The Q&A Archives: Trees With Horizontal Branching For Parking Strip

Question: What is a tree which would provide strong horizontal branching and shade for a parking strip in my front lawn?

Answer: An attractive and reliable street tree for your growing region is Liquidambar (sweet gum). The trees have a strong horizontal branching pattern and the maple-like leaves will provide filtered shade. As a bonus, the foliage of the Liqudambar turns red, orange, yellow and burgandy during the autumn.

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