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Evergreens ...

... we only started with evergreens!

Even though our name is Johnston’s Evergreen Nursery, we do carry a full line of landscape plants.

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Abies balsamea  BALSAM FIR

Zone: 4     Height: 50 ft.     Width: 20-25 ft.

A stately pyramidal-shaped needled evergreen.  Prefers good drainage and colder climates.  An excellent evergreen specimen.

JOHNSTON'S BALSAM FIR

 

Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis CANAAN FIR

Zone 4 Height: 50 ft. Width: 20-25 ft.

Very adaptable and hardy evergreen.  Similar in appearance to A. fraseri but is more tolerant to wet and dry site conditions.   Often used in border plantings, privacy screens, and hedges or as an individual lawn specimen.   Later bud break in the spring makes this variety less susceptible to late spring frost damage.

JOHNSTON'S CANAAN FIR

 

Abies concolor  CONCOLOR FIR/WHITE FIR

Zone: 4     Height: 60 ft.     Width: 15-30 ft.

A pyramidal shaped, blue-green needled evergreen.  Often as blue as a good Blue Spruce.  One of the finest Firs for the North Eastern states.  Very hardy and resistant to heat and drought.  Also disease-resistant.

 

Chamaecyparis nootkadensis glauca  BLUE NOOTKA FALSE CYPRESS

Zone: 4  Height: 30-45 ft.

Upright habit with slightly drooping tips and branchlets that drape down from the branches.  Evergreen foliage is bluish-green.  Plant in moist, well-drained soil in sun.  Very hardy and makes an unusual and beautiful specimen.  Not to be confused with Weeping Nootka Cypress. 

JOHNSTON'S BLUE NOOTKA FALSE CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’  NOOTKA WEEPING FALSE CYPRESS

30 ft. (Zone 4) Beautiful, graceful, elegantly arranged weeping branches and rich green foliage. Prefers moist well-drained soil in full or part sun. Makes a beautiful landscape specimen.

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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula Glauca’  BLUE NOOTKA WEEPING CYPRESS

30 ft. (Zone 4)  Very similar to C.n. ‘Pendula,’ except with a distinctive bluish-green color.

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Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Aurea’  GOLDEN HINOKI CYPRESS

(Zone 5)  Loose-growing pyramidal form with golden-yellow foliage.  Very unique specimen.

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa compactum COMPACT HINOKI CYPRESS

6 ft. (Zone 5) Short, dark green, frond-like branchlets. Compact pyramidal growth habit. Very similar to C.obtusa but more compact growing. Full sun to partial shade but will tolerate shade.

JOHNSTON'S COMPACT HINOKI CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Crippsii’ CRIPPS GOLDEN CYPRESS

(Zone 5)  Golden, frondlike, evergreen foliage. Excellent color throughout the year.  Perfect for a specimen shrub in a small garden.  Best color in full sun to partial shade.

JOHNSTON'S CRIPPS GOLDEN CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Divine Gold’  DIVINE GOLD HINOKI CYPRESS

5 ft. (Zone 5)  Global form of golden cypress.  Slow-growing golden foliage does not get sunscald.

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Fernspray Gold’ FERNSPRAY GOLD CYPRESS

3-4 ft. (Zone 4) Frond-like branches, gold in color, fine texture.

JOHNSTON'S FERNSPRAY GOLD CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Filicoides’ FERNSPRAY FALSE CYRESS

10 ft. (Zone 5) Beautiful specimen with green foliage, pyramidal form with open habit.

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis' SLENDER HINOKI CYPRESS

8 ft. (Zone 4) Upright, pyramidal form with deep green, glossy foliage. Grows slower and more compact than the species. Plant in well-drained soil in sun to part-sun.

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Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lutea Compacta’  COMPACT GOLDEN HINOKI FALSE CYPRESS

6 ft. (Zone 4) Slow growing, densely pyramidal shrub. Young foliage is bright yellow maturing to deep green toward interior.

