Shade Tree Link

Shade Tree Inquires

If you have a qustion about a shade tree, or would like to report a problem with a shade tree, please fill out the Shade Tree Form and return to the Washington Township Municipal Building. 


Morris County Shade Tree Management

W. Hanover Ave.,
Morris Township
(973) 285-2928

Protects and cares for trees and ornamental plant life along the rights-of-way of the country road system. Operates a leaf mulch program and nursery to provide trees for roadside planting. Provides consultation to municipalities and non-profit groups.

Public Gardens & Arboretums

Branch Brook Park

Mill Street Entrance
Belleville, NJ


Largest collection of flowering cherry trees in the world.

County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ


Many varieties of deciduous trees including Oaks, Maples, Chinese Elm, Lindens, Japanese Snowbell, Larch.

Duke Farms

80 Route 206 South
Hillsborough, NJ

908.722.3700 or 908.243.3627

Large collection of 100 and 200 year old trees; State Champion trees Amur Cork Tree, Red Oak, Sycamore, Burr Oak, 9 species of Elm trees, Weeping Beech, Gingko, Norway spruce grove.

Florence and Robert Zuck Arboretum

Drew University
Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ


Many native trees including White Oak, Black Oak, American Beech and Sugar Maples.

Frank G. Helyar Woods

Rutgers University/Cook College Campus
Ryders Lane
New Brunswick NJ


Pine tree grove, Christmas tree plantation. Over 45 different species of trees native to both upland and bottomland sites.

Frelinghuysen Arboretum

53 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ


Witchhazels, magnolias, dogwoods, Japanese maples. Many lesser known trees. A superb Stewartia. Native trees. Evergreens .Blue Atlas Cedar, Japanese Umbrella Pine and Arizona Blue Cypress.

Grounds for Sculpture

18 Fairgrounds Road
Hamilton, NJ


Crabapples, dogwoods, redbuds, cherries, plus many lesser known varieties.

Prospect Gardens

Princeton University Campus
Off Washington Road
Princeton, NJ


American Beech, European Beech, Tulip Tree, Dawn Redwood, Gingko, Himalayan Pine. Many native trees.

Rutgers Display Gardens

Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ


One of the largest collections of American hollies in the world, small tree and shade tree collections birch, Japanese maple, small magnolia, crabapples.


Ringwood State Park
Morris Road off Sloatsburg Rd
Ringwood, NJ


New Jersey’s official Botanical Garden. Crabapples, Horse Chestnuts, Magnolias. Copper beeches. Evergreens– Blue Atlas Cedar, Japanese Umbrella Pine

Willowwood Arboretum

Longview Road
Chester Township, NJ


Many unusual species, including a superb Dawn Redwood. Gingko. Japanese maples. Collections of magnolias, cherries, dogwoods, willows. Oaks from all over the world.