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Evergreen Shrubs

Nursery – Everygreen Shrubs

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Below is a subject to availability listing of Evergreen Shrubs that we will carry in 2018
PDF version here: 2018 NURSERY PRICES
Many more varieties become available throughout the season. Please call or stop in to check out our complete selection.

2018 GLOBE EVERGREENS

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS
SUN: S
LIGHT SHADE: LS
SHADE: SH

ARBORVITAE

Mr. Bowling Ball         Zone: 4-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Bobazam’
Height: 2-3’ Shape: Round
Width: 2-3’ Foliage: Gray-green
Soft finely textured needles, almost feathery in
appearance. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate light
shade. Perfect for borders, rock gardens or as a
specimen, especially in formal gardens.
#2 – $49.95

Woodward Globe Arborvitae        Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Woodward’
Height: 3-5’ Shape: Globe
Width: 3-4’ Foliage: Green
Rich green. Retains its globe shape without trimming.
Good in full sun or light shade.
#2 – $42.95
#5 – $64.95

Hetz Midget Arborvitae        Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’
Height: 24” Shape: Globe
Width: 3’ Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Dwf, globe shaped evergreen with dark green
foliage.
#2 – $44.95
#5 – $68.95

Technito Globe Arborvitae       Zone: 3-7
Thuja occidentalis ‘BailJohn’
Height: 2’ Shape: Compact
Width: 2’ Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Very compact, excellent accent plant. Keeps dark
green foliage color throughout Winter.
#5 – $78.95

Techny Globe Arborvitae        Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Techny Globe’
Height: 3-5’ Shape: Globe
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Dk. Gr.
A techny sheared to globe form. Resistant to
winter burn.
#5 – $68.95

2018 SPREADING EVERGREENS

JUNIPER

Arcadia Juniper       Zone: 3-7
Juniperus Sabina ‘Arcadia’
Height: 12-18” Shape: Spreade
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Green
Rich green foliage with lacy texture and a semi-
spreading growth habit. Excellent for foundation and mass plantings.
#2 – $37.95

Blue Chip Juniper       Zone: 3-8
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’
Height: 10” Shape: Low, Spr.
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Blue
A prostrate juniper that maintains an outstanding
blue color all season. Best in full sun or light shade
Compact growth needs little shearing.
#2 – $34.95

Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper        Zone: 4-8
Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’
Height: 6-10” Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Blue/Green
Dwf. Evergreen w/mounding, creeping growth
habit. Blue-green foliage. Full sun.
#2 – $40.95

Lime Glow Juniper         Zone: 3
Juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’
Height: 2’ Shape: SpreadingFoliage: Yellow   Light: S
Not your typical juniper! This selection has
feathery electric chartreuse foliage which turns
mahogany in cool temps, but keeps bright tips.
#1 – $18.95

Sea Green Juniper        Zone: 4-8
Juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’
Height: 4-6’ Shape: Spr.
Width: 4-6’ Foliage: Green
Attractive mint-green foliage on graceful, fountain
like arching branches make this an excellent
evergreen for the foundation.
#2 – $34.95

Prince of wales Juniper         Zone: 3-8
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Prince of Wales’
Height: 6” Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Green
Very low growing. Medium bright green. Purple
tinge in fall and winter. Very hardy.
#2 – $34.95

Wilton Blue Rug Juniper         Zone: 3-8
Juniperus Horizontalis ‘Wiltoni’
Height: 4-6” Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-5’ Foliage: Blue
One of the best prostrate junipers, forms a dense
mat of blue foliage. Excellent as a groundcover
or bank planting. Likes to drape over walls!
#2 – $34.95

2018 UPRIGHT EVERGREENS

ARBORVITAE

Holmstrup Arborvitae          Zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Holmstrup’
Height: 5’ Shape: Upright
Width: 24” Foliage: Green
A very compact evergreen with bright green foliage.
Will tolerate light shade and poor drainage.
#7 – $99.95

Pyramidal Arborvitae             zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Pyramidal’
Height: 12-25’ Shape: Columnar
Width: 3-6’ Foliage: Green
A fast growing , hardy, narrow cone shaped evergreen.
Bright green, soft foliage. Shape easily
maintained by minimum trimming.
#7 – $99.95

Technito Arborvitae         zone: 3-7
Thuja occidentalis ‘ BailJohn’
Height: 6’ Shape: Upright
Width: 30” Foliage: Green
Has attractive dark green foliage and retains it
through the winter. Requires less pruning than
regular techny.
#7 – $104.95

