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 2019
Common Species Culture Garden Use
fir Abies bal Nana sun/wd/A 4'-slow growing tidy evergreen.. Takes well to prunning
fl cyp Chamaecyparis noot Pendula sun/wdPs/M/slightly A 33'x10'w,X specimen tree,upright,pendulus,thick needles
juniper Juniper sc Moffet Blue sun/wd 15' slow growing, attractive silvery blue foliage, produces silvery blue berries
juniper Juniperus h Wiltoni sun/wd/S/ 1'-creeping shrub has a prostrate form and dense, steely blue foliage.
juniper Juniperus hor Blue Chip sun/wd/S/ 16"; creeping crawling blue scale-like needles
larch Larix avg soil/sun 40'..Commonly known as Hatmatack and looses it's needle-like foliage in the fall
f cyp Microbiota decussata sun/wd/M 1 .5" x 12 w'..slow growing ground cover
sprce Picea gl Conica sun/wd 12'- small needled,light green & slow growing
pine Pinus Mugo Pumilo sun-Ps 4-6' Short, rich green leaves; broad spreading. Slow growing
pine Pinus Umbrella Green sun-Ps Sun-ps- 20' umbrella shaped
pine Pinus Umbrella Yellow sun-Ps very rare..comes from Germany
pine Pinus White grafted Stowe Pillar sun-Ps V.narrow found in Vermont and these are probably the only ones available in Canada.In 10 years it could be 10 x3 ftw
cedar Thuja o Danica sun-ps/M/wd sun-ps/M/wd-2x2'-Light, bright green foliage grows densely in vertical sprays; extremely slow growing
cedar Thuja Smaragd sun-ps/wd sun-ps/wd-10'- compact, evergreen, pyramidal tree bright green foliage all year
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