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Whether it’s the sugar maple in your neighborhood with the stunning yellow leaves, or the mottled mountain ranges with more colors than you can count, Georgia’s fall foliage is a sight to behold!
If you’re interested in creating a seasonal spectacle in your own backyard, check out this list of the best trees to plant for decoration in Georgia.
Maple trees are the poster children for fall color. Depending on the species, they can range from brilliant reds to deep golden yellows, and everything in between. Maples come in a wide variety, so you can pick what works best for your yard.
Shumard oaks are hardy and adaptable, making them a popular landscaping choice in neighborhoods, city streets, and parks alike. The fact that they show off dappled oranges and yellows in the fall is just a bonus!
Though the gumballs can be a nuisance, many find them a small price to pay for the beautiful reds, oranges, purples, and yellows the sweetgum tree turns in the fall.
The dogwood is known for its lovely white and pink flowers in the spring, but did you know these trees also offer some gorgeous color in the fall? In addition to bright red berries, dogwood leaves turn a deep reddish-purple as the weather grows colder.
With their uniquely-shaped leaves, ginko trees are already a statement piece. But in the fall, those fan-like leaves turn a uniform light yellow, making them even more beautiful to look at.
Sassafras trees also have pretty unique leaves, shaped like little mittens. Any given sassafras tree may turn yellow, orange, red, or even purple in the fall, making for a fun colorful surprise.
The native black tupelo tree offers an especially spectacular fall display. You’ll find yellows, oranges, reds, purples, and more all on the same tree – often all on the same branch!
River birches are beloved for their white and grey peeling bark, but are also adored for their golden yellow leaves in the fall.
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