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Mississippi Trees For Sale

Aptly named The Magnolia State, Mississippi has adopted the Magnolia to represent its name. Although no specific species of Magnolia have been identified, it is likely the Southern Magnolia Tree, which can grow to be 90 feet tall. An evergreen with simple, rounded leaves, the Southern Magnolia displays large, yellow-white flowers. The ancestral history of the Magnolia is fascinating. Originating before the development of bees, the Magnolia evolved tough carpels to discourage damage from beetles, its main source of pollination. Some members of the genus have been dated 95 million years ago. The Mississippi grower is not limited to this ancient tree, though; hundreds of tree varieties can be planted in the Mississippi yard.

Due to its hot summers, heavy precipitation, and severe weather, the smart Mississippi grower will need to consider the following:

 

Best Trees for Mississippi

Read about the specifics for your state in the following sections. If you’re looking for some quick ideas on what to plant, consider the following trees as expert-tested and The Tree Center approved:

  1. Royal Empress Trees

Ideal for providing fast-growing shade, year-round beauty, and drought resistance.

  1. October Glory Maple

Ideal for continuous color, adaptable growing conditions, and landscaping designs.

  1. Sweetheart Blueberry

Ideal for bearing fruit for delicious, edible profits, color, and perimeter planting.

  1. Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree

Ideal for providing stunning beauty and shade.

Fast Growing Privacy Trees in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi is renowned throughout the United States as a comfortable, healthy, and safe state in which to abide. It is no wonder that Mississippi residents may notice new homes being built nearby, new developments and shopping centers popping up, and highways carrying loud cars laid in bulk near their home. Planting trees along yard perimeters will add both privacy and beauty to the Mississippi yard.

Although there are many options from which to choose, in Mississippi, a planter cannot be mistook by the American Holly. Growing throughout the United States, American Holly is adaptable, fast-growing, and colorful. Reaching at least 15 feet in height, the American Holly forms dense evergreen walls reminiscent of hedge mazes. In addition, Mississippi residents can also choose from the Leyland Cypress or Nellie Stevens Holly to form the perfect private paradise.

Climate

Mississippi sits in the south, wedged in between Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico. The humid subtropical climate is typical for the region, with characteristically hot, humid summers and mild, short winters. Summers can quite hot. The average daily temperature in July is 81°F, and the record stretches to 115°F in 1930. These high temperatures linger across the state, varying little. Winter is mild, though more divergent temperatures and precipitation patterns are visible in different regions of the state. Inland portions of the state are significantly cooler than those along the Mississippi Sound. The average daily temperature across the state in January is 49°F, well above freezing; despite this, the record low is a -19°F, recorded in 1966.

Soil Type

Most trees require well-drained soil rich with minerals to grow. Natchez soil covers a little over 150,000 Mississippi acres. Best for woodlands and pastures, Natchez soil are quite fertile and even grow crops in lowlands. Regardless of the property’s location in The Magnolia State, a soon-to-be tree planter can perform a simple test to determine his/her soil type.

The Squeeze test is aptly named because it requires only a small handful of dirt from just beneath the ground’s surface, and your hands. The soil should be moist, but not drenched. The tester simply squeezes the soil and observes one of the three following events.
1. The soil will hold its shape. If you touch the soil, it will maintain its original shape. You have CLAY.
2. The soil will hold its shape. If you touch the soil, it will collapse. You have LOAM.
3. The soil will fall apart as you open your hands. You have SAND.

Once you know what soil type you have, you can find trees best suited to the dirt’s properties. Loam is the best soil to have, as its unique qualities make it ideal for holding and transferring water to trees.

Average Precipitation

Rainfall is abundant in Mississippi, though varied. Receiving on average 54.16 inches of rain annually, it is distributed northwest to southeast. In the northwest, planters can expect about 50 inches of rain. More rain falls in the southeast, which receives on average 61 inches of rain. Some years are better than others, with the state receiving a record high of over 241 inches of rain. Snow does visit the region, too, though rarely. Snowfall is most likely during December and January.

