The Q&A Archives: trees to plant in front of the house

Question: Is a rose of sharon ok to plant about 6 feet from my house? Do I have to worry about the roots damaging the foundation?

Answer: Rose of Sharon is considered a large shrub or small tree. They can grow up to 10' tall and 6-8' wide. If you keep yours pruned, it shouldn't cause a problem to your house or your foundation. Best wishes with your landscape!

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