Unusual Evergreens


  • Picea abies 'Acrocona'

    8' H, 4' W. Full sun. Zone 3.

    One of our favorites! The bright red cones in spring look like light bulbs on a Christmas tree. Can be trained as a large shrub or tree. Has a mostly pyramidal habit with graceful branches. Vigorous and hardy.
    Item # 746
  • 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 engelmanii 'Bush's Lace'

    15' H, 4-6' W. Full to part sun. Zone 3.

    Reliable blue color, pendulous branches and a strong central leader make this speciman a knockout in the landscape. Beautiful color and finer texture than a Weeping Blue Spruce.
    Item # 5379
  • 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
  • Picea orientalis 'Aureospicata'

    20' H, 12' W. Full sun. Zone 5.

    Short, dark green needles, with chartreuse new spring growth. Dense, pyramidal, slow growing tree.
    Item # 3700
  • Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

    10-35' H, 4-12' W. Full sun. Zone 4.

    Glowing yellow year-round color. More green contrast on lower, shaded interior branches. Slow developing in early years.
    Item # 1449
  • Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

    3-4' H, 15' W. Full sun. Zone 2.

    Used as a spreading, undulating ground cover. Dense, deep blue needles grow in a sweeping habit. Very effective for draping.
    Item # 3329
  • 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 cembra 'Westerstede'

    12' H. 8' W. Full Sun. Zone 3.

    Long, luxurious needles give the small, upright tree a full, fluffy look. It has graceful branching, dense form, attractive color and striking cones that offer year-round interest and character in a small space.
    Item # 05545
  • 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