Irrigation

Inconsistent rainfall amounts can be dangerous to certain plant and tree varieties. Irrigation can be an effective method for regulating water access. Drip and sprinkler irrigation systems are efficient at managing by both control and consistency water dispersal. Newly planted trees require this regiment of water, almost regardless of the species. Recent transplantation can disturb the growing process for roots and branches, and regulated water access is one of the best ways to ensure successful growth of a new tree.

Growing Zones

Four distinct growing zones reside in the state of Mississippi, moving in zig-zag bands horizontally across the state. A growing zone simply refers to the USDA’s determination of areas where certain plants are most likely to thrive, preferring to focus on minimal temperature ranges in which a plant can survive. A small southern strip of land along the Mississippi coastline is warmest, with temperatures dropping to only -15°F. The bands then move upward, with the coldest zone, 7a, lingering down to regions south of Oxford and north of Columbus where temperatures can drop to 0°F. Interestingly, Tupelo sits in a large region traveling north to Corinth where temperatures remain in zone 7b, not dropping below 5°F.

Weather Damage

Hurricanes, tornadoes, snowstorms, and thunderstorms are no stranger to Mississippi. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Hurricane Camille in 1969 are the most well-known, though Mississippi’s position along the Gulf of Mexico means many can affect the region. Tornadoes are also deadly, and Mississippi averages 27 a year. Two of the five most deadly hurricanes in United States History have occurred in Mississippi. Snowstorms are rare, but often cause severe damage when present, such as the famous New Year’s Eve Snowstorm of 1963. The southern portion of the state sees many thunderstorms a year, which is common in the Deep South. Trees can help prevent erosion from thunderstorms and hurricanes, but can also be dangerous in tornadoes. Be sure to plant far away from powerlines and buildings and along banks or roadsides.

If you prefer to purchase your trees or shrubs in person instead of online, we offer this comprehensive guide to purchasing a tree at your local Mississippi nursery or garden center. However, since we don’t actually live in Mississippi we can’t guarantee this list to be 100% accurate – but we did attempt to be as accurate as we possibly could. We have no affiliation with any of the businesses listed below and make no guarantees as to the businesses’ ability or the quality of trees you will receive. As with any purchase you make, be sure to check out the business with the Better Business Bureau, references, and any other sources you may have.

 

