Who does not like to settle under the leafy, cool shade of a well-kept tree? Yes, the trees are true oases in the urban landscape. They refresh, guarantee a significant improvement of the air and still serve as shelter for birds and small animals.
So why not have a tree in the garden or on the house sidewalk? Have you ever thought about it? Today's post brings a comprehensive guide to help you choose the right tree for your driveway, as well as the care and recommendations you need to make it not a problem. Follow with us:
Tips and important tips for having a tree in the garden or sidewalk
1. Size and roots
The size of the tree is one of the first things you should keep in mind. Preferably choose small and medium sized trees that are at most ten meters high. Fast growing garden trees are also indicated, so you get the most of the ornamental value of the species in no time.
Another important detail that you should watch out for are the roots of the chosen tree. Some species have deep roots that can compromise water networks, sewage and gas pipelines. While other species usually overlap, it may even tear the sidewalk.
2. Care and maintenance
Small trees and fast growth are those that require less maintenance and care with pruning and cleaning, for example.
An important care when choosing the sidewalk tree is to look for species that do not have leaves, flowers or poisonous fruits. Another recommendation is to get away from trees with thorns, brittle wood or superficial and invasive roots.
Taking proper care you can enjoy the beauty of a tree at the door of home, without worrying about hurting someone or harming the physical structure of the sidewalk.
3. Environmental license
Finally, it is important to check with the City Hall of the city where you live the types of trees authorized for planting in sidewalk. Some prefectures establish species according to the municipal urban project.
Planting, pruning or clearing trees without the consent of the City Hall can result in high fines. Therefore, it does not cost anything to go there and be informed of the necessary requirements. Not to mention that a large part of municipal municipalities have nurseries with tree seedlings for donation.
Get to know 60 species of fast-growing, small-sized trees that are ideal for planting in gardens or sidewalks:
Tree for garden: know species and examples to use in the outdoor area
Picture 1 - Of yellow flowers that bloom in the winter, the Acacia is an excellent option to leave the house florida even in the cold months of the year.
Picture 2 - Acacia is a medium-sized tree and can be planted under wires, since its growth does not reach more than the seven meters of height.
Picture 3 - The maple tree is an excellent option for those looking for a kind of high ornamental value.
Picture 4 - Relative of the Maple Tree, Canada's symbolic tree, the maple tree is indicated for planting in cold regions, enchanting them all with their reddish leaves.
Picture 5 - Want a small tree? Bet on the Privet, this species does not exceed three meters in height.
Picture 6 - Very common in the south of the country, the Privet is characterized by white flowering.
Image 7 - These flowers, including, that can cause allergy in people sensitive to pollen.
Picture 8 - Consider the beauty of the aroeira to decorate your sidewalk.
Image 9 - The aroeira, typical of colder regions, is widely used as a medicinal plant.
Picture 10 - How about a tree of red flowers and exotic format? The Candelabrum is a great suggestion; the species grows little reaching at most four to six meters high.
Image 11 - The name Chandelier comes from the format of the flowers of the tree.
Image 12 - Walking through the streets most likely you have come across a tree like that; she goes by the name of Cássia do Nordeste.
Image 13 - Cássia do Nordeste is very popular and frequently used for urban landscaping.
Picture 14 - In Japan there is even one day to contemplate this tree; Do you know her? The Cherry Tree.
Picture 15 - The cherry tree has pink flowers and is very ornamental; it is common for this species to reach at least six meters in height.
Cinnamon is another species that can be cultivated in gardens, but attention because it grows fast and can reach up to 20 meters in height.
Image 17 - Cinnamomo is cultivated ornamentally in several countries of the world.
Image 18 - If you look for a kind of tree that is, besides beautiful, very aromatic, then you will be enchanted by the Lady of the Night.
Image 19 - The Night Lady, also known as Night Jasmine, is mainly used as a hedge.
Image 20 - When looking at this species you soon realize why the name "bottle brush".
Image 21 - The exotic and exuberant shape of the Bottle Brush places it as one of the best options for sidewalk or garden trees.
