Spring is in the air in Memphis, Tennessee. It’s an exciting time of year as all the nurseries are starting to put out flowers and plants, and we are starting to see some trees blooming. We love our trees in Memphis, and they love us back by cleaning the air, providing shade in the heat, and helping our lawns look nice. Some of these trees even provide color during dreary winter months. But did you know certain trees thrive in the southeast, specifically Tennessee? According to the USDA Plant Hardiness Map. There are a variety of trees that grow well in Tennessee. Here is a list of trees and evergreens that thrive in our Memphis climate.