Mississippi Native Plants

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  1. Tulip Poplar Zones: 4-9
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  2. Pink Muhly Grass Zones: 6-11
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  3. Pink Flowering Dogwood Tree Zones: 5-9
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  5. Smooth Sumac Shrub Zones: 3-9
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  6. Hazelnut Zones: 4-9
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  7. Black Chokeberry Bush Zones: 3-8
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  8. White Flowering Dogwood Zones: 5-9
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  9. Eastern Redbud Zones: 4-9
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  10. Bald Cypress Tree Zones: 4-10
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  11. Eastern Red Cedar Tree Zones: 3-9
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  12. River Birch Zones: 3-9
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  13. Southern Live Oak Zones: 8-10
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  14. Red Maple Tree Zones: 4-9
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  15. Sweet Bay Magnolia Tree Zones: 5-9
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  16. Shumard Oak Tree Zones: 5-9
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  17. Bur Oak Tree Zones: 3-8
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  18. American Holly Zones: 5-9
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  19. Swamp White Oak Zones: 4-8
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  20. Red Flowering Dogwood Zones: 5-9
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  21. Pin Oak Tree Zones: 4-8
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  22. Adam's Needle Yucca Zones: 4-10
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  23. American Persimmon Tree Zones: 5-9
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  24. Northern Catalpa Zones: 4-8
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Native Trees For The State of Mississippi

Want to go native? Find the best selection of native species for the State of Mississippi here at Nature Hills Nursery!

Choosing indigenous trees for your State means you will know your tree will happily grow for you with few issues! 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!

Native trees are better able to cope with the local environmental conditions of an area and typically require less attention than non-natives and hybrids! They establish faster and thrive!

Best Native Trees in Mississippi

Mississippi has a wide range of USDA planting zones rangingMississippi Infographic from 7b to 9a. Mississippi can be a humid subtropical climate region, with temperate winters, long, hot summers, and rainfall throughout the year. Featuring coastal and barrier islands, rivers, and evergreen and deciduous forests, this state sure has a lot to offer!

The Magnolia is the Mississippi State Tree, giving the state its nickname, and the Northern Mockingbird is the state bird!

What Tree Grows Best in Mississippi?

 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 if needed.

Best Evergreen Trees For Mississippi

In addition to the broad-leaved evergreen Magnolias, check out these other Mississippi Native Trees that keep their leaves year-round!

  • American Holly Bush/Tree
  • Eastern Red Cedar (Redcedar)
  • Longleaf Pine
  • Loblolly Pine
  • Possumhaw Holly
  • Wax Myrtle

Native Flowering Trees to Grow in Mississippi

Feed pollinators and hummingbirds nectar and pollen they evolved alongside in your State, and perfume the air around your seating areas with flowering trees.

  • American Hornbeam
  • American Hop Hornbeam
  • Bald Cypress Tree
  • Black Gum Trees (aka: Black Tupelo Tree)
  • Carolina Silverbell
  • Fringetree (Fringe Tree) & Grancy Greybeard Tree
  • Eastern Redbud Trees
  • Ohio & Red Buckeye
  • Dogwood Trees - Pagoda, Roughleaf, Silky, Swamp, Pink, Red & White
  • Magnolia Trees - Bigleaf, Cucumber, Sweet Bay Magnolia & Southern 
  • Pussy Willow
  • Tulip Tree (Tulip Poplar)
  • Sweetgum Tree
  • Sourwood Trees
  • Common Witchhazel
  • Yellowwood Tree

What Are Native Shade Trees in Mississippi?

Mississippi can get some very hot and sunny summer weather so you need a shade tree to help beat cooling costs and give your backyard seating some lush relief from the sun!

  • Ash Trees - White & Green
  • American Basswood (Linden Tree)
  • American Elm Tree
  • Birch Trees - Sweet & River 
  • Black Locust Tree
  • Box Elder (Boxelder) Tree
  • Northern Catalpa
  • Cottonwood/Eastern Cottonwood Tree
  • Hackberry/Sugarberry Tree
  • Kentucky Coffee Tree
  • Maple Trees - Black, Red, Silver & Sugar 
  • Oak Trees - Black, Blackjack, Bur, Cherrybark Oak, Chinquapin, Nuttall, Overcup, Red, Scarlet, Shumard, Swamp Chestnut Oak, Southern Live, White & Willow Oak
  • Sassafras Trees
  • American Sycamore
  • Washington Hawthorn
  • Black Willow Tree

Native Fruit & Nut Trees for Mississippi

We love edible landscaping trees that look great and feed you and your local wildlife too!

  • American Beech
  • Black, Bitternut, Butternut, Red, Shagbark, Shellbark, & Pignut Hickory Trees
  • Pawpaw Trees
  • Hardy Pecan Tree
  • American Plum and Chickasaw Plum
  • Red Mulberry Tree
  • Downy Serviceberry
  • Black Walnut Tree
  • Hazelnut/American Filbert

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 Mississippi 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!

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