Colorado Blue Spruce

Basic Info: The Colorado Blue Spruce is a conical-shaped evergreen tree with stiff horizontal branches and short stiff needles. It is a commonly used tree in Midwest landscapes. In nature the needles are often green, but many specimens produce blue-green needles. Plus, it’s long-lived (seriously…it can last hundreds of years!)…

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Black Hills Spruce

This is a slow-growing form of white spruce. It is a dense form and is very hardy. Discovered around 1933 in North Dakota, it is a shapely “Christmas tree” type evergreen, with short, blue-green needles. Shears easily. Useful as a point of interest, hedge, or windbreak. The dense thick branches…

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Meyer Spruce

Considered an exotic evergreen in the United States, the Meyer Spruce is catching on as a favored alternative to the Blue Spruce. A native of China and Russia, it’s virtually identical to its American counterpart in shape, color, and texture. Picea meyeri is a species of spruce native to Nei…

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White Pine

The Eastern white pine is a tree for landscapes with ample space. You’ll love running your hands along the foliage. Its fine feathery needles, open canopy, and straight trunk get more picturesque with age. They are long-lived, fast-growing and vigorous. The White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a hardy evergreen native…

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