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Category: Trees

2018
 

What Are Central Park’s Most Colorful Fall Trees?

By Jessica Sain-Baird|04 October 2018
Central Park is home to more than 170 species of trees. From American elm to scarlet oak, many of th... Read more  

 

From the Mailbag: Bridges, Arches, and Fall Foliage

By Jessica Sain-Baird|16 August 2018
Have questions about Central Park? On occasion, we gather curious inquiries from Park lovers on our ... Read more  

2017
 

How Central Park Keeps New York City Healthy

By Jessica Sain-Baird|25 April 2017
“Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” &m... Read more  

 

PLANT HIGHLIGHT | American Persimmon

By John-Paul Catusco, Central Park Conservancy Woodlands Manager|16 January 2017
With only six mature specimens, the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) is one of the rarest n... Read more  

 

Trees for Urban Parks: London Plane and Black Cherry

By Institute for Urban Parks|09 January 2017
Trees are the botanical backbone of many urban parks. They create shade, add color, and offer habita... Read more  

2016
 

A Guide to Appreciating Central Park’s Fall Foliage…

By Central Park Conservancy|02 November 2016
The poet William Cullen Bryant called autumn "the year's last, loveliest smile" and there's no quest... Read more