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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Black Spruce is a native to Wisconsin evergreen with a conical and narrow shape, short needles, and small, egg-shaped cones. Twigs, leaves, and seeds provide food for wildlife. Cones are produced at approximately 15 years of age and ripen in September.