5 Fruit Trees You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

Who doesn’t want to have a fruit tree in their yard? Apart from providing valuable shade, fresh air, and beauty, fruit trees provide food while relaxing under them. That’s everything you could need from a tree. However, before planting a fruit tree in your yard, you should know that some of them will bring so many drawbacks to the fruits. You may even decide to remove them at some point. Before you get to this point, the best way is to avoid planting them.

Fruit trees you should never plant

They can interfere with your sidewalks, pipe, and sewer system with their shallow roots. To avoid future trouble, here are the five trees you should never plant in your yard.

White Mulberry

White Mulberry produces fruits that only the birds will feast on. The tree leaves a mess in the yard when birds come to enjoy the fruits, leaving their debris.

The white mulberries are also invasive and make it hard for other plants and trees to grow near its surroundings. Worst, the male while mulberry produces allergy-inducing pollen grains that could be a headache if you have the allergy.

Bradford Pear

A tall tree that can grow up to 30 feet with a weak branch structure is a recipe for disaster and headache for the city dwellers. The branches of the Bradford Pear easily break without warning. This happens just within 2 decades after planting it.

It is also too large and wide and can easily overpower an average yard. As a result, you cannot plant anything, even flowers beneath it.

Java Plum

Also known as the Janum tree, the Java Plum has a rapid growth rate and thrives in the tropical weather. In just 40 years, it can reach a full height of 50 feet. This tree has evergreen leaves with the smell of turpentine. It is also large and wide and can take a maximum of 36-foot space in the yard.

During the fruit season, it gets heavily loaded with green fruits that turn red to black when fully ripe. The fruits drop everywhere near the surrounding and also invites the birds for months during the fruity season. These birds add more debris to the falling leaves, branches, and fruits.

Ginkgo Biloba

Towering up to an impressive 80 feet tall, the Ginkgo Biloba tree will overwhelm your yard. It produces fruits that mess the whole yard, patio, and lawn. Its pollen grains attract pests such as silkworms, and in a short time, you will share your homeownership with these irritating insects. Its massive height is also a source of worry during a storm when its branches fall.

Callery Pear

Just like the Bradford Pear, the Callery Pear is weak and prone to splitting without any warning. A little storm and heavy wind are enough to cause havoc in your backyard and nearby properties. For safety reasons, keep this tree far away from your home.

Call Imperial Tree Removal Service service for a free estimate @ (650) 200-4153.