8 Best Small Trees For Small Yards


Dogwood trees are known for their attractive spring flowers and colorful fall foliage. There are both flowering and non-flowering varieties available.

Japanese Maple

Japanese maples are prized for their stunning foliage, which comes in various colors and shapes.


Crabapple trees offer spring blossoms, often followed by small fruit that attracts wildlife.

Crape Myrtle

Crape myrtles are small, flowering trees with vibrant summer blooms. They come in various sizes, including dwarf varieties suitable for limited spaces.


Serviceberry trees feature delicate white blooms in spring and often have attractive fall foliage.

Cherry Tree

Some cherry tree varieties, such as dwarf or weeping cherries, can fit well in small yards. They offer beautiful spring blossoms.

Star Magnolia

Star magnolias are compact and feature star-shaped, fragrant white flowers in early spring. They are perfect for smaller gardens.

Eastern Redbud

Eastern redbud trees have distinctive heart-shaped leaves and produce clusters of pink or purple flowers in spring.

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