Small Trees That Won’t Take Over Your Lawn

Small Trees That Won’t Take Over Your Lawn

Are you hesitant to plant trees in your yard because you are worried they might take up too much space on your property? There are some trees that will, unfortunately, take up more room than you might like. But there are also quite a few smaller trees that will enhance the look and feel of your lawn without overpowering it in a few years. Let’s take a look at a few of our favorite small tree species that would look great in your yard.

Japanese Maple

These trees have delicate leaves that are very beautiful once they start to come in. Japanese maples also grow low to the ground, and have relatively skinny trunks and branches. Therefore, you will never have to worry about them taking up too much space in your yard. One of these elegant trees can make an eye-catching addition your home’s landscaping.

Common Witch Hazel

These trees may not be very big, but they are very durable and able to withstand even the harshest of winters. Also known as winterbloom, witch hazel trees actually thrive in environments that produce flowers in late winter. They are leafy and will provide you with nice shade once it gets warmer, but they don’t take up a large amount of space.

Paper Birch

Are you looking for a tall tree that will fit nicely in a confined space? Paper birch trees will grow to be very tall but not especially wide, and they have very unique-looking leaves. Additionally, they will be able to weather the winter and tolerate cold temperatures better than most other trees their size.

These are just a few of the many small tree species you can add to your home’s landscaping. If you’re having trouble picking out the best option for your home, Brother Tree and Lawn Service would be happy to lend a hand. We can help with everything from planting and landscape design to tree and shrub fertilizer applications. Give us a call at 203-767-2915 today to get started.

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