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Nevada Trees For Sale

Buying Trees and Shrubs in NevadaThe Silver State is the driest in the nation. Cradled up beside California, Nevada is home to a semi-arid climate and minimal precipitation. It is the Single-Leaf Pinyon that represents the state, a pine native to the region and most of the western United States, from Arizona to Utah. The Single-Leaf Pinyon is the world’s only single needled pine. Reaching between 30 and 60 feet tall, the Single-Leaf Pinyon has a scaly bark and rounded, small cones that mature every two years. A blue-green hue, the Single-Leaf Pinyon is often found among Juniper woodlands at a variety of elevations. The Nevadan planter is not limited to this unique pine, though; there are hundreds of tree varieties from which the Nevada grower can choose.

Due to its large size, minimal precipitation, and unique geography, the smart Nevadan grower will need to consider the following:


Best Trees for Nevada

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. Arbequina Olive Tree

Ideal as potted plants, these trees are adaptable and edible.

  1. Dynamite Crape Myrtle

Ideal for providing stunning colors, disease resistance, and drought tolerance.

Fast Growing Privacy Trees in Nevada

The state of Nevada is renowned throughout the United States as a comfortable, healthy, and safe state in which to abide. It is no wonder that Nevadan 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 Nevadan yard.

Although there are many options from which to choose, in Nevada, 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, Nevadan residents can also choose from the Leyland Cypress or Nellie Stevens Holly to form the perfect private paradise.

Climate

Nevada is the driest state in the United States, displaying a semi-arid climate. This is in large part due to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, which create a rain shadow across much of the state. Temperatures vary widely, with hot summers and cold winters. The average July temperature is only 70°F across much of the state, but the record stands at 125°F. The southern portions of the state are usually warmer, averaging in the mid-80s in the summer and 40s in the winter. Northern portions of the state can be quite cold, with the average in the 20s. The record low is -54°F, recorded in 1937.

Soil Type

Most trees require well-drained soil rich with minerals to grow. Nevada is home to the Orovada soil series, which covers over 350,000 acres of Nevadan land. Arable and dry, Orovada soils take well to moisture and can be good farmland when properly irrigated. Alfalfa, wheat, and barley grow best here, though the land can also be good for grazing cattle. Regardless of the property’s location in The Silver 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

As the driest state in the nation, it is an obvious fact the state receives little, though albeit varied, moisture. The Sierra Nevada Mountains in the west create a rain shadow, forcing clouds containing moisture-rich Pacific air to drop the moisture before reaching Nevada. The rain shadow extends throughout most of the state, with the region surrounding Carson Sink receiving as little as 4 inches of rain annually. The southeast is equally dry. In the northeast, regions will only see about 8 inches of rain, while the northwestern mountains will receive as much as 24 inches of rain annually. Winters are cold, but snowfall is scarce. Nevada receives on average only 11 inches of snow annually.

Irrigation

Irrigation is essential in Nevada. Long dry spells are not infrequent, and most trees will require more water than is naturally occurring. Newly planted trees, regardless of species, will require consistent and constant access to water. Once transferred, the root ball of a new tree is prone to weakness and stress, which inconsistent water dispersal will only aggravate. Contact the Nevada Irrigation District, a Nevada agency responsible for appropriate water supply, to determine accessible water amounts for your area.

Growing Zones

Despite relative consistencies in weather, Nevada is home to eleven 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. The zones are rather inconsistent in nature; the warmest areas are in the south, along the border with Arizona, where minimum temperature ranges do not dip below 25°F. Bands move horizontally northward getting progressively colder until the Toiyabe National forest, where the bands then split. In the west, growing zones are based around elevation ranges, and do not typically dip below -5°F. In the east, temperatures can get much colder with most areas ranging between zones 6a (-10°F to -5°F) and 5b (-15°F to -10°F). Circular regions surrounding the Humbolt-Toiyabe National Forest can drop to as low as -25°F.

