Which Trees And How Fast?

Which Trees And How Fast?


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The list of trees can be endless, but these are the ones we like. These are estimates, and your growth rates may vary depending on your specific growing conditions and climate. In general, you may see...

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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Ameri-Willow - 8 to 15 ft./ yr, and possibly more!
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Weeping Willow - 6 to 8 ft./yr
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Willows (Other) - 4 to 8 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Quaking Aspen - 4 to 8 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Hybrid Poplar - 6 to 12 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Lombardy Poplar - 6 to 12 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Cottonwoods - 6 to 12 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Sweetgum - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Russian Olive - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Thornless Honey Locust - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Black Locust - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping American Sycamore - 6 to 10 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping European White Birch - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Elms - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Paulownia - 6 to 15 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Catalpa - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Black Cherry - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Black Walnut - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Kentucky Coffeetree - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Leyland Cypress - 3 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Coast Redwood - 2 to 8 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Western Red Cedar - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Ponderosa Pine - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Canadian Hemlock - 2 to 4 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Scotch Pine - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Eastern White Pine - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Austrian Pine - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Norway Spruce - 2 to 3 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Mondell Pine - 4 to 6 ft./yr.
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growing trees and nursery plants for home garden landscaping Junipers - 1 to 2 ft./yr.


These growth rates are averages, and will vary considerably depending on the growing conditions and climate. Improving the growing conditions, will certainly help increase the overall growth rates. Do read the section on "Making It Grow Faster". Given fairly good growing conditions, reasonable climate, watered and fertilized, you should have a good shot at getting these growth rates.

How to grow these. Simply stated, these grow best in moist well-drained fertile soils with full sun. Most soils can be alright, but plenty of water and some added fertilizer will improve their growth and survival. If your soils are rocky, heavy clay, or very sandy, then add compost or other materials mixed into the planting spot. Planting instructions are included with each order, or can be read on the Nursery webpage.


Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Ameri-Willow - Super fast growth, grows up to 70 feet tall, and good for Zones 4 to 10. Plant in full sun, non-suckering, versatile as privacy screen, windbreak, or shade tree. This is our most popular selling tree... because of their super fast growth! Very fast growth with up to 8 feet per year on average, and up to 15 feet in the first year has been documented!

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Weeping Willow - Very fast growth, gets up to 60 feet tall, Zones 4 to 10, full sun, likes plenty of water, and makes a beautiful specimen tree.

Coastal Willow - A fast grower, the Swamp or Coastal Willow grows up to 20 feet tall. Plant in Zones 5-10, where they will get full sun and plenty of water. Massive shrub to small tree form, so plant these for privacy screens, and windbreaks.
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trees for home and garden landscaping(Note - These become available in Spring 2002).
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Flame Willow - Fast growing small tree or large shrub, these get up to 20 feet tall in Zones 5 to 10. They prefer full sun and plenty of water, and great as privacy screens, windbreaks, or as specimens. Plant it where the fall yellow to orange-red color can be seen.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Hybrid Poplar - Very fast growth, growing up to 80 feet tall, and can be planted from Zones 2 to 9. They like full sun, a sterile non-suckering non-flowering tree, is versatile as screen, fenceline, or good for shade.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Lombardy Poplar - Very fast growth, gets up to 80 feet tall in Zones 2 to 9. They like full sun, hold a very tight column shape, and great for fencelines or screens where space is limited. These are a long-lived improved hybrid over the older strains.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Kentucky Coffeetree - Very hardy, these grow up to 50 feet tall in Zones 3 to 9. They prefer full sun, and are good for hot dry areas or poor soil conditions.

Empire National Nursery has fast growing Flowering Cherry trees and shrub plants for home garden landscaping Black Cherry - Medium sized tree up to 60 feet tall, white flowers turn into red to black tart edible berries. Plant these from Zones 3 to 9. They like full sun to part shade, and a moderate amount of moisture. Very fast growing!
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Black Walnut - Hardy, grows up to 70 feet tall, good for Zones 4 to 9, in full sun to half shade, shade or shelterbelt tree.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Quaking Aspen - Fast grower, up to 60 feet tall, and can be planted in Zones 2 to 9. Good for full sunnny areas, where it will get plenty of water. Best known for their beautiful white trunks and fall gold color, they are versatile along driveways and fence lines, as specimens, or naturalizing for that Rocky Mountain look.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Honey Locust - Very hardy fast grower, grows up to 40 feet tall, and plantable from Zones 5 to 9. Full sun preferred, with tiny spikes of sweet-smelling yellow flowers, these are great for dry poor soils and hot climates where shade and privacy are desired.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping American Sycamore - Fast grower, gets to 80 feet tall, plant these in Zones 4 to 9. Best in full sun with plenty of water, these can be wide spreading shade tree.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Sweetgum (Liquidamber) - Fast grower, up to 80+ feet tall in Zones 5 to 9, and has a rainbow of fall color. Versatile as a specimen or plant along a driveway or fence line.Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping European White Birch - Hardy, gets up to 70 feet, and can be planted from Zones 2 to 9. They prefer full sun to part shade, likes plenty of water, and has that beautiful white trunk. Plant along driveways and fencelines, in clumps, or mix with in windbreak plantings.

Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Black Locust- Fast grower, grows to 50 feet tall, and can be planted in Zones 5 to 9. These have stalks of white flowers. Great for dry poor soils and hot climates. Very hardy of the worst growing conditions, yet adds beauty and shade!
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Russian Olive - Fast grower, up to 25 feet tall. Plant in Zones 2 to 9. Silvery-gray leaves, often with multiple trunks, these are great for privacy screens or windbreaks where the climate is hot and dry. Very hardy of poor growing conditions, wet or dry, hot or cold.
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Northern Catalpa - Fast grower, grows up to 80+ feet, from Zones 4-9. It has medium-size heart-shaped leaves, fragrant white flowers, great for shade, borders, and as specimen. Related to the Paulownia.
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Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping Paulownia (Empress Tree) - Hardy, gets up to 60 feet tall, and plant in Zones 5 to 10. Best in full sun and well-drained soil, plant as shade tree or in lines for timber. Very fast growth with growth of 6 to 10 feet per year as common, and up to 18 feet have been reported in One year! Plant it where the masses of fragrant purple flowers can be seen.
Empire National Nursery fast growing trees for home and garden landscaping

And yes, there are many others like the Eucalyptus, Banyan, Acacias, Knobcone and Digger Pines, and many more, we dont currently grow these or offer them (yet anyways), but the above serves to offer an introduction to the fast-growers more readily available (from us and/or others).


For the Conifers mentioned above, go to the webpage... Conifers

For all of the Trees, go to the Catalog... Catalog


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