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Parks & Recreation

Specimen Tree Collection

Arboretum plants are located throughout the municipality on public lands, including parks, parklets, traffic islands and street rights-of-way. The collection represents a broad selection of plants that perform well in our Western Pennsylvania climate, soils and suburban location.

Click on the links below for information about each species (Alphabetical by Common Name):

Mt. Lebanon Municipal Arboretum’s tree collection identifies for visitors more than 25 species of trees and woody shrubs that are native or non-native to our area. The collection demonstrates how a diverse canopy enriches the ecosystem, mitigates the effect of disease, and adds visual appeal to our community