February 27, 2011
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Technito® Arborvitae

Technito® Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis ‘Bail John’ PP 15,850 Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, the lush, dark green foliage of Technito® Arborvitae makes it ideal for a screening hedge, especially where space is limited. It also requires no shearing to maintain the shape and holds […]
August 5, 2010
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Tamarack

Tamarack Larix laricina Description & Overview A deciduous conifer, Tamarack possesses a narrow, open conical form with horizontal branching and drooping secondary branchlets. The soft, bright blue-green foliage turns a rich golden-yellow in fall. A great choice for wet sites! May also be known as Eastern Larch, American Larch, Hackmatack. […]
March 5, 2010
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Canadian Hemlock

Canadian Hemlock Tsuga canadensis Description & Overview Gracefully pyramidal in youth, Canadian Hemlock becomes pendulously pyramidal and open with age. Light yellow-green spring growth changes to a lustrous dark green, with small graceful cones held on the branches. Cooler, moister sites are best for this tree. May also be known […]
February 14, 2010

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Everlow Yew

Everlow Yew Taxus x media ‘Everlow’ Description & Overview Everlow Yew is a hybrid of T. baccata and T. cuspidata which makes it sufficiently winter hardy for the upper Midwest. Its claim to fame is short stature and a slow growth rate. Yews are much sought after as so versatile […]
February 3, 2010
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Pusch Dwarf Norway Spruce

Pusch Dwarf Norway Spruce Picea abies ‘Pusch’ Description & Overview Pusch Dwarf Norway Spruce is a small, unique, slow growing conifer that works as a creative accent addition to rock, Zen and contemporary gardens. It introduces year-round interest to the landscape or garden with its dense needles and precious purple […]
February 2, 2010
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White Fir

White Fir Abies concolor Description & Overview White Fir is an outstanding handsome, large evergreen with distinctive soft, blue-green needles. Its large cones mature to purple-brown, contrasting with the thick foliage. The best fir for the Midwest, as long as it’s planted in well-drained soil. Core Characteristics Wisconsin Native: No […]
January 31, 2010
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White Spruce

White Spruce Picea glauca Description & Overview White Spruce is a moderately fast growing native spruce with a broad, conical form. Its needles are an attractive blue-green, contrasting with its small, brown cones. This wide-ranging species is more tolerant of poorly drained and nutrient deficient sites than other spruces, but […]
January 31, 2010
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Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce Picea abies Description & Overview Norway Spruce grows rapidly when young, up to 3 feet per year! However, its large mature size must be considered when siting this plant. This tree should be given plenty of room and is ideal for spaces needing a fast growing screen. It […]
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 […]