Just Right: Picking Medium Trees

Not too big and not too small, a medium-sized tree is just right. Pick the best mid-sized stunner for your yard by getting to know some medium trees' characteristics and ideal growing conditions.

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Upright European Hornbeam

This dependable, deciduous, spring-flowering tree turns copper in the fall. The upright European hornbeam makes a great hedge, and an excellent substitute for beech on drier soils. Expect the hornbeam to grow to 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide in its ideal growing conditions: full or partial sun, and well-drained soil.

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