What Types of Trees Should You Plant in Upstate, NY This Spring?

Spring will be here before you know it, and you may be asking yourself, “What types of trees should you plant in Upstate, NY this spring?” At Grasshopper Gardens, we offer complete design, installation, and maintenance services for new trees that we plant on your property. We take the time to research and plan the best for your new addition. We ensure your new trees have plenty of nutrient rich soil to grow. We consider everything from light requirements, available space, soil conditions, water requirements and growth rates before recommending the trees and plants that would suit your property the best. Here are a few of our local favorites.

Flowering Trees:

The Snowdrift Crabapple tree is uniformly rounded and symmetrical growing to between 15-20 feet tall and up to 20 feet wide. It grows white flowers with persistent orange fruit and glossy green foliage when it blooms in the spring. This is a beautiful and fragrant tree and makes a wonderful addition to your landscaping.

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Fruit Trees:

The Newport Cherry Plum tree is a very fragrant producing five-petaled white/pink flowers that bloom in early spring and are followed by small edible fruits. The do require full sun and can grow to be 15-20 feet high. This can be categorized as a high maintenance tree so trust us to take care of your tree!

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The Honeycrisp Apple Tree is a modern apple that is quickly becoming an American favorite. The fruit is aromatic and as sweet as honey taste with an explosively juicy, crisp texture. The tree grows to only 10-15 feet tall and does require full sun. This is a great tasty tree for small spaces.

Honeycrisp Apple Tree

Fall Foliage:

The Red Sunset Maple tree boasts dark green foliage, which turns a brilliant red/orange in autumn. This tree can grow to be 45-50 feet tall requiring partial to full sun to thrive. This is a beautiful tree to see in Upstate New York and made to be a perfect climbing tree!

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The Burgundy Belle Red Maple tree is a large tree that develops a compact, rounded canopy. Summer foliage is a medium to dark green in color that can tolerate hot summer conditions. In late September the leaves turn red or orange in color, then burgundy in October. This tree can grow to be 40-45 feet tall and require partial to full sun. This is a great tree addition for your Upstate New York landscape.

With years of experience, our team has the knowledge and skills to ensure that your trees are installed properly. Whether you’re looking to have new fruit, flower or evergreen tree planted in your backyard or on your commercial property, we can help guide you to the perfect choice. Contact us to get started today!