Choosing a Tree

Tips for deciding which tree has the best look, size and seasonal attributes for your yard.

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In addition to flowers and fruit, some trees offer sculptural shapes, colored bark, vibrant fall color and differing degrees of shade, or a combination of these qualities. Decide what you want most from a tree before you buy one.

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