choosing a tree - Knowledgebase Question

Kaufman, TX (Zone 8A)
Question by k51977d
May 3, 2008
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 from NGA
May 3, 2008



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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