Indiana Trees

Buy Indiana Fruit Trees, Nut Tree, Grapevines, Shade Trees, Wildlife Trees, Flowering Tree and Berry Plants

For most fruit tree growers, getting an early fruit tree harvest is important, and the Indiana gardener would usually choose to look to order, purchase and grow a larger tree that might be more productive and produce more fruit than a smaller tree. The other choice would be to search for a fast growing tree that rationally would reach maturity faster,, however, that is one of those "Catch 22" solutions that fails. When fast growing trees are planted, the trees are generally less cold hardy, because the fast growth of the inner cell wall of the plant does not get enough lignin and cellulose to harden off the cell walls, so that a very cold winter can damage or kill the plant or tree. The best cold hardy trees are slow growing trees most of the time. In Indiana the USDA growing climate zones are zone 5 and 6, so it is very important to choose a bush or tree that will survive frigid winters in Indiana. Shade Trees are very important to grow to provide cooling shade to the house or office, and there are many shade trees that perform well in Indiana. Oak trees, the Red Maple tree and the Elm tree, all rapidly form shade. For fall color The Sour Wood tree (Sourwood), with its spectacular colored foliage, the Sweet Gum (Sweetgum) and the Ginkgo trees give excellent shade and then in the fall, the leaves are brilliantly colored in yellow, red and purple. The Sycamore tree, Tulip Poplar tree and the Weeping Willow tree are all fast growing trees that produce bountiful shade. The Bald Cypress tree, Catalpa and Sassafras tree will glow in many leaf colors during the fall, and the Pond Cypress tree prefers to grow in wet soil profiles. The Black Locust Honey Locust tree and the Thornless Honeylocust trees both produce beautiful fragrant white clusters of flowers in the spring, and the rapid growth of the tree is especially useful to block wind damage. Evergreen shade trees like the Magnolia grandiflora and the dwarf, Little Gem Magnolia tree form excellent shade and also produce excellent shade like the Japanese pink saucer flowering tree that is among the first Indiana flowering trees to bloom in the spring. The Lombardy poplar tree is an excellent privacy block and wind blocker tree when planted in close rows and a very fast growing tree that can grow over 8 feet in height in just one season.

There are lots of other spring flowering trees that are native to the State, like the Redbud tree, the white dogwood tree, and the yellow flowering, Sassafras trees. The Japanese flowering cherry tree, Kwanzan and the white Yoshino tree, that are known for their abundant flowers. The flowering peach trees begin with their red, white and pink blooming early in the spring, simultaneously with the Aristocrat white flowering pear tree, the red Thundercloud plum flowering tree and the crabapple trees with blooms of pink, red and white. The golden rain tree not only blooms in yellow, but the flowering turn into little Chinese lanterns that ornamentally remain on the tree until late fall.

Purdue University in Indiana is world famous for fruit tree, shade tree, nut tree and berry plant publications and University agricultural research projects. The nut tree research in Indiana has been primarily focused on Black Walnut trees that are a native nut tree to Indiana. Chestnut tree studies are mainly papers that discuss American Chestnut history, focused mainly as an native, Indiana nut tree. Native Indiana hickory nut trees have been important as wildlife nut producers and also for the dense, hard, hickory wood that have a great commercial importance. Chinese chestnut trees and the native American chestnut tree are cold hardy and blight resistant. The hickory tree nut is believed to be crossed or hybridized with the pecan nut to form the rare but delicious nut treat that is called the Hican. The Hican nut has a rich flavor that is a pleasant blend, that lies midway between the pecan, and the hickory nut, however, the Hican is easier to crack than hickories partly, because the Hican nut genetically inherited the thinner paper thin shell of the pecan. Hican trees are rare and unique but can be shipped from online Ty Ty Nursery, by calling at 888- 758-2252,, if the trees are ordered by phone for Fall delivery. Discover how to find and get the best high quality tips and information by looking at the top website reviews.

