Garden trees with beautiful autumnal coloring

Autumn leaf

With the arrival of autumn, the trees begin to change the color of their leaves. Some dress in Red, others in yellow, giving a different touch to the place where they are.

This time we will see three trees with spectacular autumnal coloration, easy to maintain, which will brighten our eyes with their magnificent autumnal costumes.

Red maple


One of them is the Acerbetter known as Red maple by the color that its leaves acquire in autumn, before falling. Native to North America, it can reach a height of twenty-five meters. It has a medium growth during the first years. As he gains height and strength, his growth rate speeds up a bit.

It is an ideal tree for temperate or even cold climates, with frosts down to -32º. Avoid dry climates, since it does not withstand drought and the lack of environmental humidity can harm it.

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo biloba

The Ginkgo biloba It is a tree that, throughout its history, has proven to be a very resistant species to … practically everything. Originally from Asia, it was already inhabiting the Earth when the dinosaurs appeared. Therefore, it is considered a living fossil. It has a slow growth during the first years. Can measure

Suitable for a wide variety of climates, but prefers temperate to cold climates.

Katsura Tree

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

The Cercidiphyllum japonicum known as Katsura Tree, It is a tree native to China and Japan. It has a rather fast growth, with an approximate height of about twelve meters. It resists strong frosts. Do not place in full sun if we live in an area where the insolation is strong.

Suitable for temperate climates. It prefers acidic soils, but can grow in alkaline or neutral.

Image – Periosis, Philly Tree Map, Diary of garden, Blue River Nursery

More information – Japanese maple, the jewel of the garden

Garden trees with beautiful autumnal coloring

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