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Gracilis’  DWARF SLENDER HINOKI CYPRESS

5-6 ft. (Zone 4)  A medium-growing dwarf evergreen with very dense dark green foliage.  Excellent specimen plant.

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Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Lutea’ GOLDEN DWARF FALSE CYPRESS

2 ft. (Zone 4)  A very slow-growing dwarf evergreen with very dense, yellow foliage.

JOHNSTON'S GOLDEN DWARF FALSE CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Torulosa’  TWISTED HINOKI CYPRESS

6-10 ft. (Zone 5)  Dark green thread-like foliage appears on twisted reddish stems.  Irregular, slow-growing plant.  Very unique.

JOHNSTON'S TWISTED HINOKI CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Verdonii’ VERDONI GOLD HINOKI CYPRESS

4-7 ft. (Zone 5) Sport of C.o. ‘Nana Gracillis’ with golden lacy foliage. This cultivar is reputed to not burn in the sun. Slow grower.

JOHNSTON'S VERDONI GOLD HINOKI CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Boulevard’  BOULEVARD FALSE CYPRESS

12 ft. (Zone 4)  Compact, broadly conical and irregular growth habit.  Soft-textured, plume-like silvery-blue foliage.  Unusual specimen plant. Good in rock gardens or as an accent plant.  Best in full sun.

JOHNSTON'S BOULEVARD FALSE CYPRESS

 

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea Nana' DWARF GOLD THREAD CYPRESS

3 ft. (Zone 3) Very appealing dwarf shrub with golden thread-like foliage. Popular specimen for small gardens. Best color in full sun but will grow in partial shade. Very similar to, Gold Mop Cypress.

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Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera ‘Gold Mops’  GOLD MOPS THREAD BRANCH CYPRESS

3 ft. (Zone 3)  Very full, compact form of Gold Thread Cypress.  Low, mounded growth habit having weeping appearance.  Excellent yellow-golden color even in the winter.  Best color in full sun. Very similar to Dwarf Gold Thread Cypress.

 

Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera ‘Sungold’  SUNGOLD FALSE CYPRESS

3 ft. (Zone 3)  Very full, compact form of Gold Thread Cypress.  Low, mounded growth habit having a weeping appearance.  Yellowish-green thread-like foliage.  Prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.  Plant in groups or as a specimen. Best color in full sun.

 

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Vintage Gold’ VINTAGE GOLD FALSE CYPRESS

18-30 in. (Zone 4) A fern-leaf form of Gold Thread Cypress. Bright yellow mound with soft foliage that does not fade in summer or winter. Full sun to partial shade.

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Juniperus chinensis ‘Blue Point’  BLUE POINT JUNIPER

6-8 ft. (Zone 5)  Blue foliage, upright, pyramidal form.

 

Juniperus chinensis ‘Gold Coast’™ (P.P.No. 2,491)  GOLD COAST™ JUNIPER

3-4 ft. (Zone 4)  Compact Juniper with golden-yellow foliage.  Very similar to Old Gold Juniper in habit and appearrance.

JOHNSTON'S GOLD COAST JUNIPER

 

Juniperus chinensis ‘Hetzii Columnaris’ HETZ COLUMNAR JUNIPER

25-30 ft. (Zone 4) Dark-green, columnar Juniper having a dense, upright growth habit. May require semi-annual trimming to maintain form. Also available in a 3 tiered poodle form.

JOHNSTON'S HETZ COLUMNAR JUNIPER

 

Juniperus chinensis ‘Mint Julep’™ MINT JULEP™ JUNIPER

4 ft. (Zone 4) Compact grower with stiff arching branches creating a fountain- like form. Beautiful bright green evergreen foliage. Very soil tolerant, but prefers good drainage. Plant in full to part sun. Very similar to, (if not the same as), Sea Green Juniper. Shrub and pom-pom forms.

