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Missouri Trees For Sale

Buying Trees and Shrubs in MissouriThe Show-Me State is home to the Flowering Dogwood, now endangered in many northern regions such as Ontario. Missouri has a healthy population of the Flowering Dogwood, a flowering deciduous tree which makes up for height in width. Reaching only 30 feet tall, the Flowering Dogwood stretches out, displaying moderate sized ovate leaves which appear flat on the edge but are actually finely toothed. The flowers on the Flowering Dogwood are small, less than an inch in diameter. Flowering in April, the Flowering Dogwood can be a great addition to the Missouri landscape; however, the Missouri planter has many options from which to choose if adding a new tree to the yard.

Due to its extreme severe variations, temperature changes, and interior United States geography, the smart Missouri grower will need to consider the following:

 

Best Trees for Missouri

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. Juniper ‘Wichita Blue’

Ideal for continuous color, adaptable growing conditions, and fast-growing properties.

  1. Sweetheart Blueberry

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

  1. Willow Hybrid

Ideal for providing privacy, fast-growing properties, and easy care

Fast Growing Privacy Trees in Missouri

A state that without doubt deserves its millions of residents, Missouri is continuing to attract new inhabitants from other parts of the United States. Although a boon for the local economy, new infrastructure can be invasive and annoying. Solutions exist for prying eyes and sound-producing highways. Trees that are cultivated to form protective barriers, better known as ‘privacy trees’ can be planted to afford the Missouri yard the solitude and peace it deserves.

Although there are many privacy trees the Missouri planter may plant, none is as fitting as the Willow Hybrid. The Willow Hybrid grow quickly, at upwards of 6 feet a year, and provides fast-growing privacy. Unlike many privacy tree species, the Willow Hybrid is not an evergreen but a subset of the willow, providing a unique barrier against intrusions of every kind. The Willow Hybrid is not the only option to choose from in Missouri. Alternatively, consider the Thuja Green Giant or Juniper ‘Witchita Blue’.

Climate

Missouri sits in the interior of the United States, between Illinois and Kansas, though it borders eight states in total. Complete with a humid continental climate, Missouri displays humid, hot summers and cold winters. With no mitigating geographical factors, such as distinct elevation changes or large bodies of water, Missouri’s climate is largely determined by air from the Arctic and the Gulf of Mexico. Average temperatures are meaningless in Missouri, where 30 to 40 degree fluctuations in the course of a day are not uncommon. Summers can have extended days above 100°F, with the average only lingering at 73°F. Winters can average about 26°F, but drop frequently below 0° with a record -40°F.

Soil Type

Most trees require well-drained soil rich with minerals to grow. Missouri is known for its agricultural growth in corn, soybean, and specialty crop industries. This is in large part due to its Menfro soil, a rich, deep, and dark silt-based loam. Regardless of the property’s location in The Show-Me State, a soon-to-be tree planter can perform a simple test to determine his/her soil type.

The test requires a handful of fresh soil from the layer just below the top. It should be damp but not wet. The tester should hold the soil in the palm of his/her hand and, not surprisingly, squeeze. The squeeze will produce one of three events.
1. The soil will hold its shape, likely forming a snake. If you touch the snake, the soil will maintain its original shape. You have CLAY.
2. The soil will hold its shape, likely forming a snake. If you touch the snake, the soil 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

Where temperature varies dramatically, so does precipitation. Missouri’s northwest corner may only see 34 inches of rain while the southeast may garner as much as 50 inches. The northwest precipitation totals are more intertwined with continental influences, with January precipitation five times smaller than June. The southeast, on the other hand, is more affected by the air masses from the Arctic and Gulf, allowing for more even precipitation totals. Snow can be quite heavy, falling primarily in December through February. Northern Missouri averages between 18 and 24 inches of snow a winter, while the southern regions should only expect between 8 and 12 inches.

Irrigation

With inconsistent rainfall, newly planted trees risk poor initial growth and rooting. Irrigation is one effective method to ensure successful growth of your new tree. Drip or sprinkler systems are especially effective, allowing for maximum control and consistency in water management. As this is essential to newly planted trees, investigating your property for a preexisting natural or man-made irrigation system can be beneficial. If none exists, consider installation. Controlled water management can help ensure successful tree growth.

