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Kentucky Trees


Buy Kentucky Fruit Trees, Berry Plants, Grapevines, Nut Trees, Shade Tree, Flowering Tree and Bamboo Plants



Discover how Kentucky gardeners very often experience very cold winters, like the one of the year 2014, and it is important for the best gardeners to be aware of the fact that the proper tree selection is paramount to order and purchase the best plant that is cold hardy, otherwise, it may be damaged or killed by frigid temperatures. Find how most gardeners want to plant fruit trees that will produce a crop soon, or they want to plant a top shade tree that will cool their house right away. The options are to plant a large high quality, producing tree or to plant a fast growing tree or bush. This could develop into a "Catch 22", that sounds logical, but produces an unsatisfactory result in which the fast growing trees are either damaged or killed by a sudden temperature drop. A fast growing tree produces expanded, elongated cells that are deficient in their cell wall content in deposits of lignin and cellulose that harden off the cell walls in the fall for winter cold protection. Often it is the best choice to plant a slow growing tree rather than a fast growing tree. Discover how to get the best tips and information on top reviews on the website, Ty Ty Nursery, tytyga.com





Bearing size fruit trees are important to most older Kentucky gardeners who want instant tree orchards to enjoy now, rather than later. Naturally Kentucky bearing size fruit and nut trees yield production sooner, Many native Kentuckians have picked berries from the woods, and have eaten the ripe American persimmon trees in order to make persimmon cookies, jam and preserves. Kentucky is famous for the native Paw Paw trees that grow everywhere as a native fruit tree. The Kentucky Paw Paws have been sold for generations at roadside markets, but the short shelf -life has prevented the Paw Paw trees from being commercially important as a very profitable fruit tree, except locally, where the abundant Paw Paw fruits can be eaten and enjoyed by native Kentuckians or a few out-of-state tourists who pass through. The University of Kentucky researchers at Lexington, Ky have collected exceptional Paw Paw tree selections for decades and researchers there hope to promote the Paw Paw as an improved, grafted fruit tree or either to breed cultivars that hybridize into superior Paw Paw fruit selections that can come true from seed enough to establish this wonderful American native fruit as a commercial orchard tree. Red and White Mulberry fruit trees are also native fruit trees in Kentucky, and many Kentucky natives remember eating fresh mulberries from their grandparents backyard fruit tree orchard. Grafted mulberry trees are available for the Kentucky fruit tree enthusiasts in colors of red and black or even imagine eating a white mulberry. Not only are mulberries delicious in pies, for fresh eating or jam, but wildlife animals such as deer, wildlife game birds and squirrels feast under mulberry trees in the spring. Having bearing bushes of blackberry plants create memorable magnets for attracting children in the summer at the edge of woodlands, but new hybrid varieties of blackberries that are now available for commercial and pick-you-own operations for Kentucky. The new craze for eating blackberries for their providing extra health benefits has increased University and academic research that has resulted in heavy production of, thornless blackberry plants, now available with tasty blackberries that are as flavorful as the thorny blackberries.The idea of avoiding the deadly thorns in pick-your-own operations has provided research results that have produced many thornless, hybrid blackberry cultivars, that have replaced the forgotten, obsolete and bland tasting Black Satin, thornless blackberry plant. Red and Black raspberry plants flourish very well in Kentucky gardens, and both wild blackberry plants and native raspberry plants attract wildlife game birds and other wildlife animals for summer feeding. Blueberry plants are a common berry plant to be found in Kentucky gardens. The blueberry pie and blueberry cobbler are favorite Kentucky deserts that come straight from the garden to the kitchen table or even better: to eat, fresh blueberries straight from the bushes.


Because of the USDA zone restrictions in Kentucky for growing cold hardy fruit trees the planting of, apple tree cultivars of the best adapted apples is important to guarantee the homeowner with satisfactory apple tree yields, and apple tree pollination temperature requirements. In considering which nectarine trees and peach tree selections, the University of Ky recommends numerous peach tree and nectarines varieties for satisfactory backyard fruit production. Yellow pulp peach trees are better for planting than red or white peach tree cultivars. Pear trees do not normally require cross pollination for the most common pear tree varieties, since pear trees are self fruitful. Both sour cherry tree and sweet cherry tree planting is successful in Kentucky. Cherries are harvested for fresh eating, straight off the cherry trees, as well as for cooking and to eat fresh as a mainstay dessert cherry pie. The Chicago Hardy fig tree will grow in USDA climate zones of 5 and 6 in KY, and the Tennessee Mountain fig trees are also recommended to plant and grow.