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Juniperus chinensis pfitzerana ‘Kallay’ KALLAY PFITZER JUNIPER

Zone: 4 Height: 2-3 ft. Width: 6 ft. Improved form of the Compact Pfitzer Juniper. Thick, light green foliage and a spreading growth habit. Best in full sun.

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Juniperus chinensis ‘Saybrook Gold’ (P.P.No. 5014) SAYBROOK GOLD JUNIPER

3 ft. (Zone 4) Semi-dwarf spreading variety of Juniper. Bright yellow foliage throughout the growing season, turning deep gold in fall and winter. Claimed to be the best golden Juniper. Very hardy. Best in full sun. Shrub and pom-pom forms available.

JOHNSTON'S SAYBROOK GOLD JUNIPER

 

Juniperus x pfitzeriana ‘Sea Green’ SEA GREEN JUNIPER

4 ft. (Zone 4) Compact grower with stiff arching branches creating a fountain- like form. Beautiful bright green evergreen foliage. Very soil tolerant, but prefers good drainage. Plant in full to part sun. Very similar to, (if not the same as), Mint Julep Juniper.

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Juniperus communis ‘Gold Cone’ GOLD CONE JUNIPER

5-8 ft. (Zone 5) Unique variety of Juniper with brilliant yellow-tipped foliage. Compact, columnar growth habit.

JOHNSTON'S GOLD CONE JUNIPER

 

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Billow Beach’  BILLOW BEACH JUNIPER

6-8 in. (Zone 4)  Very low, ground-hugging evergreen. Striking golden-yellow foliage makes this a real eye-catcher.  Tolerant of many soils except wet areas.  Plant in full sun.  Taken as a sport from Blue Rug Juniper.  (Very similar to if not the same as Mother Lode Juniper)

 

Juniperus horizontalis Icee Blue™ ‘Monber’ (PPAF)  ICEE BLUE™ JUNIPER

4 in. (Zone 3) Dense, compact silvery-blue foliage on this ground-hugging plant. Very interesting addition to any landscape.

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Juniperus horizontalis ‘Mother Lode’ MOTHER LODE JUNIPER

6-8 in. (Zone 4) Very low, ground hugging, evergreen. Striking golden-yellow foliage. Tolerant of many soils except wet areas. Plant in full sun. Taken as a sport from Blue Rug Juniper, a real eye catcher.

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Youngstown’ YOUNGSTOWN ANDORRA JUNIPER

10-15 in. (Zone 4) One of the best compact and full-centered, low growing Junipers.

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Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' DWARF JAPANESE GARDEN JUNIPER

12 in. (Zone 5) A low spreading evergreen with light green foliage. Very com pact becoming a thick green mat with time. Prefers full to part sun in well- drained soil. Also available in a top grafted form.

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Juniperus procumbens nana ‘Greenmound’  GREENMOUND JUNIPER  

4-6 in. (Zone 5) Even lower growing than J.p.nana. Its growth is compact, tufted and greener in color. Very dense foliage gives a cushion effect.

JOHNSTON'S GREENMOUND JUNIPER

 

Juniperus sabina ‘Moor-Dense’™ (P.P.No. 6,656)  MOOR-DENSE™ JUNIPER

8-12 in. (Zone 3)  A very dense form of J.s. ‘Broadmoor’.  Crisp, bright green foliage for a more refined appearance.  Very similar to Broadmoor and Tam’s Juniper.

JOHNSTON'S MOOR-DENSE JUNIPER

 

Juniperus scopulorum ‘Blue Arrow’ BLUE ARROW JUNIPER

15 ft. (Zone 5) Similar to Sky Rocket Juniper but more compact.

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Juniperus scopulorum ‘Moon Glow’  MOON GLOW JUNIPER

15 ft. (Zone 3)  Broad, pyramidal form with very dense compact branching habit.  Displays intense silver-blue foliage.  Very similar to Wichita Blue and Blue Haven Juniper.

