Recommended Tree List

Maturity Height vs. Minimum Space

Tree size
(Fully Mature)
Minimum spacing
power line
Up to 20 feet 20 to 25 feet
20 to 40 feet 30 to 35 feet
40 feet and up 40 to 45 feet

Naturally, we recommend that you not plant any trees under power lines. Even small trees sometimes interfere and prevent crews from being able to easily access areas that require maintenance; however, the following list of trees are recommended if you decide to plant under overhead power lines:

Tree Name Mature Height
Acer Griseum-Paperbark 18 - 25’
Acer Ginnala-Amur Maple 15 - 18’
Acer Palmatium-Japanese Maple 12 - 15’ to 25’
Amalanchier-Serviceberry 20 - 25’
Cercis Canadensis-Eastern Redbud 20 - 25’
Cercis Canadensis-Forest Pansy 18 - 24’
Cornus Florida-Flowering Dogwood 18 - 20’
Magnolia-Little Gem 20 - 25’
Magnolia-Timeless Beauty 15 - 20’
Magnolia Soulangiana-Saucer 15 - 25’
Magnolia Virginiana-Sweetbay 15 - 20’
Magnolia Stellata-Star 15 - 25’
Malus Prairefire-Flowering Crabapple other varities-Indian Magic, Profusion Zumi, Red Splendor 15 - 20’
Prunus-Kwanzan-Flowering Cherry 18 - 20’