Army of the Tennessee

Army of the Tennessee


Trees of the Army of the Tennessee

For this section, we chose these trees. Yes, there is overlap from the other sections, but as these were domninately found throughout the region and period, we mention them again...

Paw Paw
Red Mulberry
Sassafras
Sourwood
Black Cherry
Pecan (Hickory)
White Oak
Northern Red Oak
Southern Red Oak
Sweetgum
Florida Dogwood

Ever walk the battlefields and historic plces and look at the trees? Wonder what speices there were, and how they were used?


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Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingPaw Paw - This edible fruit tree gets up to 40 feet tall, and over the south half of the country. Sweet 2 to 5 inch banana-mango like fruits are highly nutritious! Unique purple flowers and yellow fall color so plant these as specimens or to produce fruit. Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden
landscaping

Zones: 5 to 9
Soils: Most
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Half Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Specimen, Fruit
$8.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingRed Mulberry - A medium-sized tree up to 40 feet tall that makes red to black sweet blackberry-like edible fruit. A perfect tree for open areas or as a wildlife food source. Fast growing and hardy, the Red makes a good shade tree or for fruit-production. Ever eat a Red Mulberry pie? Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

Zones: 5 to 10
Soils: Most
Moisture: Low to Moderate
Sun: Full Sun
Uses: Specimen, Shade, Fruit
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingSassafras - Need that "spring tonic"? Then make ye up some ol' Sassafras tea... that will do the trick! This hardy old-time 40 feet tall, often multiple stems and shrubby, it can forms thickets quickly. Very aromatic leaves, these are closely related to the Bay Laurel. Plant in moist areas away from pipes and walkways. Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

Zones: 5 to 9
Soils: Most, but moist is best
Moisture: Moderate to Plenty
Sun: Half Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Specimen, Borders
$7.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Sourwood - Growing up to 45 feet tall, these are popular in the southern states among honey producers (along with the Tulip Tree).

Zones: 4 to 9
Soils: Most, but moist is best
Moisture: Moderate to Plenty
Sun: Half Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Specimen, Color, Honey
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingBlack Cherry - A real treat! This native species is increasingly popular because it can produce semi-edible berries (great for juices and health properties).

Zones: 5 to 9
Soils: Most
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Half Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Specimen, Shade, Fruit
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingPecan - Yes, the pecan has returned! The true-species hardy nut-producer is great for shade or firewood, and eventually they will make edible nuts.

Zones: 5 to 10
Soils: Most, but moist are best
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Full sun is best
Uses: Shade, Nuts
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping White Oak - One of the most widely planted and popular oaks, these can get up to 80 feet tall, and wide spreading. Good for Fall golden color.

Zones: 4 to 9
Soils: Most
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Shade
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Northern Red Oak - Popular for the Fall red color, these grow up to 70 feet tall and becomes a strong shade tree.Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

Zones: 3 to 9
Soils: Most
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Shade, Windbreaks
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Southern Red Oak - Popular across the southern states for the Fall red color, these grow up to 70 feet tall and often become as a strong shade tree.Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

Zones: 3 to 9
Soils: Most
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Shade, Windbreaks
$5.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Sweetgum (Liquidamber) - A rainbow of Fall colors on this fast grower that gets up to 80 feet tall.

Zones: 5 to 10
Soils: Most, but fertile and wet are best
Moisture: Moderate to Plenty
Sun: Full sun is best
Uses: Lines, Windbreaks, Shade
$5.95


Florida Dogwood - Popular for its attractive white flowers, the Florida gets up to 20 feet tall. Plant this where it can be seen!

Zones: 5 to 9
Soils: Moist is Best
Moisture: Moderate to Plenty
Sun: Half Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Flowers, Specimen, Ornamental
$5.95



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