Weather Damage

Excessive heat, earthquakes, and flash floods affect the Nevada region. High temperatures are damaging to both people and plants, and Nevada’s location along several fault lines makes it prime for earthquakes. Flash flooding hits areas near Las Vegas, where hard, flat ground is a large factor. Trees can provide reprieve from the heat and protect against erosion.Nevada State TreeScientific Name: Pinus Monophylla
Common Name: Bristlecone PineNevada State SoilOrovada SoilNevada State FlagNevada State SealList Of Nurseries and Garden Centers in NevadaIf 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 Nevada nursery or garden center. However, since we don’t actually live in Nevada 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

Lady Bug Nursery
Greenhouse Garden Center
Elko Garden and Landscape Center
Kimberly Nurseries and Gift Shop
Garden of Edith Nursery
Workman’s Farms Crafts and Nursery
Mirage Garden and Gifts
A and B Tree Sales
Carson Valley Garden and Ranch
Mountain View Tree Farm
Hoosier Desert Nursery
All American Topiary Animals
Ccsn Desert Garden Center
Corey Nursery
Dan’s Plant World Nurseries
Garden Center Lawn Care
J Markam Inc
K and J’s Crane and Hauling Svc
Plant World Nursery
Roman Gardens Fountain
Star Nursery Inc
Tri State Palm and Tree
Western Rock and Landscape Supply
Genoa Lane Trees
Northern Nevada Nursery Corp
Silver City Rv Park
Davis Nursery
Don’s South Side Nursery
Garden Oasis Nursery
Talbert’s Nursery
Discount Nursery
Dry Creek Garden Co
Garden Shop Nursery
Moana Nursery
Mountain Pine Bonsai Garden
Mountain Valley Nursery and Feed
Pioneer Landscape Materials
Springtime Gardens Landscape
Unique Landscape Nursery
Willey and Sons Tree Farm
Tiny Petals Nursery
G and G Nursery and Landscaping
Garden Spot
Oasis Water Gardens
Rail City Garden Center
Colorscapes Greenhouses
Tropical Touch Orchid Nursery
Winnemucca Nursery1674 Nevada Highway
2450 S Curry Street
2222 Last Chance Road
2223 5th Street
3900 Sheckler Road
4990 Reno Highway
350 E Main Street
1650 Lombardy Road
1144 US Highway 395 S
972 Springfield Driveive
2625 N Green Valley Parkway #125
3005 Treasure Island Road
6221 W Charleston Boulevard
3112 N Nellis Boulevard
9040 S Eastern Ave
5781 Jackie Driveive
5311 W Charleston Boulevard
18 Mont Blanc Way
5311 W Charleston Boulevard
3616 Spring Mountain Road
8170 W Charleston Boulevard
5050 N Rainbow Boulevard
3020 W Wigwam Ave
2181 US Highway 395 N
3190 US Highway 395 N
3165 US Highway 395 S
3335 Warm Springs Road
5611 Homestead Road
141 W Calvada Boulevard
1701 Adams Road
190 W Moana Lane
7250 S Virginia Street
475 Gentry Way
11301 S Virginia Street
4155 Jasper Lane
3390 White Lake Parkway
11600 S Virginia Street
2395 E 2nd Street
7780 N Virginia Street
5855 Rebel Cause Road
2880 Ramsey Cutoff
900 S Rock Boulevard
990 Glendale Ave
881 Glendale Ave
1720 Brierley Way
194 Two Bottle Bar Lane
443 Lipparelli Lane #7
5015 Grass Valley Road702-293-4987
775-882-8600
775-738-9273
775-738-8011
775-867-3099
775-867-3716
775-575-6888
775-782-4567
775-782-7630
775-265-6675
702-943-1111
702-731-0009
702-651-5050
702-651-0935
702-361-1955
702-220-3161
702-878-8492
702-271-1675
702-878-9485
702-222-0600
702-360-7827
702-644-4442
702-269-9622
775-782-5605
775-267-3084
775-267-3359
702-865-2715
775-751-8885
775-727-5489
775-727-4297
775-829-7733
775-851-0353
775-825-3527
775-853-1319
775-826-6724
775-972-0933
775-851-2420
775-322-2314
775-971-1996
775-475-0433
775-577-4474
775-358-1700
775-972-0841
775-358-6060
775-355-1551
775-753-5000
775-778-3716
775-625-1531