Fall Colored Trees

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Colorful Fall Foliage Trees - One of Nature's Best Kept Secrets

Fall Colored Trees Benefits in Landscaping 

When considering the options for trees as part of your landscaping project, the number of choices can be overwhelming. Choosing the best trees for your project is crucial because it is a lifelong commitment to your home or property! You have many factors to consider; climate, conditions of parts of the yard, proximity to property lines and size factors, flowering vs. not, whether they are productive, and whether you generally enjoy the appearance of the tree. 

 

 When looking at the vast array of trees on the market, the trees with beautiful fall colors will inevitably come up. Outside of the stunning color contrast of red, orange, yellows, and purples you get in fall, deciduous trees have year-round benefits to your landscaping project. 

 

 There are many species available and varieties within those species that meet specific needs. The color of the change in leaves is tied to the genetics of each type of tree. The trees change color based on daily sunlight, more so than local climates. 

 

 If you are looking for a tree that flowers, several types of deciduous trees can meet your needs and provide beauty to your yard year-round with the ever-changing cycle. Suppose you’re running a homestead and practicing sustainable agriculture. In that case, trees like the sugar maple, fruits like apple, or hickory provide edible fruit in addition to all the benefits of just being a tree. Some deciduous trees have beautiful leaves or unique colors all year long. 

 

 The types of fall-colored trees vary based on size range, colors, fruits, and flowers, yet they all have a few advantages in common. They tend to be temperature tolerant, which allows them to grow in the majority of the United States regardless of zone. The falling leaves make excellent compost material and even offer plants underneath some coverage for winter. You get a tree that will change year-round, offering a new feel and vision to your space throughout the year. When choosing trees for your landscaping, you can’t go wrong when choosing a tree with gorgeous fall colors. 

                                                       

Fall is that time of the year when the colors show their beauty in their vibrant foliage, states Tammy Sons of Garden Delights Nursery, a leading nursery shipper of plants and trees. In spring, many people start pondering over what kind of trees would bring forth that beautiful pallet of color in their yard. There is a broad diversity in the many trees that change colors with the seasons. However, Red Maple treesSugar Maple trees, and Black Gum trees are the most vibrant fall foliage.

Red Maple trees are striking in the fall months!

The leaves change from a pastel green in summer to a bright red in the fall. That is only one of the advantages of planting this tree, however. Red maple trees are beautiful trees that can thrive in all soil types. It is a solid tree that lives 70 to 80 years. Therefore it doesn't need to be replaced like other trees. When planting the red maple tree, it is essential to choose a spot with room to grow to 75 feet to reach maturity.

Sugar Maple trees are majestic against the fall sky. Their leaves will be bright orange and will undoubtedly lift the spirits of any fall enthusiast. This tree can grow up to a hundred feet tall and provide some of the most drastic colors in the fall season. They are shade tolerant, which makes them ideal for almost any yard.

Black Gum Trees, also known as tupelo trees, add several colors to fall foliage. Their leaves can be orange, scarlet, or purple. The fruit that grows in small clusters will turn a blue color. Planting this tree in acidic soil with plenty of room to grow its significant span will ensure that you get to enjoy its full beauty.

The fall season is loved by many. The weather is excellent, and things are changing. Planting trees that bring gorgeous colors are an excellent way to enjoy it. Everyone knows how planting trees benefit our earth. Perhaps planting one of these trees will spruce up your yard by bringing you vibrant fall foliage!

Vibrant Fall Colored Trees Available In Dormant Months November- April

 

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