Trees, Shrubs & Perennials for Massachusetts

State Tree:

  • American Elm (Ulmus americana)

State Flower:

  • Mayflower (Epigaea repens)

USDA Growing Zones in Massachusetts:

  • 5, 6 & 7

Choosing Trees & Shrubs for Your Massachusetts Landscape

Those who live and work in the Bay State can enjoy a thriving garden thanks to Nature Hills Nursery. Learn the perfect plants for the typical Massachusetts home from our in-house horticulturists the perfect plants for the typical Massachusetts home. Our store has the perfect assortment of plants for this climate, whether it’s the cooler western temperatures of Pittsfield and Greenfield or the warmer environment in Boston and along Cape Cod.


We offer hundreds of Massachusetts trees and shrubs carefully selected by experts. Choose from categories such as Flowering Trees, Fruit Trees and Privacy Shrubs to search for specific types of plants. Those who are looking for a recommendation will find them in our Bestsellers. When you click on a plant variety, you’ll find everything you need to know about growing them, including soil requirements, size, flower colors, ideal pairings and more. You can order pre-potted plants or dormant bare roots in several stage depending on how “landscape-ready” you want them to be.


Nature Hills Nursery provides many other free resources for Massachusetts plant growing. This includes our Plant Care video library and expansive blog. We also work with the Plant Sentry™ database to ensure compliance with all Massachusetts state and local agriculture regulations. If you want to speak directly with a horticulturist, call or use Instant Chat during business hours. We have been family-owned and operated since 2001 with a dedication to both amateur and professional growers. Read real customer reviews to see why people choose Nature Hills Nursery for their gardens.