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Native Trees For The State of Georgia

Carolina SilverbellWant to support native trees in the State of Georgia? Find the best selection of indigenous species right here at Nature Hills Nursery!

With a wide range of biomes from Atlantic Ocean Coastal areas and beaches, to Riparian and Marine wetlands, mountains, semi-deserts and Georgia is about 43% forest!

You’ll get the best results when you choose salt-tolerant, coastal trees and native trees for Georgia that can handle hurricanes, drought, sandy soil, heat and humidity throughout the year. By choosing plants specifically for your area, you can rest assured your tree is well suited to climate and soil because they originated there!

Native trees typically need less water once established, establish faster and tolerate local growing zones, climate, weather, and anything else your State can throw at them. Plus you’ll feed pollinators, songbirds, and wildlife by providing them with flowers and plants they recognize!

Best Georgia Native Trees

The Eastern Red Cedar, Elm, and Honeylocust are the Brown Thrasher State Birds’ favorite trees!

Georgia has a wide range of USDA growing zones from 6 to 9. Start by finding native trees for your Georgia landscape by knowing your Hardiness Zone, and then choose any tree that has a growing zone range that includes yours! Check with your local County Extension Office for more information if needed and for the many microclimates within these zones.

Best Native Evergreen Trees For Georgia

These Georgia native Evergreen and Broad-Leaved Evergreen Trees keep their leaves year-round for privacy, slow wind, stop drifting snow, and color throughout the winters.

  • American Holly Tree/Shrub
  • Eastern Red Cedar (Redcedar) Tree
  • Fraser Fir (Only in Northern Tip of the State)
  • Longleaf Pine
  • Ponderosa Pine (Northern parts of the state)
  • White Pine Tree (Northern parts of the state)

Native Flowering Trees to Grow in Georgia

Feed pollinators and hummingbirds nectar and pollen theyinfographic evolved alongside in your State! Many of these trees are host plants for native pollinator larvae too! Plus you’ll love seeing the fragrant, colorful blooms throughout the year!

  • Eastern Redbud Tree
  • White/Native Fringetree (Fringe Tree) & Grancy Greybeard Tree
  • Pagoda, Silky, Swamp Dogwood Trees
  • Red, White & Pink Flowering Dogwood Trees
  • Magnolia Trees - Cucumber Tree, Southern, Sweet Bay
  • Carolina Silverbell Tree
  • Native Smoketree
  • Washington Hawthorn
  • Common Witch-Hazel (Witchhazel)

What Are Native Shade Trees in Georgia?

It’s no wonder why the grand Southern Bell also known as the Southern Live Oak is Georgia’s State Tree! Shade is a premium in this state! Georgia can have quite a few hot, sunny days, especially along the coast between Savannah and Cumberland Island. So a good, strong shade tree that handles storms, saves money by cooling your home, and gives your backyard relief from the sun is a much needed respite!

  • American Basswood (Linden Tree)
  • American Beech Tree
  • American Chestnut
  • American Elm Tree
  • American Hop Hornbeam
  • American Hornbeam
  • American Snowbell Tree
  • American Sycamore
  • Bald Cypress
  • Black Gum Tree
  • Black Locust Tree
  • Black Willow Tree
  • Box Elder Tree (Boxelder)
  • Common Hackberry Tree
  • Cottonwood/Eastern Cottonwood Tree
  • Kentucky Coffeetree (Coffee Tree)
  • Maple Trees Including - Red, Silver & Sugar
  • Northern Catalpa
  • Oak Trees - Black, Blackjack, Cherrybark, Chestnut Oak, Chinquapin, Overcup, Scarlet, Shumard’s, Southern Live, White & Willow Oak
  • Bottlebrush, Ohio, Red and Yellow Buckeye Trees
  • River and Sweet Birch Trees
  • Sassafras Trees
  • Sourwood Tree (aka: Lily of the Valley Tree)
  • Sugarberry Tree
  • Sweetgum Tree
  • Tulip Tree/Tulip Poplar
  • Washington Hawthorn
  • Yellowwood Tree

Native Fruit & Nut Trees in Georgia

We love edible landscaping trees that look great and provide food! Plus you’ll feel good feeding the diverse amounts of wildlife and songbirds found throughout Georgia as well! Since the Northern Mockingbird is Georgia’s State Bird, they need all the Mulberries and Hawthorns you can plant to keep them well fed!

  • American/Wild Plum Tree & Chickasaw Plum Tree
  • Bitternut, Black, Pignut, Red, Shagbark, Shellbark Hickory Trees
  • Black Cherry Tree
  • Black Walnut Tree
  • Butternut Tree
  • Allegheny, Downy, Shadblow Serviceberry
  • Hazelnut/American Filbert Tree
  • Pawpaw Tree (Paw Paw)
  • Common/American Persimmon Tree
  • Red Mulberry Tree

Much Needed Natives!

Whether you are adding shade, flowers, privacy, or a long-lasting legacy to your landscape, Nature Hills is here to help you find the perfect native tree for your Georgia landscape!

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!

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