Horticulture Solutions Series


The following is a list of plants that can be placed in the yard to attract birds.

Amur Honeysuckle (Lonicera maacki)Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbrella) Firethorn (Pyracantha) Holly (Ilex spp.) Dogwood (Cornus florida) Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum) Redosier Dogwood (Cornus Sumac (Rhus spp.) Stolonifera) Mountain Ash (Sorbus spp.) Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium spp.)Gray Stemmed Dogwood (Cornus Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.) paniculata) Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) Viburnums Tatarian Honeysuckle (TatarianBittersweet (Celastrus scandens) Honeysuckle) Chokecherry (Aronia) Virginia Creeper (ParthenocissusElderberry (Sambucus canadensis) quinquefolia) Coralberries (Symphoricarpos spp.) Hazelnuts (Corylus americana)

Tree fruits/nuts that can be placed in yard to attract birds are:

Apple Pecan Cherry Persimmon Crabapple Plum Mulberry Black Walnut White Walnut (Butternut)

For more information: contact District Forester for copy of Illinois Department of Conservation Bulletin: "Landscaping for Wildlife".


Copyright Information

Copyright 1995 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

Authors and publishers have granted permission for copies of this work or parts of this work to be reproduced, provided that

The information provided is for educational purposes only. References to commercial products or trade names do not constitute an endorsement by the University of Illinois and do not imply discrimination against other similar products.

Back to the Horticulture Home Page

Back to the CES Home Page

Please send suggestions and comments to solutions@ilces.ag.uiuc.edu

University of Illinois, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Cooperative Extension Service"