Evergreens

Arborvitae

HETZ MIDGET

HETZ MIDGET

(Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget')

Height 2 x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Dense globe form and does not need any shearing. Hetz can tolerate light shade. When grown in shade, as with most arborvitaes, there will be less fullness and will have more open branching. Color remains green in winter.

HOLMSTRUP

HOLMSTRUP

(Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup')

Height 4-5' x 1.5-2'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

A compact plant with an upright habit. Bright green color and light bushy foliage gives the plant a textured appearance. Does well in light shade. Likes moist soil and can tolerate poor drainage. Growth is approximately 6" per year based on care and location.

PYGMY GLOBE

PYGMY GLOBE

(Thuja occidentalis 'Pygmy Globe')

Height 2-4' x 2-4'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Bright green foliage on a dwarf compact shrub that needs no shearing to keep its shape. Slow growing. Prefers moist well drained soil. Once established can tolerate some heat and drought.

TECHNITO

TECHNITO

(Thuja occidentalis 'Bailjohn')

Height 6' x 30'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

This variety has the same dark green color as Techny and requires less shearing because of its compact form. Slow growing. Grows in sun to partial shade and grows in a variety of soils, but prefers moisture.

TECHNY

TECHNY

(Thuja occidentalis 'Techny')

Height 12-15' x 6-8'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Fast growing and dark green foliage. Good for screens and tall sheared hedges by spacing 2-4'. Desired shape and size can be done annually in early summer after new growth has developed. Good in full sun or light shade.

TECHNY GLOBE

TECHNY GLOBE

(Thuja occidentalis 'Techny Globe')

Height 4-5' x 4-5'
Zone 3.00
Arborvitaes

Has been trimmed into a globe shape. Will require pruning to maintain a confined shape.

Junipers-Spreading

Andorra

Andorra

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Compacta')

Height 18" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A compact variety that stays dense in the center with soft gray-green foliage that turns purple-bronze in the winter.

ARCADIA

ARCADIA

(Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia')

Height 12-18' x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Rich green foliage with lacy texture and semi-spreading habit. Likes fully exposed areas. Resistant to juniper blight. Thrives in rocky soil or where soil is thin. Use on slopes or to drape off retaining walls.

BLUE CHIP

BLUE CHIP

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip')

Height 8-10" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A prostrate form that maintains an outstanding blue color all season. Best in sun or light shade. It has a dense carpet-like habit that needs little shearing. Plants spread fairly fast and can be planted 5' apart. Tolerant of heat and drought. Winter color is an attractive silvery plum color with purplish tips.

BLUE PRINCE

BLUE PRINCE

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Prince')

Height 6" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

A creeping variety from Canada. Incredible blue hue. Compact and good for draping over timber and rock walls. Maintains its beautiful blue through winter.

BLUE STAR

BLUE STAR

(Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star')

Height 2' X 4'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Slow growing mound of bright steel-blue foliage. Full sun to light shade. Prefers the cooler climates. Likes moist well drained soils.

OLD GOLD

OLD GOLD

(Juniperus chinensis 'Old Gold')

Height 2-3' x 4-5'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Best of golden spreaders. New growth has a bright golden color that deepens in winter. Slow growing. Soft lacy texture. Full sun results in best color. Resistant to cedar rust and twig blight disease.

PRINCE OF WALES

PRINCE OF WALES

(Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales')

Height 6" x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Dense mat of medium bright green color. During late fall edges will be purple tinged. Adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions. Good rock garden plant or for erosion control on slopes. Needs only occasional watering once established.

SAVIN

SAVIN

(Juniperus sabina)

Height 2-3' x 3-5'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Spreading

Upright with dark green foliage. Produces small blue-gray berries. Can be sheared annually in early summer when new growth has been established to the desired shape and size. Tolerates poor soils. Can withstand drought conditions once established. Foliage and fruit are poisonous. Deer resistant. Full sun.

SEA GREEN

SEA GREEN

(Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green')

Height 4-6' x 6-8'
Zone 4.00
Junipers-Spreading

Attractive mint green foliage on graceful, fountain-like arching branches. Color of foliage will darken in cold weather. Likes moist well drained soil, and can withstand some drought once established. Fast growth. Responds well to pruning. Prune in May or June after new growth has had time to establish.

WEBBER

(Juniperus 'Weberi')

6" x 3-5'
Zone 3 .00
Very low, dense plant with blue-green foliage. Low carpet-like habit, very uniform.

Junipers-Upright

MEDORA

MEDORA

(Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora')

Height 10-12' x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Upright

A selection from the Badlands of North Dakota. A slender-shaped variety with a blue-green color that holds into winter. Grows well in dry locations once established. Excellent cold tolerance. Slow growing and needs little shearing. For windbreaks space 3' apart. Deer tolerant.

