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NORWAY SPRUCE

Scientific Name: Picea abies

Zone: 2-7

Height: 39m (130 ft)

Spread: 8m (25 ft)

Moisture: dry, normal

Light: partial shade, full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Life Span: long (over 100 yrs.)

Maintenance: low

Suckering: none

In Row Spacing: 3m (10-15 ft)

Between Row Spacing: 5m (16-20 ft)

Norway Spruce is a large pyramidical, fast-growing (2'-3' per year) evergreen that has dark green needles and slightly drooping branches. They will thrive in a variety of climates, but need adequate moisture in areas where it's really hot and dry. Norway Spruce are widely used in shelterbelts and windbreaks because of their large spreading root system and flexible wood.

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE​ 5' - 6'

 

Scientific Name: Picea pungens glauca

Zone: 2-7

Height: 27m (90 ft)

Spread: 6m (20 ft)

Moisture: dry, normal

Light: partial shade, full sun

Growth Rate: slow (6-12" per year)

Life Span: long (over 100 yrs.)

Maintenance: low

Suckering: none

In Row Spacing: 3m (10-15 ft)

Between Row Spacing: 5m (16-20 ft)

Colorado Blue Spruce is characterized by its green, bluish green or bluish silver needles that are about 1 inch long and very "pokey". Blue Spruce is a very hardy species of spruce and will tolerate a variety of different climate and soil conditions. It is very drought tolerant and can withstand hot dry summers. They are excellent trees for shelterbelts and windbreaks due to their large spreading root system and tough flexible wood.

WHITE PINE / EASTERN WHITE PINE 6' - 10'

 

Scientific Name: Pinus stobus

Zone: 2-7

Height: 30m (98 ft)

Spread: 9m (30 ft)

Moisture: normal

Light: partial shade, full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Life Span: long (over 100 yrs.)

Maintenance: low

Suckering: none

In Row Spacing: 3m (10-15 ft)

Between Row Spacing: 5m (16-20 ft)

White Pine is long lived, fast growing pine, native to Eastern Canada. This Pine is characterized by its size and beauty, with long bluish green needles and straight trunk it makes a great ornamental tree or is suitable for the interior row of a shelterbelt paired with Spruce. 

MOUNTAIN SWISS PINE

 

Scientific Name: Pinus Mugo Rostrata 

Zone: 2-7

Height: 4m (13 ft)

Spread: 2m (7 ft)

Moisture: normal

Light: Full sun

Growth Rate: Medium

Life Span: long (over 100 yrs.)

Maintenance: low

Suckering: none

In Row Spacing: 3m (6-12 ft)

Between Row Spacing: 5m (16-20 ft)

* Great for windbreaks and shelterbelts.

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COLMNAR BLUE SPRUCE

HEIGHT 6m SPREAD 1.5m

Narrow upright growth habit for small spaces.  Blue needle color.

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PONDEROSA PINE

Height 16m / Spread 6m

Cylindrical shaped pine with attractive cinnamon bark and 3 long, green needles.

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BLACK HILLS SPRUCE

Height 29m / Spread 12m

is a large evergreen tree that is slow growing and smaller compared to white spruce varieties. With its dense, hardy needles, Black Hills spruce can help to prevent soil erosion and add shade to your landscaping.

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SCOTTS PINE

Height 13m / Spread 5m 

Pyramidal shapes pine tree with bluish-green, sharp needles.  Attractive orange bark color on older trees.

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WHITE SPRUCE

Height 15m / Spread 5m 

Native tree with a pyramidal growth habit.  Very hardy spruce with shorter, softer needles and smaller cones than Colorado spruce.  Likes moist soil and tolerates partial shade better than Colorado Spruce.

DECIDUOUS TREES

the term deciduous  means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn; to the shedding of petals, after flowering; and to the shedding of ripe fruit.

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Swedish Aspen

Height 12m / Spread 2m

Columnar shape for planting in rows. Green leaves turn fine amber fall color.

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Schubert Chokecherry

Height 9m / Spread 4m

New foliage emerges green and matures to purple in summer for color contrast.