Can dogwood trees grow in northern Illinois?

Answer Dogwood trees are hardy in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 to 9. Northern Illinois is zone 5 and can support dogwood trees. In fact, dogwoods grow throughout the United States from Mexico to Canada an... Read More »

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What Fruit Trees Grow in Northern Illinois?

Northern Illinois typically experiences harsh winter conditions, preventing many fruit trees from growing and producing fruit. Early spring bloomers also run the risk of frost damage in late spring... Read More »

Blooming Trees in Northern Illinois?

Trees don't have to be just bark and leaves. You can choose from a variety of trees that bloom with colorful flowers and fruit in northern Illinois. Northern Illinois is a glaciated area where the ... Read More »

How do i grow dogwood trees?

PlantingPlant the root ball of your dogwood tree in humus-rich, well-drained soil, so that it remains slightly above the soil level. Make sure you choose a partially shaded area. Gently fill in the... Read More »

How fast do dogwood trees grow?

According to the Arbor Day Foundation, dogwood trees grow at a medium rate, or 13 to 24 inches per year. A mature dogwood tree can grow to a height and width of 25 feet.Source:Arbor Day Foundation:... Read More »