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lost_in_boston(5/6 MA)August 18, 2006

We have purchased property in southern Virginia (near Stuart) and desperately need fast-growing shade trees. Can someone offer suggestions?

Thanks!

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meldy_nva(z6b VA)

Keep in mind that fast-growing quite often means short-lived and/or easily broken in storms.

See link for some ideas; I know nothing about the company, but the pictures are good!

Here is a link that might be useful: fast shade trees

    Bookmark   August 18, 2006 at 3:00PM
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nicethyme

Hi lost, your best bet is Liriodendron tulipifera- tulip tree or tulip popular. A good native for you.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2006 at 4:46PM
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