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tree for shade for social space

 
Ronaldo Montoya
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Hi, which tree would you recommend that generate shade for a social space?

Im looking for a tree to put it in front of a rural house , i need that the tree look beautiful and generate shade.

Im in an arid tropical environment.

any idea?



 
Bill McGee
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Mango?
 
John Saltveit
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I would think about an avocado. Obviously, you don't want coconuts, because they're too heavy and could hurt someone. They don't shout before they hit. What about Flor de Jamaica hibiscus, creating the highest antioxidant tea flowers?
John S
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