Bad Tree Characteristics
All trees have good and bad characteristics. It is a rare tree that will satisfy your needs throughout its entire life span. A tree can outgrow its original purpose very quickly or grow into its intended purpose very slowly. Understanding this concept is the key to proper tree planting in your yard.
Ask yourself these questions when selecting a yard tree: Do I want a tree's fruit and leaves to deal with as it matures? Am I willing to plant a fast growing tree but eventually have to deal with its constantly breaking and sprouting from roots? Do I have the space for a large and spreading tree?
Trees People Regret Planting
Here are ten trees that many homeowners have regretted planting. Think long and hard before planting these trees in your yard.