Best Small Flowering Trees
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Chelsi Abbott, technical advisor for the Davey Institute, shares everything there is to know about small flowering trees, such as which ones she recommends for low maintenance and which ones you should stay away from. She also shares some advice for planting a tree this spring and how to make it thrive. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Flowering trees Chelsi recommends (1:08)
    • Kousa Dogwood (2:12)
    • Catalpa (4:03)
    • Japanese Lilac (6:20)
    • Partridge Pea (6:51)
      • Grafted trees (7:22)
    • Hydrangea (12:26)
    • Fringetree (13:37)
    • Redbud (14:40)
  • Rose of Sharon (8:18)
  • Trees that can cause trouble (9:17)
  • Mulberry (16:08)
  • Spring planting season (16:57)
    • Watering (18:37)
    • Mulching (19:49)
    • Fertilizing (21:38)
  • Chelsi's job as a technical advisor (22:57)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about small trees for small spaces, read our blog, Best Dwarf Trees for Small Space Landscaping (Flowering and More).
To learn more about Dogwood trees, read our blog, Do I have a Flowering Dogwood Tree?

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