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An excellent specimen with soft, feathery needles and blue-silver coloring. Slow-growing reaching 12-15'. Size can be maintained with pruning. Makes an excellent lawn specimen, foundation planting, shrub border, and screen. Prefers moist, fertile soil and does best in part shade.
Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point' An evergreen used as lawn specimens, tall screens, coastal exposures, erosion control, and windbreaker. Densely branched, broad pyramid form with blue-green foliage. Maintains natural form well with practically no pruning. Apply a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shapeIdeal as a windbreaker, screen, border, coastal exposure, erosion control, or urban garden.
Pinus strobus (Eastern White Pine) 'Golden Candles' An upright evergreen with a broadly pyramidal shape and furrowed gray bark. Has finely textured foliage and the Spring's new growth is a brilliant electric yellow and by the end of Summer the color mellows to a light green. Can be susceptible to winter windburn without protection, so a sheltered location is recommended. It grows best in acidic, well-drained average to dry soils and is intolerant of urban environments.
Picea abies (Norway Spruce) 'Perry's Gold' A dwarf evergreen conifer with an upright and dense conical habit. Has short green needles which in Spring the new foliage is a bright butter yellow that reverts back to dark green. Slow growing, approximately 4"-6" a year. Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade in well drained soil.
Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' (Japanese Red Pine) A slow growing dwarf conifer with an umbrella like crown and a broad, rounded shape. Often multi-trunked at the base with branches spreading horizontally in an irregular, but graceful habit with orange-red bark that exfoliates with age, bright green needles, and an abundant growth of small seed cones. Grows best in average, medium moisture in well-drained soils. Tolerates some afternoon shade in hot climates.
Bird's Nest Spruce Slow growing dwarf evergreen excellent for borders, mass plantings, accent, rock garden, or containers. Tight, compact round shape needs little maintenance and extremely hardy. Displays year round interest and ideal plant for Zen or Contemporary gardens. Good low groundcover plant that contrasts nicely with upright conifers. Highly adaptable to moist soil types but prefers lightly acidic does not like moist, shady areas
Multi-stemmed evergreen with a upright spreading habit. The evergreen grows bright yellow new growth in Spring with bright red cones that turns to a green after two months and stays a green hue through the Summer and Winter months with shaggy red bark. High maintenance tree when pruning trim back only the new growth of the season or any dieback. Ideal as an accent, container, or patio plant. A native North American specimen.
Picea pungens( Colorado Spruce) 'Glauca prostrata' Zone: 3-7 Height: 1-2' tall x 6-10' wide Light Needs: Full sun Low maintenance needled evergreen with blue-green silver coloring. Spreads along the ground on horizontal rigid branches. Can tolerate some light shade. Prefers moist, rich soil. Makes an excellent groundcover or a specimen in the rock garden. Rabbit, deer, drought, and pollution
Juniperus virginiana or Red Cedar Evergreen native to Eastern North America with a broadly conical, sometimes columnar, dense, conifer with horizontal branching. Gray to reddish-brown bark exfoliates in thin shreddy strips on mature trees. Dark blue green foliage that may turn brown-green in winter. Tolerates deer, drought, erosion, dry soil, shallow-rocky soil, black walnut, and air pollution.
Tsuga Canadensis: Hemlocks have leafy lateral branches that have a tendency to arrange themselves in horizontal layers. Trunk bark is gray to gray-brown. The needle-like evergreen leaves upper surface is medium to dark green, while the lower is whitish green or whitish blue-green. Along the lower surface of each leaf, there are 2 white lines that run parrell to each other.