 

Juniperus scopulorum ‘Wichita Blue’ WICHITA BLUE JUNIPER

15 ft. (Zone 3) Outstanding silvery-blue foliage. Compact, pyramidal growth habit. Eye catching color and form. Very hardy. Best in full sun. Very similar to Moonglow and Blue Haven Juniper. Spiral form also available.

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Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ BLUE STAR JUNIPER

3 ft. (Zone 4) Intense, silvery-blue foliage. Slow growth habit. Outstanding specimen plant for patio and rock gardens.

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Juniperus virginiana ‘Greguard’  GREY GUARDIAN™ JUNIPER

2-3 ft. (Zone 4)  Greyish-blue, low spreading Juniper, a sport from Grey Owl, has a tighter growth habit and more vivid color. Great foundation plant.

 

Juniperus virginiana ‘Grey Owl’  GREY OWL JUNIPER  

3 ft. (Zone 4)  Soft silvery-gray foliage on a spreading form.

 

Larix decidua ‘Pendula’ WEEPING EUROPEAN LARCH

15-20 ft. (Zone 4) Weeping form of L. decidua. A tall growing deciduous conifer with irregular weeping habit. Top grafted and ground grafted forms available.

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides DAWN REDWOOD

Zone: 4 Height: 70-80 ft. Width: 25 ft.

Fast growing deciduous tree with a pyramidal habit. Needles are dark green in summer turning orange or red-brown in fall. Beautiful ribbed bark as it ages. Prefers moist acid soil in full sun. Keep away from severe winter winds. Used as a specimen or in groves.

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Microbiota decussata ‘Celtic Pride’™  CELTIC PRIDE™ SIBERIAN CYPRESS

1-3 ft. (Zone 3)  Celtic Pride’s green foliage turns russet color in winter, very cold-hardy plant with better shade tolerance than junipers, good in sun or shade. Highly disease resistant, not plagued with tip die-back as other Russian cypress.

 

Microbiota decussata SIBERIAN CARPET CYPRESS

1 ft. (Zone 3) Extremely hardy low growing evergreen similar in appearance to some low growing Junipers. Lacy green foliage is green turning burgundy for winter and is shade and drought tolerant. Excellent ground cover for sun or shade.

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Picea abies NORWAY SPRUCE

Zone: 2 Height: 70 ft. Width: 25-30 ft.

Fast growth rate with lustrous dark green needles and pyramidal growth habit.

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Picea abies 'Cupressina'  COLUMNAR NORWAY SPRUCE

Zone: 2     Height: 30-40 ft.     Width: 8-10 ft.
Columnar form of Picea abies.  Average growth rate, blue-green needles and columnar growth habit.  Makes an excellent screen in smaller garden areas. 

JOHNSTON'S COLUMNAR NORWAY SPRUCE

 

Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ LITTLE GEM NEST SPRUCE

3 ft. (Zone 2) Very similar to P.a. nidiformis but with an excellent blue color. Also available in a top grafted form.

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Picea abies 'Nidiformis' BIRD’S NEST SPRUCE

3 ft. (Zone 2) A dwarf from of P. abies. Excellent for rock gardens or low plantings. Naturally grows dense, compact and spreads into a mound-like nest.

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Picea abies ‘Pendula’ WEEPING NORWAY SPRUCE

(Zone 2) Weeping form of Norway Spruce with dark green needles. A desired size can be maintained by proper pruning. Prefers moist well-drained soil in full or part sun. Makes a beautiful specimen year round in rock gardens and foundation plantings.

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Picea abies ‘Pumila’ DWARF NORWAY SPRUCE

4-5 ft. (Zone 2) Globe shaped plant can achieve 8-10 ft. in width. Blue-green needles on dense branches.

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Picea abies ‘Slim Jim’  SLIM JIM COLUMNAR NORWAY SPRUCE

Zone: 3     Height: 30 ft.     Width: 6 ft.

Fast growth rate, lustrous dark green needles and pyramidal growth habit.

 

Picea glauca WHITE SPRUCE

Zone: 2 Height: 50 ft. Width: 10-20 ft.