Mississippi Trees For Sale | The Tree Center™
AmoryAmory Lawn and Pool Service500 Main Street N662-256-5909
AmoryVillage Green Nursery1400 Highland Drive662-256-5707
BaldwynFlexible Landscapes917 N Fourth Street662-365-5333
BatesvilleHotophia Creek Nursery35916 Highway 315662-578-3555
Bay St LouisEvergreen Florist and Garden Center828 Highway 90228-467-9503
Bay St LouisFour Seasons Nursery3250 Longfellow Road228-466-9666
Bay St LouisSol Garden111 Main Street #C228-463-1200
BiloxiEnchanted Forest136 Rodenberg Avenue228-374-1136
BiloxiFrasier’s Nursery and Florist14708 Lemoyne Boulevard228-392-1939
BiloxiGlen’s Garden Center16201 Lemoyne Boulevard228-392-7325
BiloxiGulfcoast Landscape Supply Inc9032 Woolmarket Road228-396-4450
BiloxiPitalo’s Garden Center13457 Highway 15228-392-0202
BiloxiWoolmarket Nursery8784 Boss Husley Road228-396-1800
Bogue ChittoCedar Creek Estate390 Hog Chain Drive SE601-835-2173
BoonevilleChittom Garden Center303 N College Street662-728-5800
BrandonRivers Greenhouse and Garden Inc4664 Highway 18601-825-9816
BrookhavenJ and P Nursery1650 Heucks Retreat Road NE601-823-4600
BrookhavenPansy’s Greenhouse2846 Pearlie Drive NW601-833-7466
ByhaliaCedarhill Nursery6656 Highway 178 W662-838-5251
ByhaliaDay Lillies Plus199 Schoolhouse Road662-838-5020
CaledoniaBloomers3738 Caledonia Streeteens Road662-356-0250
CarriereCottage Garden and Cafe40 James Jarrell Road601-798-0753
CarriereS O32441 Old Bouie Road601-799-3169
CharlestonJohnson’s110 S Clay Street662-647-3810
ClarksdaleChiles Landscapes1410 May Street662-627-1101
ClarksdaleGary’s Garden Center128 Anderson Boulevard662-624-2063
ClevelandBarnes Farm and Garden Center405 E Sunflower Road662-846-7271
ClevelandGreenskeeper Lawn and Garden526 N Bayou Avenue662-843-3938
ClintonPinehaven Nursery and Garden Center457 E Northside Drive601-924-5058
ColdwaterHomestead Farms255 Hardin Lane662-622-5424
CollinsVillage Green Nursery34 Salem School Road601-765-4321
ColumbiaBarrett’s Garden Center127 Old Highway 98 E601-736-0495
ColumbusB J’s Plants1702 Main Street662-328-6991
ColumbusGazebo Garden Center and Landscape3946 Highway 182 E #15H662-328-6815
ColumbusSharon Nursery6991 Highway 45 N662-327-2309
CorinthAnniola Nursery and Garden Center754 Highway 45662-287-5180
CorinthCorinth Nursery and Garden Center1524 Polk Street662-286-5088
CorinthFarmington Garden Center3857 Proper Street662-286-5670
EdwardsCactus Plantation1088 Champion Hill Road601-852-2705
FalknerD and W Nursery23291 Highway 370662-837-9500
FlorenceDeck the Yard3025 Highway 49 S601-845-0948
FlowoodLakeland Yard and Garden Center4210 Lakeland Drive601-939-7304
FlowoodLakeland Yard and Garden Center650 Old Fannin Road601-992-1058
GreenvilleFountain’s Green Grow-Cery3100 E Reed Road662-335-7960
GreenwoodDelta Gardener320 W Park Avenue662-455-2934
GreenwoodFavara’s Nursery404 W Park Avenue662-455-3770
GreenwoodFuture Forest Seedlings7361 Browning Road #520662-453-8589
GreenwoodGarden Center906 Grenada Boulevard Ext662-453-8881
GreenwoodKlean Kut Lawn and Garden Center306 Tallahatchie Street662-453-7138
GreenwoodPlant Gallery1611 Highway 82 W662-453-2423
GulfportGriebel’s Nursery and Landscaping3019 Gulf Avenue228-865-1008
GulfportGulfhaven Gardens Daylily15429 C C Camp Road228-832-6424
GulfportLittle Biloxi Gardens Herbs15487 Sub Ladner Road228-832-7894
HattiesburgA and R Farm and Garden5367 Highway 42601-583-0422
