Good Tree for container - Knowledgebase Question

Ayden, NC
Question by kellybaxter1
June 26, 2007
I am looking for a good tree to plant in containers to flank my garage. The pots are approximately 24 inches tall and 24 inches in diameter. Can you suggest something that would do well as a

Answer from NGA
June 26, 2007


You might consider dwarf dogwood or hawthorn trees, or use a shrub that it tree-like in appearance. Thuja orientalis 'Filiformis Erecta' is a good choice, P.J.M. rhododendron, which is evergreen, or Camellia, another evergreen with the bonus of flowers. Each of these has an upright growth pattern.

Best wishes with your new plants!

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