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Plants perfect for Ohio
If you are a resident of the Buckeye State and you are looking to enhance the natural beauty of your residential landscape, increase your privacy or create some shady spots in your garden, come to the Fast Growing Trees Nursery. Whichever region of Ohio you call home – Huron-Erie Lake Planes, the Central Lowland, the Appalachian Plateau, the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau or the Interior Low Plateau–you can rest assured that we will help you will find trees, shrubs and evergreens to suit your climate and geography.
The Best Trees for Planting in Ohio
Ohio lies in the humid continental zone which means it has a generally mild climate. Winters can be very cold and summers are relatively mild in the eastern highlands. The southern regions have warmer temperatures and a longer growing season.
Fast growing trees for colder climate zones are easy to find at the fast Growing Tree Nursery. Hardy favorites are the Lombardy and Hybrid Poplar, which make great windbreakers, the colorful Quaking Aspen and our range of red Maples. If you want a tree that is great for planting in rows to form a staunch windbreaker or to increase privacy, check out our Juniper ‘Wichita Blue’. This unusual plant has year round blue-grey foliage and makes a great hedgerow plant.
Our range of fast growing evergreens offer privacy, protection from harsh winds and provide a beautiful solution for marking property boundaries. Choose from Thuja Emerald Green or American Holly. These hardy evergreens will soon form a living wall to protect and enhance your residential property.
If you want to add a splash of color, our robust snowball bush will provide huge clusters of creamy-white flowers from early summer and the Purple Lilac is another colorful hedge option. If you live in Ohio’s warmer regions, you can also plant any of our Crape Myrtles and Azaleas.
A Large Variety of Trees for Ohio
Wherever your location in the Buckeye State, from Toledo to Portsmouth or Cincinnati to Euclid, our tree options provide something for every taste and climate zone throughout the state. You can count on our experts to help you find the perfect trees and shrubs for you.
Ohio’s state tree is the Ohio Buckeye which grows between 60 to 80 feet tall and produces palmate leaves and pale yellow flowers and dark brown buckeye nuts.
Miamian is the official state soil of the Buckeye State. This dark brown silt loam is very well drained and occurs in more than 750,000 acres throughout Ohio. This is a very productive soil and is used for cultivating soybeans and corn. It is also good for growing trees and shrubs.
Ohio natives have homes surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United States. A combination of native trees, dense shade tress and colorful shrubs makes Ohio residential landscapes a joy to behold. Wise Ohioans will choose landscape trees that adapt well to OH specific soil types, from the Fast Growing Trees Nursery.