Mississippi Trees

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Pecan trees are important nut trees in Mississippi, and many of the best surviving paper shell pecan trees, commercial and backyard choices have originated as outstanding seedling discoveries in Mississippi that were then grafted onto stock for distributing to pecan tree nursery operations, mostly located in the South, throughout the United States. The American black walnut tree is native to Mississippi State just like seedling pecan trees. The black walnut trees are important not only for walnuts, but for the rich grain patterns in walnut wood. Chinese chestnut trees grow profusely in MS gardens and chinquapin trees and Hall's Hardy Almond trees will grow best in North Mississippi. The Shagbark hickory trees are native nut trees and the Shag bark hickory nut, Carya ovata is a valuable food for wildlife deer and wildlife game birds. The hickory wood is used as a smoking agent for grilling meats outdoors.The American chestnut tree strain that has been developed as a blight resistant chestnut tree begins producing nuts in about 5 years.

Planting fruit trees in Mississippi USDA zones, 7, 8 and 9, is almost identical to the best high quality fruit tree growing in Alabama and Georgia, all three States experiencing temperatures in zones 7 and 8. Most fruit trees, like the apple tree in South MS require special chilling requirements, so that Southern MS gardeners should generally plant low-chill apple trees, like the Israeli Southern low-chill apples, such as Anna and Ein Sheimer apple trees or the Golden Dorsett apple tree that will produce delicious apples in early summer. Cross pollination is required for apple production and two different apple trees must be planted to grow apples. Many Mississippi gardeners prefer to plant the Dolgo crabapple or Transcendent crabapple trees that are perfect pollinators for apple trees. For Central and North MS backyard gardens, the Fiji apple, Gala apples, Braeburn apples or Red Delicious apple trees will fruit in pick-you-own apple orchards. Low chill peach trees such as the Flordaking peach and the Flordaprince peach trees will be productive. You can order or purchase Elberta peach trees and Reliance peach trees are best for zone 7 planting.

The Auburn University, Al (AU plums) are very productive throughout all of Mississippi, USDA zones 7 and 8. Red plum trees such as the AU Homeside plums are ideal tasty fruits with a perfect acid and sweet balanced flavor. Many expectant mothers prefer the sour taste of the Green Egg plum. Find yellow Gold plum trees that grow into a brilliant plum that is juicy and sweet as honey when completely ripe. The Flordahome pear tree is very productive of crisp tender pears with a sweet pulp with a fruity aroma. Sweet cherry trees like the Black Tartarian tree and the Bing cherry trees will grow in Northern MS, however, the pie cherry (sour cherry) is the most widely planted. The Moorpark apricot tree is the best apricot tree selection, but the Katy apricot trees produce delicious tasty apricots in south MS. Exotic fruit trees like the banana tree, pawpaw tree and pomegranate trees are favorites for Southern Mississippi. Jujube trees and Japanese persimmon trees will grow in South MS.There are many fig tree cultivars that grow in MS. The most cold hardy fig tree will be the Chicago Hardy fig tree that will even grow outside in Northern MS, zone 7, and the Tennessee Mountain fig tree and the Brown Turkey fig trees will grow in zone 7.

Discover the red seedless grapevines like the Red Flame seedless grapevine is very productive in North Mississippi, and get the white Thompson seedless grape vines that will produce grapes that are suitable for eating as table grapes, for making grape juice or for fermenting into grape wine.

Find Dorman Red raspberry plants that were developed by scientists at Mississippi State University for a low chill raspberry vine that needs staking, but the flavor of this delicious berry is sweet and juicy. Red Heritage raspberry plants and the Cumberland black raspberry plants will grow best in North, MS. Rabbiteye blueberry plants are planted in commercial blueberry orchards throughout Mississippi, and the Tifblue blueberry plant that ripens in June, and the Briteblue rabbiteye blueberry plant ripens berries in June and July. Thornless blackberry plants show great promise commercially in MS, and the Arapaho blackberry bush has an excellent quality berry record. Red mulberry trees produce mulberries in abundant quantities and are juicy and sweet in flavor.

Many of the best shade trees are adapted to grow in Mississippi that will reduce your electric bill and stop the erosion of your soil.. Shade trees will also increase the value of your property, and it is best to plant the trees on either the west or east side of your office or house. The oak tree, red maple tree and elm trees produce excellent shade, and the leaves are brightly colored in the fall season. Some of the most spectacularly colored fall leaves form on the yellow Ginkgo tree, the multicolored Sweet Gum trees and the Sour Wood tree. Sassafras trees grow into huge shade trees,, with leaves, twigs and roots that can be boiled to form Sassafras tea, and all tree parts are pleasantly fragrant. The Weeping Willow tree, the Tulip Poplar tree and the Sycamore trees are all fast growing trees that give dense, instant shade. The Lombardy poplar tree is an excellent rapid growing tree that can grow over 8 feet in a single year, and when planted in long, thick rows serves as a good privacy screen or an effective wind block. The Catalpa tree is a favorite shade tree of fishermen, because the worms are large during the summer and fall and excellent for fishing. The Live Oak tree is an evergreen shade tree with dense shade produced underneath. You can find the highest quality and information reviews on tytyga.com. The Sour Wood tree and the green ash trees are brightly cloaked with multi-colored leaves in the fall.