HattiesburgBelinda’s Garden and Gift Shop2308 U S Highway 49601-545-7777
HattiesburgGraham Enterprises205 J B Horne Road601-545-7673
HattiesburgHeritage Lawn and Garden Center4404 W 4th Street601-264-6534
HattiesburgHollie Gardens5173 W 4th Street601-268-6888
HattiesburgLaird’s Growers Outlet6365 Highway 98 E601-268-9259
HernandoSouthern Exteriors Garden Center2467 Byhalia Road662-449-4769
Holly SpringsCountry Oaks NurseryRed Banks Road662-252-6702
IndianolaPearson’s Nursery42 Bayou Road662-887-4541
JacksonCallaway’s Yard and Garden Center1709 Morson Road601-922-6542
JacksonDale Ltd5347 Reddoch Drive601-956-6942
JacksonGreen Oak Interiorscaping5009 Old Canton Road601-956-7150
JacksonHolmes Nursery3209 Downing Street601-982-8122
KosciuskoDowntown Garden307 N Jackson Street662-289-8090
KosciuskoNatchez Trace Gardens1113 S Huntington Street662-289-4979
LaurelHorne Nursery3836 Highway 15 N601-428-5911
LaurelThurman’s Nursery and Landscaping2819 Highway 84 W601-428-1010
Long BeachBeatline Nursery7091 Beatline Road228-863-1119
LouisvilleBill Yarbrough Garden Center207 Cagle Street662-773-9239
LucedaleBarnhill Farms Nursery200 Union Church Road601-947-8621
LucedaleBarton and Sons Nursery294 E Fire Department Road601-947-2675
LucedaleCoach’s Cedar Creek Farm111 Doug Byrd Road601-947-7235
LucedaleCounty Line Nursery5133 Highway 63 N601-947-2127
LucedaleCroom Nursery3200 Rocky Creek Road601-947-6652
LucedaleDean’s Nursery1177 Dean Nursery Road #B601-947-2280
LucedaleDutch Brothers Greenhouses161 Windmill Lane601-947-8266
LucedaleGrady’s Nursery2269 Highway 26 W601-945-2498
LucedaleH and H Colburn Nursery2175 Walt Tanner Road601-947-1084
LucedaleOld Grady’s Nursery2283 Highway 26 W601-945-2426
LucedaleP and L Nursery8138 Highway 613601-947-4185
LucedalePlant Masters2298 Eubanks Quarters Road601-766-3020
LucedaleWallace’s Ferns and Foliage5113 Highway 63 N601-947-4009
LucedaleWilliams Nursery233 Willie Finch Road601-947-8276
LumbertonFlower Bed Nursery6357 U S Highway 11601-794-2861
MaconBusy B Nursery7754 Elon Road662-726-2222
MadisonMadison Garden Center Inc1106 Highway 51601-856-5554
MadisonMoore’s Greenhouses651 Church Road601-855-7877
MadisonTreefarms I298 Sundial Road601-856-4546
MageeHand’s Nursery519 1st Street SW601-849-2474
MagnoliaGreenjeans Ferns4131 Union Church Road601-783-5777
MarksAldridge Gardens2799 W Marks Road662-326-7892
Mc CombHodges Nursery1026 Venable Street601-684-3608
Mc CombMc Comb Garden Center3017 Highway 98 E601-684-0553
Mc CombRimes Nursery1053 Magnolia Progress Road601-542-9770
MeridianHorticulture Services Nursery2311 Highway 19 N601-483-8555
MeridianMazingo’s Garden Center609 Highway 19 S601-485-0271
MeridianModern Garden Center3700 Highway 39 N601-482-3610
MeridianPlant the Earth Garden Center7802 Poplar Springs Drive #A601-485-7030
MonticelloPlunkett’s Farm SupplyRR 2 Box 88601-587-4685
MoselleCrosby’s NurseryRR 1601-752-2707
Moss PointDelmas Nursery3400 Old Airport Road228-475-3391
Moss PointMiller, John W3805 Lampkin Road228-475-6206
Moss PointMurray’s Nursery7809 Murrays Nursery Road228-588-6555
Moss PointRed Oak Nursery17220 Goff Farm Road228-588-2370
NatchezChris Maier and Son Nursery143 Lagrange Road601-442-3321
NatchezFred’s Garden Center and Greenhouse78 Auburn Avenue601-445-5181
NatchezUpton’s Nursery5 Gillespie Road601-445-8182
NettletonBlackberry Lane Nursery3585 Van Buren Road662-862-6454
New AlbanySouthern Plantation Garden Center606 Coulter Drive662-534-7447
