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3 Best Types Of Trees To Plant In Your Yard If You Live In The Midwest

by Fred Nelson

If you live in the Midwest and want to add some trees to your backyard, you want to make sure that you plant varieties that are going to thrive. You want to plant trees that are native to the area and will be able to survive through the long, cold winters that hit the Midwest. Native trees are also a good idea because they will be natural equip to resist any local disease and insects native to the area. When you plant non-native trees in your Midwest backyard, they may not be able to withstand the winter weather or native bugs and disease. Here are the three best Midwest trees to plant in your backyard.

#1 Common Chokecherry

Although the common chokecherry is classified as a tree, it is often mistaken as a shrub due to its bush-like nature. However, the common chokecherry tree tends to grow quite tall, and also is very thick, so it can provide you with a great deal of privacy if you are looking for a tree that will provide you with coverage along the entire height of the trunk.

The common chokecherry grows very small dark berries on it. However, these berries are not safe for human consumption; they are poisonous and should not be eaten. If you want some additional privacy, plant a few common chokecherry trees together.

#2 Bald Cypress

Another tree that is native to the Midwest is the bald cypress. The bald cypress is a very beautiful Midwest tree which can grow to very tall heights. It has a Christmas-tree like shape; it tends to be smaller on top and larger down on the bottom. The trees are very green throughout the year, and change into vibrant orange colors during the fall. The leaves are shaped more like pine-needles than like maple leaves.

#3 Northwest White Cedar

Finally, another great Midwestern tree is the Northwest white cedar. These trees grow to towering heights. These trees are great to plant if you want a tree that is going to continue to grow throughout your lifetime until the tree is quite large and grand. When these trees reach maturity, they can be quite a formable structure in your yard. These trees can last for hundreds of years.

The Northwest white cedar has scaly green leaves that maintain their color throughout the year and are great if you want a burst of green in your yard during the cold, white Midwest winters.

These trees are very easy to take care of. All you really need to do is plant it and allow the tree to grow. You may need to water it frequently during the first few years as it establishes it roots, but after that, it should be able to take care of itself without any extra assistance. 

For more information, contact a company like BCB Tree & Shrub Services.