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Best Trees and Shrubs for PEI

This page is designed to help Island property owners match tree and shrub species and planting site conditions. It contains a list of native and non-native species commonly used for landscaping and other interests.

How do I use this page?

You can use it based on species that interest you or by the types of site conditions where you plan to plant. 

Option A by Species: 

  • Type the common or botanical name of the tree or shrub species that interests in the applicable space provided at the top of the page 
  • Do not check any of the site conditions boxes
  • Hit Enter 
  • At the bottom of the page you will find information on the site conditions best suited to each species

Option B by Site Conditions:

  • Skip the species name boxes
  • Check the applicable boxes for the proposed planting site
  • Hit Enter
  • At the bottom of the page you will find information on the species best suited to those conditions
Published date: 
June 6, 2019
Environment, Energy and Climate Action

General Inquiries

Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division
J. Frank Gaudet Tree Nursery
183 Upton Road
Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6450

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