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Question: what kind of trees are best for smaller yards? i want one that the roots are not going to destroy my yard or damage the foundation of the house. ty fro you time

Answer: Kevin,

Some good small blooming trees include Chaste Tree (Vitex), Crape Myrtle, Chinese Fringe tree, 'Little Gem' Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'), or a Texas Mtn. Laurel. For a non blooming option I like the Lacy Oak.

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