Right Tree in the Right Place
Available space is probably the consideration most overlooked or misunderstood when deciding what tree to plant. Before you plant, it is important to know what the tree will look like as it nears maturity. Consider its height, crown spread, and root space.
Basic Spacing Guide
|Tree Size||Spacing plant massings||Min. spacing from wall of 1-story building||Min. spacing from corner of 1-story building|
|Small trees (30' or less)||6-15'||8-10'||6-8'|
|Medium trees (30-70')||30-40'||15'||12'|
|Large trees (70' or more)||40-50'||20'||15'|