There are currently no items in this category that are ready.
Please check back soon, as a new crop should be ready shortly.
Want to go native? Find the best selection of biological species for the State of Arizona here at Nature Hills Nursery! From snowy Flagstaff to the Phoenix capitol to Tucson, and everywhere in between the range of elevations (4,500 feet and 6,000 feet), Arizona has a wide range of unique climates!
Choosing indigenous trees for your State means you will know your tree will happily grow for you with few issues, have evolved alongside native beneficial insects, and know how to withstand pests!
Native trees are better able to cope with the local environmental conditions of the area and typically require less attention than non-natives. Tolerating local growing zones, and climate, weather, and anything else your State can throw at them! Plus you’ll feed pollinators, songbirds, and wildlife by providing them with a tree they recognize!
Best Arizona Native Trees
While Arizona is best known for its desert climate, Arizona has a wide variety of topographical features, including low or subtropical desert areas to the cold mountain and intermountain areas! So you will enjoy a wide variety of native trees in this State!
The Blue Palo Verde Tree is the Arizona State Tree and the Joshua Tree Yucca may be the first trees you think of when you think of this far Southwestern State! Other popular natives include Mesquite, Soapberry, and a couple of types of Acacia.
However, the Desert Ironwood Tree (Olneya tesota) only grows in the Sonoran desert!
What Tree Grows Best in Arizona?
Arizona has a wide range of USDA planting zones ranging from 7 to 9. Find your Hardiness Zone and then choose any tree that has a range that includes yours! Check with your local County Extension Office for more information.
Best Evergreen Trees For Arizona
Check out these other Arizona Native Trees that keep their leaves year-round.
Rocky Mountain Juniper
While you’ll find many tropical Palm trees growing readily around Arizona, they’re not native. The California Fan Palm is the only native Palm tree but not entirely indigenous.
The Best Flowering Trees to Grow in Arizona
Feed a wide variety of pollinators, bats, and hummingbirds nectar and pollen they evolved alongside in your State!
What Are Good Shade Trees in Arizona?
Arizona can get some chilly nights, but hot summer temperatures so you need a shade tree to help lower cooling costs and give your backyard seating some lush relief from the sun!
Arizona White Oak
Native Wafer Ash
Native Fruit & Nut Trees for Arizona
We love edible landscaping trees that look great and feed you too! Arizona doesn’t have many native offerings of fruiting and nut trees, but there are many that do great in this climate!
Native Arizona Walnut Tree
Much Needed Natives!
Whether you are adding shade or flowers, privacy, or a lasting legacy to your landscape, Nature Hills is here to help you find the perfect tree for your Arizona garden!
Help keep your State's native biodiversity intact by planting trees native to your area! Nature Hills is committed to helping you preserve your State’s unique beauty with plants and trees that are sure to do well in your garden without impacting your native flora and fauna!