Proven to be very attractive and useful, the Columnar tree has a natural narrow habit and would be a great selection when planting near a house or balcony. If your landscape has some difficult situations, a columnar can be a solution. These trees can occupy that vertical space in a small backyard, between sidewalks, or can be used to create a lovely privacy fence for your home. Columnar trees come in all shapes and sizes and offer flowers, fruit, and magnificent color.
An outstanding flowering tree is the ornamental pear tree, Chanticleer Flowering Pear. It provides an abundance of lovely white flowers in the spring and displays handsome reddish purple leaves in the fall. Need a key focal point or privacy fence in your yard? Evergreen columnar trees displays a rich green color, and its narrow habit reminds one of an exclamation mark! Nature Hills has an Emerald Green Arborvitae that is a perfectly shaped conifer, and once it is established, it requires very little watering and care.
Presenting brilliant colors all season long, the Red Barron Crabapple is a great choice for a shade tree in a small yard. Each spring it is smothered with a profusion of fragrant red flowers, then in the fall the leaves turn a gorgeous orange. Your yard is not too small for a fruit tree! The Scarlett Halo Peach tree is a variety that is definitely for a limited space. It has eye-popping pink blossoms in the spring, and in August it bears luscious flat peaches called 'doughnut' peaches. People with small landscapes need not forgo having the luxury of trees. Check out Nature Hills to see which columnar tree or trees will be best suited for your location. Small yards or corners also are an excellent location for columnar junipers and barberries.