Tuesday, March 26, 2013
5 Fantastic Small Trees for San Diego
Here are 5 wonderful trees for small spaces in
. These trees are great for patio areas and are usually smaller than 20 feet tall and wide. San Diego
Cercis Canadensis ‘
Forest Pansy Redbud
A deciduous tree with pink flowers in the spring and foliage that changes from dark purple to green to yellow by the fall.
Lagerstroemia indica ‘Tuscarora’
Tuscarora Crape Myrtle
Another deciduous tree with bring pink flowers in the summer. This drought tolerant tree loves the heat.
Arbutus unedo ‘
Edible fruit make this evergreen tree a winner with the birds. The variety ‘
’ has pink flowers. Marina
Prunus cerasifera ‘Purpurea’
Purple Leaf Plum Tree
A very tough tree for area with bad soil. This deciduous tree thrives everywhere in
. San Diego County
This tree is evergreen with nice summer flowers. It will slowly reach 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide.
By Doug Kalal - March 26, 2013
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