October 6, 2010
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Dawn Redwood

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides Description & Overview Dawn Redwood is a deciduous, coniferous tree that has an upright, pyramidal form slowly reaching heights of up to 100 feet. New foliage emerges light green in spring and turns into an appealing red-bronze color in fall. This conifer is deciduous, meaning it […]
September 27, 2010
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Taylor Juniper

Taylor Juniper is a tall, but very thin, upright-growing columnar conifer commonly used for privacy screens, framing entrances, anchoring the corners of buildings, or as accents in landscape beds. This plant will reach heights of 25 feet tall but with a narrow width of only 2-3 feet. Beautiful, silver-green foliage and a refined, narrow form add elegance to the landscape. It is similar in style to that of Italian Cypress but more dense and able to withstand cold Wisconsin winters.
May 3, 2010
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Emerald Arborvitae

Emerald Arborvitae is an iconic, versatile plant in the landscape with its compact, narrow to pyramidal form. Flat sprays of lustrous green foliage retain their color in colder winter months, adding four-season interest. Growing to heights of 20 to 25 feet with a spread of about 3 to 5 feet, and boasting low maintenance and adaptability, Emerald Arborvitae is a popular and reliable choice for most locations.
May 3, 2010
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Green Giant Western Arborvitae

Green Giant is a fast-growing evergreen with a naturally pyramidal to conical form. Flaunting dense and rich green sprays of foliage that bronze slightly in the winter, trees may grow to 40 to 60 feet tall with a spread between 12 and 20 feet. Small, light-brown seed cones will develop in mid-summer and are concentrated toward the top of the tree. Green Giant is a hybrid of the North American native Thuja plicata and the Thuja standishii (native to Southern Japan), taking the best features of each to create a more disease-resistant, narrow, and pyramidal Arborvitae.
February 15, 2010
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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, 2010
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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.
February 14, 2010
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Everlow Yew

Everlow Yew is a slow-growing, low-maintenance, low-spreading landscape conifer hardy to the Midwest with beautiful dark green foliage. A versatile option, Everlow Yew can be planted in full sun or full shade!
February 14, 2010
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Hicks Yew

Hicks Yew Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’ Description & Overview Hicks yew has a very narrow vertical form and works well for hedges, topiary forms, or any place where a columnar evergreen would be desired due to space requirements. Like all yews, it grows well in sun or shade. Very long […]
February 11, 2010
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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 14, 2010
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Emerald Spreader® Yew

Emerald Spreader® Yew Taxus cuspidata ‘Monloo’ Description & Overview Emerald Spreader® Yew is a low-maintenance Japanese yew that is noted for its short, wide, emerald green needles that are very bright in color. The low spreading stature and extreme density of this plant makes it useful for small areas where […]
January 3, 2010
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Balsam Fir

Balsam Fir is a tall-growing coniferous tree native to Wisconsin. Widely known as a Christmas tree with fragrant, long-lasting needles, this gorgeous fir makes a wonderful specimen tree with cones that sit upright on its branches. Balsam Fir is a commanding focal point in any landscape.
July 12, 2000
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Cypress Spruce

Cypress Spruce, also known as Columnar Norway Spruce, is an upright and dense variety making it an excellent option for narrow spaces, as a windbreak, or as a skinny accent. Dark green needles take on a slightly bluish-green color during winter, with new growth in spring, a vibrant green.
April 26, 2000
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Midway White Spruce

An intermediate-sized spruce, somewhere between an Alberta Spruce and a Black Hills Spruce, Midway White Spruce is dense and sturdy, and significantly more burn resistant than other spruce. Useful in smaller residential landscapes where a full-size spruce would be too large, Midway White Spruce has great urban tolerance and spider mite resistance. A naturally dense habit that doesn't require shearing.
February 8, 2000
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Kings Gold Falsecypress

Kings Gold Falsecypress has unique arching threadlike stems that grow into a graceful mound of golden foliage. Bringing rich color, Kings Gold Falsecypress is excellent as a foundation plant, accent, or as a stand-alone specimen. Its gold color persists through summer when other varieties turn greenish.