December 4, 2010
oldfield common juniper juniperus communis var depressa wisconsin native evergreen ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Oldfield Common Juniper

Oldfield Common Juniper is a Wisconsin native, low-growing evergreen typically used in restoration or slope stabilization plantings.
August 5, 2010
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PLANT PROFILE:
Tamarack

Tamarack (Larix laricina) is a large Wisconsin native deciduous conifer. Unlike most evergreens, Tamarack loses it needles each winter. Great for wet sites.
March 5, 2010
canadian hemlock tsuga canadensis eastern hemlock hemlock spruce evergreen ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Canadian Hemlock

Native to Wisconsin, Canadian Hemlock is an elegant tree with delicate, small cones that resemble lanterns. Tolerant of heavy shade, Canadian Hemlock is a perfect evergreen for those darker areas of the landscape.
March 3, 2010
eastern white pine pinus strobus at johnson's nursery wisconsin native evergreens ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Eastern White Pine

Eastern White Pine is a Wisconsin native evergreen, with long, soft needles. Preferring full sun, Eastern White Pine grows very large and has tremendous wildlife value to native species.
February 16, 2010
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PLANT PROFILE:
Northern White Cedar

Northern White Cedar is a Wisconsin native conifer with a tall and slender form and flattened yellowish-green scale-like leaves. Furrowed bark is reddish-brown to gray. Northern White Cedar is a good choice for screening in moist to low-growing areas.
February 11, 2010
juniperus virginiana eastern redcedar wisconsin native evergreen conifer ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar is a Wisconsin native conifer with a dense columnar to pyramidal shape and fragrant grayish-green to bluish-green foliage. Excellent for roadside plantings as they handle heat, dryness, and road salt. The female Eastern Red Cedar produces small silvery-blue berries that songbirds and wildlife covet, particularly Cedar Waxwings.
January 31, 2010
white spruce picea glauca specimen conifer evergreen ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
White Spruce

White Spruce is a classic Wisconsin native evergreen, noted for its adaptability and hardiness to extreme temperatures. Beneficial for local wildlife, White Spruce is a great addition to any landscape.
February 17, 2000
creeping juniper juniperus horizontalis ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Creeping Juniper

Creeping Juniper is a Wisconsin native evergreen, sprawling in form and adaptable to a range of conditions. Green to blue-green scale-like needles are tinged with a unique purple tone in winter. Creeping Juniper is an excellent groundcover or when used along rock walls and slopes for erosion control.
February 16, 2000
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PLANT PROFILE:
Canadian Yew

Canadian Yew is a sprawling Wisconsin native evergreen with flat, narrow, dark green needles. At home in part shade areas, they prefer moist conditions and are solid options for stabilizing soils along streams, ponds, bogs, or as a groundcover.
February 15, 2000
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PLANT PROFILE:
Red Pine

Red Pine is a Wisconsin native conifer with a conical shape and oval to rounded crown. Named for its reddish cinnamon-colored bark, Red Pine has yellow-green to dark green soft yet brittle needles. Cones mature to a dark chestnut brown in the second year of growth. Red Pine provides nesting sites for eagles and other birds, as well as seeds for sustenance.
February 15, 2000
jack pine pinus banksiana ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Jack Pine

Jack Pine is a Wisconsin native conifer noted for its short, stiff, olive green needles and curved cones. Somewhat shrubby and flat-topped in appearance, Jack Pine is a medium-grower getting as large as 50 feet tall. Very cold tolerant, Jack Pine are nesting sites for the endangered Kirtland Warbler.