Short-needled evergreen with dense gray-green foliage. Tolerant of most any soil condition. Pyramidal growth habit. Best Spruce for planting close.

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Picea glauca 'Conica' DWARF ALBERTA SPRUCE

8-10 ft. (Zone 2) A very slow growing, miniature, bright green needled spruce. Very compact. Requires little or no pruning. Prefers sun to light shade. Very hardy! Also available in spiral and 3 tier poodle forms.

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Picea glauca ‘Jean’s Dilly’ JEAN’S DILLY DWARF ALBERTA SPRUCE

4-6 ft. (Zone 4) A smaller growing variety than P.g. conica. A very unique version that begins to grow about 3-4 weeks after P.c. conica.

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Picea mariana 'Nana' DWARF BOG SPRUCE

18-24 in. (Zone 2) Very similar in form to bird's nest spruce but with blue to bluish- green needles.

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Picea omorika SERBIAN SPRUCE

Zone: 4 Height: 50-60 ft. Width: 20-25 ft.

Densely branched, pyramidal growing conifer with a graceful habit. Distinct white bands on the lower surface of the needles give the plant a bi-color effect of green and silver. Tolerant of urban conditions.

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Picea omorika ‘Pendula’  WEEPING SERBIAN SPRUCE

(Zone 4)  A weeping selection of Serbian Spruce. 

 

Picea pungens 'Glauca' COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE

Zone: 2 Height: 60 ft. Width: 10-20 ft.

Distinctive blue colored sharply pointed needles. Pyramidal growth habit. Often used to form wind-breaks and borders. Moderately salt tolerant.

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Picea pungens glauca fastigiata ‘Blue Totem’  BLUE TOTEM COLUMNAR SPRUCE

(Zone 3) Very narrow, columnar form of P.p. glauca with same distinctive blue color.  A 5 ft. plant measures only 18-24” wide.

JOHNSTON'S BLUE TOTEM COLUMNAR SPRUCE

 

Picea pungens var. glauca ‘Globosa’ DWARF GLOBE BLUE SPRUCE

5 ft. (Zone 2) Unusual specimen shaped into a ball of foliage giving a very unique, interesting shape to Blue Spruce. Recommend annual or bi-annual trimming. Moderately salt tolerant. Ground and top grafted forms.

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Pinus flexilis ‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid’ VANDERWOLF’S PYRAMIDAL PINE

40 ft. (Zone 4) Beautiful blue-green twisted needles. A 40 ft. tree is 20 ft. wide.

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Pinus mugo 'Pumilio' DWARF STONE PINE

2-3 ft. (Zone 3) Dwarf, very slow growing variety of P.m. mugho. Perfect for patio plantings, rock gardens, and small gardens. Great for “Bonsai”.

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Pinus mugo ‘Slomound’ SLOMOUND MUGO PINE

2-3 ft. (Zone 2) True dwarf mugo pine that works well in any confined area.

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Pinus nigra AUSTRIAN PINE

Zone: 3 Height: 60 ft. Width: 20-40 ft.

Long, dark green needles. Extremely hardy and will tolerate almost any exposure or soil condition. Makes an excellent specimen tree and is often used for screening and wind-breaks. Salt tolerant.

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Pinus parviflora glauca  BLUE JAPANESE WHITE PINE

20-35 ft. (Zone 5)  Unique evergreen tree with bluish-green needles.  Irregular, artistic growth habit is great for modern landscapes.  Plant in full sun with good drainage.  Very tolerant to clay soil and salt.  Slow grower.

JOHNSTON'S BLUE JAPANESE WHITE PINE

 

Pinus strobus EASTERN WHITE PINE

Zone: 3 Height: 100 ft. Width: 20-40 ft.

Fast growing pine with soft-green to blue-green needles. Takes shearing well. Does not tolerate salt or salt spray.

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Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' COLUMNAR EASTERN WHITE PINE

Zone: 3 Height: 25 ft. Width: 8-10 ft.

