Trees that are well suited to their sites will be healthier, more likely to thrive, and easier to care for. Use this form to request a printed copy of The Morton Arboretum’s Northern Illinois Tree Species List. Or download a copy. It lists trees that grow well in northern Illinois, with recommendations on best planting sites for each species.
If you can describe your planting site, we can suggest great trees from the published list. Use the Northern Illinois Tree Selector.