Ocean SpringsHood’s Feed and Seed12312 Highway 57228-826-3330
Ocean SpringsSeasons Nursery2426 Government Street228-875-2805
Ocean SpringsSecret Garden404 Porter Avenue228-872-7293
OxfordGarden Center2500 University Avenue662-234-0135
OxfordOxford Seasons1446 S Lamar Boulevard662-236-4686
OxfordRolling Hills Plant FarmRR 2 Box 551662-234-2518
PascagoulaOrchard3111 Nathan Hale Avenue228-769-6629
Pass ChristianCollins, Jerry101 Fourth Avenue228-452-0703
Pass ChristianKeenan Nursery Inc6341 Menge Avenue228-452-3723
Pass ChristianPine Hills Nursery7434 Cuevas Road228-255-9645
Pass ChristianRain Tree Center119 E Second Street228-452-3137
Pass ChristianRotten Bayou Nursery9329 Edwin Ladner Road228-255-0730
PerkinstonFoliage Design Systems230 Hunt Road601-928-9781
PetalAdams’ Nursery and Plant Center224 Carterville Road601-582-1138
PhiladelphiaRainbow Nursery1109 Highway 16 E601-656-9687
PhiladelphiaWofford Nursery and Landscape257 W Beacon Street601-656-5214
PicayuneGreen Acres907 Highway 43 N601-798-1441
PicayuneMartin’s Caeser Road Nursery119 Caesar Road601-749-9030
PontotocGoldleaf Farms4070 Highway 342662-488-9050
PontotocParadise Ponds and Lawns Nursery65 Altie Road662-489-5019
PoplarvilleMiller’s Nursery119 J M Tynes Road601-795-8168
PurvisCarr’s Nursery and Landscape781 Highway 589601-794-5777
QuitmanBerry’s Garden Center210 S Archusa Avenue601-776-2216
QuitmanQuitman Garden Center210 S Archusa Avenue601-776-2216
RaymondStanding Pine Nursery4450 Parsons Road601-878-5933
RichtonPhillips Nursery52 Phillips Nursery Road601-964-3643
RidgelandCallaway’s Yard and Garden Center839 S Pear Orchard Road601-957-1731
RienziDry Run Nursery97 County Road 8401662-728-8884
SardisSardis Farm and Garden100 N Main Street662-487-2517
SaucierArnell’s Variety and Plants22415 Highway 67228-832-7477
SaucierChnaro Wholesale Nursery23162 Saucier Lizana Road228-832-7960
SeminarySeminary Greenhouse and Nursery1146 Seminary Williamsburg Road601-722-9089
ShubutaGeorgia Pacific Nursery1444 Shubuta Eucutta Road601-687-5766
ShubutaPlum Creek TimberShubuta Road601-687-5766
SouthavenCarlisle’s Landscape and Garden2060 Goodman Road E662-349-9500
SouthavenHeritage Nursery and Garden Center9180 US Highway 51 N662-393-2735
StarkvilleZone 7506 Academy Road662-323-3855
SumrallVesely Nursery451 N Black Creek Road601-264-9518
TaylorsvilleDuckworth NurseryRR 1 Box 2013601-782-9264
TupeloPhilips Garden Center2435 W Main Street662-844-7830
TylertownReid’s Greenhouse54 Jack Duncan Road601-876-5325
UnionFerrell and CO214 James Street601-774-8983
VeronaNorth Mississippi Extension5445 Highway 145662-566-0143
VicksburgFant Nursery150 Ceres Boulevard601-638-9664
VicksburgFaulk’s Farm and Garden Shop1118 Clay Street601-636-2832
VicksburgFlower Center Nursery Inc3150 S Frontage Road601-636-5810
VicksburgWatkins’ Nursery Home and Garden3698 S Frontage Road601-636-3852
WessonWinki’s Greenhouses7159 Martinsville Road601-643-5271
West PointBlooms and Blossoms3837 Highway 50 E662-494-0129
West PointLaura’s Secret Garden1244 Highway 45 N662-494-3940
WigginsPlants Plus2171 Highway 26601-528-9333
WinonaGarden By the Pond401 Nix Road662-283-6011
WoodvilleMary Ann’s Greenhouse474 Briarwood Lane601-888-4420
Yazoo CityBeechill Nursery807 Wildwood Cv662-746-5801
Yazoo CityMississippi Delta Reforesters2006 Wildwood Terrace662-746-4763
Yazoo CityYazoo Garden Center Inc666 E Fifteenth Street662-746-5008