Enjoy The Splendor Of Fall With These Colorful Trees
Fall is all about color. As days become shorter and the air cools, the colors of the leaves explode. Yellows, oranges, reds and purples combine for a kaleidoscope of color only nature can provide. Here is a list of some of our favorite trees for fall color.
Tilia cordata – Littleleaf Linden
A wonderful tree for large lawns, streets or parks, this tree has a heart-shaped for as well as heart-shapes leaves. The white spring flower attracts butterflies. The fall color Is a brilliant yellow.
Prunus x yedoensis – Yoshino Cherry
Known for the stunning light pink flowers that line the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC each spring, it also offers a lovely shade of orange for the fall.
Acer rubrum – Red Maple
Throughout the year most people as why this tree is called the Red Maple. They are answered when the leaves turn a crimson red in the fall.
Acer saccharum – Sugar Maple
Not only does this tree give us maple syrup for our breakfast, it also gives us amazing shades of yellow and orange foliage.
Cornus kousa – Kousa Dogwood
A perfect tree for the home garden, the fall color of burgundy red book end the year with the creamy white flowers in the spring.
Ginkgo biloba – Maidenhair Tree
One of the oldest plant specie on earth! A perfect tree for urban settings and one to look forward to each fall with a very interesting yellow-green color.
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