When choosing trees for your home or garden, it is important to consider the type of tree that will best suit your needs. There are a wide variety of trees to choose from, each with its own unique features and benefits.
Here are 10 of the best trees that you can buy:
1. Maple Tree
Acer rubrum, the red maple, is one of the most common and widespread deciduous trees of eastern and central North America.
The U.S. Forest service recognizes it as one of the most important trees in eastern forestry for wildlife habitat, timber production, watershed protection, recreation, and aesthetics.
At maturity, it often attains a height of 15m (50ft) and a spread of 12m (40ft), but can reach heights over 27m (90ft) and spreads over 41m (135ft) off-branching is shallow and spreading, often forming a broad round-topped tree.
2. Pine Tree
Pines are evergreen, coniferous trees in the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae. They make up the monotypic subfamily Pinoideae. There are about 111 species of pine, although different authorities accept between 105 and 125.
Pine trees are tall, conical evergreens with tapering leave 2-5 inches long. needles occur in bundles (fascicles) of 2, 3 or 5, with 20-40 needles per fascicle.
3. Birch Tree
The birch tree is a deciduous hardwood tree that belongs to the family Betulaceae which also includes alders, hazels and hornbeams.
It is a relatively small to medium-sized tree that grows to between 20 and 30 meters in height although there are some dwarf varieties that only reach around 5 meters.
The birch tree has a thin, smooth bark that is initially white or pale yellow in colour but which turns a dark brown or black as the tree matures.
4. Oak Tree
Quercus is a large genus of trees, shrubs and vines in the beech family, Fagaceae, native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are approximately 600 species of oaks, divided into two main groups: the white oaks and the red oaks.
The oak tree is a deciduous hardwood that can grow to between 20 and 40 meters in height although there are some dwarf varieties that only reach around 5 meters.
The oak has thick, dark bark that is deeply fissured, and dense, green foliage. The leaves of the oak are lobed and have a leathery texture.
5. Willow Tree
The willow tree is a deciduous tree that belongs to the family Salicaceae. There are around 400 species of willow trees, divided into two main groups: the true willows (genus Salix) and the osiers (genus Salix).
The willow tree is a medium to large-sized tree that can grow to between 20 and 30 meters in height.
The willow has a slender trunk and branches that are covered in a thin, papery bark. The leaves of the willow are long and narrow, with a silvery-grey colour.
6. Elm Tree
The elm tree is a deciduous tree that belongs to the family Ulmaceae. There are around 30 species of elm trees, divided into two main groups: the wych elms (genus Ulmus) and the rock elms (genus Celtis).
The elm tree is a medium to large-sized tree that can grow to between 20 and 40 meters in height.
The elm has a stout trunk and branches that are covered in thick, corky bark. The leaves of the elm are oval-shaped and have a serrated margin.
7. Cherry Tree
The cherry tree is a member of the genus Prunus, which includes approximately 200 species of trees and shrubs. The cherry is a deciduous tree that can grow to between 10 and 20 meters in height.
The cherry has a slender trunk and branches that are covered in a thin, smooth bark. The leaves of the cherry are alternate, oval-shaped, and have a serrated margin.
8. Cypress Tree
The cypress tree is a coniferous tree that belongs to the family Cupressaceae. There are around 30 species of cypress trees, divided into three main groups: the true cypresses (genus Cupressus), the false cypresses (genus Chamaecyparis), and the bald cypresses (genus Taxodium).
The cypress tree is a medium to large-sized tree that can grow to between 20 and 40 meters in height. The cypress has a stout trunk and branches that are covered in thick, scaly bark. The leaves of the cypress are opposite, evergreen, and have a needle-like shape.
9. Dogwood Trees
Dogwood trees are a popular choice for landscaping because of their beautiful flowers and stunning fall colours. There are many different varieties of dogwood trees, so you can find the perfect one for your yard or garden.
10. Crabapple Tree
A crabapple tree is a great choice if you’re looking for a beautiful, flowering tree to add to your yard. Crabapple trees are relatively easy to care for and can provide your home with plenty of shade and privacy.
These are the 10 best trees that you can buy to improve your home. Each one has its own unique benefits that will help to increase your property value and make your home more enjoyable.
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