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General Tree and Shrub Information

 

Selecting, planting and caring for trees and shrubs requires many considerations. These are all important, when you realize what you plant may be with you for the rest of your life.

 

Review the list of references below as you decide on what, where, when and how  to plant and care for a tree or shrub.

 

Identification

 

Tree Identification-Iowa State

Tree Identification-Michigan State

Oklahoma Proven

 

Dendrology-Virginia Tech

 

Selecting Trees and Shrubs

 

Trees for Tulsa

 

Tree Tips: AEP-PSO

 

Trees for Oklahoma: AEP-PSO

 

NREM-5036: Deciduous Trees for Oklahoma

 

Plant Selections for Oklahoma

 

HLA-6403: Rose Culture in Oklahoma

HLA-6439: Selecting Shrubs for the Landscape

 

Selecting Shrubs for Hedges

 

"Know it and Grow it" by Carl Whitcomb and Michael Dirr's "Manual of Woody Landscape Plants" are excellent textbook references.

 

Selecting an Arborist

 

Treesaregood.com.

 

US National Arboretum

 

International Society of Arboculture

 

General Care of Trees and Shrubs

 

How to Plant a Tree

 

HLA-6412: Fertilizing Shade and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs

 

Tree Fertilizer Calculator


HLA-6414: Planting Trees and Shrubs

HLA-6403: Rose Culture in Oklahoma

 

Pruning Trees and Shrubs

 

HLA-6409: Pruning Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

 

Rules for Pruning Ornamental Woody Plants

 

Pruning Fruit Trees and Small Fruit

 

HLA-6228: Annual Pruning of Fruit Trees

 

EPP-7323: Managing Storm-Damaged Trees

 

Tree Trimming and Reliability (AEP-PSO)

Look Before You Leaf (AEP-PSO)

 

Disease and Pests

 

EPP-7634: Anthracnose and Other Common Leaf Diseases of Deciduous Shade Trees

EPP-7618: Common Diseases of Conifers in Oklahoma

EPP-7607: Diseases of Roses

EPP-7620: Hypoxylon Canker of Oaks

EPP-7642: Pecan Diseases: Prevention and Control

EPP-7617: Pest Management Series: Powdery Mildews of Ornamentals and Fruit, Shade and Nut Trees

 

Fireblight Disease of Plants

 

Pine Tree Diseases--Diagnosis of Yellow Needles

 

Crapemyrtle Bark Scale

Fruit Trees

 

HLA-6222: Home Fruit Planting Guide

 

EPP-7319: Home Tree Fruit Production and Pest Management

 

HLA-6210: Apple and Peach Varieties for Oklahoma

 

HLA-6228: Annual Pruning of Fruit Trees

 

Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner (University of Missouri)

Fruit Tree Diseases (West Virginia University)

 

EPP-7639: Leaf Curl of Peaches and Nectarines

 

EPP-7641: Common Diseases of Stone Fruit Trees and Their Control

 

Roses

 

HLA-6403: Rose Culture in Oklahoma

 

EPP-7607: Diseases of Roses

 

Epp-7329: Rose Rosette Disease

 

Miscellaneous

 

HLA-6417: Landscaping for Energy Conservation