeciduousUnique leaf and turns yellow in the fall. Ancient tree historically.
Northern_AcclaimHoneylocust “northern acclaim”YellowNoMediumAverageDeciduousResistant to urban stresses.
ShademasterHoneylocust “shademaster”YellowNoMediumAverageDeciduousResistant to urban stresses.
Street_KeeperHoneylocust “street keeper”YellowNoMediumAverageDeciduousColumnar form, resistant to urban stresses.
EspressoKentucky coffee tree “espresso”YellowNoMediumSlowDeciduousResistant to urban stresses, no fruit variety.
Copalme_AmeriqueAmerican sweetgumRedNoMediumFastDeciduousFantastic fall colours.
Tupelo_NoirBlack tupelo/gumRedNoMediumAverageDeciduousMagnificent fall colours, unique tree overall.
Ostryer_VirginieIronwoodOrangeYesMediumSlowDeciduousYellow leaves in the fall.
Epinette_ColoradoColorado SpruceGreenNoMediumAverageConiferHardy conifer, well rounded tree.
Pin_SylvestreScots pineGreenNoMediumAverageConiferUnique conifer with orange bark on the stem and branches.
Platane_LondresLondon planeYellowNoMediumFastDeciduousUnique tree, rare for Montreal.
Chene_PyramidalEnglish oak “columnar”RedNoMediumFastDeciduousColumnar form.
Tilleul_AmeriqueAmerican basswood “redmond”YellowYesMediumFastDeciduousBeautiful flowers.
Tilleul_GlenlevenEuropean linden “glenleven”YellowYesMediumFastDeciduousBeautiful flowers.
Tilleul_ArgenteSilver lindenYellowYesMediumFastDeciduousBeautiful flowers.
Erable_SucreSugar mapleRedNoLargeSlowDeciduousMagnificent fall colours, indigenous to Quebec.
Catalpa_OuestCatalpaYellowYesLargeFastDeciduousBig unique leaf and beautiful flowers.
Noyer_NoirBlack walnutYellowNoLargeFastDeciduousUnique tree and indigenous to Quebec. Resistant to urban stresses.
Meleze_LaricinEastern larch/tamarackYellowNoLargeAverageConiferLoses its soft needles in the fall, yellow in the fall. Very hardy.
Tulipier_VirginieTulip treeYellowYesLargeAverageDeciduousNice flowers and leaf.
Epinette_NorvegeNorway spruceGreenNoLargeFastConiferBig conifer.
Pin_BlancEastern white pineGreenNoLargeFastConiferBig conifer, indigenous to Quebec.
Platane_OccidentAmerican sycamoreBrownNoLargeAverageDeciduousLarge tree with unique bark, resistant to urban stresses.
Chene_BlancWhite oakRedNoLargeAverageDeciduousRed-purple foliage in the fall, long-lived species.
Chene_BicoloreSwamp white oakRedNoLargeSlowDeciduousLong-lived species, resistant to urban stresses.
Chene_Gros_FruitsBur oakRedNoLargeSlowDeciduousBeautiful tree in the winter, long-lived species.
Chene_MaraisPin oakRedNoLargeAverageDeciduousSimilar to the red oak, more resilient.
Valley_ForgeElm “valley forge”YellowNoLargeFastDeciduousResistant to urban stresses.
Orme_AccoladeElm “accolade”YellowNoLargeFastDeciduousResistant to urban stresses.

Public Trees 2022 (PDF)