A crepe myrtle tree producing colorful flowers during summer.

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A crepe myrtle tree producing colorful flowers during summer.

By Liz Baessler Who doesn’t want trees in their yard? As long as you have the space, trees are a wonderful addition to the garden or landscape. There is such a range of trees, however, that it can be a little overwhelming trying to pick the right species for your situation. If your climate has particularly hot and dry summers, a lot of possible trees are pretty much out. That doesn’t mean you have no options, though. Keep reading to learn more about growing and choosing zone 9 trees with low water needs. Growing Zone 9 Drought Tolerant Trees Here are a few good drought tolerant trees for zone 9 gardens and landscapes: Sycamore – Both California and Western sycamores are hardy in zones 7 through 10. They are fast growing and branch out nicely, making them good drought tolerant shade trees. Cypress – Leyland, Italian, and Murray cypress trees

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