Types of Fast Growers
The Ficus Nitida, known for growing to a perfect shape, keeping remarkably clean, and ease of growth, is easily our most popular tree. They make a great addition to just about any landscape.
Get the thickest, widest and greenest shade all year long with the Multi-trunk Ficus! Due to their dense growth, Ficus trees provide the most consistent shade of any shade tree.
The most popular choice for making an evergreen screen hedge. Create a highly formal and clean landscape hedge that will look good near pools and works well as a transition plant in any landscape.
For those searching for a large, stately tree that provides maximum shade, this is a tree you definitely want to consider.
Closely resembling an Aspen, the Sissoo is perfectly at home in Western landscapes and thrives in warmer conditions. These trees grow very rapidly after planting.
Prized for it's almost ridiculous growth rate, homeowners and commercial landscapers are finding the Tipu tree quite useful in many landscape designs.
Naturally a fast grower, Hybrid Mesquites will naturally spread out quickly. These are very durable trees that will cover lots of space quickly and provide massive amounts of shade.
A very fast growing water wise hybrid version of the classic Palo Verde. Bright yellow, showy blooms in spring.
These Acacias grow a very wide umbrella-shaped canopy that provides filtered shade year round. They are a very fast growing tree with great durability to heat and cold.
The Arizona Ash is a very large, fast growing tree, providing cooling shade in the summer followed by beautiful yellow leaves in the fall.
Fraxinus velutina 'Fan Tex'
Slightly rounded in shape and a little smaller than the Shamel ash, this shade tree is perfect for almost any residential or commercial application.
This is the number one selling ash variety that we carry. It's big, has a perfect shape, and grows extremely fast! Plant anywhere shade is needed.
This is the darkest green of all the Ash varieties available. During the fall this tree is dominated by a rich burgundy color before it's brief deciduous period.
Fraxinus velutina 'Modesto'
This ash variety is very popular because of it's bright golden color in the fall. It is one of the fastest growing varieties available and makes a great shade tree!
Fraxinus velutina 'Berrinda'
The Berrinda Ash grows to a near perfect shape with little to no maintenance and provides a dense cooling shade during the warm summer months.
An attractive, small evergreen tree that can be planted in tight areas and is designed for a dense, dark green foliage with red peppercorns.
This large evergreen tree provides the incredible weeping appearance of a traditional Weeping Willow and uses a quarter of the water and keeps its leaves all year long.
Unique silver-blue leaves with a slightly weeping appearance make this tree useful for many landscape styles.
This is the purple flowering tree seen all across the Western U.S. blooming in spring. This tree grows very fast and provides a soft, filtered shade with incredible blooms.
Ultra-fast growing tree native to Australia, Eucalyptus are suitable for many landscape applications and have proven durability, strength & growth.
This bright green tree features a cascade of snow white flowers during early spring with brilliant red fall foliage.
The Cottonwood grows a wide canopy that provides lots of shade, making this tree well suited for pastures or as a windbreak on larger properties
The Eldarica pine is a very hardy pine used in the West, growing faster than other pine tree varieties and providing wonderful shade and ambiance .
Becoming increasingly popular around the because of their distinctive fall color. Provides fantastic shade during the summer months.
A wide spreading, durable & fast-growing shade provider that has a large, stately appearance and thrives in intense heat or cold.
The Australian Bottle has an upright growth pattern spreading out from its’ upper reaches to form a canopy of bright, shiny-green fluttering leaves. A drought tolerant variety that fits almost any landscape.
This beautiful rainforest-style tree actually performs very well in the intense sun. Unique pink blooms highlight the tree throughout most of the late spring into early summer.
Classicly umbrella shaped, durable and dark green, this unique tree makes a great addition to any yard.
Traditionally used for cultivating the versatile Bay Leaf, these trees make fantastic evergreen hedges or stand-alone shade trees.
The Sycamore Tree is a large, majestic tree with a spreading canopy, large deciduous leaves, and gorgeous white bark that peels back to reveal darker patches.
Carrotwood trees are known for their unique carrot-like appearance, as the network of trunks twist and turn upwards forming a unique shape.
Flame trees are easy to grow, adapt to most soils, and make the perfect addition as a shade tree in just about any landscape.
Strawberry Trees are medium-sized small evergreen trees. The appearance of both fruits and flowers during winter make it a very popular option for water-wise California landscapes.
This tree lends grace and charm to just about any landscape throughout the year. Rare yellow blossoms in late spring and summer.