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Plants perfect for West Virginia
West Virginia Trees
Residents of the Mountain State often look for fast growing trees to provide shade for and color for their gardens. They also have to be able to acclimatize to West Virginia’s hot summers and cold winters. This is an important factor to consider when you’re choosing trees and shrubs to enhance your residential landscape.
The Best Trees for Planting in West Virginia
West Virginia is home to a wide range of beautiful native trees including the Black Oak, Basswood, Beech, Elma and range of Maples and Oaks. Here at the Fast Growing Tree Nursery we recommend that to get the most from your trees you pick varieties that are native to your state or close species. We have a wide range of Maples including the Autumn Blaze and the October glory, both of which have dazzling crimson foliage. If you are looking for native trees that will provide dense shade, we also stock the Sawtooth and Live varieties of Oak. Our Tulip and Hybrid Poplars are two of the fastest growing trees you can find. Both these trees can withstand the West Virginia winters and summers. They will soon become well established and appear as though they have been part of your residential landscape for years.
Our range of West Virginia-friendly shrubs will also add a blaze of color to your garden, check out our range of azaleas. These repeat-blooming shrubs will create a colorful border or centerpiece in your garden. These plants offer the maximum beauty with the minimum upkeep.
If you’re looking for privacy, consider planting a row of Thuja Emerald Green, Cryptomeria Radicans or Drought Free Evergreens. These fast growing evergreens will enhance the beauty of your property’s boundary while adding a sense of security.
For gardeners who are looking for fruit trees that will prosper in West Virginia, we have a selection that includes the juicy Nules Clementine, the Bing cherry, Red Haven Peach and the Gala apple.
A Large Variety of Trees for West Virginia
Wherever you live from New Cumberland to Princeton, from Wayne to Moorefield, we have the trees for your unique region. Our wide selection of trees for West Virginia is bound to provide long lasting solutions for your landscaping needs.
The West Virginia State tree is the Sugar Maple. This spectacular forest tree is found throughout the state and is easily recognized by its distinctive gray bark and 3-5 lobed leaves. In full maturity most trees reach 70-90 feet in height.
The official state soil of West Virginia Monongahela, which covers more than 100,000 acres in 45 counties throughout the state. It is a brown silt loam and is used extensively for grazing, cultivating crops and growing timber. It is a very good soil type for all your trees and shrubs.
Beautiful West Virginia landscapes are usually a blend of different varieties of hardy shade trees, feathery evergreens as well as flowering trees and fruit. Choosing trees that are easy to establish in the soil conditions and climate will ensure that you have a landscape that is stunning and easy to maintain.