10 of the Best Trees and Shrubs for Beautiful Fall Color

10 of the Best Trees for Beautiful Fall Color

Would you love to create a fall oasis in your backyard?

Are you looking to add some fall color to your landscape?

Fall is almost here and it is the season of color. Make the most out of this charming season by planting the following beautiful fall color trees and shrubs.

  1. Gingkos – These trees will add the perfect pop of yellow to your yard in the fall. If you are looking for tips on how to grow your very own gingko tree, please visit, 5 Tips on Planting Gingko Trees.
  2. Smoketree – This shrub can be pruned into a small tree that will start its show with yellow flowers in June. By the time fall comes around the leaves will turn a gorgeous orange red or yellow.
  3. Witch Hazel – This fall must have comes in colors of red, orange and even gold and can grow up to 12 feet tall. For tips on growing witch hazel, please see, How to Grow Witch Hazel In Sandy Soil.
  4. Pomegranate – If you live a warm winter area you are in luck for growing a pomegranate shrub. The shrub can be trimmed into a small tree and some varieties can provide you with editable fruits in the fall.
  5. Blueberries – Blueberry bushes aren’t just for creating summer picking memories. After the berries have been picked this bush puts in a delightful fall show.
  6. Sugar Maple – This fall must have offers delightful orange, red and even yellow leaves during the fall.
  7. Dogwood – Not only does a dogwood tree look beautiful in the fall but it is also a great tree to have in your yard if you are an allergy sufferer.
  8. Stewartia – Here is a tree that not only looks great in the fall, but also all year long.
  9. Amur Maple – If you are looking to add a small tree to your yard with lots of color, look no further. This small tree shines with bright red leaves all year long.
  10. Sumac – Our last fall must have is the top notch shrub sumac. This fall favorite produces some of the brightest red colors you’ll see all season.

For helpful tips on growing trees make sure to view What Every Gardener Needs To Know About Growing Trees.

Your Turn
Do you have a favorite tree or shrub for its color in the fall?

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