Table 1 - Iron Chlorosis

    Table 1 - Iron Chlorosis

    Susceptibility of different landscape plants to iron deficiency

      Highly susceptible Moderately susceptible Moderately tolerant  
    Silver maple (Acer saccharinum) Aspen Ash
    Red maple (A. rubrum) Beech (Fagus sylvatica) Boxelder
    Amur or Ginnala Maple (A. ginnala) Amur or Ginnala Maple (A. ginnala) Most oaks
    River Birch (Betula occidentalis) Birch (Betula species) Catalpa
    Pin oak (Quercus palustris) Cherry Kentucky coffeetree


    Horsechestnut Cottonwood, poplars
    Dawn redwood Magnolia Elms
    Berries Most maples Ginkgo
    Grapes Mountain-ash Hackberry
      London planetree Hawthorn
      Most shrubs Honeylocust
      Most conifers Linden basswood
      Most fruit trees Norway and Canyon maples

    *Some plants are listed under two categories because of differences among varieties and growing conditions

    Updated 1/30/03