Army of the Trans-Mississippi

Army of the Trans-Mississippi


Trees of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi

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

Quaking Aspen
Red Maple
White Oak
Northern Red Oak
Colorado Blue Spruce
Red Mulberry
Coast Redwood
Giant Sequoia
Weeping Willow

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 landscapingQuaking Aspen - Fast grower up to 60 feet tall, and very popular! Best known for their beautiful white trunks and Fall golden color!

Zones: 1 to 9
Soils: Most, but fertile and wet are best
Moisture: Plenty, keep well watered
Sun: Full sun is best
Uses: Privacy Screens, Borders, Shade, Specimen
$6.95


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscapingRed Maple - Very popular nationwide, they grow up to 90 feet tall. Hardy and solid, great red Fall color.

Zones: 3 to 10
Soils: Most, but moist are best
Moisture: Moderate to Plenty
Sun: Full sun is best
Uses: Windbreaks, Shade
$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


Colorado Blue Spruce - Hardy, grows up to 100 feet tall, these are the true species, so the color can vary from deep green to very blue-gray. The bluish color to the needles develops as the tree grows older. Very beautiful and popular, they are slow growing, but worth the wait!

Zones: 2 to 9
Soils: Well-Drained
Moisture: Low to Moderate
Sun: Full Sun
Uses: Screens, Windbreaks, Ornamental, Christmas Tree, Bonsai
$5.95


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


Coast Redwood - Very popular and hardy, the "classic" Redwood grows up to 100 feet tall (in our lifetime), and plantable in full shade to full sun. These can be very fast growing, with thick red fiberous bark. Although not very cold tolerant, they can be potted and moved indoors for the winter.

Zones: 7 to 10
Soils: Moist is Best
Moisture: Plenty
Sun: Full Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Screens, Ornamental, Containers, Bonsai
$5.95


Giant Sequoia - Planted across many parts of the country, the Giant grows up to 100 feet (for all practical purposes), and is very popular. They have a very conical shape, red fiberous bark, and good for screens or as specimens. Hefty and mighty, the Giants are a must-have!

Zones: 6 to 9
Soils: Most, but Well-Drained
Moisture: Moderate
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
Uses: Screens, Specimen, Ornamental, Bonsai
Item Code: CHR-GS-01
$5.95


Green Weeping Willow - Very fast growth up to 60 feet tall, and makes a beautiful shade tree. Just plant it where the shallow roots have room to spread out.

Zones: 2 to 10
Soils: Most, but fertile and wet are best
Moisture: Plenty, keep well watered
Sun: Full sun is best
Uses: Shade, Ornamental
$5.95



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