Photographs of evergreen trees
that are commonly
used to provide lawn and landscape areas with a year round range of
colors, textures and heights. Our photos include the most popular Cedar,
Cypress, Hemlock, Holly, Spruce and Pine. Due to the ongoing expansion of our tree photo library, you will find
our tree photos divided among 5 tree photo web pages.
PHOTOS OF EVERGREEN TREES Click thumbnail
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ABIES concolor 'Candicans' Candicans
Soft needles with outstanding
bluish-white color and texture make this tree a nice specimen. Slow,
narrow growth habit to 30-feet tall x 12-feet wide. Full sun.
CEDRUS atlantica 'Glauca' Blue Atlas
Grow in full sun to partial shade.
Fast growth to 60 ft tall x 40 ft wide. Unique tufts of silver-blue
needles on spiked branches. Only cold hardy to Zone 6.
evergreen with drooping gold and dark green foliage. Slow growth to 40
ft tall x 15 ft wide.
Excellent evergreen specimen for
the home landscape or garden.
Slow pyramidal growth to 10 ft.
'Pendula' Weeping Alaskan Cedar Graceful weeping evergreen foliage makes this fast growing tree very
popular. Plant to allow room for growth. Branches make nice fresh-cut
decorative Christmas greens.
Height to 35 ft. with a 20 ft. spread.
CHAMAECYPARIS pisifera Boulevard
Cone shaped conifer with
silver-blue foliage. Slow to moderate growth to 10 feet tall x 5 feet
CRYPTOMERIA japonica 'Yoshino' Yashino Japanese Cedar Pyramidal growth with loose, open evergreen foliage. Light green
fragrant needles. Growth to 40 ft tall x 20 ft wide.
CUPRESSOCYPARIS x leylandii Leyland
Fast growth to 70 ft tall x 15
feet wide. Grow in full sun. Plant as a tall evergreen hedge. Takes
trimming and shearing well. Hardy in zone 6 to 10.
CUPRESSOCYPARIS x leylandii
'Gold Rider' Golden
Slow growing with a dense
pyramidal shape. Bright gold foliage toward the branch tips. Partial
shade to full sun.
ILEX aquifolium 'Argenteo
Variegated English Holly Pyramidal
evergreen with striking creamy white margins along shiny, dark green
leaves. Moderate growth to 20 feet tall and 12 feet wide. Hardiness zones 6 - 9. Grow in full to partial sun.
Needs male holly for female berry set.
ILEX hybrida 'Oak Leaf' Oak
columnar Holly that widens some with age. Growth to 18 foot height and 8
foot width. Hardiness zones 6 - 9. Grow in full to partial sun.
ILEX x meserveae 'Dragon Lady' Dragon Lady
Holly Grow in sun to
partial shade. Slow growth to 15 ft tall x 5 ft wide.
Extremely sharp points on the leaves!
ILEX opaca American Holly
Slow growing, pyramidal shaped evergreen, with growth to 45 ft tall x 25
ft wide. Takes well to shearing, which can be used to control its size.
Must have both a male and female for berry production.
JUNIPERUS chinensis 'Hetzii
Columnaris' Columnar Hetz Juniper Grow in full sun. Fast growing to 15 ft tall x 6 ft wide. Shear
foliage to maintain a more compact shape. Drought resistant.
JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Wichita
Upright evergreen known for its
bright blue foliage. Grow in full sun. Fast growth to 16 ft tall x 8 ft
abies Norway Spruce Fast growing evergreen that makes a good screen or specimen when
sheared like the tree pictured. Tolerant of more shade than other
Spruces and somewhat deer resistant. Good replacement for the overplanted
White Pine since it keeps better shape without annual shearing.
abies 'Cupressina' Columnar Norway Spruce Fast growing, slender evergreen to 30 ft tall x 10 ft wide. Can be
planted as a specimen or used in hedges and windbreaks. Hardy in Zones 2
- 7. Grows best in full sun.
glauca 'Conica' Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Slow, compact growth to 12 ft tall and 5 ft wide. Hardy and needing
little maintenance. Watch for off-color foliage indicating spider mites.
pungens glauca Colorado Blue Spruce From the standard Colorado Blue Spruce variety, to the true blue 'Hoopsii'
and semi-dwarf 'Fat Albert' cultivars, this
species is hard to beat for its hardiness and steel blue foliage year
round. And deer don't like it!
