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Conifers - Evergreen Trees

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Black Hills Spruce 

(picea glauca densata)

Height: Grows to 40 ft. tall
Spread: 20-25 ft.
Zone 3-6
Description and Care: A geographical variant of White Spruce. Prefers sun but will tolerate light shade. Tolerant of many soil types. Very resistant to winter injury.


Colorado Blue Spruce 

(picea pungens)

Height: Grows to 40-60 ft. tall
Spread: 10-20 ft.
Zone 3-7
Description and Care: Foliage bluish–green. Grows in full sun and rich moist, well-drained soil.    


White Spruce

(picea glauca)

Height: Grows to 40-60 ft. tall
Spread: 10-20 ft.
Zone 2-6
Description and Care: Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. It is one of the most environmentally tolerant spruces. It can withstand wind, heat, cold, drought, and light shade.


Serbian Spruce 

(picea omorika)

Height: Grows to 50-60 ft. tall
Spread: 20-25 ft.
Zone 4-7
Description and Care: Beautiful, dense, narrow pyramid with graceful pendulous branches.  Needles are flat, shiny green above and whitish underneath. The two toned needles are very showy as the branches move in the wind exposing the white undersides.

Plants grow best in full sun or partial shade in moist, well-drained soils. The Serbian spruce is adaptable to most soil types. Considered one of the finest landscape evergreens. Very tough and hardy once established.    


Norway Spruce 

(picea abies)

Height: Grows to 40-80 ft. tall
Spread: 25-30 ft. 
Zone 2-7
Description and Care: A fast growing pyramidal tree with pendulous or drooping branchlets. A very tough plant, with new needles that emerge bright green in spring and turn a glossy dark green for the next two seasons. Prefers full sun and cool moist soil but are adaptable.


Meyer Spruce

(picea meyeri)

Height: Grows to 60-90 ft. tall
Spread: 20-30 ft.
Zone 4-7
Description and Care: Foliage is dark bluish-green. Prefers full sun and is adaptable to moist soils types. An interesting species that could be a substitute for Colorado Spruce.

Techny Arborvitae 

(thuja occidentalis 'Techny')

Height: Grows to 10-15 ft. tall
Spread: 6-8 ft.
Zone 3-8
Description and Care: A fast growing pyramidal plant. The foliage is very dark green and retains its color all year. A very hardy winter plant.


Norway Pine

(pinus resinosa)

Height: Grows to 50-80 ft. tall
Spread: 15-40 ft.
Zone 2-7
Description and Care: A broad pyramid with stout branches. The bark is reddish. Needles are in clusters of two and densely arranged on branches. An extremely cold tolerant tree. Plant in full sun, and moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of sandy acid soils.


White Pine

(pinus strobus)

Height: Grows to 50-80 ft. tall
Spread: 20-40 ft.
Zone 3-8
Description and Care: A fast growing tree that has a pyramidal form when young. With age, trees become picturesque, forming tufts of spaced branches that give them a unique form.  Needles are soft in clusters of five and green to bluish-green. Grow in full sun to partial shade in moist, well-drained soil. Avoid windy or exposed sites.


Balsam Fir 

(abies balsamea')

Height: Grows to 45-75 ft. tall
Spread: 20-25 ft. 
Zone 3-5
Description and Care: A fast growing plant that will grow in full sun or shade in cool, moist soils. The foliage is very fragrant.


Fraser Fir 

(abies fraseri)


Height: Grows to 30-40 ft. tall
Spread: 20-50 ft.
Zone 4-7
Description and Care: A pyramidal shaped plant with horizontal branches. The attractive needles are shiny dark green with two silvery stomata bands underneath. Grow in full sun to partial shade. Tolerant of drier soils but prefers moist, well-drained sites.


Eastern Red Cedar

(Juniperus virginiana)

Heights: Grows to 30-40 ft. tall
Spread: 8-20 ft.
Zone 3-9
Description and Care: Densely pyramidal when young, becoming slightly pendulous with age.  Foliage is green to bluish-green turning bronze to deep green in winter. Very tolerant of full sun and well-drained soils, but will tolerate poor dry sites. Useful as a windbreak, hedge or shelter belt plant.