Summer is here. Time for relaxing under a beautiful shade tree and spending some quality time with your friends and family. Oak and Magnolia trees are Texas favorites! They can provide plenty of shade and create a comfortable spot outdoors so that we can enjoy watching our children explore the sturdy limbs of an Oak tree. Of course, summer also means wedding season. Magnolia trees are a favorite this time of year for the beautiful fragrant flowers that are often placed behind the ear of the bride.
Oak and Magnolia Trees that Create Lifelong Memories
Oak trees are the kind of trees that can be passed down from generation to generation. At our Moon Valley Nurseries in Texas, we have the biggest oak trees that you will find anywhere. Get shade now and enjoy your yard this summer.
Guess what? You don’t even have to come to the nursery to get the best trees on earth. Just pay for it over the phone, and we can come to your house with your beautiful new Oak and Magnolia trees, and do all the work!
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Chinquapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii): Plant a specimen size Chinquapin Oak and enjoy the great shade if offers in the summer. We like how versatile these trees are. They can be planted as a shade tree, street tree, privacy tree, and more. It is deciduous, so in the spring and summer it can block the sunlight, and once the leaves drop, it can let in the sunshine.
Monterrey Oak (Quercus polymorpha): Also known as the Mexican Oak, this Texas native features a spreading canopy that can produce dense shade. Plant a specimen size tree and have a picnic in the shade, under a beautiful tree. They have exotic-looking green foliage that can block the sun in the summer. When it drops its leaves, it can let the light in during the winter. They have a long life so that generations upon generations can enjoy this great family tree. Minimal care required!
Shumard Red Oak (Quercus shumardii): This long-lived tree offers beautiful fall color when the leaves turn to a brilliant red to a red-orange color. Of course, we are in the summer, and here is even better news; it features a canopy that is capable of blocking sunlight in the summer, creating plenty of shade. Plant one in your yard so that the entire family can enjoy this beauty. They are also excellent street trees that can add curb appeal.
Southern Live Oak (Quercus virginiana): This is the Mighty Oak of the South, so it fits right at home in any Houston yard. This is a clean shade tree with dense dark green foliage that can make plenty of shade in your yard. This is one of those trees that can create lifelong memories. It features sturdy limbs for attaching a tire swing for hours of fun. Children and the young at heart will love climbing and will be exploring a specimen size Live Oak. This hardy evergreen tolerates windy conditions and drought, too.
Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana): This is one of the most popular flowering trees in the United States! It produces a spectacular sight when the bloom of beautiful pink and white, saucer-like flowers appear. Yards are instantly transformed with fragrant flowers, and this tree can make shade, too, so kick back and bask in the beauty. Homeowners and landscapers alike talk about how easy they are to grow and establish. Plant them in a location with full sun exposure and enjoy.
Teddy Bear Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Southern Charm’): Plant this southern charmer and get ready to enjoy the beautiful sight of large, fragrant, creamy white flowers! People love this dwarf Southern Magnolia for their pleasantly scented flowers and because they are easily kept smaller so they can fit in tighter spaces. We like to plant them for privacy and for the shade that they can make. These trees thrive in a sunny location in your landscape.
Little Gem Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Little Gem’): Glossy green leaves and large, fragrant white blossoms make this a standout tree in any Houston landscape. It can grow a wide-spreading canopy that provides plenty of shade so that you can relax outdoors in comfort. As the common name implies, it can stay small, so it is an excellent fit for tighter spaces. An ideal lawn tree or street tree!
Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora): Plant this green beauty in your yard and bask in the wonderful scent of the creamy white, fragrant flowers! Buy one at specimen size and enjoy an evergreen with glossy green leaves and a canopy that can create plenty of shade! These trees are also very clean, so feel free to plant them near pools and patios so that you can feel comfortable no matter how bright the sun can get.