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Top 6 Trees For Small Gardens

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There are many small and dwarf varieties of trees that won’t outgrow their surroundings and can be grown whether you just have a small balcony or a tiny urban garden.

It's important to know what is the ultimate height and spread of your tree will be when you are buying a tree for small garden.Here are six fabulous small trees that are ideal for small gardens

1. Japanese Maple (Acer Palmatum)

Japanese maple is a native to Japan, China,Eastern Mongolia, Southeast Asia,North and South Korea. They are perfect choice for small gardens. The height of the trees differs depending on the variety but the more popular varieties are typically grow 15 to 25 ft high. The leaves provides radiant autumn colours and grows in an attractive shape. You can grow them out of direct sun or in a large container.

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple

2. Crabapple Trees

Crabapple trees are native to North America and Asia. These trees are also know as 'jewels of the landscape' as they remain attractive throughout the year. They increase the aesthetics of lawn with their beautiful foliage and fragrant flower. They grow into a variety of shapes including weeping, upright and pyramidal and have distinct white,pink, or red petals when blooming. Small to medium size trees are ideal for smaller residential lots. Dwarfs and smaller varieties can even be planted in containers.

Crabapple Trees

Crabapple Trees

Crabapple Trees

Crabapple Trees

3. Magnolia Trees

Magnolia trees are native to Asia, North, Central and South America. These deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs are popular for their elegant flowers and colors they can produce. They grow from 6 meters to 24 meters in height and easily fit into most gardens. There are almost 210 species of magnolia that vary in size, shape and color of the flower and kind of habitant. Magnolia liliiflora 'Nigra' and Magnolia Stellate are ideal for small gardens.

Magnolia Trees

Magnolia Trees

Magnolia Trees

Magnolia Trees

4. Serviceberry

Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree or shrub with beautiful white spring flowers that give year-round interest in the landscape. The flowers yield purple berries in fall that are enjoyed by birds and wildlife. The leaves change brilliant shades of red in fall. They are significant specimen plants that works good with almost any landscape and are perfect screening plant for small yards.


Purple Berries

Purple Berries

Serviceberry

Serviceberry

5. Ornamental Cherries

Ornamental Cherry tree, also called Japanese Cherry tree or Prunus is a beautiful ornamental tree. They are flowering cherry trees that are not grown for their fruit but typically planted for the delicate beauty of their flowers. Many ornamental Cherries are notable for their bright fall color with foliage that turns red, purple or even orange. They usually grows from 20 to 30 ft in height. Most of the ornamental cherries come from Japan where they have been cultivate for hundreds of years. They are perfect trees for gardens with limited space.

Ornamental Cherries

Ornamental Cherries

Ornamental Cherries

Ornamental Cherries

6. Silver Birch ( Betula Pendular)

Silver Birch is a fascinating medium-sized deciduous tree native to Northern Asia, Europe and Siberia. They are popular for their stunning white bark. It usually grows to about 15 to 20 metres high. The Catkins, or flowers appear in the spring before the leaves. Small and triangular shaped vibrant green leaves emerge in April which fade to yellow in autumn giving an amazing display. Silver birch are often good choices for small gardens.

Silver Birch Tree

Silver Birch Tree

Silver Birch Tree

Silver Birch Tree

Yellow Silver Birch Leaves In Autumn

Yellow Silver Birch Leaves In Autumn

I hope this article may help you to choose a perfect tree for small garden. Even with small space you can put a small tree that fits into your garden.


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Comments

Nian (author) from Pakistan on August 27, 2021:

Thankyou for appreciation.

Many Love and Blessings dear sister.

Amara from Pakistan on August 27, 2021:

Beautiful plants with colorful photos. I liked them. Blessings..

Nian (author) from Pakistan on August 26, 2021:

Thankyou Maryam.

Many Love and Blessings.

Maryam Fatima from Pakistan on August 26, 2021:

Nice article dear,i will try to plant few of them.

Nian (author) from Pakistan on August 26, 2021:

Thankyou Misbah for your beautiful comment.

Stay safe and healthy.

Many Love and Blessings to you.

Misbah Sheikh from The World of Poets on August 26, 2021:

Interesting article about trees. All of them are very beautiful but I especially liked the Crabapple Trees. Thank you for sharing, Eman. Stay happy and healthy.

Blessings to you!!

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