Indiana gardeners can easily plant and grow a bearing size apple tree that will frequently bear the first year. If you buy large apple trees, just remember that Apple trees will not produce apples unless two different cultivars of apple trees are planted for proper pollination. Nectarine fruit trees are actually a fuzzless peach, and for fresh eating, many Indiana gardeners prefer nectarines over peaches. Many yellow, red and white pulped peaches are well adapted to the plethora of Indiana's soil profiles, and both sour cherry trees and sweet cherries grow well in the State of Indiana. Other fruit trees that flourish in the Hoosier State are: plum tree, pear tree and apricot trees. Plum tree cultivars and many kinds of Cherry trees are available for planting. in a variety of colors, red, and gold plum trees are all recommended to grow for Indiana. Bunch grapes are planted in Indiana grape vine vineyards for fresh grapes and for grape wine making. The Concord blue grape and the white Niagara grapevines are good choices for Indiana gardens. The Concord seedless grape vine, the Thompson seedless grape and the red flame seedless grapevines are excellent producers of large grape clusters. The Chicago Hardy fig tree in Indiana has proven to survive for many years, if planted under the proper shelter and mulching.

Wildlife animal trees and plants are very important to use to conserve populations that are necessary for satisfying hunters and to maintain adequate numbers for a balance with environmental factors. Pear trees and wildlife crabapple trees are deer favorite feeding opportunities, and the American persimmon tree, mulberry trees and the Chickasaw plum trees are all native wildlife food trees. The elderberry plant, the autumn olive tree and the strawberry bush produce plenty of berries for deer and game birds. The native seedling pecan, the hickory tree and the American chestnut trees are cold hardy in all IN zones, along with the Chinese chestnut tree. The Sawtooth oak tree is a fast growing tree that can produce acorns in only 5 years, and the gobbler oak tree and the white oak trees can produce mast and plenty of acorns for deer and game birds.

Red Raspberry plants are popularly planted as a fresh market berry but purple raspberries, black and gold raspberries are very productive in Indiana backyard berry gardens. Blueberry plants will survive the winter snow and ice. Summer blueberry picking is an important activity at blueberry pick-your-own operations. The native, American Persimmon tree is scattered throughout Indiana forests, and in the fall and winter, American Persimmon trees help to feed wildlife animals such as deer and wildlife game birds to include turkey and duck. A Japanese Persimmon that was crossed with a native Russian persimmon in plantings near the Black Sea, that was formerly Russia, the hybrid persimmon tree offspring is very cold hardy and will survive the coldest winters in Indiana. This persimmon tree is called “Nikita's Gift” cold hardy persimmon tree and is available to buy from Ty Ty Nursery online by phone 1(888)758-2252.

Indiana bamboo plants grow from Evansville, to Indianapolis to Gary in the North as an excellent fast growing privacy screen that forms a very effective stop for soil erosion. Indiana bamboo is very cold hardy and can survive the coldest winter temperatures of minus 20 degrees F. that are rare, and can flourish when planted in full sun or partial shade. The culms are also called, “stalks, stems or poles” and are brightly colored in reflective , waxy blue, golden or black. The explosive growth of the rhizomes (roots) in the spring and summer is unmatched as a fast growing hedge plant that filters out the carbon dioxide of automobiles and converts it into breathable Oxygen. You can order your bamboo plants from Ty Ty Bamboo Nursery (, and the fast shipping will deliver the bamboo boxes to your doorstep at any time of the year.

For gardeners who love plants and collectors of plants in Indiana, Agave plants, Aloe plants and Yucca trees can be grown as containerized office or house plants, but the Yucca plants can be grown out of doors as evergreen trees in zones 5 and 6. The Joshua Tree, Yucca brevifolia, the Spanish Bayonet, Yucca gloriosa that can grow to heights of 16 feet and the Yucca rostrata will survive the winter cold in Indiana. Agave americana, commonly called the, 'Century Plant' and the variegated leaf form with white stripes, Agave americana 'Marginata' must be grown in containers to avoid the freezes. The Agave attenuata is a spineless plant with no terminal spikes or teeth on the leaf edges. The Agave tequilana leaves are loaded with sweet juice that is fermented into an alcohol drink, tequila. The Aloe vera is a first aid plant has contains a healing juice in the leaves that cure bee stings, fire ant bites and skin burns or flesh wounds.