Image 22 - What stands out in this other species, the Flamboyant, is the gradual change in the color of its leaves that go from green to red.
If you want a tree that brings good shade and is resistant to heat, then bet on Flamboyant.
Picture 24 - If you want a tree that brings good shade and is resistant to heat, then bet on Flamboyant.
Image 25 - Hibiscus flowers vary greatly in shade ranging from white to red, with variations of yellow and orange.
Image 26 - The one that you are seeing below is the Ipê, a tree very used in urban landscaping and that can reach up to seven meters in height.
Image 27 - Between January and May, the flowers of Ipê give a true show of beauty coloring the sky with its bright and cheerful colors.
Image 28 - My rosewood foot ... From medium to large the Jacaranda impresses with the delicate lilac of its flowers.
Image 29 - Jacaranda develops best in temperate regions.
Picture 30 - Scented and very ornamental, the Jasmine Mango is another species of tree for sidewalk that will leave you in love.
Image 31 - The Manga Jasmine can grow between four and eight feet in height.
Image 32 - Have you heard of Kaizuka? But surely you have already seen it, it is a coniferous species that grows twisted, much appreciated in the landscaping of gardens and outdoor areas.
Image 33 - Kaizuka can be cultivated in isolation or forming groups and lines.
Image 34 - Manacá da Serra is another popular species that is successful in the urban scene.
Image 35 - Manacá da Serra can reach up to six meters in height.
Image 36 - And its flowers pass through three hues depending on maturity: white, pink and purple.
Picture 37 - Now think of a tree of delicate flowers; This tree is the Bridegroom.
Image 38 - Of small size, the Noivinha does not reach to reach three meters of height, being, therefore, very suitable for the planting in sidewalks.
Picture 39 - Do you know that special green touch that you always wanted to give to the facade of your house? You can do this with a kind of tree called Oiti, the intense green of the leaves is what stands out in this tree, since it does not have flowering.
Image 40 - But attention to the growth of Oiti, it can reach easily the ten meters in height.
Image 41 - And how about growing an olive tree in the garden of the house? You thought you had fresh olives in the yard?
Image 42 - The only drawback of Oliveira is that its root is deep, with about six meters, which can compromise subterranean pipes.
Picture 43 - This one you know: it is the Palm Windmill; including most of the species of Palmeira are indicated for cultivation on sidewalks.
Image 44 - Very ornamental, the Palm Windmill can reach ten meters in height.
Image 45 - You do not have to walk too far to find one of these: Pata de Vaca; very ornamental, this tree with white and pink flowers has leaves in an unusual shape that really resemble cow's feet.
Image 46 - Pata de Vaca is also popularly known for believing that tea from its leaves is a natural treatment for diabetes.
Image 47 - Already the highlight of this other species, Pau Fava, are its yellow flowers in bunch.
Image 48 - Use the Fava Wood without fear on the sidewalk, since the tree does not exceed eight meters in height.
Image 49 - Very popular in Brazil, Quaresmeira received this name precisely because it flourished in the period of Lent, between the months of February and April.
Image 50 - To reach ten meters in height, the Quaresmeira is the ideal tree for those looking for a good shade.
Image 51 - The Extreme or Resedá is another popular species in urban landscaping, being able to reach up to eight meters in height.
Image 52 - The pink flowers of the Resedá are a spectacle to the part.
Do not want to plant directly on the sidewalk? You can opt for a large vase for your tree; the species suggested here is the Angel Trumpet.
Picture 54 - The name Trumpet of Angel is not the toa, just to look at the tree already gives to realize the reason of the name.
Image 55 - A tree that loves sunshine laden with lush leaves; this is Figueira, another species very common in Brazilian urban landscapes.
Image 56 - The genus Ficus, which the Figueira belongs to, is one of the majors of the real kingdom.
Image 57 - How about planting a fruit tree on your sidewalk? It could be an orange walk.
Image 58 - Pear.
Image 59 - Or maybe an apple tree?
Image 60 - In addition to being beautiful, these trees still provide fruit at home in the yard.