Small, ornamental trees are useful on properties of all sizes, and you’ll find a range of small trees for sale right here at Nature Hills Nursery. And there are so many ways they can adorn and delight.
Use dozens of early spring-flowering Redbud Trees for a park-like setting on large properties.
Electric pink flowers dazzle in bloom before the heart-shaped leaves emerge. Our modern Redbud tree collection also displays great disease-resistance.
Small trees are enormously satisfying in the landscape. Choose an evocative, romantic evergreen weeper like Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce.
These slow-growing ornamental trees grow into a work of art you'll never grow tired of studying. Treat them like you would a good friend.
Our online small tree nursery makes it both fun and easy to shop for any type of landscaping plant. Look at every option, or sort based on size, growing zone and sun exposure.
Nature Hills Nursery offers a wide selection of compact deciduous and evergreen trees. We even have Columnar Fruit trees for a darling visual and dessert treat in early summer through fall harvest.
If you want small trees to grace a formal setting, look for varieties that offer four seasons of interest. Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry trees grow into graceful small trees with smooth gray bark and a lovely branching habit.
With this selection of small flowering trees, you get pretty spring blooms as well as edible summer berries for homemade jam or to feed the songbirds. And nothing beats it for outstanding fall color.
Keep one in a large outdoor container on your balcony or roof garden. Find a lightweight pot that measures at least 24 inches in diameter for best results.
For yards with limited available space, small trees work harder to give your small yard a garden feature. Choose wisely, and you'll also gain a privacy screen.
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You'll want to know that large shrubs can easily be kept as small trees. Simply limb up the lowest branches into either a single-stem or multi-stemmed clump.
Nannyberry Viburnum is an excellent native selection that works as a shrubby privacy screen. Plant several of them 5 feet apart, so that the canopies touch.
Flame Amur Maples are another colorful option for small flowering trees. Their dark green leaves transform into incredible fall color. It is an easy-care tree that makes a big impression.
With dense foliage that clings to the tree in winter, small evergreen trees should be used for structure. Let their steady green tones create definition.
Small evergreen trees include the Nellie Stevens Holly tree. You'll love their well-appointed presence in your landscape.
Riverside Arborvitae trees are also a great choice for suburban living. They grow tall enough to hide second-floor windows.
Evergreens can also be fun. Try a row of lighthearted, broad-leaved Jane Magnolia trees for a flowering wallpaper along the far end of your patio.
You might not think of small trees when you read the mature height and spread of Baker's Colorado Blue Spruce. But both it and Columnar Blue Spruce are petite versions of the large native tree.
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Now, don't feel like you need to stick with a single species. Coordinate your favorites into a personal paradise.
Try a Crape Myrtle hedge along your property line. Buy yourself some nice pruners, and keep your Crapes pruned into a glorious living fence, kept at any height you like.
Tucked away around the corner, add Slenderina Weeping Blue Spruce — one of our quirky specialty evergreens — as an exploration of mood. Please ask your family to give this incredible tree a name, as it definitely will display a personality.
Underplant it with your favorite shade perennial or shade groundcover. Turn a forgotten burden into a living space to maximize your property values.
Don't forget, you can allow Boulevard Patio Clematis vines to grow along the ground, too. It's fine for a few of their delicate tendrils to grow up into the canopy.
Anchor your patio planting with your favorite Chaste tree. The cool-toned, aromatic blooms and gray-green foliage effortlessly set the vibe to chill.
Add a water fountain at the end of your patio. Plant the exquisite foliage of the Japanese Red Maples in its splash zone and it will grow into a living statue.
Relish the opportunity to use small trees in different outdoor garden rooms. Some trees grow to become walls, some will be accents — and all will reflect your own creativity.
Take the plunge. Get into gardening as a very healthy way to connect with nature.
Small trees give homeowners and landscapers delight. Many landscapes can simply be overpowered with larger tree specimens, whereas a smaller tree fits perfectly into a compact area.
Small trees fit so many applications and planting sites. They also give you the opportunity to display color and shape in any yard or location.
Fast-rowing Small Trees can screen objectionable views, provide privacy, add height to a fence, and provide for patio shade. You'll love their varied foliage, flowers, bark color and texture, fruit, and fall color for year-round interest.
Use small trees to fill out the middle layers of your landscape. Small Flowering Crabapple trees can be used singly or grouped together into a focal point.
You'll love the gorgeous flowers with a multitude of different bloom colors and size choices. Don't forget to select your favorite fall fruit color, as well.
Imagine an informal row of Flowering Dogwood trees in bloom along the edge of a woodland. Dappled shade suits these lovely small trees best of all.
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For head-turning ornamental trees, try a collection of Cherry Blossom trees. Study the mature spread of your favorites, and plant them using the largest number listed.
Measure them on center, which is the distance from the trunk of one to the trunk of the next. Consider adding 10 to 20 extra feet between your specimens for plenty of room between each canopy.
Label each specimen with weatherproof signage. Don't forget to add benches, garbage cans and a walking path.
People adore these spring blooms. You'll have foot traffic at your property enjoying the exquisite blossoms each and every spring. Be sure to use that publicity on your business branding and on your social media.
Our experts turn the world's most popular shrubs into fabulous tree-form plants. This is another wonderful way to incorporate the showy beauty of small trees in your space.
If you love color, try a Landscape Shrub Rose tree or a Pink Chiffon Rose of Sharon tree-form. For fragrance, try a Miss Kim Lilac tree.
They look perfect by your front door, but they can also be grown in large outdoor containers. Decorate your patio or balcony with one or more as the eye-catching thriller in your hardy containers.
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Please measure the mature height and spread of your small tree selection carefully. Your goal should be to eliminate yard work with good choices that fit your space.
Order your small tree from Nature Hills Nursery today if you see it in stock. We sell out quickly. We will hold your order until the time is right for planting in your area.
Track your well-packed small tree to your doorstep. Open your boxes right away and give your new plants a nice, long drink of water.
Dig your hole twice as wide as the root ball, but no deeper. Keep plants growing at the same level they were at the Nature Hills small tree nursery.
It's a good idea to use Nature Hills Root Booster when planting trees and shrubs. This symbiotic formula gives a life-long relationship with the tiny feeder roots, a great boost for your landscape assets.
Press the backfill soil around your new tree, keeping the trunk straight with help from a friend. Water your newly planted tree very well to eliminate air pockets at the root zone.
Finish with a bag or two of wood mulch to a depth of 3 inches, and spread to 3 feet outside the canopy. Pull the mulch back away from the trunk by 6 inches for good air circulation.
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Bookmark our website and you’ll never have to wonder where to buy small trees again. Plant your favorite small shade trees, or add fragrant Lilac flowering trees from Nature Hills Nursery this season. It's an easy way to quickly upgrade your yard.