December 9

5 Trees You Should NEVER Ever Plant in Your Yard



While we at Menchhofer love all trees, we have to admit that there are some trees that just don’t really belong in yards around Indianapolis. Some of these trees are too difficult to grow, bring lots of infestations into your yard, or can make your allergies worse.

Click through for the 5 trees we don’t suggest planting in your yard. If you want to talk to us about getting a tree removed or to figure out how to fix some of the problems associated with these trees, contact us today.

1. Sweetgum

Photo Courtesy of Melissa McMasters on Flickr!

Aside from leaving pretty annoying balls all over your yard that hurt, these trees can ruin your lawn. The large root system associated with these trees can strangle your other plants as well – and sometimes can go on to ruin your foundation.

Menchhofer Tree Care

About Steve Menchhofer

Steve Menchhofer has been caring for the trees of the Indianapolis, Indiana metro area for over 40 years. Steve and his team of experienced, certified arborists are members of the International Society of Arboriculture and the Indiana Arborist Association.

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