Best Trees To Plant In Calgary

by | Jul 12, 2018

Calgary’s Fastest growing trees

Are you landscaping to increase your property value or perhaps just looking to start a DIY backyard makeover? There are a lot of trees to choose from, but because of our cold Calgary conditions, we unfortunately can’t have them all. We have a list of the best trees to plant in Calgary based on speed, seasonality, and for the front yard!

Fastest Growing Trees

According to the City Of Calgary, the trees that grow the fastest are as follows:

Shade trees help to reduce the cost of electricity in your home, provide privacy and shade in your backyard. Here is a list of the fastest growing shade trees:

  • Manitoba Maple
  • Brandon Elm
  • Paper Birch
  • Trembling/Quaking Aspen
  • Balsam Poplar
  • Northwest Poplar
  • Laurel Leaf Willow

All Year Round Trees

When the winter comes and the air gets a bite to it, sometimes our only solace is nature. Especially if you’re selling your home in the winter, trees will help incredible your property value.

Here is a list of the fastest growing trees that will last all year round in Calgary:

  • Norway Spruce
  • White Spruce

Front Yard Curb Appeal

Our suggestion for front yard trees is to go for tall trees or columnars.

The fastest growing tall tree that we recommend planting in your front yard:

  • Swedish Columnar Aspen

If you are looking to prepare your property for sale or looking to build your own outdoor oasis we recommend speaking with the experts at Ananda Landscapes to learn about the extra value of having a professional landscape designer create and build your landscape.

Contact Us for a Complementary Landscaping Consultation

Are you looking to  give your backyard a makeover but you aren’t too sure where to start? At Ananda Landscapes, we can help build a backyard oasis that fits your lifestyle for years to come. What are you waiting for?