Which Trees Will Suit Your Needs & Your Space

The first question you should ask before buying, planting, or growing a tree is: What kind of tree do I want? Usually, the answer is pretty tricky. Some people may look for trees and shrubs to plant as focal points for their landscape or garden. Of course, others may looking for fruit trees because of the benefits they can provide, while others may interested in shade trees to help block out the sun when it’s hot. So which type of tree suits you?

We collected information from across the Southeast and put together a list of some of the most popular trees and plants bought, planted, and grown from Alabama to West Virginia, the Carolinas to Florida, and just about every place in-between.

Leyland Cypress

These fast growing, thick, beautiful evergreens can handle a whole lot of whatever Mother Nature can throw at them. That’s why they’re becoming increasingly popular in landscape and garden designs throughout the Southeast and elsewhere across the country.

Learn more about growing and caring for Leyland Cypress here.

Phenomenal Lavender

Hidden beneath its pleasant aroma and beautiful color lies one of the toughest plants on earth. Lavender is a globally popular herb because it can stand up to just about anything Mother Nature can throw at it, which could help explain why it’s such a popular plant for people across the Southeast.

Get the know how growing Phenomenal Lavender here.

Emerald Green Arborvitae

Up and down the Eastern half of the United States, arborvitae are among the most popular trees and shrubs bought and grown. And in the Southeast, none are more popular than the Emerald Green Arborvitae. So whether they’re perfectly accenting a suburban lawn or garden or providing privacy from neighbors, they truly are a beautiful sight to see across the Southeast.

Discover all the secrets to growing and caring for Emerald Green Arborvitae here.

Growing Trees Indoors

When most of us think about trees, we probably first think about backyards, front lawns, maybe parks or forests, but what you probably don’t think about is indoor trees. There are actually a ton of trees that make for wonderful houseplants. Especially in the Southeast, indoors might actually be the only way for you to grow certain types of trees.

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