You look out of your window and see a beautifully landscaped yard. A well-manicured lawn, shrubs, and flowers in full bloom. Trees accent the perfect view and house songbirds.
Does this sound like your yard? If not take a look at these 5 types of trees for front yards.
These are by far some of the most beautiful and fragrant trees to add to your landscaping. There are several varieties of magnolias, some even small enough to be grown in containers.
Magnolias tend to bloom in mid-summer to early autumn. They also produce cone-shaped fruit with brightly colored seeds that tend to attract songbirds.
2. Crepe Myrtles
These trees are highly sought after for their large clusters of blooms and attractive bark. They can be a variety of colors including pinks, reds, whites, and purples. They only grow to be about 15-20 ft tall, making it a great choice if you’re low on space.
They are also a popular choice for their tendency to grow quickly. You can typically expect 24in. of growth per year. They are also great for attracting pollinators.
3. Smoke Trees
These are unusual but strikingly beautiful trees and are sure to be the topic of conversation with guests. These trees have unusual flowers that form pink flowers above the leaves to look like puffs of pink smoke.
This variety grows to be about 15 feet tall making it a good option for smaller spaces as well.
4. Green Giant Arborvitae
These evergreens grow fast and are easy to keep healthy. They can grow up to 3 feet per year and grow up to 60 feet. They also require very little maintenance, making them easy to take care of.
Their attractive conical shape makes this tree a great focal point. Or frame a porch with them and plant flowers around their perimeter for even more curb appeal.
They are also very resistant to cold weather and ice. They are also highly wind-resistant once established, making them a great option for a natural windbreak.
5. Dogwood Trees
These trees are a staple in many homes’ landscaping. Mainly because these beautiful flowering trees provide an attractive view year-round.
During the spring and continue to produce flowers for several weeks. After summer begins the flowers give way to beautiful bright green leaves. Once the weather starts to get colder the bright green gives way to reddish to purple leaves.
More Types of Trees for Front Yard Upgrades
Crabapple trees grow attractive blooms and attract many different species of wild birds to your yard. They also work well as pollinators for apple trees.
Palm trees aren’t just for tropical locales, date palms can survive temperatures down to 17 degrees Fahrenheit. These make for very tall attractive additions to your yard.
Now that you have an idea about what you want all that’s left is to get to planting. Need help with getting it done? Check out whenappearancematters.com.
Make Your House a Home
These types of trees for front yards are a great start to adding curb appeal to your property and making your house feel more like home. Be sure to check out our other great articles for more inspiration. Don’t forget to share this one on social media with your friends.