According to real estate agents, when done correctly, sharp landscaping can add as much as 20% to a property’s value. And planting a fast-growing tree is a great way to get started.
If your yard is small, choose a tree that will not grow too big and overwhelm the yard. On the other hand, sycamores are excellent shade trees for a large yard and grow very fast, up to 5-6 feet per year.
Finally, don’t forget the attraction of fruit trees. Not only will they add visually to the yard, they should produces fruit by the second year.