8 Trees to Beautify Your Front Yard

Red Buckeye 

Hummingbirds flock to early spring red blossoms. This tree is ideal for wildlife gardens. 

Minnesota Strain Redbud

Tough and elegant, this redbud has it everything. Pink blooms precede leaves in spring, while brown seedpods shine in fall. 

Crape Myrtle

Crape myrtle, the Southern lilac, has lengthy blossom clusters that unfold in a rainbow of colors. Elegant branching gives the tree a powerful front yard presence.  

Little Volunteer Tulip Tree

Southern farmers planted tulip poplars near their homes to see their yellow tulip-like blossoms from second-story windows. 

Slender Hinoki False Cypress

Discover the evergreen tree for any yard. Slender and 15 feet tall, this beauty spreads 5 feet. With drooping tips, arching branches are lovely. 

American Holly

A natural plant, serviceberry blooms in April. Birds love the black berries once the white blossoms fade. Fall strikes with vivid color. 

Pineapple Guava

A fantastic front yard tree, this tropical fruit has beautiful spring blossoms, tasty fruits, and dramatic gray-green leaves.


Sculptural branching, chartreuse flowers, and bright orange fruit make this tree stand out. Leaves provide summer shade.