Growing Zones

Missouri is home to six distinct growing zones. 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. These zones move in bands horizontally across the state, from north to south. Most of the north can expect temperatures to drop to -20°F, with small regions north of Moberly, southwest of St. Joseph, and north of Maryville experiencing slightly lower temperatures reaching -25°F. In contrast, regions south of Cape Girardeau and the West Plains will not experience extended temperatures below 0°F.

Weather Damage

Thunderstorms and tornadoes are the most common severe weather systems to affect Missouri. As recently as 2011, residents of Joplin were affected by a tornado that caused approximately $2 billion in damage and took the lives of 158 people. Thunderstorms usually hit the state in the spring and the summer, and can bring flash-flooding to low-lying areas. Trees can be effective at maintaining loose soil, which can prevent some erosion. Carefully plant trees in loose banks away from powerlines and buildings to ensure safety for all.Missouri State TreeScientific Name: Cornus Florida
Common Name: Flowering DogwoodMissouri State SoilMenfro SoilMissouri State FlagMissouri State SealList Of Nurseries and Garden Centers in MissouriIf 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 Missouri nursery or garden center. However, since we don’t actually live in Missouri 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.Alphabetical by City

Country Garden Depot
Miller’s Ground Covers and Center
Crazy Dick’s Lawn and Garden
Frank’s Nursery and Crafts
Greenscape Gardens
Kirkwood Material Gardens
Sherwood’s Forest-Nursery Center
Zick’s Great Outdoors Co
Morgan County Seeds
Holmes Rd Nurseries
Rosehill Gardens Inc
Colonial Nursery Corp
Lee Farms Nursery and Garden Center
Country Way Nursery
Terrace Gardens and Gifts
Hilltop Nursery Inc
Cheyenne Gardens
Buffalo Prairie Nursery
C M Foeste Nursery
Garden Gallery
Sander Nursery
Sunny Hill Gardens and Florist
Riggs Nursery
For the Birds Nature and Garden
Longfellow’s Garden Center
Mid America Sod Farm
Simmons Home Town Nursery
River Valley Nursery
Suburbia Gardens Nursery Inc
Bowood Farms
Pat’s Lawn and Garden
Wizard Lawn and Landscaping
E C Piotter and Sons Nursery
Lakewood Lawn and Garden
Superior Garden Center
Total Environments Garden Center
Wilson’s Garden Center and Gift Shp
Creve Coeur Botanicals
Drummond Nursery
Bluff View Nursery
Tennant Farms Nursery
Wine Country Gardens
Jeff Lesley’s Tree and Shrub
Frank Doty Nursery
Mansfield Nursery
Timber Creek Nursery
Canaanland Greenhouses
Eureka Nursery and Landscaping
Westview Garden Center
Brown’s Nursery
Ozark Gardens
Marshall’s Nursery and Garden
Meert Tree Farm
Behlmann Nursery and Garden Center
Jamestown Nursery
Waldbart and Sons Nursery
Gilberg Perennial Farms
Murphy’s Tree Service
Passiglia’s Nursery and Garden
Treeland Nursery
Comanche Acres Iris Gardens
A A Shade Tree Farm
Best of Nature
Wells and Co
Creekside Nursery Inc
Suburbia Gardens Nursery Inc
Great View Nursery
Greenworks Wholesale Nursery
Kottemann Landscaping
Stone Bluff Herb Farm
Arborvillage East Farm Nursery
Sam Coffin Green Thumb Nursery
Valley Garden and Materials
Bayer Garden Shops Inc
Shady Lane Nursery
Franke’s Countryside Landscape
Garden Hill Nursery Inc
Green Horizons Garden Center
Missouri Wildflowers Nursery
Forest Lawn Nursery
Botany Shop Garden Center
Joplin Lawn and Garden Center
Oaks Garden Center
Angelo’s Florist and Nursery
Angelo’s Nursery
Distinguished Gardens
Earl May Nursery and Garden Center