Columnar form of Pinus strobus.

 

Pinus strobus 'Pendula' WEEPING EASTERN WHITE PINE

20 ft. (Zone 3) Beautiful weeping form of our native P. strobus. Spread may achieve 10-15 ft. Excellent where a special effect is needed.

JOHNSTON'S WEEPING EASTERN WHITE PINE

 

Taxus baccata 'Repandans' ENGLISH SPREADING YEW

3-4 ft. (Zone 5) Low growing spreading yew with dark green foliage. Very shade tolerant and does not fruit heavily. Effective in mass plantings and groupings.

 

Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata' JAPANESE UPRIGHT YEW

25 ft. (Zone 4) The plants we have to offer have been evenly sheared into a dense pyramid. Their formal elegance is very appealing.

JOHNSTON'S JAPANESE UPRIGHT YEW

 

Taxus x media ‘Brownii’ BROWN’S GLOBE YEW

4-6 ft. (Zone 4) Compact, rounded globe yew that shears very well and can be easily maintained to a small size. Produces no fruit.

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Taxus x media 'Densiformis' DENSIFORMIS SPREADING YEW

3-4 ft. (Zone 4) Our most popular spreading yew variety. Dense, bright green foliage with no fruit.

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Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’ HICK’S COLUMNAR YEW

(Zone 4) Excellent columnar form of Taxus with dark green needles. Prefers moist well-drained soil in sun or shade. Tolerates heavy shearing to maintain a desired size. Usually seen as a hedge or specimen of 4 to 5 feet, but can be grown into a larger screening evergreen of 12 to 15 feet. Very popular.

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Taxus media ‘Viridis’  GREEN COLUMNAR YEW

(Zone 4) A narrow form of columnar yew.  Slower growing with a tighter habit and bright green foliage.

JOHNSTON'S GREEN COLUMNAR YEW

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Aurea’ GOLDEN GLOBE ARBORVITAE

30-36 in. (Zone 4) Broad globular growth habit with golden-yellow foliage. Dense, even shape with-out trimming. Very hardy. Full sun.

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Bowling Ball’ MR BOWLING BALL GLOBE ARBORVITAE

24-30 in. (Zone 3) Very slow growing arborvitae with sage green foliage and perfect form. Varies dramatically with other Thuja in appearance and texture, more resembling a fine needled Juniper or Chamaecyparis. Nice for small rock gardens, needs little pruning. Same as Linesville arb

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Congabe’ (P.P.No.19009)  FIRE CHIEF GLOBE ARBORVITAE

Zone:3    Height: 4-5 ft.    Width:  3-4 ft.

Golden-yellow and green foliage with reddish tips.  Similar to Rheingold Arborvitae.

JOHNSTON'S FIRE CHIEF GLOBE ARBORVITAE

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Danica’  DANICA GLOBE ARBORVITAE  

4 ft. (Zone 3) Dwarf globe shape that gets a little wider than other globes.  Emerald green foliage turns slighly bluish-green in winter.

 

Thuja ‘Degroot’s Spire’  DEGROOT’S SPIRE ARBORVITAE

Zone: 4     Height: 8-12 ft.  Width: 2-3 ft.   

Grows into a tight narrow column with dark green tufted foliage.  Use as accent plant or narrow hedge where space is tight.

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Filiformis’  THREADBRANCH ARBORVITAE

3-5 ft. (Zone 5)  An Arborvitae that looks different from any you have seen.  Long, arching branchlets on a broad, conical form.  Excellent small specimen.

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’ HETZ MIDGET GLOBE ARBORVITAE

(Zone 4) Small, globe shaped evergreen with dark green, scale-like foliage. Compact natural globe. Excellent for formal gardens or ornamental patio containers.

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Wintergreen’  HETZ WINTERGREEN ARBORVITAE

Zone: 3    Height: 20-30 ft.

Good dark green winter color and very narrow, upright growth habit.  Can be easily maintained as hedge by trimming.  Very similar to Thuja o. ‘Nigra’.  Also known as Northern White Cedar.

