Big, bold and beautiful! Colorado Spruce (Picea pungens) is meant for those gardeners who like to go big – really big. Estate-sized big.This native American forest evergreen is meant for a big space. It will screen views for you…it eventually gets tall enough to screen the view from a second or third story window! It will be the massive windbreak that you want along the edge of your property. It will be the perfect town square living Christmas tree.But don’t let that scare you off from using this strong beauty in your home landscape today.Colorado Spruce are not fast growers, so you can enjoy it in your suburban lawn for a long, long time, too. It looks great next to your trees that change color and drop their leaves in autumn and it is Norman Rockwell picture perfect when it is covered in a blanket of snow. It is ready-made for Christmas lights. This is one of the most popular conifers ever and is known for its perfect shape and rigid tiered branches. It will get 10’ – 12’ tall in 10 years and will eventually be 40’-60’ tall and 20’ wide as it ages.There are no flowers to speak of, but who needs flowers with the great fresh tree scent you’ll get through your windows? People pay good money for candles that won’t ever smell as good as this tree.Order this big boy form us today and enjoy the year-round beauty from this easy care tree.* Easy care * Native* Bird friendly* Dramatic evergreen* Windbreak and screener* Year-round interest.
Our Best Selling Holly!Traditional Evergreen Holly That’s Great For a Privacy ScreenThe American Holly (Ilex opaca) also called the White Holly or Christmas Holly, is the most familiar holly. It is a small tree or shrub with striking evergreen foliage that’s perfect for a privacy hedge.The American Holly is easy to identify. It has thick, smooth, dark green, spiny leaves that are a yellowish green underneath. Unlike some hollies, the American Holly keeps its foliage from top to bottom for the life of the tree. It can easily reach a height of 50′ with a 35′ spread.Great for a privacy hedge and noise barrier, but its natural pyramidal shape also makes it a perfect ornamental tree for any yard for full sun to part shade.Because it does well in shade it is also a wonderful choice as an understory tree. This means if you’d like to fill in gaps between larger trees in your yard the American Holly can be planted under them.The flowers of the American Holly appear from April to June. Bundles of small white flowers are a beautiful contrast to the deep shiny foliage. They are a delicate reminder in spring of the berries that will follow.The berries grow on your holly from September to November. The berries start out green, and then mature to a brilliant red. The American Holly will keep its dazzling display of deep red berries against emerald foliage through the winter. You will love having fresh holly branches to decorate your house during the winter months, but you will also be doing a great service for the small animals and birds in your neighborhood. During the winter the American Holly is an important source of food for the birds, and provides a safe haven for shelter and nests in its thick foliage.The American Holly needs minimal watering and can grow in nearly any soil including hard clay. You will enjoy its dense green foliage all year.* Shrub or Small Tree* Full Sun to Part Shade* Brilliant Red Berries.
Decorative Holly with Winter InterestThe Castle Spire Holly is an evergreen Holly. It works well as a hedge or foundation plant. It’s also a lovely specimen planting for a front or side yard.Your Castle Spire is a variety of blue holly that is compact and pyramidal in form. It was developed with improved branching and an even more lustrous, classic holly leaf. It’s charming year-round, but really shines in the winter months. Imagine a 10 foot tall narrow holly, its blue-green, glossy foliage dusted with ivory snowflakes and adorned with brilliant scarlet berries. You can almost see a red Cardinal or Blue Jay sitting among its branches just like in a Christmas card. It’s a stunning display to be sure!The Castle Spire Holly prefers to avoid winter winds so it would love to be nestled close to your home or other evergreens. It’s deer resistant so you don’t have to worry about them coming around for a quick nibble, and it can tolerate both sun and shade. You don’t have to prune it, but you’ll certainly want to when the holidays roll around. The foliage makes outstanding decorations for the holiday season. It’s long-lived, commonly thriving for 40 years or more, and fills out nicely all the way to ground level, so you won’t have to consider planting facer plants around it.The Castle Spire Holly is a superior plant for your landscape. It’s lovely year-round but spectacular in the winter months, care free and the birds love it. You can’t go wrong with a Castle Spire Holly.*Decorative Foliage Year-Round*Wildlife Appeal*Deer Resistant .
Fast-Growing, Ornamental EvergreenDouglas Fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, is a popular, and versatile evergreen tree. Whether using one as a Christmas tree for the holidays, or placing one as a focal point in your front yard, the Douglas Fir is sure to please and delight the senses.Its natural inclination is toward a symmetrical, pyramidal shape that will certainly lend an understated elegance to your landscape. The bluish-green needles occasionally take on a delightful yellowish-green hue, contributing to its ornamental appeal. You’ll love running your fingers over the soft texture of your Douglas Fir’s needles, and enjoy the slight silver cast of their undersides as the light catches them. Douglas Fir even smells wonderful! Roll a few of the needles between your fingers for the sweet surprise of its pleasing aroma. Douglas Fir trees are found in its native habitat on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, so it’s a particularly hardy tree and grows in a variety of soils. It’s lovely in its natural form, but also amenable to sheering whether you’d prefer a dense cone or even a compact hedge. The Douglas Fir tree has no significant disease or pest issues to be concerned with, so you won’t have to fuss with sprays or treatments.For a fast-growing, hardy evergreen tree that is versatile and relatively care free, you can’t go wrong with a Douglas Fir.* Ornamental evergreen * Hardy* Fast-growing.