SUTHERLAND

SUTHERLAND

(Juniperus scopulorum 'Sutherland')

Height 20' x 6'
Zone 3.00
Junipers-Upright

Broad pyramidal form with silver-green foliage. Strong but slow grower. A good choice for prairie climates. Grows well in dry locations once established and has excellent cold tolerance. A cultivar of the Rocky Mountain Juniper. Does not like wet soil.

Pine

MUGHO PINE

MUGHO PINE

(Pinus mugo pumilio)

Height 3-5'x 3-6'
Zone 2.00
Pine

Dwarf, bright green color in all seasons. Attractive mounded shape that can be maintained by pruning. Especially nice in early summer when new candle growth appears. Very rugged and hardy. Full sun, but can tolerate partial shade conditions.

PONDEROSA PINE

PONDEROSA PINE

(Pinus ponderosa)

Height 55'x 40'
Zone 2.00
Pine

Pyramidal in shape and more open with age. Will grow on most soils including very sandy soils, or on sites with very little top-soil . Good drainage required and drought tolerant once established. Rapid growth Best pine for general use, too large for small lots.

Russian Cypress

RUSSIAN CYPRESS

RUSSIAN CYPRESS

(Microbiota decussata)

Height 1.5' x 3-5'
Zone 2.00
Russian Cypress

A dwarf, densely branched evergreen with low spreading form and lacy foliage that resembles Arborvitae. Bright green summer color turning plum to bronze in winter. Grows in both full sun and full shade. Grows slowly the first years then can grow up to 12" per year. Grows best in well drained soils.

Spruce

BIRDS NEST SPRUCE

BIRDS NEST SPRUCE

(Picea abies 'Nidiformis')

Height 3' x 2-3'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

A beautiful dwarf spruce, broad and slow growing. Light green foliage on spreading branches that rise up with slight nodding tips. Best in full sun or minimal shade. Prefers moist sandy acidic soil, but can grow in a variety of soils. Prefers full sun with afternoon shade.

BLACK HILLS SPRUCE

BLACK HILLS SPRUCE

(Picea glauca 'densata')

Height 35-45' x 25-30'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Shapely "Christmas tree" type evergreen with blue-green needles. Shears easily. Useful in hedges or windbreaks. Purplish cones mature to brown in the fall. Very tolerant of alkaline soils.

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE

(Picea pungens var. glauca)

Height 60' x 10-20'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

This beautiful spruce varies in color from gray-green to blue green. The dense foliage needs little shearing. Likes fully exposed, well drained locations. Best in full sun.

DWARF NORWAY SPRUCE

DWARF NORWAY SPRUCE

(Picea abies 'Pumila')

Height 3-4 x 3-4'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

A dwarf, dense selection that forms a broad globe with attractive light green foliage. Very hardy. Prefers a colder climate and full sun, but will tolerate light shade. Slow grower and grows approximately 2" per year based on growing conditions. Needs well drained soil, average watering needs, but do not overwater.

FAT ALBERT SPRUCE

FAT ALBERT SPRUCE

(Picea pungens 'Fat Albert')

Height 15' x 8-10'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

This grafted variety is slow growing and is ideal for locations where other spruces normally can reach 60' in height. Thrives in full sun but can tolerate a few hours of shade.

GLOBE BLUE SPRUCE

GLOBE BLUE SPRUCE

(Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa')

Height 3-5' X 5-6'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Compact, rounded to mound shaped with beautiful blue foliage. Valuable as an accent or specimen plant. Very slow growing.

WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE

WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE

(Picea abies 'Pendula')

Height 6'x 8'
Zone 3.00
Spruce

Unique accent plant. Slow growing with pendulous branching that grows outward and not upward. Staking will create the upward growth. Size depends on how it is staked. Untrained it will grow 1-3' tall and 15' wide at maturity. Could then be used as a ground cover or as a draping accent over walls. Short dark green needles are attractive all year. Prefers moist soil. Full sun to partial shade.

Yew

TAUNTON SPREADING YEW

TAUNTON SPREADING YEW

(Taxus x media 'Tauntoni')

Height 3-4' x 4-6'
Zone 4.00
Yew

This spreading evergreen has short dark needles and is very hardy. Although it has excellent resistance to wind burn, planting in a location that is less susceptible to harsh winter winds or afternoon sun will provide even better protection. Grows best in moist well drained soil. Planting the crown of the plant 1-2" higher than surrounding soil may provide better growth if soil is a problem. The female plants will have red berries which are considered poisonous. Grows well in sun or shade.

YEW - UPRIGHT

YEW - UPRIGHT

(Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata')

Height 25'-40'x 25'x 35'
Zone 4.00
Yew

Dense slow grower with rich, dark green foliage. Prefers shade but can tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Tolerates shearing and can be used as a trimmed 8-10'hedge. Requires good drainage.