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Here we have compiled a page listing of our most commonly used evergreen varieties for use in privacy screens, borders, and windbreaks. Anything from Arborvitae ( Thuja ) and Cypress, to Spruces, Juniper, and others. Each of these varieties are time tested, and have proven themselves to be excellent choices for privacy screen, border, or windbreak use. For those customers who have particular size specifications or restrictions which limit the mature size of their screen or windbreak, we have conveniently divided this category into two sub-categories :

1) Larger, full sized selections

2) Slender, narrow, columnar selections.

So if you know that your requirements fall into one of these areas, you can simply choose one of the sub-categories at the top of this page. We truly hope that these sub-categories & pages help you in selecting just the right product for your particular project.


Please click on any variety below to go to its own page complete with additional descriptions, specifications, photos, and purchasing options.

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Blue Cone Arborvitae Blue Cone Arborvitae Daniellow Golden Spire Arborvitae Thuja Degroots Spire Aborvitae/Thuja

Very good winter color, with foliage displayed on vertical fanlike branches. Good growth rate & hardiness.




Good screening choice for areas with high heat & humidity. Keeps good green color with lots of cones.




Very nice medium sized, columnar, narrow Arborvitae. Excellent golden yellow color year round.




Excellent narrow evergreen choice. makes a really good substitute for Italian Cypress in cold areas.



Degroots Spire Arborvitae/Thuja Elegantissima Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Elegantissima Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Emerald Green Arborvitae Thuja

Absolutely gorgeous Arborvitae variety - this size is very nice but only available once or twice per year.




Slightly uncommon variety of Arborvitae, but very nice. Good pyramidal shape featuring green foliage tipped in gold.




Slightly uncommon variety of Arborvitae, but very nice. Good pyramidal shape featuring green foliage tipped in gold.




One of the most popular narrow upright Arborvitae varieties in existence! A favorite for privacy screens.



Emerald Green Arborvitae/Thuja Green Giant Arborvitae /Thuja Green Giant Arborvitae /Thuja Green Splendor Arborvitae/Thuja

One of the most popular narrow upright Arborvitae varieties in existence! A favorite for privacy screens.




By far one of our most popular Thujas, especially as a privacy screen. Excellent growth rate, foliage density, and more!




By far one of our most popular Thujas, especially as a privacy screen. Slightly larger size - not always available.




Great alternative to Green Giant for use in privacy screens, etc. Just as fast growth rate, equally impressive green color, and slightly more narrow.



Green Splendor Arborvitae/Thuja Holmstrup Arborvitae / Thuja Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Nigra Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja

Great alternative to Green Giant for use in privacy screens, etc. Just as fast growth rate, equally impressive green color, and slightly more narrow.




A slower growing, mid-sized Thuja, Holmstrup has a very formal pyramidal shape, and extremely dark green foliage year round. Very popular seller!




Well suited for privacy screens & borders. Good mature size, growth rate, and holds good color in winter. Great for cooler climates.




Well suited for privacy screens & borders. Good mature size, growth rate, and holds good color in winter. Great for cooler climates. Slightly larger size.



Sunshine Arborvitae Thuja Techny Arborvitae/Thuja Techny Arborvitae/Thuja Wintergreen Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja

VERY BRIGHTLY COLORED THUJA VARIETY WITH GOOD PYRAMIDAL GROWTH HABIT


Sunshine Arborvitae is a beautiful variety of Thuja plicata, or Western Red Cedar, with a broad pyramidal growth habit and very fine textured, dense, light yellow foliage. It is a great evergreen choice for a colorful accent, or excellent group planting.







GOOD ALTERNATIVE TO EMERALD GREEN

Techny Arborvitae/Thuja is a pyramidal evergreen arborvitae with outstanding dense green foliage. Good color retention, and excellent cold hardiness. Great choice for screens and hedge plantings.



LARGER SIZE - AVAILABLE ONCE OR TWICE PER YEAR

Techny Arborvitae/Thuja is a pyramidal evergreen arborvitae with outstanding dense green foliage. Good color retention, and excellent cold hardiness. Great choice for screens and hedge plantings. Year after year one of the top selling arborvitae we offer - very versatile, and responds very well to trimming.



A good all around narrow pyramidal Thuja choice for privacy screens, borders, and mass plantings. Well known to hold good green color year round



Wintergreen Pyramidal Arborvitae/Thuja Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae Zebrina Arborvitae /  Thuja plicata

A good all around narrow pyramidal Thuja choice for privacy screens, borders, and mass plantings. Well known to hold good green color year round




ONE OF OUR FAVORITE ARBORVITAE !!

Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae has foliage that is a true 50/50 mix of dark emerald green and super bright golden yellow - green on the inner half, and golden on the outer half. When grown, this arborvitae is hard to beat as far as striking beauty goes.





STRONG STURDY TREES !!

  Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae has foliage that is a true 50/50 mix of dark emerald green and super bright golden yellow - green on the inner half, and golden on the outer half. When grown, this arborvitae is hard to beat as far as striking beauty goes.





TRULY UNIQUE FOLIAGE COLOR & PATTERN - FAST GROWER

Zebrina Arborvitae has a broad pyramidal growth habit with dark green foliage that is striped, or banded, with a golden yellow color. Color is generally displayed only at certain times of year, depending on temps & conditions - usually best in spring & mid fall. Fast growing tree that makes a good privacy screen choice, as well as a good choice for a group or specimen planting.




Zebrina Arborvitae /  Thuja plicata Canadian Hemlock Canadian Hemlock Atlas Cedar
Canadian Hemlock / Size 1
Our Price : $5.95
Canadian Hemlock / Size 2
Our Price : $9.95
Cedar - Atlas / Size 1
Our Price : $7.95

GOOD GROWTH RATE - VERY NICE SIZED TREES!!

Zebrina Arborvitae has a broad pyramidal growth habit with dark green foliage that is striped, or banded, with a golden yellow color. Color is generally displayed only at certain times of year, depending on temps & conditions - usually best in spring & mid fall. Fast growing tree that makes a good privacy screen choice, as well as a good choice for a group or specimen planting.





Very versatile evergreen. Delicate feathery needled foliage responds well to trimming. Can be used as a full sized tree for windbreaks, or even sheared for hedges.




Very versatile evergreen. Delicate feathery needled foliage responds well to trimming. Can be used as a full sized tree for windbreaks, or even sheared for hedges.




COMMONLY USED IN MANY COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPES


Atlas Cedar is a very stately, handsome variety of Cedar. Bluish green needles, and an open pyramidal growth habit give Atlas Cedar a very elegant look in many landscapes. A truly prized ornamental evergreen needled tree selection!!




Deodara Cedar Deodara Cedar Chamaecyparis pisifera Chamaecyparis pisifera
Cedar - Deodara / Size 1
Our Price : $6.95
Cedar - Deodara / Size 2
Our Price : $10.95

VERY POPULAR LANDSCAPE CHOICE - VIBRANT COLOR

One of the most graceful looking of all the cedars with bright silver/blue needle color, and graceful, pendulous branches. Great as a specimen planting.





EXCELLENT STRONG TREES - POPULAR LANDSCAPE CHOICE FOR ORNAMENTAL USE

These trees are excellent sized young seedlings and well branched. Deodara cedar makes a great ornamental with good size when mature - also provides a nice color contrast with its silvery blue / green color.





NICE LARGE EVERGREEN CONIFER - GOOD CHOICE FOR NATURAL SCREEN OR BARRIER


Chamaecyparis pisifera ( Sawara False Cypress ) is a very handsome landscape plant that is native to Japan. Has a very upright, pyramidal growth habit with reddish brown peeling bark. Very impressive evergreen with elegant fernlike foliage and outstanding green foliage





VERY VERY NICE STRONG TREES - DELICATE LOOK BUT VERY HARDY


Chamaecyparis pisifera ( Sawara False Cypress ) is a very handsome landscape plant that is native to Japan. Has a very upright, pyramidal growth habit with reddish brown peeling bark. Very impressive evergreen with elegant fernlike foliage and outstanding green foliage. Makes an excellent screen or windbreak.




Radicans Cryptomeria Radicans Cryptomeria Yoshino Cryptomeria Yoshino Cryptomeria

NICE TREE FORM - SUPERIOR FOLIAGE COLOR

Radicans Cryptomeria has a similar tall, pyramidal growth habit as 'Yoshino', but with a little more of a bluish / darker green tone to the foliage. Excellent choice for specimen plantings, or for use as large screens & borders. One of our favorite large Cryptomeria cultivars.






NICE TALL YOUNG TREES

Radicans Cryptomeria has a similar tall, pyramidal growth habit as 'Yoshino', but with a little more of a bluish tone to the foliage. Excellent choice for specimen plantings, or for use as large screens & borders.




GOOD TREE FORM - LOW MAINTENANCE

Yoshino Cryptomeria is a moderately fast growing cryptomeria with a nice tall, pyramidal growth habit. Dark forest green foliage will become slightly bronzed in the winter. Very popular tree form for use in privacy screens, borders, windbreaks, etc.





