Best Trees for Northeast TN - Knowledgebase Question

Johnson City, Te
Question by mcmannc
January 4, 2010
We are building a home and will be planting our entire lot. What are the best flowering trees for NE TN? How much space do they need? Thank you VERY much!

Answer from NGA
January 4, 2010


I think the best trees and shrubs are native to the area. Native plants and trees adapt to the growing environment and need very little in the way of maintenance. Here's a publication by the University of Tennessee extension office which lists the best trees for your area along with their characteristics and mature size:

Hope you find it helpful.

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