Trees that thrive in cramped quarters

This deciduous tree offers pink spring blossoms and purple fall/winter fruits. Grow one for curb appeal or two to flank a gate. Full sun, room for a 20-foot tree.

Prairifire Crabapple

This camellia relative has a 10-foot-tall canopy. Midsummer white flowers and green foliage.

Japanese Stewartia

The camellia, an evergreen double-bloomer with gorgeous, vivid blossoms, is the best tree for a small yard.

Camellia Japonica

This 15-foot-tall, 15-foot-wide magnolia is cold- and heat-tolerant. White, aromatic blooms emerge before spring foliage, but expect a green backdrop. Gorgeous

Royal Star Magnolia

 this small crape myrtle's bloom and bark. The blooms have black foliage. Each shrub can grow 12 feet tall and 8 feet wide in full sun.

Crepe Myrtle

The 25-foot-tall Autumn Brilliance serviceberry. The South and Midwest love its white blossoms, copper red foliage, purple fruits, and light grey bark.

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Dogwoods produce flower-like bracts in spring and red leaves and berries in autumn. This deciduous tree grows 20 feet tall and wide in partly to full sun.

Venus Dogwood Tree