Wildlife conservation programs are very important to hunters in Mississippi, and the Kieffer pear tree produces a hard, long lasting pear that fall intermittently during the fall, like the native American wild persimmon tree. The wild native crabapple tree, the Chickasaw plum tree and the various colors of berries from the mulberry trees are effective in secreting scents that are attractants for deer and game birds. Turkey and quail flock to the edges of fields during ripening of the strawberry bushes, elderberry plants and the autumn olive trees. The thorns of blackberry plants and dewberry vines protect small birds from stalking predators, and there are plenty of ripening blackberries for game birds to eat. The turkey oak tree and the gobbler oak trees are very effective in attracting turkey and other animals to eat smaller acorns than the sawtooth oak tree, that grows very fast to produce acorns in the 5th year of growth. At maturity the white oak tree is a heavy acorn producer to attract MS wildlife game animals. During the winter hickory trees drop their hickory nuts when wildlife food scarcity is greatest. The Chinese chestnut trees, likewise, produce chestnuts that are dropped for deer and squirrels during the winter months.

It is easy to grow the top flowering trees to grow in MS, because of the 3 very favorable growing USDA climate zones, 7,8 and 9. The redbud tree is an early flowering tree that is native to MS, and highly recommended with the white dogwood that is also an early blooming tree. White flowering pear trees, the white Japanese Yoshino flowering cherry and white flowering peach and flowering plum trees are 'early bird' blooming trees. The Kwanzan pink Japanese flowering cherry tree, and the pink flowering peach trees are excellent zone 7 MS trees. The Southern Magnolia tree, Magnolia grandiflora, is a revered flowering tree for the South, and well as the dwarf, evergreen, Little Gem Magnolia tree, and both of these Magnolias also are excellent Mississippi shade trees. The Japanese, pink, saucer, flowering Magnolia tree is a deciduous tree that can bloom any month of the year, but the most profuse flowering takes place in the earliest spring. Other rarer colors in Japanese Magnolia trees are, yellow, white and red. Other interesting yellow flowering trees for Mississippi are the Cassia (Senna) that blooms profusely in the fall, filling all the branches with yellow pea like blooms amid delicate fern-like leaves until frost. The Golden Rain Tree also in the spring is covered with giant spiked clusters of yellow blooms that are transformed into one-inch lanterns that ornament the tree into the fall and winter months. Some cultivars of Crape Myrtle shrubs can be pruned to grow into giant trees, like the white Natchez crape myrtle tree that can grow to 30 feet with trunks that are one foot thick. The red Dynamite crape myrtle and the Miami pink trees are standard kinds for growing in MS. New Crape Myrtle tree cultivars are "True Blue" crape myrtle tree and "Black Magic", and the "Purple Cow" are true colors to their names. Oleander shrubs can be pruned into trees that grow to 25 feet tall. Oleander trees are maintenance free, drought resistant, tolerance of full sun , salt water tolerant and tolerant of high pH (alkaline). The most popular oleander MS colors are Firestarter red, white and pink, and then, the dwarf apricot oleander shrub that only grows 6 feet tall and the very rare purple and yellow oleanders that thrive near the sand dunes on the Mississippi Gulf coast.

Mississippi bamboo plants are excellent choices to use as privacy screens to plant along property borders to block out loud automobile fumes and noise, and the dense leaves will convert the toxic exhaust carbon dioxide fumes into healthy oxygen. The thick stems and stalks can be beautifully colored on the exterior with colors of greenish-black, vibrant blue or brilliant yellow. From Hernando in the North down through central MS to Jackson and ending in the South to Gulfport, Mississippi, bamboo plants are used in numerous golf courses to outline fairways and property lines, and the thick clumps of bamboo canes imbedded with thick leaves are resistant to wind that may interfere with the flight of the golf balls when the golfer tees off the green. The deep rooted bamboo clumps also reduce soil erosion and increase or decrease the flow of golf observer traffic to directed areas. You can order your bamboo boxed plants from Ty Ty Bamboo Nursery that can be sent to you fast and directly delivered to your business or home any time during the year.

For those plant growers and tree lovers in Mississippi, Agave plants, Aloe plants and Yucca trees are desert plants from the Western United States that are mostly adaptable to climate zones in the State of MS. The Spanish Bayonet, Yucca gloriosa, the Yucca rostrata and the Joshua Tree, Yucca brevifolia are very cold hardy trees that can be grown throughout Mississippi. The Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' not only has brightly variegated leaves but the leaves are soft, The Century Plant, Agave americana 'Marginata' is brightly variegated and striped with creamy white. The Agave angustifolia 'Marginata' likewise is a stunning variegated plant except the leaves are hard, stiff and sharply pointed with dangerous spikes at the terminal. The Agave tequilana contains a very sugary syrup that can be fermented into tequila, an alcoholic drink that migrant workers love to drink. The Agave vilmoriniana 'Octopus' is a very large growing plant that is armed with pointed sharp spines on the recurving leaves that resemble the tentacles of an octopus. The Agave attenuata is a soft leaf plant with blue-green leaves that are spineless and thornless and are dramatic when grown as specimen plants in the landscape. The Aloe vera is a well known containerized first aid plant that has a useful juice in the leaves that when applied to a cut or burn on the skin will heal. The Aloe vera liquid is also useful to cure honeybee stings, wasps, fire ants and aids in curing flesh wounds.