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How to Transition Tropical Plants Indoors

It’s getting chilly outside, have you busted your coats and sweaters out of storage? Not only do we get cold but so do our plants! As temperatures drop down into the 50-degree range and below they signal that it’s time to move tropical plants indoors for the colder months. By following the simple steps below […]


Space Saving Fall Color

Leaves are starting to turn bright shades of red, orange and yellow to put on a beautiful display of fall colors. Landscapes are dazzling with bright, fiery colors due to large trees like oaks and maples that reach anywhere between 30 to over 50 feet tall. Their huge sizes can make them difficult to plant […]


Winterizing Banana Trees: The Quick Guide

Banana trees have big lush leaves that provide gardens with a rich tropical look. The jungle-like appearance often has people thinking that these exotic trees will only grow in areas like the amazon. However, banana trees can easily be grown in different climates all over the world. With a few simple steps to winterize your […]


These Reasons to Grow Lime Trees are Fool Proof

Pucker up! Today we are talking about limes and they can be sweet and sour. Most worn out recipes or drinks come to life once lime wedges and juice are added to the mix. Pies and drinks only get tastier when fresh limes are added to the list of ingredients. However, who remembers to pick […]


These Top Maple Varieties Provide The Fall Color You Need

Fall is right around the corner, and we can almost smell the pumpkin spice in the air. While people are prepping for sweater weather and football season to start they’re also getting pretty excited for vibrant fall colors.  Most of the brightest fall colors come from maple trees which display bright shades of yellow, orange […]


Afraid to Plant Bamboo? These varieties Aren’t invasive.

Most people already know that bamboo is a beautiful, exotic plant that comes in a variety of colors to brighten up the landscape. However, bamboo is also associated with being an invasive plant that can quickly take over an area. Today we are setting out to spread the facts about bamboo that people don’t know. […]


Japanese Maples: So Many Awesome Colorful Varieties To Choose From

Japanese Maples are some of the most brilliant trees to add to your landscape when vibrant colors are desired and the colors aren’t limited to only shades of red. When it comes to Japanese Maples most people think of the classic upright Japanese Maple tree with a silvery-grey trunk and dark burgundy leaves. However, there is a […]


Thuja VS Leyland – 3…2…1… FIGHT!

What do people want? Privacy! When do they want it? Now! There are a lot of options to plant as far as evergreen trees that can be used as a natural privacy barrier. Privacy trees are living fences that keeps wandering eyes away from homes and yards. Once planted a few privacy trees can grow […]


Apple Trees: Small Harvests Aren’t Possible With These Tips

Apple trees were some of the first fruit tree varieties that settlers brought with them to America in the 1700’s. Since then they have exploded with popularity and luckily they are available for months. Different apple varieties have fruit ready to be harvested from early June to late October, allowing super markets to keep their […]


Our commitment to quality includes biodegradable grow bags

Here at Fast-Growing-Trees we have a commitment to quality, and part of that commitment includes carefully packaging and shipping plants so they arrive in excellent condition, ready to be planted. With our large variety of plants, big and small we have a few different methods of packaging. Most of our items arrive in the classic […]

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