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For small yards, pick trees that will grow no more than 15-20 feet in height. An overly large tree in a small space, can present an unbalanced sense of scale.
Birch, with its lighter foliage and slender trunk is a good choice, as is Higan Cherry, Full Moon Maple and Ornamental Plum.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|