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Best Trees for Low Allergens

Top Trees for Low Allergens
Trees purify the air we breathe by taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. But if you have allergies, you may not be on friendly terms with trees during certain seasons of the year. We've selected a few of our favorites that are less likely to tickle your nose and will look great in your landscape. Stop by and our garden gurus will show you additional options.
Crape Myrtle 'Tuscarora'
Crape Myrtle ‘Tuscarora’
  • Deciduous tree with an upright, rounded habit
  • Glossy, dark green foliage turns orange-red in fall
  • Clusters of coral-pink flowers in summer
  • Use as specimen, background, container plant,
    or mass planting
  • 15’-20’ tall | 12’-15’ wide
  • Water-wise, deer resistant
  • Full sun
Crape Myrtles
Elm ‘Emerald Sunshine’
Elm ‘Emerald Sunshine’
  • Deciduous tree with an upright, vase-shaped habit
  • Bronze new growth ages to a deep green
  • Yellow foliage in fall
  • 35’ tall | 25’ wide
  • Full sun
Raywood Ash
Raywood Ash
  • Deciduous tree with a compact, rounded habit
  • Purple-red foliage in fall
  • Use as shade, street, lawn, or group planting
  • 45’-60’ tall | 30’-40’ wide
  • Deer Resistant
  • Full sun
Raywood Ash
Queen Palm
Queen Palm
  • Evergreen palm with an exceptionally straight trunk
  • Arching, glossy, bright green, 10’-15’ long leaves
  • Gorgeous around swimming pools
  • 50’ tall | 20’-25’ wide
  • Sensitive to temperatures below 25°F
  • Full sun
Queen Palm
Red Maple ‘Autumn Blaze’
Red Maple ‘Autumn Blaze’
  • Deciduous tree with an upright, oval habit
  • Palmate green foliage turns orange-red in fall
  • Use as lawn, park, or street tree
  • 50’-60’ tall | 40’ wide
  • Full sun
Red Maple 'Autumn Blaze'
Coastal Redwood ‘Aptos Blue’
Coastal Redwood ‘Aptos Blue’
  • Evergreen tree with a dense, pyramidal habit
  • Soft, blue-green foliage hangs from horizontal branches
  • Use as screen or specimen plant
  • 50’-90’ tall | 15’-30’ wide
  • Deer resistant
  • Full sun
Coastal Redwood 'Aptos Blue'
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