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The List: Our top 10 autumn trees

Trees for autumn colour

Autumn is the time to head down to the local nursery and chose your autumn foliage tree before it loses its leaves. You could also go down to the park and check out some of the autumn foliage there, then note the ones you like and check whether they'll fit. Here are our favourite autumn foliage trees:

Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) 'Senkaki' 'Sango Kaku'

Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum)

Crepe Myrtles - (Lagerstroemia indica, Indian Summer Range)

Cercis 'Forrest Pansy'

Pyrus 'Bradford', 'Chanticleer', 'Capital'

Gingko biloba

Pistacia chinensis

Liquidambar styraciflua

Chinese tallow tree (Sapium sebiferum) 

Golden ash (Fraxinus excelsior 'Aurea') 

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Author: Graham Ross