Why in the world would any reputable gardening site suggest planting Royal Empress tree?
This is one of the most awful trees around. It is weak wooded and highly invasive as well as messy. If you have one, you'll have hundreds in no time and so will your neighbors!
Royal Empress Trees have some wonderful qualities, though this tree may not be for everyone.
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We suggest talking with your local garden centers or even your County Extension Office for the most suitable trees for your area.