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Plants perfect for Colorado
Colorado inhabitants on the look out for fast growing trees to add a shade canopy to their residential landscape, or hardy trees and shrubs that offer a plate of vibrant color will find it all at Fast Growing Trees Nursery wherever you live from the mountains to the Metro area.
The Centennial State enjoys a range of varied topography and elevation, which is an important consideration when you are designing your natural landscape. Because you want to maximize your tree’s growth and survival chances with the minimum of maintenance, trees should be chosen to match your residential site’s soil types, temperatures and moisture and light levels.
The Norway and Dwarf Alberta Spruce are great for Colorado’s colder regions, while the Gingko, White Dogwood and Jane Magnolia can add a palate of color to the milder regions. Don’t forget the Scarlet and Crimson Maples when you want a blaze of fall color in your garden. Colorado fruit growers will love our Gala Apples, Black Tartarian Cherries, Key Limes and Red Haven Peaches.
If you’re looking to increase the privacy of your property, consider planting a row of Thuja Emerald Green, Cryptomeria Radicans or Drought Free Evergreens. These fast growing, feathery evergreens will enhance the beauty of your property’s boundary with their year-round dark green color, while adding a sense of security.
Whether you live in the Mountains, Foothills, Eastern Plains, Western Slope, Front Range, Palmer Divide or the Denver Metro Area, at the Fast Growing Trees Nursery we have trees and shrubs to suit your needs.
Seitz is Colorado’s state soil. This mixture of organic matter and clay loam is found covering 350,000 acres. This type of soil has good drainage and is ideal for growing tress and shrubs. Other soil types include clay or sandy soil with poor drainage.
Colorado natural landscapes are often a mixture of hardy shade trees and flowering trees and shrubs that thrive in the Centennial State as well as fruit trees and evergreens. Choosing trees that can adapt to your climate zone and soil types with make your landscaper easier to care for.