Trees whose benefits are both ecological and financial, and support a higher level of self-sufficiency

created by seedtostart on 2020-12-31

A list of trees that anyone could benefit from having on their property. The uses are abundant and all have great interactions on the local ecology, are able to be used as a food or fuel source, and can be made profitable in various ways.

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American Beech
Fagus grandifolia
Fagus grandifolia
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Apple
Malus domestica
Malus domestica
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Black elderberry
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra
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Black locust
Robinia pseudoacacia
Robinia pseudoacacia
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Black Oak
Quercus velutina
Quercus velutina
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Black Willow
Salix nigra
Salix nigra
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Butternut - White Walnut
Juglans cinerea
Juglans cinerea
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Chestnut Hybrids
Castanea species
Castanea species
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Pignut hickory
Carya glabra
Carya glabra
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Red Oak
Quercus rubra
Quercus rubra
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Shagbark hickory
Carya ovata
Carya ovata
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