These plants can tolerate road
salt spray and are
recommended for roadsides,
driveways and treated sidewalk
areas.
Shade Trees
Botanical Name                                               Common Name                                              Zone
Aesculus hippocastanum                                   Common Horsechestnut                                    4-7
Fraxinus americana                                          White Ash                                                        4-9
Ginkgo biloba                                                   Ginkgo                                                            4-8
Gleditsia triacanthos                                          Thornless honeylocust                                      4-9
Juglans nigra                                                     Black Walnut                                                  4-9
Populus alba                                                     White Poplar                                                   3-8
Quercus rubra                                                   Red Oak                                                         3b-7
Robinia pseudoacacia                                         Black Locust                                                  4-8
Syringa reticulata                                               Japanese tree lilac                                            3-7

Evergreens
Picea glauca 'Densata'                                        Black Hills Spruce                                          2-6
Pinus banksiana                                                 Jack Pine                                                       2-6
Pinus nigra                                                        Austrian Pine                                                 3b-7

Shrubs   
Caragana arborescens                                        Siberian peashrub                                            2-7
Eleagnus commutata                                          Silverberry                                                     4-6
Juniperus chinensis                                            Chinese juniper                                               4-9
Juniperus conferta                                             Shore juniper                                                  6-9
Myrica pensylvanica                                           Northern bayberry                                          3-6
Pinus mugo                                                       Mugo Pine                                                     3-7
Prunus maritima                                                 Beach plum                                                   3-6
Rhus typhina                                                      Staghorn sumac                                             4-8
Shepherdia argentea                                            Silver buffaloberry                                         2-6
Symphoricarpos albus                                         Common snowberry                                       3-7