Whether you have a small yard or even a small patio space, it is still possible for you to grow these majestic trees. Dwarf trees add depth, and colour and can spark interest in your garden. Here are a few dwarf trees to consider growing in your garden.

Dwarf river birch tree

This highly ornamental multi-branched tree only grows over 170 cm tall making it ideal for your small yard. They work well as hedge trees with their interesting branches, bark, and gorgeous leaves.

Dwarf river birch trees are also an excellent option for most soil types and shade rain gardens. These trees are highly adaptable and can thrive in a range of conditions, from full sun to part shade.

Dwarf river birch tree river side.

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Dwarf magnolia

While most gardeners might think of native magnolias as large majestic trees, several dwarf selections fit well in small space gardens. The Small dwarf magnolia tree is a great addition.

It is very adaptable and easy to grow. Your tree will prefer well-drained ground but can be drought-tolerant once established. There are many variations to these dwarf magnolia trees, all with different coloured leaves of pink, white and yellowish leaves.

 Dwarf magnolia tree with pinkish-white flowers,

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Japanese camellia tree

Sometimes known as the Camellia sinensis tree. These evergreen little trees with dark green leaves, which bloom lush red flowers in mid-spring are the perfect addition to your collection. Their breathtaking flowers appear from late winter throughout mid-spring.

They are frost-hardy plants and are suitable for cold winter conditions. Their dark green, lustrous, leathery leaves continue to be attractive throughout the winter months.

Camellia flower with fallen leaves during late autumn

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The pink velour crape myrtle dwarf

A popular choice for accentuating most gardens. The blooms on the pink velour dwarf tree are a sight to behold. Their dark burgundy to pinkish colour will turn heads. Regarded as one of the most colourful variations because of its bright magenta-pink flowers, they are also good as tall flowering hedges. Let these sun-loving easy-to-grow trees thrive in your garden.

The pink velour crape myrtle dwarf blooming with pink foliage

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Dwarf Japanese maple

Dwarf Japanese maples are excellent choices as they can fit in small spaces. They can be used as miniature garden trees to provide dynamic contrast throughout your garden. You can also grow these trees in containers and place them on your patio. Just place the plants in full sun to appreciate their beauty as they grow.

Dwarf Japanese maples (green and pink), growing in full sun in a landscaped oriental garden.

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Your garden does not have to have towering trees to be considered beautiful. Even these tiny dwarf trees can add contrast and character to your garden.


Miniature plants for an enchanting small garden

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