Nothing lifts the soul more after a dreary winter than the first glimpse of blossom on the trees, like candyfloss clinging to the bare stems – nature’s own confetti. And there are so many trees to choose from that will provide blooms for spring. For some, the beauty lies in the foliage alone; for others, it’s delicate or striking flowers that are the stars of the show. 

Here are a few suggestions for you to explore if you’d like to plant your own blossom tree. (Be aware that certain trees will require an acid soil.)