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The Best Ornamental Trees

Create a garden focal point with one show-stopping tree.

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Beautiful Blooming Redbud

This unique, elegant tree can offer a distinctive focal point for your garden.

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Japanese Maple Leaves are Distinctively Yellow

Acer palmatum, Sango kaku, are generally grown for attractive foliage and shape. It also has excellent winter bark. Plant around the home or yard or periphery of the border or rock garden. Plant multi stemmed shrub forms in small gardens.

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Create Focal Point with Dramatic Tree Species

Ornamental trees can become focal points when planted in large containers and used alongside other plantings in a backyard garden or on a patio.

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Weeping Trees Create Graceful Garden Focal Point

Weeping trees have a graceful look and can be used as a focal point in the garden for maximum impact. This flowering cherry blooms profusely in spring.

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