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  1. Colorado Spruce Zones: 2-7
    As low as $59.39
  2. Douglas Fir Tree Zones: 4-6
    As low as $59.39
  3. Staghorn Sumac Zones: 4-8
    As low as $49.59
  4. Smooth Sumac Shrub Zones: 3-9
    As low as $49.69
  5. Western Sand Cherry Bush Zones: 3-6
    As low as $49.69
  6. Southern Live Oak Zones: 8-10
    As low as $98.99
  7. Northern Catalpa Zones: 4-8
    As low as $79.19
  8. White Oak Zones: 3-9
    As low as $49.59
  9. Butterfly Weed Plant Zones: 3-9
    As low as $39.59
  10. Hackberry Tree Zones: 3-9
    As low as $79.19
  11. Big Bluestem Grass Zones: 4-10
    As low as $39.59
  12. Little Bluestem Grass Zones: 3-10
    As low as $39.59
  13. Native American Plum Zones: 4-8
    As low as $49.69
  14. Oregon Grape Holly Zones: 5-9
    As low as $98.79
  15. Trumpet Creeper Zones: 4-9
    As low as $39.59
  16. Water Iris Versicolor Zones: 3-9
    As low as $34.79
  17. Buttonbush Zones: 5-9
    As low as $59.99
  18. Swamp Milkweed Flower Zones: 3-6
    As low as $49.59
  19. Western Redbud Tree Zones: 6-9
    As low as $89.99
  20. Common Milkweed Zones: 3-9
    As low as $39.59
  21. Hoary Vervain Zones: 4-7
    As low as $39.59
  22. Prairie Cordgrass Zones: 3-8
    As low as $49.79
  23. Coralberry Zones: 2 - 7
    As low as $59.99
  24. Shrub Indigo Zones: 4 - 9
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Native Trees For The State of Utah

Want to go native? Find the best selection of indigenous species for the diverse State of Utah here at Nature Hills Nursery! Feed pollinators, songbirds, and wildlife by providing them with a tree they evolved alongside!

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Choosing native trees for the Beehive State means knowing they will thrive where it is well suited to the climate and soil they originated in! Native selections establish faster and tolerate local growing zones, climate, weather, and anything else your State can throw at them! They need less water once established too! 

Best Utah Native Trees

With a wide range spanning USDA growing zones 4 to hardiness zone 9! Utah has a vastly wide range of topography and climates!

First, 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 and for the many microclimates within these zones.

Best Evergreen Trees For Utah

These Utah native Evergreen Trees keep their leaves year-round for privacy, slow wind, stop drifting snow, and feed and shelter songbirds.

  • Colorado Spruce/Blue Spruce
  • Concolor Fir (White Fir)
  • Douglas Fir
  • Ponderosa Pine
  • Rocky Mountain Juniper
  • Shore Pine
  • Single-Needle Piñón Pine Tree

The Best Flowering Trees to Grow in Utah

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Feed pollinators and hummingbirds nectar and pollen they evolved alongside in your State! Many of these trees are host plants for native pollinator larvae too! The bright flowers are a sight for sore eyes after a long snowy Utah winter.

  • American Plum & Chickasaw Plum
  • Arizona Cypress
  • Black Locust
  • Saskatoon Serviceberry
  • Western Redbud /Redbud Tree

What Are Good Shade Trees in Utah?

The Quaking Aspen is the Utah State Tree and Utah can have some warm summer temperatures, dry desert-like areas, but lots of snow in the winter - especially in Utah’s Cottonwood Canyons where it can be one of the snowiest places in the world. You need a shade tree that holds up to snow load, storms, and shades your landscape in the summers.

  • American Beech
  • Ash Trees - Arizona, Green, Showy Mountain/Mountain & Wafer Ash
  • Eastern Cottonwood
  • Hackberry/Sugarberry Trees
  • Hophornbeam Tree (Hop Hornbeam)
  • Native Box Elder Tree (Boxelder)
  • Northern Catalpa Tree
  • Quaking Aspen
  • Live Oak Tree
  • Desert Willow Trees

Native Fruit & Nut Trees in Utah

We love edible landscaping trees that look great and feed you! Feed the diverse amounts of wildlife and songbirds found throughout Utah as well!

  • American Persimmon
  • American Plum/Wild Plum Tree & Chickasaw Plum
  • Black Walnut Tree
  • Mulberry Trees
  • Saskatoon Serviceberry

Much Needed Natives!

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