There are many different Carolinian species that will flourish in the Windsor area to choose from when selecting a tree for your own personal green space. Of course, non-Carolinian trees such as Maple, Linden, fruit trees, etc., have available choices for you as well. Each tree has different characteristics, which will allow it to grow better under certain circumstances. These characteristics should form part of the process in choosing what species is best for your own personal green space.
There are many great sources of information on the best practices for the planting of trees in Southwestern Ontario's Carolinian forest area, amongst them:
Below is a non-exclusive listing of different Carolinian trees. Feel free to investigate for the varieties that would be best suited to your personal green spaces:
See the Guidelines for Tree Planting on the City Right of Way brochure (PDF).
Parks and Recreation
2450 McDougall Street
Windsor, Ontario, Canada N8X 3N6
Telephone: For general information, call 311.