When you plant fast growing trees, you might want to do a little research and see if the specific tree you plant will have strong enough roots for the amount of wind you have. You might find that it does or doesnt do well where you live.
I love gum trees . A dreamy snow gum forest in Alpine National Park, Victoria, Australia. And Snow Gums have the most surprising, colourful and photogenic bark. That combined with their (often twisted) shapes.