Fall Foliage Color

Daniel Gill  |  4/30/2015 12:25:05 AM

Sweet gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) – red, burgundy, purple, orange

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Chinese pistachio (Pistachia chinensis) – scarlet to orange red, amount of color can vary from tree to tree

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Southern sugar maple (Acer barbatum) – yellow or burgundy

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Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) – golden yellow

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Callery pears such as Bradford, Cleveland Select and others (Pyrus calleryana) - red, burgundy

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Green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) – yellow

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Swamp red maple (Acer rubrum var. drummondii) – may turn nice shades of yellow/red/orange

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Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) – yellow, orange, bright red - depending on the cultivar

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Red maple ‘Florida Flame’ (Acer rubrum ‘Florida Flame’) – burgundy

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Chinese fringe tree (Chionanthus retusus) – yellow

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Below are some trees that are pretty reliable for fall color in Louisiana, even in the southern portions of the state. To see more tree options, click here.
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