Seaside Gardening Guide

See what’s growing in these enchanting spaces by the sea.

5 Trees to Plant by the Sea

What works (and what doesn't) when it comes to planting trees by the shore.

Yaupon holly
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Yaupon holly

Plant: Yaupon holly
These red berry–sprouting evergreen shrubs stand up to salt and moisture, and are even more wind resistant when cultivated in groups.

Reconsider: Carolina laurelcherry
These trees sport similar features to the Yaupon holly, but their low wind resistance and toxic berries make them less appealing.

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