VERY POPULAR CHOICE FOR SCREENS

  Yoshino Cryptomeria is a moderately fast growing cryptomeria with a nice tall, pyramidal growth habit. Dark forest green foliage will become slightly bronzed in the winter. Good growth rate.

Arizona Blue Ice Cypress Blue Ice Arizona Cypress Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress

VERY POPULAR ACCENT TREE WITH GOOD NEEDLE COLOR


A conical conifer growing to a height of 30-50 ft with a spread of 15-20 ft. It has smooth, flaking reddish purple bark and upright, spirally arranged sprays of scalelike, aromatic, glaucous blue-gray leaves/needles that are flecked with white resin.






BEAUTIFUL TREES - GREAT COLOR!!

Blue Ice Arizona Cypress is a conical conifer growing to a height of 30-50 ft with a spread of 15-20 ft. It has smooth, flaking reddish purple bark and upright, spirally arranged sprays of scalelike, aromatic, glaucous blue-gray leaves/needles that are flecked with white resin.






VERY FAST GROWING - GOOD FOR SCREENS & WINDBREAKS

Conical conifer with a broad pyramidal shape. Grows slightly taller, and much faster than "Blue Ice". Same reddish purple flaky bark with spirally arranged blue-silver, glaucous sprays of leaves/needles. Foliage is very aromatic when rubbed against, or cut. Originally developed by Clemson University.





VERY FAST GROWING TREES - AWESOME COLOR & DENSITY

Conical conifer. Grows slightly taller, and a little faster than "Blue Ice". Same reddish purple flaky bark with spirally arranged blue-silver, glaucous sprays of leaves/needles. These trees are hard to beat for a fast, thick screen or windbreak...........but do tend to prefer warmer climates.




Douglas Fir / Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir / Pseudotsuga menziesii Korean Fir Abies koreana Nellie Stevens Holly
Fir - Douglas / Size 1
Our Price : $5.95
Fir - Douglas / Size 2
Our Price : $9.50
Fir - Korean / Size 1
Our Price : $12.95

A truly magnificent conifer tree with bright green / blue needles, and a broad pyramidal shape. Great for windbreaks & privacy screens!! Natural rugged beauty.




A slightly older more established size of our original Douglas Fir. Not always available. Great for windbreaks & privacy screens!! Natural rugged beauty.




MAKES A BEAUTIFUL SPECIMEN PLANTING - NICE NEEDLE COLOR


A staggeringly beautiful tree when mature, this conifer's most notable characteristic has to be its violet / purple....almost blue cones. Needles are a nice bright green with a bright white underside. Very hard variety to find for sale at a reasonable price.





LARGE SHINY DARK GREEN FOLIAGE - RED BERRIES

Has a broad, pyramidal growth habit with lustrous, dark green leaves with 2 or 3 teeth on each side. One of the faster growing hollies, as well as one of the heaviest fruiters. Very popular choice for use as a moderately sized privacy screen, or border - easy to grow!!




Sky Pencil Holly / Ilex Blue Point Juniper Blue Point Juniper Hetzi Columnar Juniper

Very tall, narrow growth habit & low maintenance. Good growth rate, and excellent dark green foliage all year round - makes a great screen or border planting.




Upright juniper with excellent pyramidal shape, and blue/green color year round. One of the best juniper choices for privacy screens, windbreaks, and borders.




Nice Blue Points with a larger sized rootball. Good color & dense branching, make them perfect for use as privacy screening, or taller border plantings.




GOOD HARDY CHOICE FOR WINDBREAKS, SCREENS, ETC

Hetzi Columnar juniper is a very large, upright juniper cultivar with a very rigid, prickly feel to it. The foliage is a nice gray/green color - more green with a hint of gray to it. Good for use as a screen or windbreak. Good juniper berry producer.




Hetzi Columnar Juniper Moonglow Juniper Moonglow Juniper Skyrocket Juniper

Good hardy upright juniper choice for privacy screens, windbreaks, borders, etc. Pyramidal shape, with lots of berries - hold good green color even in winter.




POPULAR UPRIGHT COLUMNAR SELECTION

Moonglow Juniper has very intense silvery blue foliage year round. Stunning color with an upright columnar to slightly pyramidal shape. Very popular choice for a colorful border, as well as accents. Especially good choice for areas in the midwest & Rocky Mountain regions.





