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Dwarf Trees Zone 4





When to Plant Zone 4 Dwarf Trees

The best time to plant trees in USDA zone 4 is spring and early fall. Avoid planting in mid to late fall as it will not give your tree enough time to start to establish before harsh temperatures hit. Summer is actually a pretty good time to plant in this chilly growing zone since summers tend to be mild. Early or late summer is the best time to plant when summer planting. Always water a newly planted tree deeply and often especially when planting in summer.

How to Plant Dwarf Trees for Zone 4

Water your potted tree immediately before planting to reduce shock. Dig a hole at least twice as wide as the root ball of the tree. Place your tree in the hole and make sure it is upright and level. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the existing soil line so that you know you haven’t planted your tree too deeply. Next, backfill the soil around your white flowering Florida tree and tamp it down gently to remove air pockets. Add a 1 to 2 inch mound of mulch around your tree to help the ground retain moisture, protect the roots, and reduce weeds. Water deeply until the ground is completely saturated. Water every day for the first week and about twice weekly for the first 2 to 3 months while your tree is establishing.

When To Prune Trees In Zone 4

Most growing zone 4 trees should be pruned in late winter or early spring. This includes deciduous and evergreen trees. Zone 4 flowering trees that bloom in spring should be pruned when they stop blooming. Trim off any dead, diseased, or broken branches when you notice them. Minor tree pruning can be done any time of the year.  

Where to Buy Dwarf Trees for Zone 4

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Are there any Zone 4 Dwarf Fruit Trees?

There are very few dwarf fruit trees for growing zone 4. Some apple, pear, apricot, and cherry trees can grow in Zone 4. However, most of these types of trees are not dwarf trees. So, you are left with patio fruit trees that must be moved inside during harsh winter temperatures. Some of these options are the meyer lemon tree, key lime, eureka lemon, little miss figgy fig tree, celeste fig, and the Arabica coffee plant. If you have a sunny spot in your home these dwarf fruit trees can be grown inside year-round. 

Dwarf Evergreen Trees Zone 4

You do have some options for year-round interest in dwarf trees for zone 4. These dwarf evergreen trees include the blue point juniper, blue wonder spruce, dwarf alberta spruce, and the emerald green arborvitae. These trees can be planted close to your home and even grown in pots.

Dwarf Ornamental Trees Zone 4

The best dwarf ornamental trees for zone 4 that are evergreen are blue point juniper, blue wonder spruce, dwarf alberta spruce, and emerald green arborvitae. The best flowering dwarf ornamental trees for zone 4 are limelight hydrangea tree, pinky winky hydrangea tree, quick fire hydrangea tree, and royal star magnolia

Dwarf Flowering Trees Zone 4

Some dwarf flowering trees for zone 4 include the limelight hydrangea tree, pinky winky hydrangea tree, quick fire hydrangea tree, and royal star magnolia. These cold tolerant trees flower in chilly conditions. The hydrangea trees can be grown successfully in large containers.

Best Dwarf Trees for Zone 4

Blue Point Juniper

Growing Zones 4-9

Blue Wonder Spruce

Growing Zones 3-8

Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Growing Zones 3-8

Emerald Green Arborvitae

Growing Zones 3-8

Limelight Hydrangea Tree

Growing Zones 3-9

Pinky Winky Hydrangea Tree

Growing Zones 3-9

Quick Fire Hydrangea Tree

Growing Zones 3-8

Royal Star Magnolia

Growing Zones 4-9


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