Flowering trees are available for planting at Kentucky Garden Centers and online during the proper season, and white Cleveland flowering pear trees and Japanese flowering Japanese Kwanzan cherry and Japanese Yoshino flowering trees are favorites. White, red or pink dogwood trees are beautiful flowering trees to plant in Kentucky landscapes, and the Redbud tree, flowering crabapple tree and red leaf flowering Thundercloud plum trees will brighten up your garden in the spring.


Wildlife trees and plants in Kentucky grow abundantly and provide lots of pear tree fruit and Chickasaw plum tree food for deer, squirrels and game birds. The native American persimmon tree, the native, wild crabapple tree and the native black mulberry trees are loaded with ripe scents that attract game birds and deer with the pungent aromas. Elderberry bushes, strawberry bushes and autumn olive trees are favorite food hangouts for deer and turkey. The sawtooth oak tree is a KY fast growing tree that in only 5 years begins its acorn production. The gobbler oak tree and the white oak trees provide winter food sources with heavy acorn drops when wildlife food is scarce for that trophy deer potential rack.


If a gardener is looking for a good shade tree to plant that will reduce his electric power bill or reduce erosion in his landscape, the Weeping Willow tree, the Tulip Poplar tree and the Sycamore trees are fast growing to provide shade for your house or office. To experience bright leaf colors in the fall, you might consider planting a yellow, Ginkgo tree, a KY., Red Maple tree or a Sweet Gum tree with leaves of yellow, red and Purple. The Sour Wood tree color is brilliant and iridescent in the fall. The Oak tree, Bald or Pond Cypress tree, and the many kinds of Elm trees are excellent shade trees. The pink or white Japanese Magnolia tree is not only a good shade tree, but it produces very beautiful pink, large flowers in the spring with a wonderful fragrance that is much like that of the Southern Magnolia, Magnolia grandiflora and the dwarf form, Little Gem Magnolia tree. The Catalpa trees produce large leaves that are eaten during the summer by worms, that are collected by fishermen to fish with. The Sassafras tree grows into a large shade tree that produces leaves that are nicely aromatic with brilliant colors during the fall. The Lombardy poplar tree is one of the fast growing trees reaching over 8 feet the first year of planting and is an excellent wind blocker and privacy screen when grown in dense rows as shade and privacy trees.


Kentucky bamboo plants are important in growing privacy screens near Louisville, and Paducah, KY, where establishing a fast growing plant barrier will reduce soil erosion and reduce wind damage. Bamboo plants are easily grown if they are planted in full sun or partial shade and supplemented with a damp organic-base soil, but most important, the Kentucky bamboo plant must be cold hardy by selecting the proper cultivar that will grow in below zero temperatures that occur some years. The canes of bamboo plants can be beautifully colored, black-green, yellow or waxy-blue, and the dense growing bamboo clumps will block out automobile noises and exhaust fumes that pollute the air and block unwanted people accessing your property. You can call Ty Ty Bamboo Nursery, tytyga.com, and order bamboo plants that are boxed up and sent to you immediately, right to your doorstep any time of the year.


For those plant collectors and tree lovers in Kentucky, the Agave plants, Agave plant and the Yucca trees will all grow into interesting forms with exotic unearthly shapes and strange looking thorns, stickers and spikes growing from the leaves, mostly suitable for growing in containers or dish gardens, but some Yucca plants will slowly grow into tall trees when planted in the landscape that are cold hardy in zones 5 and 6 in KY. The Aloe vera is an excellent first aid plant to grow that has leaf juices that will cure wounds and skin burns, plus heal fire ant stings, bee bites and flesh problems. The Century Plant, Agave americana, is a native American plant, and the variegated form Agave americana "Marginata" has spectacular stripes. The Yucca filamentosa, Color Guard' is a tree with variegated stripes that can be grown outside that is an evergreen.