Techny Arborvitae         zone: 3-8
Thuja occidentalis ‘Techny’
Height: 12-15’ Shape: Upright
Width: 6-8’ Foliage: Dk. Gr.
Broadly pyramidal evergreen with dense, dark green
foliage that holds its color in winter.
#10 – $149.95

2018 SPECIMEN EVERGREENS

Birdsnest Spruce       zone: 3-7
Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’
Height: 3’ Shape: Spr.
Width: 2-3’ Foliage: Gr.
A very slow growing dwf. plant. A distinctive
plant for rock gardens or specimen use. Hardy
best in full sun or light shade.
#2 – $41.95

Dwf. Alberta Spruce        zone: 4-6
Picea glauca ‘Conica’
Height: 5’ Shape: Upright
Width: 2-3’ Foliage: Gr.
A very slow growing, compact miniature spruce.
Bright green foliage. Needs some protection.
#2 – $47.95

Fat Cat Spruce  (Iseli)       zone: 3
Picea abies ‘Fat Cat’
Height: 4’  Shape: Globe
Width: 4′  Foliage: Green
Very uniformly globose. It has very short, stiff needles
and short shoots that give it the appearance of a rotund,
green cat, curled up in a ball for a snooze! Very hardy
#3 – $52.95

Little Gem Spruce (Iseli)Zone: 4
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’
Height: 12″   Shape: Round
Width: 24″   Foliage: Green
Very small compact round shrub, adaptable and
hardy, very slow growing; excellent choice for small
scale form in rock gardens or accent shrub. Deer do not
really care for this plant. Full sun to part shade.
#3 – $52.95

Little Gem Spruce Standard (Iseli)         Zone: 4
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’
Height: Standard   Shape: Round
Width: 24″   Foliage: Green
A petite evergreen tree that will fit neatly into any
sunny spot in your landscape. Perfect for by a patio
or entryway, gate or path. Full sun to part shade.
#3 – $109.95

Pumila Spruce (Iseli)        Zone: 3
Picea abies ‘Pumila”
Height: 4’  Shape: Round
Width: 4’ Foliage: Green
Has unusually uniform branches, covered with
short, dark green needles that point up and out.
#3 – $37.95

Pusch Spruce (Iseli)         Zone: 3
Picea abies ‘Pusch’
Height: 2′   Shape: Globe – broad shape
Width: 3′    Foliage: Green
This plant produces loads of red cones in the spring.
The tiny cones brown as they age. Globe shape when
young, developing an upright broad shape as it
matures.
#3 – $69.95

St. Mary’s Spruce (Iseli) Zone: 2
Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’
Height: 1′   Shape: Spreading
Width: 2′    Foliage: Blue
A dwf. blue, bun shaped selection, this slow growing
plant has relatively long, widely angled needles. It
maintains a mounding or globose habit, without any
tendency to develop a leader.
#3 – $80.95

St. Mary’s Spruce  Standard (Iseli)         Zone: 2
Picea pungens ‘St. Mary’s Broom’
Height: 1′   Shape: Spreading
Width: 2′    Foliage: Blue
Same as St. Mary’s Broom only on a standard.
#3 – $97.95

Mugho Pine      Zone: 2-7
Pinus Mugho Pumilio
Height: 4’ Shape: Mounded
Width: 3-6’ Foliage: Green
Dwf. mushroom shaped pine bright green color
in all seasons. Very hardy and rugged.
#1 – $22.95
#5 – $67.95

Russian Cypress         zone: 2-6
Microbiota decussata
Height: 12” Shape: Spr.
Width: 3-4’ Foliage: Gr.
A dwf, densely branched evergreen. Low flat green
spreader, with foliage that resembles arborvitae.
Bronze winter color. Shade tolerant.
#2 – $41.95

2018 SHADE EVERGREENS

YEW

Nana Aurescens Yew  (Iseli)   zone: 4
Taxus cuspidata ‘Nana Aurescens’
Height: 4’  Shape: Spreading
Width: 8’   Foliage: Yellow
New growth on this low growing Japanese Yew
bursts a brilliant golden color, then the plant turns
green. Each year the new growth makes a dramatic
splash of color when it emerges. Protect from scorching
summer sun.
#3 – $67.95
Taunton Spreading Yew       zone: 4
Taxus media ‘Tauntonii’
Height: 3-4’ Shape: Spr. Globe
Width: 4-6’ Foliage: Green
A slow spreading globe. Requires minimum trimming.
outstanding characteristic is its resistance to winter
burn. A superior spreading type.
#2 – $43.95
#5 – $72.95

Upright Yew
Taxus cuspidata ‘Capitata’
Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright
Dense, slow grower, with rich dark green foliage.
Full sun to heavy shade.
#7-2.5’ – $162.95