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We sell many different evergreen varieties. Many are native to Minnesota and the Midwest.

This is a side by side comparison of seven different short needle varieties of trees we grow!

13' Meyers Spruce

Meyers Spruce

15' Black Hills Spruce

Black Hills Spruce

15' Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce

14' Fraser Fir

Fraser Fir

13' Siberian Fir

Siberian Fir

15' Balsam Fir

Balsam Fir

15' Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce

Click the species links along the top to view images and learn more about each one. For larger images, click on the thumbnails.

Black Hills Spruce

5' Black Hills Spruce A close up picture of a Black Hills Spruce

Black Hills Spruce is similar to White Spruce, more compact. Desirable specimen or windbreak planting.

Colorado Green Spruce

7' Colorado Green Spruce A close up picture of a Colorado Green Spruce

Similar to Colorado Blue Spruce except foliage tip is green. Attractive background or screening tree.

Colorado Blue Spruce

8' Colorado Blue Spruce A close up picture of a Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue has a attractive bluish color that makes it a beautiful specimen or background tree. The best known of all the Spruce family.

White Spruce

14' White Spruce A close up picture of a White Spruce

Green to bluish tint foliage, bushy habit of growth, good specimen or for windbreak planting.

Norway Spruce

10' Norway Spruce A close up picture of a Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce has bright green to lustrous dark green foliage. Fastest growing of the Spruce. Drooping branches with age, excellent for windbreak or specimen tree.

Meyers Spruce

6' Meyers Spruce A close up picture of a Meyers Spruce (june)

Meyers Spruce has a Similar look to Colorado Spruce, but softer to the touch. Native to Inner Mongolia.

Wilson Spruce

9' Wilson Spruce A close up picture of a Wilson Spruce (spring)

Slower growing then most other spruce we grow. Needles are 1/2 to 3/4 inch narrow, a little prickly, dark green shiny. Prefers partial shade or partial sun to full sun; soil should be moist.
Good specimen Tree. Also Native to Inner Mongolia.

Balsam Fir

10' Balsam Fir A close up picture of a Balsam Fir

Balsam Fir has bright dark green foliage. Fast Growing. Tolerates shade & wet sites.

Concolor Fir

6' Concolor Fir A close up picture of a Concolor Fir

Concolor Fir has silvery blue foliage similar to Colorado Blue but soft to the touch.

Siberian Fir

9' Siberian Fir A close up picture of a Siberian Fir

Light green foliage, strongly aromatic with a slight touch of citrus. Medium Growing. Very Shade & Moist Soil Tolerant. Extremely Hardy.

Austrian Pine

6' Austrian Pine A close up picture of a Austrian Pine

Long Needles, fast growing, more dense then Norway Pine. Withstand salt & pollution.

Mugo Pine

4' high and 5' wide Mugo Pine

Dwarf bright green mounded shape maintained. Very hardy & rugged.

Norway Pine

7' Norway Pine A close up picture of a Norway Pine

Long Needles, fast growing, reddish brown bark. Good tree in exposed locations for windbreaks. Minnesota state tree.

Ponderosa Pine

8' Ponderosa Pine A close up picture of a Ponderosa Pine

Ponderosa Pine Similar to Norway Pine, tough and durable, for mass plantings and shelter belts. Withstand salt & pollution.

Scotch Pine

8' Scotch Pine A close up picture of a Scotch Pine

Scotch Pine has bluish-green foliage, medium length needles, orange-red bark and is rapid growing. Picturesque when older. Withstands salt & pollution.

White Pine

12' White Pine A close up picture of a White Pine

White Pine is fast growing, bluish-green needles, specimen tree or for mass plantings, tolerates shade & wet sites.

Swiss Stone Pine

8' Swiss Stone Pine A close up picture of a Swiss Stone Pine

Swiss Stone Pine is slower growing, has bluish-green needles and is similar to White Pine. Great for specimen tree for smaller area.

Siberian Larch

8' Siberian Larch A close up picture of a Siberian Larch

Grows in low wet sites as well on high ground, very hardy, more densely branched then American Larch. Bright gold fall color.

Douglas Fir

9' Douglas Fir A close up picture of a Douglas Fir

The needles are bluish green, occasionally yellowish green. It prefers sun or light shade, moist, well drained, acid or neutral soil.

American Dark Green Arborvitae

8' American Dark Green Arborvitae A close up picture of a American Dark Green Arborvitae

Dark green foliage. Like native Cedar, Great for screening, tolerates shade & wet sites, fast growing.

Pyramidal Arborvitae

8' Pyramidal Arborvitae

Pyramidal Arborvitae has bright green foliage. Narrow, Rarely needs pruning, full or part sun.

Techny Arborvitae

16' Techny ArborvitaeA close up picture of a Techny Arborvitae

Techny Arborvitae has very dark green foliage for screening & sheared hedges, fast growing. Very winter hardy.

Eastern Red Cedar

10' Eastern Red Cedar

Eastern Red Cedar is open pyramidal, very hardy, greenish blue color. Good tree for windbreaks.

Hetzi Columnar Juniper

7' Hetzi Columnar Juniper

Hetzi Column has dark green foliage, open upright shape.