Unusual Evergreens



  • Picea abies 'Gold Drift'

    H&W depends on training. Sun to part shade. Zone 3.

    Can be staked to form an upright weeper, or untrained to be a cascading mound. Yellow color is more pronounced in full sun.
    Item # 5381
  • Picea abies 'Pusch'

    1' H, 2' W. Full sun. Zone 3.

    This is a dwarf version of the Acrocona Norway Spruce that only grows about 2-3 inches a year. The 1" long, blood-red cones, are always showy in May and they make this plant perfect for a rock garden.
    Item # 4313
  • Picea abies 'Tompa'

    3' H. Full sun. Zone 3.

    Fresh green needles make it look like a gum drop. The compact habit and slow-growing nature of this Norway Spruce is a great choice for smaller landscapes. No winter burn, woo-hoo!
    Item # 4623
  • Picea omorika 'de Ruyter'

    8’ H, 3’ W. Full sun. Zone 4.

    Texture, color and an irregular sculptural habit give this adaptable, slow-growing spruce a unique rustic character. Individual shoots display either blue needles for a frosty look, or green needles for a softer look, both on the same plant.
    Item # 4711
  • Pinus banksiana 'Uncle Fogy'

    H&W depends on training. Full sun. Zone 2.

    U of M introduction. A Minnesota original, this Jack Pine will keep you guessing. It is wildly undulating, and pendulous branches give a unique character to this plant. It tolerates heat, cold and dry sandy soils.
    Item # 939
  • Pinus mugo 'Jakobsen'

    1' H, 2' W. Full sun. Zone 3.

    A natural Bonsai appearance with its low spreading branches forming in clumps. The dark green needles are set artfully against the strong trunk and branch structure giving this slow-growing pine the look of venerable age and beauty.
    Item # 4829
  • Pinus mugo 'Tannenbaum'

    10-11' H, 6' W. Full sun. Zone 2.

    The perfectly formed Chirstmas tree that displays an exceptionally consistent habit. The foliage is a rich green and is highly adaptable to many different environmental conditions.
    Item # 3434
  • Pinus strobus 'Mini Twists'

    2-3' H&W. Full sun. Zone 3.

    A compact evergreen with a globe shape. Short, soft blue-green needles have considerable twisting; overall a very pleasing selection for a small landscape. It's a Contorted White Pine in a ball. How fun!
    Item # 4994
  • Pinus sylvestris 'Green Penguin'

    10' H, 6' W. Full sun. Zone 2.

    A columnar form of Scotch Pine that was found in northern Minnesota. Very hardy and penguin shaped. Dark green needles form a thick, broad column.
    Item # 4354
  • Pinus uncinata Edelweiss Select

    10 year height is 6', Full sun, Zone 4.

    A broad pyranidal form with white winter buds.
    Item # 5303
  • Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Tuffet'

    12" H, 24" W. Full sun to part shade. Zone 3.

    This is a very compact, dwarf ball of orange. Great for small spaces or rock gardens, 'Golden Tuffet' will brighten your garden for sure. The foliage has an unusual braided texture sure to invite closer inspection.
    Item # 1027
  • Thuja occidentalis 'Jantar'

    4-6' W, 2-3' H. Full sun. Zone 4.

    The eye popping yellow on this version of Emerald Arborvitae becomes a warmer amber tone during winter, hence the name 'Jantar', Polish for amber.
    Item # 5200