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Shade Trees



Royal Empress Trees
Growing Zones 5-11
•  Grows up to 12 ft. yr.
•  Fast growing shade tree
•  Fragrant blooms


Hybrid Poplar
Growing Zones 3-8
•  Grows up to 8 ft. yr.
•  Disease resistant
•  Highly adaptable


Tulip Poplar
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Amazing gold foliage
•  Grows up to 6 ft. yr
•  Full yellow blooms


Weeping Willow
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Tree lover's favorite
•  Easy to grow shade tree
•  Even grows in soggy soil


Willow Hybrid
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Fastest Growing Screen
•  Grows up to 6 ft. yr.
•  Disease Resistant


Lombardy Poplar
Growing Zones 3-9
•  Grows up to 6 ft. yr.
•  Easy to grow
•  Great for windbreaks


Quaking Aspen
Growing Zones 2-6
•  Northern climate tree
•  Bright yellow fall foliage
•  Grows 5 ft. a year


Autumn Blaze Maple
Growing Zones 3-8
•  Fastest growing maple
•  Resists insects & disease
•  Award winning foliage


Eucalyptus Tree
Growing Zones 4-11 patio / 8-11 outdoors
•  Grows up to 3-6 ft/yr
•  Sweet fragrance
•  Evergreen shade tree


Mimosa Tree
Growing Zones 6-10
•  Lavender blooms
•  Great in any setting
•  Tons of color


October Glory Maple
Growing Zones 3-8
•  Fire-red fall foliage
•  Brighter than other trees
•  Very reliable color


Cleveland Pear
Growing Zones 5-8
•  Flowering privacy tree
•  Grows up to 3-4 ft. yr.
•  Drought tolerant


Autumn Purple Ash
Growing Zones 3-9
•  Orange, red & purple
•  Tolerant of many soils
•  Easy to grow


American Sycamore
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Grows up to 6 ft. yr.
•  Symmetrical growth
•  Grows almost anywhere


Windmill Palm
Growing Zones 6-11
•  Cold hardy palm
•  Fast growing
•  Considered best palm


Golden Raintree
Growing Zones 5-9
•  Unique yellow flowers
•  Can grow in hot climates
•  Grows almost anywhere


Yoshino Cherry
Growing Zones 5-8
•  Star of the DC Cherry Festival each spring
•  Perfect for rows


Bloodgood Maple
Growing Zones 5-9
•  Unique red foliage
•  Grows in shade
•  Perfect for tight spaces


Sweetbay Magnolia
Growing Zones 5-10
•  Showy white flowers
•  Spring & summer blooms
•  Easy to grow


River Birch
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Fast growing shade tree
•  Easy to grow
•  Very Adaptable


American Beech
Growing Zones 3-9
•  Grows almost anywhere!
•  Provides dense shade
•  Easy to grow


Sawtooth Oak
Growing Zones 5-9
•  Fastest growing oak
•  Very adaptable
•  Easy to grow


Norway Maple
Growing Zones 4-8
•  Bright yellow color
•  Easy to grow
•  Great for shade


American Elm Tree
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Disease resistant
•  Most popular elm
•  Grows almost anywhere


Newport Plum
Growing Zones 4-10
•  White spring flowers
•  Purple autumn foliage
•  Grows anywhere


American Red Maple
Growing Zones 4-9
•  Fast growing maple
•  Disease resistant
•  A great tree for shade


Corkscrew Willow
Growing Zones 4-8
•  Ornamental tree with a twist
•  Thrives in almost any growing condition
•  Very fast grower


Little Gem Magnolia
Growing Zones 5-9
•  Little Tree, Huge Flowers
•  Multiple Uses
•  Drought Tolerant


Live Oak Tree
Growing Zones 7-10
•  Very Strong Hardwood
•  Distinct Looking Branches
•  Fast Growing Oak


Rainbow Eucalyptus
Growing Zones 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
•  Large shade tree
•  Multicolored trunk
•  Can grow in a container


Royal Purple Smoke Tree
Growing Zones 5-9
•  Grown as a shrub or small tree
•  Easy to grow
•  Plume-like clusters


Sugar Maple
Growing Zones 3-8
•  Beautiful autumn colors
•  Shade that spreads nearly 50 ft.
•  Sweetest maple sap


Wax Myrtle
Growing Zones 7-11
•  Grows up to 5 ft. / year
•  Tolerates poor soil
•  Unique fragrance


   
 


Shade Trees

We’d all love a tall, stately shade trees for the backyard. But who has forty years to spare waiting for one to grow? Well, consider the wait over! Our fast growing shade trees will provide a wealth of shade for those hot summer days in record time!

Our fastest growing shade tree is the Royal Empress Tree, otherwise known as the Paulownia Tree. We've grown ours an amazing 18 ft. in the first year! If you're looking for a quick source of shade, this is the tree for you.

Whether you are looking for a traditional Oak or Sycamore, or for a colorful Red Maple or Tulip Poplar, we have the ideal shade tree for you! And a fantastic rate of growth is not the only thing to love about these shade trees! Each tree for sale has its own impressive list of attributes, such as drought tolerance, disease/pest resistance, and soil adaptability. Check out each tree to find its many benefits! Here are just a few to get you started…

Red Maple Trees – Gorgeous fall color adds to the shade benefits of the Red Maple. With a wide range of zones, these thrive almost anywhere. Pest/disease resistance and cold hardiness ensure ease of care. Four beautiful varieties to choose from!

Poplars – Traditional green or autumn season golden-yellow! Hybrid Poplars will grow up to 8 ft. a year, and are excellent trees for shade! Soil adaptability and wide range of zones make it a great selection for just about anywhere. The Tulip Poplar is famous for its golden fall color. Grows up to 6ft. a year! Pest and disease resistant, too!

Sawtooth Oak – The fastest-growing, most popular Oak tree! Resistance to pests/diseases and tolerant of most climate conditions!

Sycamore Trees – The American Sycamore grows up to 6 ft. a year! And it grows almost anywhere… adaptable to various types of soil, tolerant of many climates!