The Q&A Archives: What is a good small or medium tree that has "well-mannered" roots?

Question: It's important that the roots not be invasive, as the tree will be planted about 12 feet from the house. We live in zone 9. Thanks in advance for your help!

Answer: Terri,

Some options include crape myrtle, desert willow, 'Avondale' redbud,'Red Cascade' bottlebrush, and 'Golden Wonder' Senna.

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