Small Trees for Landscaping
Do you have available space and something is needed to beautify a small yard? Is your small yard lacking a focal point? Do you need something small to fill out your landscape or are you hunting something that will provide a big visual punch and will fit in a small space? Small trees are homeowners and landscapers delight. Many landscapes can be just overpowered with larger tree specimens, whereas a smaller tree just fits or blends into a compact area. Small shade trees, flowering types, eye-catching foliage colors, fragrant flowering small trees and small trees for 4 season enjoyment.
Small trees fit so many applications and planting sites. Small trees combine the opportunity to display color, shape, flower color, and size to any yard or location. Choose a feature such as summer foliage and there are small trees that will provide stunning foliage such as the Japanese Red Maples. Choose a feature such as early spring blooming and the spectacular Redbud family will provide the eye candy for the landscape.
Fast growing small trees quickly upgrades a barren yard with unique foliage and branch patterns. For a long lasting spring bloom period consider the crabapple family. Crabapples exhibit gorgeous flowers with a multitude of different bloom colors and size choices.
Planting considerations for small trees should include available space, protection, growth rate, soil drainage, soil type, and near proximity to sidewalks, buildings, and driveways. Small trees can provide for varied foliage, flowers, bark color and texture, fruit, and fall color for year around interest. Small trees can spread as much laterally as vertically so thought should be given the possibility of overhanging branches on sidewalks or neighboring properties. Small trees can screen objectionable views, provide privacy, add height to a fence, and provide for patio shade. We offer several varieties of small trees and they are displayed below.