Moderate rate of growth.
'Fat Albert' cultivar grows to 15 ft tall with the standard Colorado
Blue to over 60 ft tall. Light shearing will
help create a denser 'Christmas tree shape' and control size.
pungens 'Hoopsi' Hoopsi Blue Spruce Striking silver-blue needles on this dense growing, pyramidal spruce
will add garden interest year round. Moderate rate of growth to 50 ft
tall x 20 ft wide. Plant as a specimen in full sun to partial shade.
Hardy in Zones 2 - 7.
PICEA pungens ‘Sester Dwarf’ Sester
Dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce Slow broad upright growth
gives it a conical form that requires very little trimming. Brilliant
blue needles. Zone 2 hardiness. Likes full sun.
PINUS aristata Bristlecone Pine Great for rock gardens or bonsai. Very slow growing to 20 ft tall x
15 ft wide. Grow in full sun. Tolerates poor soil. Hardy in Zones 4 - 7.
PINUS densiflora 'Oculus
Draconis' Dragon's Eye Pine Grow in full sun. Unusual green needles with yellow bands. Slow to
moderate growth into an irregular pyramidal shape. Used as a accent tree
in the landscape.
'Vanderwolf's Pyramid' Vanderwolf Pine Silver-green evergreen needles.
Moderate growth rate-- shorten new growth in June to keep shapely and
compact. (Photographed Pine has been sheared annually - see Candles)
PINUS nigra Austrian
Broadly pyramidal evergreen with
moderate growth to 50 ft tall x 30 ft wide.
PINUS nigra 'Arnold's
Narrow, columnar, evergreen
conifer with slow growth to 25 ft tall x 7 ft wide. Grow in full sun as
a specimen or windbreak. Deer resistant and tolerates seashore
PINUS parviflora glauca Japanese
Slow growth to 50 foot height and
width. Interesting needles and growth habit. Plant in full sun with good
PINUS strobus 'Fastigiata' Columnar
Upright, narrow form of White
Pine with soft bluish-green evergreen foliage. Moderate rate of growth
to 30 ft tall x 10 ft wide makes it a good choice for narrow screens.
PINUS strobus 'Louie' Louie
Drought tolerant, pyramidal
evergreen with slow growth
to 10 ft tall x 7 ft wide. Golden-green needles in spring turn bright
gold in fall. Low maintenance. Hardy to Zone 3.
PINUS strobus 'Pendula' Weeping
Excellent specimen plant with
soft bluish-green evergreen foliage and moderate, weeping growth habit.
Height determined by training of the leader, usually seen around 15 ft
PINUS thunbergii 'Thunderhead' Dwarf
Many varieties of Japanese Black
Pine are used for bonsai. Prefers full sun. Tolerant of dry, salty
conditions. This variety of Japanese Black Pine is known for its white
candles at the branch tips.
PSEUDOTSUGA menziesii Douglas Fir
Evergreen that prefers moist,
acid soil. Open, narrow, pyramidal habit with drooping lower branches
bearing gray-green needles.
SCIADOPITYS verticillata Japanese
Slow growing and very expensive
evergreen tree with unusual foliage and exfoliating reddish-brown bark.
Slow growth to 30 ft tall x 20 ft wide.
THUJA occidentalis 'Emerald' Emerald
Fast growth to 15 ft tall x 4 ft
wide in full sun. Emerald-green foliage holds its color well through winter.
Makes a good privacy hedge around swimming pools or along property
lines, or can be used in foundation plantings. Maintains a nice shape
THUJA plicata 'Green Giant' Green Giant Arborvitae
Fast growing (12"- 24" per year)
pyramidal arborvitae that is resistant to deer browsing. No serious pest
or disease problems. Pa. Horticultural Society Gold Medal Plant Award
Photo: Five 'Green Giant' Arborvitaes create a privacy screen between a
deck and neighboring
[Pennsylvania State Tree]
Pyramidal conifer with graceful arching branches.
Tolerates shearing well. Moderate growth to 60 ft without shearing.
Sun or shade with good drainage. (Hemlock in photo has been kept
Weeping Canadian Hemlock
Excellent specimen plant with wide spreading, weeping branches. Slow to
moderate growth to 20 ft tall x 35 ft wide. Prefers acid soil that is
moist, yet well-drained.