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Because trees can live for decades -- centuries in some cases -- it's important to match the tree to the correct site.

Selecting Trees for Your Yard

Because trees can live for decades -- centuries in some cases -- it's important to match the tree to the correct site.

US$ 2.59 10pcs Red Maple Seeds Click to see details at Newchic.com

10pcs Red Maple Seeds Garden Indoor Beautiful Potting Plant

US$ 2.59 10pcs Red Maple Seeds Click to see details at Newchic.com

SHADE PLANTS Heucheras will rock your shade garden with a four season riot of color. Love them!

SHADE PLANTS Heucheras will rock your shade garden with a four season riot of color. Love them!

Red Sunset Maple Tree. A variety of Red Maple that has orange and red in the fall, with redish leaves on new growth in the spring.

Red Sunset Maple Tree. A variety of Red Maple that has orange and red in the fall, with redish leaves on new growth in the spring.

Flowering maple. The petals have such an interesting texture. It's called a flowering maple because the foliage resembles the foliage on Maple trees, interesting!

Flowering maple. The petals have such an interesting texture. It's called a flowering maple because the foliage resembles the foliage on Maple trees, interesting!

Nepal lily Lilium nepaulense, green and red species lilies, masses of flowers, Zi ban bai he, Chinese lillies, with Acer palmatum var dissectum Japanese maple tree. Funnel shaped, bell-like, scented, downward facing blooms. Asian native flower plant to open scrub in the high mountains of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, India, Myanmar (Burma), Tibet (Xizang) and Yunnan province in China.

Nepal lily Lilium nepaulense, green and red species lilies, masses of flowers, Zi ban bai he, Chinese lillies, with Acer palmatum var dissectum Japanese maple tree. Funnel shaped, bell-like, scented, downward facing blooms. Asian native flower plant to open scrub in the high mountains of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, India, Myanmar (Burma), Tibet (Xizang) and Yunnan province in China.

Japanese Maple              Few plants are more beautiful than a Japanese maple in its full fall finery. And happily, there are numerous ways to use this little tree in your yard -- try it as a specimen in a partly shaded spot, for example, or use it as a focal point in a mixed border.                                          Name: Acer palmatum selections                                          Size: From 6 to 25 feet tall and wide                                          Zones: 6-8…

Our Favorite Small Trees

Japanese Maple Few plants are more beautiful than a Japanese maple in its full fall finery. And happily, there are numerous ways to use this little tree in your yard -- try it as a specimen in a partly shaded spot, for example, or use it as a focal point in a mixed border. Name: Acer palmatum selections Size: From 6 to 25 feet tall and wide Zones: 6-8…

Need a few fast-growing plants for you yard? Take a look at this list, we may have a few of these for you! Tulip Poplar, Black Gum, Flame Amur Maple, Musashino Zelkova, Chinese Pistache, Bald Cypress, Redbud

Need a few fast-growing plants for you yard? Take a look at this list, we may have a few of these for you! Tulip Poplar, Black Gum, Flame Amur Maple, Musashino Zelkova, Chinese Pistache, Bald Cypress, Redbud

(Cornus kousa 'Aka Tsuki') An absolutely stunning Dogwood—not only does it have large, beautifully variegated leaves that turn purple-red in fall, it bears early summer blooms that become suffused with red as they age! Butterflies and Hummingbirds come for the nectar, then a variety of birds feast on their fruit in fall and winter. Stays small, too—only 8 feet tall in 10 years

(Cornus kousa 'Aka Tsuki') An absolutely stunning Dogwood—not only does it have large, beautifully variegated leaves that turn purple-red in fall, it bears early summer blooms that become suffused with red as they age! Butterflies and Hummingbirds come for the nectar, then a variety of birds feast on their fruit in fall and winter. Stays small, too—only 8 feet tall in 10 years