While the tree is drought-tolerant and will handle dry soil well, the vibrant reds and oranges will be at their best under ideal conditions. Dwarf Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii ‘Kotobuki’): Fully winter hardy to -20 degrees F, this needled evergreen reaches just 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide. They can be distinguished from other conifers as their needles grow in small bundles, and they produce attractive seed cones that can persist for many years. If you still need some convincing that this plant is one of the best indoor palm trees out there, the tree also does best in indirect sunlight. Its tapered form means it’s a great “exclamation point” accent plant for smaller landscapes. Dwarf Japanese maples are excellent choices as they can fit in small spaces. When it comes to dwarf evergreen trees, ‘Chalet’ has so much to offer! The tree has a compact, dense form, and stays small, making it ideal for a specimen or screen planting. It is also one of the flowering trees and produces yellow flowers in late spring. The upright candles of new growth in the spring, coupled with its narrow growth habit, make ‘Kotobuki’ an excellent choice for containers and small gardens. Elkins Dwarf is a beautiful rare conifer commonly called a dense dwarf white pine. Like other balsam firs, this compact selection has dark green needles and densely packed branches. Dwarf trees make excellent landscaping choices, especially for small yards. Plant has an upright shape. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 32 inches (80 cm) tall and 36 inches (100 cm) wide, and annual growth rate of 3 to 4 inches (7.5 - 10 cm). It has a thick, pyramidal form that never has you reaching for your pruning shears, and ‘Green Penguin’ is hardy to -40 degrees F. Maximum height is 6 feet with a width equal to half its height.