Evergreen Trees
     
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White Pine
Pinus strobus

The White Pine is native to the forests of New Jersey. It is known for its rich green color and long, thin needles.








Norway Spruce
Picea abies

The Norway Spruce is a popular tree because of its deep green year-round color and its "christmas tree-like" shape.








Serbian Spruce
Picea omorika

The Serbian Spruce is similar to the Norway Spruce, but has the unique feature where its branches curl upward exposing the light underside of the needles. This is very beautiful. Also, this tree is typically more narrow in form.






Colorado Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'glauca'

The Colorado Blue Spruce is a spruce cultivar that has been selected for its rich blue color.








Leyland Cypress
X Cupressocyparis leylandii

The Leyland Cypress has a soft, bushy green foliage which makes it popular.








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Arborvitae
Thuja spp.

The Arborvitae is a very versitile plant that comes in numerous cultivars, varieties which offer different sizes and shapes.








Canadian Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis

The Canadian Hemlock is special because it is the only true shade-tolerant evergreen tree. The foliage is soft and bushy. Some people shy away from using Hemlocks because they do suffer from wooly adelgid damage, but these can be easily controlled with horticultural sprays.




White Fir
Abies concolor

The White Fir is a magnificent plant with large, soft needles and a "christmas tree" shape that is slightly white tinted.








Douglas Fir
Pseudotsuga menziesii

The Douglas Fir is almost identical is size, shape, color to the Norway Spruce, except its needles are soft to touch.








Cryptomeria
Cryptomeria japonica

The Cryptomeria has a texture unique from all other evergreen trees. The foliage appears to grow from puffy bunches along the branches. The tree is deep green in the summer and turns bronze in the winter.







American Holly
Ilex opaca

The American Holly is a very traditional plant. The leaves are a shiny green year-round and the tree develops red berries in the late fall.







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