Wisconsin Trees

Buy Wisconsin Fruit Trees, Nut Tree, Grape Vines, Shade Tree, Flowering Tree, Bamboo Plants and Berry Bushes

The extremely cold winters in Wisconsin makes the selection of planting the proper fruit tree very important, and the gardener must properly choose the best selection of cold hardy trees to successfully produce fruit in WI. Most gardeners want to plant a tree that will harvest a big crop or provide shade as soon as possible, so that he must decide whether to plant a larger tree or to plant a Wisconsin, fast growing tree. On the surface, either choice may sound reasonable, but fast growing trees grow enlarged cell walls or elongated cell walls, Insufficient cellulose and lignin that are deposited inside the cell wall and are normally natural insulators of cold weather temperature snaps, so that in rapid expanding plant tissue the bush or tree may be damaged by a sudden temperature drop or even killed. Some botanists recommend planting a slow growing tree. The ice and snow can freeze the root stocks of some fruit trees that are more adapted to be grown in more Southern States. When buds break dormancy in late spring, special attention should be given to sun scald, a condition that can damage or kill the growing tree tissues that will be exposed to sunlight on the South side of the trees as the spring warm ups occur. When the snow melts on the South side of the tree, and then after the exposed tissues refreeze at night, the damage occurs, sometimes killing the trees.

Order and purchase the top Bald Cypress tree, Elm trees and Ginkgo tree that all produce a brilliant yellow leaf color during the fall. The Tulip Poplar tree, Sycamore tree and the Weeping Willow trees are fast growing trees, Discover how to get White Oak tree, Red Maple Trees and Elms that are all native trees with bright fall leaf color. For multicolored leaves of red, purple and yellow, you might consider planting a Sweet Gum tree. a Sour Wood tree or Swamp Tupelo trees. Shade trees will cut your electric bill in the summer, stop soil erosion and increase your enjoyment of value of your real estate. The WI Sassafras tree and the Green Ash trees grow into enormously tall shade trees. The Catalpa fish bait tree and the Japanese pink Saucer Magnolia trees are good shade trees, but also are beautiful flowering trees. White Dogwood trees and redbud trees are very cold hardy flowering trees, and the purple Wisteria tree blooms beautifully in early spring. The Lombardy poplar tree is a fast growing tree and an excellent privacy screen tree choice, as it can grow 10 feet or more the first season of transplanting. The Lombardy poplar trees are often planted close together in long rows to grow as a windbreak tree.

The top quality WI Grape Vines were developed at Cornell University and the New York State Agricultural College in Ithaca, New York, that will survive the extreme cold temperature of Wisconsin. Concord Blue grapevines, Red Catawba, Black Fredonia grape vine and the white Niagara bunch grapes are all very cold tolerant to grow in WI. The seedless grapes are often preferred to grow in the home gardener, and if the sugar content is concentrated enough, will ferment into satisfactory wine grapes.

The best high quality WI fruit trees can be successfully grown in Wisconsin winters that will easily survive the winter and then produce fruit in the warm season. Many apple trees grow well in Wisconsin, especially the Lodi apple tree that reliably grows apples after experiencing sub-zero temperatures. Sungold apricot trees are excellent grafted apricots for planting in Wisconsin. The Chicago Hardy Fig tree and the Tennessee Mountain Fig tree have both been cleared and recommended to grow in USDA climate zone of 5. Most other fig trees producing white, black or green figs are limited to growing in greenhouses. Discover the top tips and planting information and reviews at Ty Ty Nursery website, tytyga.com.

The Moongold apricot grows very sweet and delicious apricots usually will ripen in late summer. Several crabapple trees grow and fruit in Wisconsin backyard gardens. The Dolgo crabapple tree is often planted as a pollinator for the apple trees that require cross pollination. The Siberian crabapple and the Oregon crabapple trees are also apple tree pollinators, and the crabapple fruit is sought out by wildlife birds and wildlife animals. Many sour cherry trees (pie cherries) can be grown satisfactorily to produce fruit in Wisconsin, and the North Star cherries are the most cold hardy cherry trees grown in WI. Sweet cherry trees like the Black Tartarian cherry and Bing cherries are too cold sensitive for planting in Wisconsin.

The Medlar fruit is the most cold hardy fruit tree that can be grown in all parts of the U.S. And Medlar fruits have been grown in Wisconsin backyard plantings that produce the fruit of the Medlar as a winter fruit tree. The Nikita's Gift persimmon tree is cold hardy in WI and produces a tasty, medium size, orange, persimmon that ripens in the fall.

American black walnut trees produce tasty walnut kernels during the fall, and the walnut wood is very valuable and expensive to use in furniture production. White walnut trees are also called the 'Butternut', and can produce delicious nuts in the Fall. The Shagbark hickory nut tree is a favorite nut of wildlife animals, and the wood of the Shagbark hickory trees is used in smoking meats and in smoking poultry to give it that unique hickory flavor. Hickory tree nut kernels are difficult to pick out, but the kernels make a tasty hickory fudge that is delicious to eat. Many cultivars of wine grapes can be grown in Wisconsin, and the Concord grape and Niagara grapes contain lots of sugar and can be eaten fresh or made into grape jelly or grape juice. The Chinese chestnut trees and the American chestnut trees that are both blight resistant grow well even in zone 3 and are heavy producers of big chestnut crops.

Latham raspberry plants form sweet red raspberries and Boyne raspberry plants are very productive also. The New York, Heritage, red raspberry bush is very productive and the Heritage raspberries ripen in the Fall.

Wildlife preservation is important to bird watchers, hunters and lovers of game animals who search for the adaptable plants and trees that will ensure the exceptional healthy and permanent food sources for wildlife animals and songbirds. The Mulberry trees, the Chinese chestnut tree and elderberry bushes will produce abundant food for wildlife animals in all areas of Wisconsin. Kieffer pear trees and crabapple trees produce fruit for deer and game birds in zones 4 and 5, and the Chickasaw plum tree, American persimmon trees and the Autumn olive trees will grow lots of food for game animals during the growing season in only zone 5. The Gobbler oak tree, the sawtooth oak trees and the white oak trees are loaded with intermittently dropping acorns, constantly replenishing the wildlife food supply for birds and wildlife animals during the seasons when food is scarce.

Wisconsin bamboo plants are very cold hardy, fast growing privacy screens and survive very cold temperatures of below zero F. minus 20 degrees during the coldest winters when properly protected or mulched. The stems (culms, stalks, canes) colored yellow, greenish-black, and brilliant blue are very exotic and attractive. Shopping at Indoor Malls in Eau Claire, Madison and Milwaukee, feature WI bamboo plantings form very pleasant tropical looking landscapes, and ornamental bamboo plants grow well when planted near a window inside your home or office at your business.

For garden plant growers and tree lovers in Wisconsin, Aloe plants, Agave plants and Yucca trees grow into fascinating, strange, unearthly shapes and forms. These desert plants are armed with sticky, prickly thorns and spines, and the leaf ends with a sharp spike. These xeriscape plants require no attention or care. The plants are virtual storehouses of water and no fertilizer is required to keep them healthy. The Century Plant, Agave americana 'Marginata' and the similar Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard' are dramatically striped with white variegation on the leaves. The Spanish Bayonet, Yucca gloriosa is a native American tree that can grow 16 feet tall. The Aloe vera secretes a healing first aid juice that is useful in curing the bites and stings of wasps, honeybees and fire ants.