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Re: Tree help...they are too slow!

  • Subject: Re: Tree help...they are too slow!
  • From: hostas@gmx.at
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 18:47:43 +0200 (MEST)

> I can't decide what, but I want to plant a line of something along the 
> front of the property, for screening, but not total hiding of the 
> house. Either tall shrubs or small trees. I was thinking maybe pears or 
> plums. Serviceberries, maybe? I think I need to go somewhere and look 
> at a lot of stuff, take notes, refer to my books, etc.
> -a.

Hi Alttara!

A small tree would be Cercis siliquastrum or canadensis. They have lovely
pink/purple flowers in spring and good autumn colour. They don4t grow too
densely either. 
Amelanchier is also quite nice.



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