American Elm is a fast growing shade tree native to North America. Has a vase-shaped canopy with dark green leaves turning yellow in the fall. 60' tall and 45' wide. A cultivar variety is the Brandon Elm. It has a more compact, vase-shaped canopy and is slightly smaller reaching 45' tall and 30' wide. Both tolerates dry and wet conditions. An attractive tree for any country landscape.
Nice shades: 7 Fast growing shade trees to slash your electric bill
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
Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase', zones 5-8 Vase-shaped with upright arching branches and rich, dark green leaves that turn bronzy maroon in fall. Grows 60–70 feet high by 40–50 feet wide; prefers full sun to partial shade but adapts to a variety of soils. Tolerates wind, pollution, and drought, making it a viable street tree. from Fast-Growing Shade Trees
The Fastest Growing Sycamore - The American Sycamore is very popular for residential landscaping because of its fast growth (up to 6 ft. a year) and thick canopy... which provides tons of shade. You can count on your American Sycamore to quickly grow into a symmetrical shade tree or ornamental tree. Just plant and...
Freeman maple (Acer x freemanii) Zones 4–7 A hybrid maple with brilliant red-orange fall color. Grows 75–80 feet high by 45–50 feet wide; prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil with neutral pH. The variety 'Autumn Blaze' is very fast-growing. It reaches 50–60 feet high, with a broad oval crown 40–50 feet wide.