Which trees would we recommend for small yards in North Texas?
Property owners in North Texas have many choices when it comes to tree species. For those that have limited space, we recommend that you consider the species listed below. Consulting with a ISA Certified Arborist is also a good idea, as there are many factors to consider when planting a tree.
- Teddy Bear Southern Magnolias
- Lacey Oak
- Chinese Pistache
- Texas Mountain Laurel
- Caddo Maple – this maple has a thicker bark and leaves than do other maples; it helps them to be less susceptible to sun scald and leaf scorch.
- Mexican Plum
We also recommend that homeowners use Texas A&M’s Tree Selector page to discover more options: https://texastreeplanting.tamu.edu