There are numerous trees that are small enough for planting into limited spaces but careful consideration is required when choosing them.
Height and spread is obviously the most important decision to be made because even small ornamental trees can eventually reach 7 metres high and 5m wide or more.
In most situations the spread of the tree is the most restrictive factor so you should choose a narrow columnar tree such as:
If the height must be restricted, consider;
The above and other small garden trees have seasonal interest such as flowers, berries, interesting bark and beautiful autumn colours. Some having more than just one!
Other trees for small garden options are topiary trees. For example, Carpinus betulus (hornbeam) are large trees but can be maintained at small sizes due to their ability to withstand constant pruning and their regeneration of growth. Others include Fagus sylvatica (beech), Prunus lusitanica (Portuguese laurel) and Taxus baccata (yew). They can all be found in various stages of maturity in the following forms.
With the right care and attention any garden maintained by Heritage Grounds Services, even with a modest budget, will prove a benefit for customers. We want our gardens to make a real difference, a private retreat or oasis, a vista of beauty for relaxing, entertaining or simply for standing back and admiring.
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