Ulmus X 'Morton Accolade' or 'Morton Glossy' Accolade and 'Triumph' Elm are two notably drought-tolerant cultivars that grow vigorously in almost all soils. Resistant to Dutch elm disease as well as elm yellows and the elm leaf beetle.
Freeman maple (Acer x freemanii) Zones A hybrid maple with brilliant red-orange fall color. Grows feet high by feet wide; prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil with neutral pH. The variety 'Autumn Blaze' is very fast-growing.
Lots of gardeners want fast-growing trees for privacy, especially when a tree is lost to old age or other factors. While it's true that fast-growing trees provide quick beauty, seclusion and shade, they may be short-lived and