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BarbaraParis
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Location: Florida

Fast Growing trees for zone 11?

Hey , I need a fast growing tree for zone 11

The tree that shades my shade garden is dying.

I was reading about Royal Empress Tree but I don't think it will grow in zone 11
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Palm trees? Gumbo limbo, tulip tree (tulip poplar), cottonwood, basswood/ linden.

All grow natively in Florida and are relatively fast growing.
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shadylane
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The Royal Empress tree grows well in zones 5-11 Very pretty and gives great height in it's first years growth. Here is a site for Royal Empress

https://www.fast-growing-trees.com/EmpressTree.htm

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