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Conestoga Pines Park                 

 

161 Pitney Road, Lancaster PA (at the end of Arthur Morris Parkway, by the parking lot)

 

Two rows of planted trees, 14 in total, include some nice cultivars.  Most are labeled but four have lost their identi- fication plaques.  Each specimen was about 25 years old in 2018.

 

The cultivars include:  (1) Marshall Seedless Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall Seedless'), a variety of Green Ash (this tree is being treated for Em- erald Ash Borer);  (2) Green Vase Zel- kova (Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase'); (3) Centurian Crabapple (Malus x Centzan 'Centurion'); (4) Princeton Sentry Gink- go (Ginkgo biloba 'Princeton Sentry'); and (5) Shademaster Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos 'Shademaster').  

 

The collection also includes Shumard Oak (Quercus shumardii), Red Oak (Quercus rubra), Serviceberry (Amelan- chier arborea), Golden Rain Tree (Koelreuteria paniculata); and Cock- spur Hawthorn (Crataegus crusgalli).