2015 Tree of the year

Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)
City foresters, municipal arborists, landscape architects, and landscapers nominate the trees that they have found to be the most worthy for urban use in their areas for Society of Municipal Arborists’ Tree of the Year.

SMA Tree of the Year Winners:

2015 Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)
2014 ‘Vanessa’ Parrotia persica
2013 Live Oak
2012 Accolade Elm
2011 Goldenraintree
2010 Redbud
2009 Chinkapin oak
2008 Nyssa sylvatica
2007 Baldcypress
2006 Kentucky Coffeetree
2005 ‘Chanticleer’ Pear
2004 ‘Autumn Blaze’ Maple
2003 ‘Allee’ Lacebark Elm
2002 ‘Heritage’ River Birch
2001 Bur Oak
2000 ‘Redmond’ Linden
1999 ‘Skyline’ Honeylocust’
1998 Swamp White Oak
1997 ‘Ivory Silk’ Lilac
1996 ‘Princeton Sentry’ Ginkgo