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15 trees you should never grow in your yard

Trees can add beauty and value to a home landscape - if you plant the right species and find the right spot for it.

15 trees you should never grow in your yard

Here are 15 trees you DON’T want to plant in the home landscape.

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1. Callery Pear
Callery Pear
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Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana) has beautiful white flowers in spring and burgundy foliage in fall. Problem is, the branching structure is inherently weak, causing all sorts of storm damage in areas with wind, snow or ice.

Also, callery pear and its most common cultivar ‘Bradford’ are considered invasive trees in many places.

The solution to most so-called pest plants is maintenance to prevent them from growing out of control.

 Here's 7 other plants and trees it's best to avoid.

 
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