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Fast Growing Trees - A Beautiful Landscape In Less Time

There are many fast-growing trees. Some of the most common are the Crape Myrtle, Maple, Leyland Cypress, the Willow and several others. Crape Myrtle has beautiful delicate paper-like flowers, in many colors. They are an all-time favorite in the South. Crape Myrtle bloom from July through September, and like warmer weather. Crape Myrtle grow best in zones 7-9. For a beautiful, natural fence, you can plant Leyland Cypress in a row; they become about 3 feet a year, which is quite a bit. The Sweet Gum is a very fast grower and is admired for its beautiful leaves that change color in the fall. There are many beautiful species of Maple, which is also one of the faster-growing trees, and the foliage is gorgeous. The Maple Trees are also referred to as Acer, which is their Scientific name. Timber is a precious product of Maple, especially Sugar Maple in North America and Sycamore Maple in Europe. Pool Cue Shafts, Bowling Alley Lanes, Bowling Pins and also butcher blocks are all produced from the common Sugar Maple, also known as, 'hardwood.' The United States has been making furniture out of Maple for many years.

Maples, Poplars & Paulownia Trees Are The Top Fast Growing Trees

Many wooden baseball bats are made from Maple Trees. Sam Holman, of Sam Bats, introduced the Maple bats to the (MLB) Major League Baseball, in 1998, and has been commonly used ever since. Many musical instruments are made from Maples, such as violins, cellos, electric guitar necks and even a lot of drums. Maple is also used to make the bows for archery, the bow, and arrow. There are many different varieties of Maples. A few of the common ones are the Red Maple, and the Silver Maple and the Sugar Maple. The Red Maple loses its leaves every fall, but they grow back in the springtime. These trees do best in zones 3-9 and will grow up to 50 feet tall and up to 35 feet wide. They have small red flowers in late winter to early in the spring and grow relatively quickly. This Maple grows slow. They thrive in zones 4-8 and produce about 65 feet tall, and 40 feet wide. The Silver Maple Trees lose their leaves in fall also and grows new ones next spring.

Fast Growing Trees Do Well In Most Planting Zones

These trees grow well in zones 3-9, and grow slower as they get older, they grow up to 60 feet tall, and 50 feet wide. These trees have very tiny flowers in the spring. Certain species are also used to collect Maple Syrup from, an all-time favorite for pancakes and waffles. Yummy! If you plant enough fast-growing trees, you can have an instantly beautiful yard.


Fast Growing Trees
Few plants are as adaptable as red maple trees. Because this tree can withstand cold winters and subtropical temperatures, it’s hardy in zones three through nine. Full sun and fertile soil are ideal for red maple trees. Mature trees can reach a height of 40-60 feet and a width of 30-45 feet.

Fast-growing poplar trees do well in fertile, moist soil. Because they increase in size so quickly, they’re famous shade trees. They can tolerate a variety of conditions, but poplar trees generally need full sun and neutral to acidic soil. Varieties can thrive in zones three through nine.

The most striking aspect of red sunset maple trees is the brilliant shade of red seen on the leaves in the fall. Fairly fast growers, red sunset maple trees can reach heights of 45-50 feet. With a spread that can also reach 40 feet, this is a famous shade tree. They grow best in well-drained soil and five to six hours of direct sunlight per day.

Sugar maple trees Autumn brings a beautiful show of color as leaves turn either yellow or scarlet. Growing as tall as 70 to 80 feet, sugar maple trees grow well in acidic to slightly alkaline soil. These trees are hardy to zone 8.

Graceful weeping willow trees grow to about 30-40 feet tall. The root systems of weeping willow trees are shallow and can spread up to three times the height of the tree. This tree can tolerate partial shade if it also receives at least four hours of direct sun each day,

Stately sycamore trees can achieve heights of 75 to 100 feet and widths of up to 70 feet. Hardy in zones four through ten, sycamore trees grow well in full sun. Peeling bark is entirely reasonable with sycamore trees, as this is part of the growth pattern.