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  • Maples at The Morton Arboretum

    Maples are one of the most prominent trees in any Midwestern landscape, certainly on our grounds here at The Morton Arboretum.
  • A Special New Sugar Maple

    The new Crescendo sugar maple from Chicagoland Grows® could make an excellent replacement for ash trees lost to emerald ash borer.
  • Plan Ahead for a Living Tree

    Advance preparation is key to having a tree you can plant outdoors after the holiday.
  • Cutting Your Own Tree

    A family-fun trip to the tree farm goes best with this advice.
  • Bringing the Best to Your Neighborhood

    ‘China Snow’ tree lilac shows how long journeys can lead to good trees.
  • Where to Find Them

    Trees brought back from China find a home on the Arboretum’s grounds.