Evergreens

BOLD means new or just new to us; Wd-well drained; M-moist; W-woodland; Hr-humus rich; DH-deadhead; P-poor; S-sandy; Ps-part shade; X-excellent; Gc- ground cover; N-neutral; A-acid; Alk-alkaline; ^-winter protection; Lm-leaf Mould; F-fertile; Mt-moisture retentive

Evergreens 2018 
BOLD mean new or new to us Wd-well drained; M-moist; W-woodland;Hr-humus rich; DH-deadhead;P-poor:S-sandy;Ps-part shade
X-excellent; Gc- ground cover; N-neutral;A-acid; Alk-alkaline;^-winter protection; Lm-leaf Mould;F-fertile; Mt-moisture retentive
Common Species Culture Garden Use
cypress Chamaecyparis Nootka pendula  Sun-ps/any well drained & slightly acidic soil 33 10', specimen, upright & pendulous  
cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa Nana Gracilis Sun-ps/any well drained & slightly acidic soil   6' x 4'wide;upright, foliage appears as 'shells' at the tips; glossy needles
cypress Chamaecyparis p Golden Mops Sun-ps/any well drained & slightly acidic soil 3'-slow growing graceful, mounding habit; Thread-like, golden foliage
juniper Juniperus h Wiltoni Sun-ps/any well drained & slightly acidic soil  1'- creeping shrub has a prostrate form and dense, steely blue foliage.
juniper  Juniperus hor Blue Chip sun/any soil 16"high; creeping crawling blue scale-like needles
juniper  Juniperus pro Nana sun/any soil 8" x 12'w- green mat forming GC; also widely used in bonsai 
juniper Juniperus sq Blue Star sun/any soil 1-3'-slow-growing, compact, mounding . Its silver blue foliage is attractive in all seasons;blue berries on Fml
juniper Juniperus v Blue Arrow sun/any soil 12-15'- bright blue foliage on tight, narrow, upright form.
larch Larix avg M soil-sun 40'..Commonly known as Hatmatack and looses it's needle-like foliage in the fall
redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides Full Sun-Wd-M-Hr Dawn Redwood- 100'-fast growing..A decideous conifer, bark & foliage resemble Sequoia's
false cypress  Microbiota dec Northern Pride sun/any soil  12" x 8'w- looks of a juniper. Vigorous, rather short, it grows quite wide. Nice bright green foliage ,   coppery in winter. 
spruce Picea gl Conica  sun/any soil 12'- small needled, light green & slow growing
pine Pinus Mugo Pumilo sun/any soil  4-6' Short, rich green leaves; broad spreading. Slow growing
pine Pinus Umbrella  Sun is best/M/Wd/prune spring, usually not necessary 20' umbrella shaped
pine Pinus White grafted Sun is best/M/Wd/prune spring, usually not necessary
pine Pinus White grafted Stowe Pillar Sun is best/M/Wd/prune spring, usually not necessary V.narrow found in Vermont and these are probably the only ones available in Canada.In 10 years it could be 10 x3 ftw
Helpful Hint: the browning on Cedars could be mites[usually twds front of the limb looks thin & on the new growth.use Safers End-All-spring & fall.All cedars should have Lime spring & fall, no matter the age-Water well into fall. All cedars are heavy feeders & should be fed every 3 weeks with 20-20-20(the blue stuff,dissolves in water) until the end of July OR use a dry fertilizer, one specifically for Trees/Shrubs for the first feed in the spring & then continue with 20-20-20 as sugested above

 

Helpful Hint: the browning on Cedars could be mites[usually towards the front of the limb looks thin & on the new growth, use Safers End-All-spring & fall.

If browning is on inside of limb & older growth, it could be too thick growth-All cedars should have Lime spring & fall, no matter the age-Water well into fall. All cedars are heavy feeders & should be fed every 3 weeks with 20-20-20(the blue stuff,dissolves in water)up until the end of July OR you can use a dry fertilizer for the first feed in the early spring( a proper tree & shrub fertilizer) & then continue with 20-20-20 as above, every 3 weeks