Top 5 trees to plant recommended for Dallas, TX recommended by High Quality Landscape Services
- Red Oak-Durable, long lived shade tree. Beautiful fall color with leaf loss in the winter. Grows up to 90ft. with a 50ft. canopy. Drought resistant and freeze hardy. Grows up to 2ft. per year. Grows well in our alkaline limestone soil. The acorns from this tree are a great food source for numerous birds and animals.
- Chinese Pistache-Another drought tolerant and freeze resistant shade tree with beautiful fall color with leaf loss in the winter. Grows up to 35ft. with a 25ft. canopy. Native tree to Central and Western China.
- Live Oak-Shade tree that keeps its leaves year round. Drought and freeze tolerant. Grows up to 80ft. tall and 70ft. wide. Needs regular pruning. The Texas Forest Service found one in Texas that is estimated to be between 1000-2000 years old!
- Lace Bark Elm-Shade tree that is drought tolerant. Decorative, smooth exfoliating bark has a beautiful cinnamon color. Grows up to 60ft. tall and 70ft. wide. In the fall, this tree produces interesting yellow and reddish-purple leaves. The flowers of this tree are used to treat fevers.
- Yaupon Holly tree-Slow growing ornamental tree that stays green year round. Drought tolerant. Grows up to 25ft. tall with an 18ft. canopy. Female produces berries, the male does not. Most trees for sale are female. Only native tree in North America that contains caffeine.
For the BEST results, plant only from container grown stock