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Some selections still standing after major storm within the 20 to 35 foot range include crape myrtles, hollies, red bud, sand live oaks, tree ligustrums and winged elms.
When it was built around 1830, the lovely Labatut House sat far back from the Mississippi with an allée of live oaks leading from the river to the house.
My durable tree list includes live oaks, sweet gums, crape myrtles, magnolias, sycamores, ligustrums, winged elms, bald cypress and most palms.
For shade, Béchard-Butman suggests planting the slow growing Florida live oak, or Black ironwood (Krugeodendrum ferrum), which is a sturdy hardwood, as its name suggests.
Good foliage to gild should be thick and hold its shape well, such as magnolia, holly, pine, fir, juniper, palm fronds, boxwood, live oak and others.
Runners and joggers wind through a scenic course below the Park's historic live oaks.
Deer, bobcats, minks, otters, red wolves and black fox squirrels hide among live oak, palmetto and pine.
Many Metroplex homeowner associations require two shade trees in each front yard, and live oaks are high on their lists.
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