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Guide to Different Tree Shapes for Your YardBy: Julie Day
When choosing trees to plant in your yard, it’s important to pick ones whose shape fits in with your overall design. For example, if you want something tall and thin, you’ll be much more successful if you choose a tree that naturally grows in a tall columnar shape, rather than trying to keep a wide, sprawling tree pruned into submission.
Since every tree is different, naming the shapes is something less than an exact science, but in general they tend to fall into categories. The following is a guide to the basic shapes of common landscape trees:
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