What are the best trees to plant if you live in Tennessee?
In order to know the best trees to grow in Tennessee you first need to learn what type of trees will grow, adapt and thrive in your area. First, start by identifying the type environment and climate you live in. Next, research your areas soil specifications. Then, decide on what type of tree care maintenance your are willing to invest your time and money in.
Since Tennessee has a temperate climate with warm summers and relatively mild winters, there are numerous outstanding choices including trees that are highly adaptable to the climate. Choosing trees that are easy to establish in Tennessee’s conditions and climate will ensure that you have a landscape that is stunning and easy to maintain.
Thriving Trees for Tennessee
Planting a new tree for your residential or commercial property has a number of benefits, some of which include; increasing your property value and improving the environment.
Before you plant your new tree have a look at a few of our Tennessee favorites.
The Tennessee State tree is the Yellow Poplar, also known as the Tulip Poplar. This tree has beautiful golden foliage, grows to 70 feet in full maturity. In the best conditions, it can grow up to a full 6 feet each year. Tulip Poplar trees have gorgeous yellow fall foliage and full yellow blooms in the spring.
The Liberty Holly provides year round privacy, is fast growing, grows almost anywhere, and is easy to maintain.It is a carefree, large evergreen shrub or small tree with pyramidal growth habit and attractive, In late fall through winter the branches are smothered in bright scarlet berries that contrast strikingly with the deep green foliage.
Autumn Blaze Maple
The Autumn Blaze is the fastest growing maple, is resistant to insects and disease, has award winning foliage, and great fall color.This Maple was introduced in 1982 as a cross between the red and silver Maple to provide a stronger and more color–consistent Maple for your home. It has rapidly become a highly sought after Maple variety in the US.
The Autumn Cherry blooms in the spring and fall, has elegant white flowers, hugh double blooms, and is very adaptable. A great choice for the Tennessee weather.
Sycamore trees bloom in spring with red flowers and brown fruit seeds and is noted for fall colors. Is drought tolerant and does not like shade.The Sycamore also has beautiful white bark for winter.