Earl May Nursery and Garden Center
Greenhaven Sod and Landscaping
Heartland Nursery
Larry’s Nursery
North Oak Garden Center
Shugrue, Jim
Soil Service
Soil Service
Sweet Onion Greenhouse and Garden
Verde
Marshall Evergreen
Sunny Hills Nursery
R and R Greenouse
Sugar Creek Lawn and Garden Center
Bug Store
Frank’s Nursery and Crafts
O K Hatchery Feed and Garden
Sugar Creek Gardens Inc
Pinewood Nursery
Lamar Greenhouse and Florist
Tablerock Gardens
Timberline Garden Center and Nrsry
Earl May Nursery and Garden Center
Festival of Trees
Randy’s Lakeview Nursery
Family Tree Nursery
Northstar Garden Center
Perennial Patch
Snider’s Christmas Tree Farm
Greeson Greenhouses Retail Div
Honeycreek Nurseries
Stark Bros Nurseries
Blind Pony Nursery
Hampton Greenhouse and Pumpkin
River Valley Nursery
Earl May Nursery and Garden Center
Nolte Hill’s Nursery
Baxter Farm and Nurseries
Tridenn Nursery
Baxter Gardens West
Bob and Paul’s Nursery
Tlc Landscape Co Inc
Frank’s Nursery and Crafts
Homestead Farm Nurseries
Land Tech Tree Farm
Pacific Nursery and Landscaping
Lewis Tree Farm
Big Creek Garden Center
Cane Creek Sod Farm
John Hobbs and Son Nursery
Wolf’s Nursery
Bannister Garden Center
Blue Ridge Nurseries
Ideal Nursery
Marvin’s Gardens
Raytown Nursery and Garden Shop
Gilberg Farms
North Shore Nursery
Garden of Eden Nursery
Hogans Lawn and Garden Inc
Kehrt Nursery
Quail Creek Garden Center
Sappington Garden Shop Inc
Sunset Plantland Nursery
Sarcoxie Nursery Packing House
Jim’s Garden Center
Marcia’s Gardens
Klein and Son Nurseries Inc
Bizzell Nursery Co
Garden Lane Nursery
Mitchell’s Greenhouses and Nrsry
Botanical Tree Trail and Nursery
Carson’s Nurseries
John Deere Landscapes
Mosquito Plants Etc
Outside in Garden and Gift
Jupiters Garden
Stanley’s Garden Center
Degginger’s
Earl May Nursery and Garden Center
Moffet Nursery and Garden Shop
Old Mill Garden Center
Ahner’s Garden and Gifts
Alternative Pond and Gardens
Bayer Garden Shops Inc
Beckmann Brothers Nursery
Colors of Spring
Crabapple Cove Nursery Inc
E H Glueck and Co
Fendler Nursery and Garden Center
Flower Box
Garden Heights Nursery Inc
Gifted Gardener
Haegele Nursery and Garden Center
Hartke Nursery
Iris Hill Nursery and Landscaping
Mansfield Nursery
Minner Nursery Co
Plum Tree
Schlegel Landscaping Co
Schmittel’s Nursery
Southside Garden Stop Inc
Special Gardens Inc
Teson Farms Garden Center
United Garden Center
Weekend Gardener
Worm’s Way Home Brewing Center
Best of Nature Water Garden
Tom Mansfield Nursery and Garden
Ozora Nursery
Rovenstine Greenhouse
Crying T Ranch
Earl’s Landscaping and Excavtg
Bechtel Nursery
Wildwood Nursery and Tree Farm
Camp’s Market Inc
Rolling Ridge Garden Center
Wentzville Nursery and Garden
J K Philbrick Farm Nursery
Lanton Rte Nursery
Pine Grove Nursery
West Plains Greenhouses
Perenniall Farm
Zick’s Great Outdoors
Karen’s and Nancy’s Iris
Jones Family Nursery101 Beaver Street
3595 Tenbrook Road
503 Douglas Drive
15031 Manchester Road
2832 Barrett Station Road
2701 Barrett Station Road
2651 Barrett Station Road
16498 Clayton Road
18761 Kelsay Road
1145 E 187th Street
15600 S Prospect Ave
27610 E Wyatt Road
2520 S Springfield Ave
7175 Raider Road
1461 E State Highway 76
12050 Saint Charles Rock Road
853 N 43 Highway
302 W Benton Street
1020 N Clark Street
833 Broadway Street
5026 State Highway 25
206 N Kingshighway Street
1400 Ward Ave
HC 81 Box 9560
12007 Highway 50 W
845 County Road 250
314 Danforth Street
170 River Valley Drive
14550 S Outer 40
29319 Pike 235
101 E Green Street
113 N Washington Street
5065 N Clearview Road
