Broadleaf Evergreen Trees
As a type of evergreen trees, broadleaf evergreen trees do not have needle-like leaves. Their leaves will be upgraded in winter by dropping the old foliage and the new leaves will come out in the next spring. If you are planning plant some broadleaf shrubs in your garden, you need to do some soil tests first before planting any trees.
There are a number of broadleaf trees you can choose for your garden. As a common tree species which have broadleaf foliage, Magnolia trees are popular trees in hundreds of gardens. They can grow up to 80 feet in height with a similar spread. They produce fragrant white blossoms in summer and dark-green foliage. They prefer well-drained soil and full sunlight conditions. Some examples of these broadleaf trees are the sweetbay and swamp magnolia trees. They can grow up to 60 feet in height and white fragrant flowers in summer.
The holly tree is another common type of broadleaf tree species. Most of them can grow up to 60 feet in height and produce dark green foliage in summer. They can grow white blossoms followed by the red delicious berry fruits. They like to grow in a condition with well-drained soil and full sunlight. Another holly species, the lusterleaf trees can grow up to 25 feet in height with glossy green foliage. They can also produce red berry fruits in autumn.
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