8 Fabulous Front Garden Trees
The front garden is the perfect place to plant a real show-stopping tree. Beautiful blossom, autumn colour or unusual, eye-catching forms - whatever your taste there will be a tree for you.
A well chosen front garden tree will enhance the appearance of your house and even improve the look of the whole street. It can also provide extra privacy and like all trees will create useful habitat for birds and other wildlife.
Here are just a handful of recommendations - there are hundreds more to choose from!
The Paper Bark Maple. Brown flaking bark with yellowish-green leaves turning scarlet red in the autumn.Full Details>
Betula utilis 'Moonbeam'
Fine white trunk and is considerably smaller than other forms making it ideal for the small garden.Full Details>
Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'
Low spreading habit. Large heat-shaped golden velvety leaves fade to green. Panicles of white flowers.Full Details>
Cornus 'Eddies White Wonder'
Small compact upright habit. Large white flowerheads in April and brilliant autumn colour.Full Details>
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
Classic weeping tree with dark purple leaves. Height after 10 years up to 4m.Full Details>
Magnolia 'Black Tulip'® (Dark Purple)
Deep burgundy tulip-shaped flowers appear in early spring. It makes an excellent small specimen tree.Full Details>
Upright tree with flowers densely double purplish-pink in late April. Distinctive attractive central eye.Full Details>
Sorbus ulleungensis 'Olympic Flame'
Mountain Ash and Whitebeam
A columnar tree with the most amazing flame like autumn colours. Height after 10yrs - 4m.Full Details>