NICE LARGER PLANT SIZE

Moonglow Juniper has very intense silvery blue foliage year round. Stunning color with an upright columnar to slightly pyramidal shape. Very popular choice for a colorful border, as well as accents. Especially good choice for areas in the midwest & Rocky Mountain regions.


ONE OF OUR TOP SELLERS

Skyrocket Juniper has a tall and extremely narrow, columnar growth habit with striking silvery blue foliage. Fast growing with lots of practical uses in landscape today. Makes a great choice for screens or border plantings in places where width restriction is a necessity.





Skyrocket Juniper Spartan Juniper Spartan Juniper Japanese Black Pine
Juniper - Spartan / Size 2
Our Price : $11.95

SPECIAL OFFERING OF A LARGER SIZE OF ONE OF OUR TOP SELLING TREES!!

Skyrocket Juniper has a tall and extremely narrow, columnar growth habit with striking silvery blue foliage. Fast growing with lots of practical uses in landscape today. Makes a great choice for screens or border plantings in places where width restriction is a necessity. This is a SPECIAL OFFER on this variety - we normally do not grow or offer our Skyrockets in this larger size. They are NICE!!






GOOD NARROW COLUMNAR CHOICE

Spartan Juniper has a fast growing, dense, narrow columnar growth habit. Its foliage is a rich green all year around. Excellent choice for privacy screens and borders. One of our most popular selections year after year!!





NICE CHOICE FOR SCREENS & BORDERS

Spartan Juniper has a fast growing, dense, narrow columnar growth habit. Its foliage is a rich green all year around. Excellent choice for privacy screens and borders.






EXTREMELY HARDY VARIETY - VERY ADAPTABLE


Japanese Black Pine has extremely dark green, dense needles. Tremendous salt tolerance, and great for coastal plantings, as well as bonsai use. A very popular landscape choice for areas with poor, rocky soils.






Japanese Black Pine Black Hills Spruce Black Hills Spruce / Picea Colorado Blue Spruce

VERY HARDY PINE VARIETY - EXCELLENT NEEDLE COLOR


Japanese Black Pine has extremely dark green, dense needles. Tremendous salt tolerance, and great for coastal plantings, as well as bonsai use. Great landscape choice as well for areas with poor, rocky soil or other challenging conditions.





One of the absolute hardiest of all Spruces. Very nice blue/green needle color. Dense branching habit makes this tree a good screening choice - even in poor soils.




One of the strongest, most adaptable spruce varieties we grow. Attractive blue green needles remain same color year round. Makes a great natural looking windbreak!




Probably the most commonly used Spruce varieties in landscape use. Needs soil with high organic content for best color - fertilize yearly. Color intensifies with maturity.



Colorado Blue Spruce Norway Spruce Norway Spruce Oriental Spruce
Spruce - Norway / Size 1
Our Price : $5.75
Spruce - Norway / Size 2
Our Price : $9.95

One of the most widely used conifer trees in landscape. Known for its outstanding silvery blue needles, it adds a rugged beauty - and color - to many locations with relative ease.




ONE OF THE HARDIEST, FASTEST GROWING SPRUCES AROUND!!!

Norway Spruce has stiff dark green needled foliage, with a very densely branched growth habit. A great evergreen tree for use in landscapes, and as windbreaks. Pyramidal shape with branches that droop gracefully with maturity. Very hardy - good growth rate, and extremely disease resistant.





VERY TOUGH HARDY SPRUCE - GREAT GREEN COLOR

Norway Spruce has stiff dark green needled foliage, with a very densely branched growth habit. A great evergreen tree for use in landscapes, and as windbreaks. Pyramidal shape with branches that droop gracefully with maturity.






Very densely branched spruce variety with very short, dark green needled foliage. Slow to moderate growth - uses include bonsai, container, or landscape accents



Serbian Spruce Serbian Spruce White Spruce
Spruce - Serbian / Size 1
Our Price : $5.95
Spruce - Serbian / Size 2
Our Price : $10.95
Spruce - White / Size 1
Our Price : $5.25

Many folks consider Serbian Spruce among the most elegant, beautiful any all the spruces. Very elegant - slightly more narrow in shape.




NICE BIG TREES !!!
WELL BRANCHED, HARDY SPECIMENS

Serbian Spruce has a slender pyramidal habit with good green color year round. Very hardy, and will adapt to many different soil types. A very graceful spruce variety when fully mature - makes a good screen or windbreak as well.






Excellent combination of toughness & beauty! This spruce variety is native to the northern U.S., and is ruggedly handsome with good blue/green needle foliage.



   
 
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