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Linesville’  LINESVILLE GLOBE ARBORVITAE

(Zone 3)  Small, globe-shaped evergreen with blue-green thread-like foliage.  Compact natural globe. Found as a witches broom by Joe Stupka in Linesville, PA.  Excellent for formal gardens or ornamental patio containers.

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’  DARK GREEN ARBORVITAE

Zone: 3   Height: 15-20 ft.

Pyramidal growth habit with excellent dark green color throughout the year. Rapidly becoming the most popular evergreen planted as a hedge.  Takes shearing very well and can be maintained as a small to medium size shrub.  Very similar to Hetz Wintergreen Arborvitae.  Also known as Northern White Cedar.

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Rheingold’  RHINEGOLD GLOBE ARBORVITAE  

Zone: 4    Height: 4-5 ft.    Width: 3-4 ft.

Dwarf form of Arborvitae with golden-yellow to bronze foliage.  Leaves display texture and appearance of the juvenile foliage found in other occidentalis varieties.

JOHNSTON'S RHEINGOLD GLOBE ARBORVITAE

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd Emerald’  EMERALD ARBORVITAE

Zone: 3    Height: 10-15 ft.

Narrow, pyramidal plant with bright emerald-green foliage that holds its color even during the winter months.  Has a slower growth rate (6-8 in. per year) than other upright arborvitae.

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Woodwardi’  WOODWARD GLOBE ARBORVITAE

3-4 ft. (Zone 3)  Popular, inexpensive evergreen shrub used in foundation plantings, hedges, and borders.  Round, dense growth habit .  Tolerant of a wide variety of growing conditions.

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Thuja plicata ‘4ever’  FOREVER GOLDY COMPACT ARBORVITAE

15-20 ft. (Zone) Conifer with golden foliage color which emerges with cold weather on this compact growing Arborvitae with an upright, pyramidal habit. Deer resistant.

 

Thuja plicata ‘Green Giant’  GREEN GIANT ARBORVITAE

Zone: 5    Height: 50-60 ft.   Width: 12-20 ft.

Fast-growing, pyramidal or conical form.  Bright green scale-like leaves.  Use as a screen, hedge, windbreak, or single specimen.

 

Thuja plicata ‘Spring Grove’  SPRING GROVE ARBORVITAE

Zone: 5    Height: 20-30 ft.   Width: 6-8 ft.

Fast-growing variety with tight, pyramidal habit.  Maintains rich green color even in winter.  Deer-resistant.

 

Thuja plicata ‘Whipcord’  WHIPCORD ARBORVITAE

(Zone 5) Height: 5-6 ft.  Width: 4-5 ft.

Rounded habit, slow growth rate.  Glossy green thread-like foliage forms a pendulous mop-like effect.  Small greenish cones ripen to brown.  Cinnamon-red bark darkens with age.  Plant in sun to light shade.

 

Tsuga Canadensis  CANADIAN HEMLOCK

Zone: 3     Height: 40-70 ft.     Width: 25-35 ft.

Beautiful native evergreen tree with dark glossy-green needles and graceful pyramidal growth habit. Extremely versatile plant often used as hedges, borders, privacy screens, lawn specimens, and foundation plants.  Does not tolerate salt or wet soil.

JOHNSTON'S CANADIAN HEMLOCK

 

Tsuga canadensis ‘Jeddeloh’  JEDDELOH DWARF GLOBE HEMLOCK

(Zone 3)  An excellent variety of Hemlock with dwarf globe growth habit.  Does not tolerate salt or wet soil.

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Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'  SARGENT’S WEEPING HEMLOCK

5-8 ft. (Zone 4)  Dwarf, weeping conifer having a graceful, mounded growth habit. Very slow-growing. Plant in sun or partial shade. Does not tolerate salt or wet soil.

JOHNSTON'S WEEPING CANADIAN HEMLOCK

   
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