patio trees for back yard. Will it work in high desert?
trees incorporated as part of the patio
crepe myrtle as patio tree
adding trees to patio area to create dimensions
for your patio. What makes an ideal tree for a patio or other moderate-size outdoor living area? Generally you’ll want a plant that’s on the small side, good looking when you sit near or under it, well groomed without need for frequent pruning or litter sweep-up, and not requiring frequent pruning or other
For a patio tree, depending on your space, you can choose a crepe myrtle with a single trunk or multiple trunks. Beware if you live in a cool coastal climate, where mildew often strikes the foliage and flowers so severely, you probably should make another choice for a prominent role on the patio.5 B