Native trees are trees that have naturally existed in the Philippines for centuries. These are trees that are low maintenance and requires minimal water. Not to mention they are beautiful!
However, not all native trees can be planted in your backyard as most of them are tall with huge roots that can destroy your floor and roof gutter. Here are four small native trees that are perfect for your own backyard.
1. Gakakan / Maritima
4. Champaca / Champak
Since they are native to the Philippines and has adopted to the natural climate, these trees are low-maintenance and require water only during hot and dry seasons. These native trees can make your house more beautiful and greener, give out more oxygen in your surroundings, provide additional shading for your house, and do not require much water to grow. It makes your home eco-friendly.