1313 Vandiver Drive
3100 Old 63 S
804 Old 63 N
909 Clinkscales Road
10977 Olive Boulevard
3435 Long Road
3135 S Highway 94
2920 S Highway 94
2711 S Highway 94
11931 County Road 725
3685 E Highway 54
15977 Manchester Road
54 Clarkson Road
146 S Main Street
1421 W 5th Street
1355 N Jesse James Road
HC 1 Box 184
HC 1 Box 784
1501 San Simeon Way
14516 State Road T
4325 N US Highway 67
4012 Shackelford Road
5517 N US Highway 67
2906 Ossenfort Road
18020 Manchester Road
1855 Highway 109
615 Old State Road
RR 1
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17005 Old Manchester Road
16957 Manchester Road
169 State Route 100 W
County Road 248
116 Great View Road
2979 State Highway Ee
5980 Cedar Rock Road
417 State Highway Bb
20608 NE 189th Street
4360 4 Ridge Road
4433 Gravois Road
5926 Old State Road
23300 E Truman Road
742 County Road 303
5661 Old Cape Road E
2607 Route Cc
9814 Pleasant Hill Road
92 Highway E
710 Minnesota Ave
1014 S Joplin Ave
1416 S Virginia Ave
701 E Bannister Road
436 W 85th Street
411 Main Street
5225 NE Chouteau Trfy
801 NW Barry Road
2627 NW Platte Road
10300 View High Drive
2501 NW Platte Road
7508 N Oak Trfy
5608 Locust Street
7125 Troost Ave
7130 Troost Ave
8105 Main Street
416 Admiral Boulevard
1100 N Jefferson Street
5349 E State Highway 76
2704 N Baltimore Street
500 N Baltimore Street
113 W Argonne Drive
1135 S Kirkwood Road
115 E Argonne Drive
1011 N Woodlawn Ave
472 Highway 96
103 E 9th Street
8956 State Highway 13
16309 King Road
920 E Langsford Road
3351 SW Longview Road
1820 NE County Park Road
830 W Liberty Drive
1100 Missouri CT
17704 Ware Road
RR 1
13513 S Sam Moore Road
301 Sonoco Road
20947 Highway 54
939 N Miami Ave
6817 State Highway 38
908 E Main Street
2818 S Main Street
1078 Valley View Road
656 Tree Farm Road
1617 W Peartree Lane
2912 Highway K
1059 Hackmann Road
2080 US Highway 40/61
8901 Page Ave
RR 2 Box 31A
18593 Highway 66
3218 W Osage Street
RR 4 Box 4406
1211 N State Route 7
2179 County Road 321
3657 Highway B
4192 Highway 67 N
15618 Meadowbrook CT
5348 Blue Ridge Boulevard
9405 E 55th Street
6540 Raytown Road
7911 Spring Valley Road
2172 Highway O
27264 Highway Y
RR 5 Box 104
RR 6
13050 Tesson Ferry Road
13510 Tesson Ferry Road
11530 Gravois Road
12852 Maurer Industrial Drive
1510 Joplin Street
2000 W Main Street
25414 Bothwell Park Road
RR 2 Box 2480
508 Smith Ave
804 S Main Street
13518 N US Highway 169
4925 W Farm Road 128
3184 E State Highway D
5236 S Campbell Ave
1025 N Hampton Ave
1845 E State Highway D
825 N 2nd Street
14457 N Highway 68
611 Hickory Street
2424 N Belt Highway
6451 NE State Route 6
805 S 36th Street
11697 Manchester Road
9933 S Broadway
3401 Hampton Ave
9141 Olive Boulevard
3298 Watson Road
6961 Telegraph Road
2800 N Broadway
1803 Lemay Ferry Road
4301 Holly Hills Boulevard
1605 S Big Bend Boulevard
8935 Manchester Road
6043 Lemay Ferry Road
1030 N Warson Road
366 Summit Ave
13690 Manchester Road
11820 Conway Road
231 S Bemiston Ave
10512 German Boulevard
3406 Creve Coeur Mill Road
3201 Cherokee Street
1005 S Big Bend Boulevard
8419 Manchester Road
6430 Pernod Ave
8100 Watson Road
1225 N Warson Road
1257 Saint Peters Cottleville
5875 Mexico Road
16386 New Bremen Road
701 South Street
26840 Highway Ww
RR 1 Box 126B
RR 3 Box 3606
2317 Denmark Road
13157 Highway 52
60 N Gore Ave
1110 S Service Road Highwy 70
1394 County Road 8530
11202 County Road 8530
7050 County Road 8200
1299 County Road 8690
22305 County Road P
16498 Clayton Road
9235 N State Highway 13 E
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