Re: [gardeners] Need tree suggestions

David G. Smith (
Sat, 30 Jan 1999 06:25:33 -0500

Maybe a dwarf pear?  I think pear trees are interesting in winter.  The
branches grow in such a distinctive way.

I'm sure that's the last suggestion I have.


At 11:09 PM 1/29/99 -0500, you wrote:
>Harry, nyet indeed -- my redbud is at least 30 ft high, and 20 ft
>Would you like a pair of pink dogwoods? No, they'd probably end up
>too tall. However, what about a magnolia BUSH, not tree..? They have 
>a multiple base  -- I guess I mean a shrub centered base, with many
>branches growing upwards like a true shrub. Then there's weigelia --
>that grows to 6 or 8 ft in height. Rose of Sharon (Althea)..? That would
>give you height for your Christmas lights.
>Penny, NY
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