Illinois, USDA , zones 4, 5, and 6, is a great gardening State. Not only knowing to which USDA zone that you are located in, but it is important to know what your best soil type to grow trees in. is There are two main soil types that make up about 3 million acres of the Illinois State. The first soil type is a poorly draining prairie soil known as Drummer, and Illinois occupies about 1.6 million acres. The second soil type is a moderately well drained soil named as Tama, and this soil makes up 1.4 million acres. Your local extension agent will be happy to help you to determine which type of soil that you have. Once you have this information, you can begin choosing which kind of fruit tree, nut trees and shade tree is best for you in IL.
Illinois's State tree is the Quercus alba , White Oak , the State flower is the Illinois native violet, and the State grass is the Big Bluestem. The White Oak tree is a very large Oak Tree that loves the Il climate. .The White Oak can grow upwards of 60 feet tall, which will provide ample shade for your new home or landscape garden.
Fruit Trees in IL
Illinois is a great location for fruit tree orchards or for plant enthusiasts to best cultivate fruit trees in Illinois. Most fruit trees not only have strict pollination requirements, but they also must have a certain number of chill hours (hours below 40 o F), but in Illinois, your fruit trees need not suffer from the lack of knowledge. It does not matter, if you live in Chicago, Springfield, Naperville, or Peoria IL, you can still grow fruit trees with ease and save your family money on fresh fruits if you call Ty Ty Nursery.
Apple trees in Illinois are a great choice. The most popular apple tree cultivars for Illinois that Ty Ty Nursery carries are Jonathon, Golden Delicious, and Red Delicious Apple trees. Remember you need to plant two separate trees for proper cross pollination, and Ty Ty Nursery's friendly professionals are waiting to answer your questions. Please refer to our Apple Tree section for more information, pictures and videos, for planning your Illinois home orchard.
No matter where you live, everyone wants to grow a cherry tree, and IL is no different. Cherry trees not only have delicious fruit, but the trees also have gorgeous spring flowers. Get the best bang for you buck by planting sweet or sour cherry trees. Not only is the cherry tree a fast growing fruit tree, but cherry is also a flowering tree as well. Freshly picked, Bing cherries are great for fresh eating, baking pies, or serving on top of ice cream as a dessert.
Peach trees, Pear trees, Plums trees, and the Illinois native Paw Paw trees are great reliable fruit producing trees, that are also disease and pest resistant. For great tasting peaches plant a semi-dwarf Reliance peach in you backyard and get fruit the first year, when you buy bearing size, peach trees from Ty Ty Nursery. Call toll free 1-888-811-9132 to order your cold hardy Apricot tree and Nectarine trees today, or you can order conveniently on our secure shopping cart online.
Everyone loves a great tasting Georgia Pecan, and now with the introduction of the Northern James Pecan, Illinois's Gardeners can love these same pecan treats. Nut trees such as a pecan tree must mature to 8 years old to produce nuts, but Ty Ty Nursery offer Illinois Pecan trees that can produce the first year in IL, if you buy a large enough nut tree.
Fruit and nut trees are not the only fruit producing plants to choose from at Ty Ty Nursery. Cold tolerant raspberry and blackberry bushes can be easily grown and maintained for fresh berry production for years to come. Planting grapevines in IL is also a wonderful idea because of the adaptability of grape vines to cool climates. No matter, if you own a vineyard or if you are simply looking to experiment and produce you own backyard wine, you can buy your Illinois grape vines from the Ty Ty Nursery professional staff.
Other Plants for Illinois
Every Illinois pool or patio landscape needs that tropical look that can only be achieved in Florida, right? Wrong, Ty Ty Nursery offers Northern, cold hardy palm trees that have survived temperatures well below zero. The Windmill Palm Tree and the Needle Palm Trees are the two most cold hardy palm trees, and both will survive the cold and harsh Illinois winters with no problem. It is simple, just order your cold hardy windmill palm trees today and Ty Ty Nursery ships tomorrow.
Illinois gardeners and tree huggers are no strangers to Oak trees, since the State tree is the White Oak tree. Ty Ty Nursery offers one of the largest selections online of Oak trees, Maple tree, and Pine tree that will help shade and cool your house during those warm summer months that beg for shade. Some other excellent, native Illinois trees would be Sweetgum, Sassafras and Willow Trees.
Tired of not having the most colorful yard on the block, then brighten your IL landscape with the fastest growing Flowering trees from Ty Ty Nursery. You can make your yard the envy of the neighborhood by planting beautiful flowering cherry trees, dogwood tress, and Redbud trees.
Ty Ty Nursery's Trees and Plants
For your easy browsing convenience, please check out our plant and fruit trees videos. If you have any unanswered questions, simply pick up the phone at call 1-888-811-9132. There are two simple ways to order from Ty Ty Nursery; the first over the phone with one of Ty Ty's knowledgeable staff members, and the second way is online on our secure shopping cart. Ty Ty Nursery does extend a full 1 year guarantee on all plants that are offered. All deciduous trees that are shipped to Illinois must be dormant, except for evergreen trees such as: palm trees, pine trees, and olive trees that are shipped by Ty Ty Nursery year round. Plants and Trees make the perfect gift for any occasion, because they tend to bear fruit for many years to come. Show your family and friends how much you really care and send them an Illinois plant gift certificate from Ty Ty Nursery. If you buy today we will promptly mail your gift certificate tomorrow.