Carefree Natural Privacy Screen Black Hills Spruce, Picea glauca ‘Densata’, is an ornamental evergreen conifer. These would be ideal for use as windbreaks, privacy screens and accent plantings in your yard. Your Black Hills Spruce tree is noted for its vibrant, dark green foliage and attractive, conical form. The density of its foliage will be a welcome addition to your landscape in those places where a little natural privacy is needed. Its dark green tone will augment lend some life to your dull, winter landscape. Unlike some evergreens, your Black Hills Spruce tree won’t prove difficult when it comes time to mow lawn near it or perform other routine lawn work. The needles are short and soft to the touch rather than abrasive. A truly cold-adapted tree, the Black Hills Spruce is resistant to winter injury and performs well regardless of many harsh winter conditions. It prefers rich, moist soil and full sun but will also thrive in dry, well-drained locations. You won’t have to fuss over it to enjoy a pleasing shape as it requires little or no pruning. Deer will even leave it alone, so no need to bother with pest control or similar concerns. Black Hills Spruce can reach a height of six feet within nine years and is very long-lived. In fact, some Black Hills Spruce have lived 150 to 350 years! Planting one today is not only a terrific choice for a high quality landscape planting, but also an investment in the future. * Evergreen, natural conical shape * Long-lived* Low maintenance .
Fast-Growing, Stately Pine Tree Loblolly Pine Trees, Pinus taeda, are some of the fastest-growing southern pines in the United States. One would make a dramatic shade tree for your yard, or plant several for a quickly established wind break. Your Loblolly Pine Tree is a remarkable tree of impressive stature. You can expect it to grow quickly, reaching its stately heights with a straight and true nature. As it reaches toward the sky, lower branches drop off, leaving an open, rounded crown with an evergreen appearance. The 6 to 10-inch long needles have a lively fragrance (leading to it sometimes being called Rosemary Pine). Its 2 to 6-inch light brown cones are a lovely accent and sometimes useful for craft projects. Reddish-brown, scaly bark appears to be attached in plates over the trunk, adding texture and definition to this already dramatic tree. Sometimes referred to as a “Bull Pine” for its massive size, you can expect your Loblolly Pine Tree to reach heights of 60 to 90 feet with a 40 to 50-foot spread. It’s highly prized for its use in pulpwood and lumber, and its resin also enjoys a rich history of being beneficial to our ancestors for medicinal uses. Your Loblolly will even be a friend to your wildlife. Deer and small mammals are sure to enjoy its rich seed harvest, and birds likewise use it for food and shelter. In fact, the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker makes its home in the Loblolly Pine. Loblolly Pine is a common American tree. In fact, only the Red Maple is more common in the United States. With its varied uses, attractiveness to wildlife and general impressive stature it’s easy to see why a Loblolly Pine Tree would be a splendid addition to your yard this year. * Fast growing* Evergreen * Winter interest * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Drought tolerant * Fragrant * Wildlife interest* Deer Resistant .
The Serbian Spruce tree, Picea omorika, forms a narrow, pyramidal silhouette with graceful arching branches and a slender straight trunk. The upper surface of the needles is glossy and dark green in contrast to the whitish lower surface. Because of its narrow pyramidal habit, the Serbian Spruce tree can be used in smaller scale landscape situations than most other conifer trees; produces purple to cinnamon colored cones. It prefers rich, moist well drained soils, and will tolerate alkaline sites. This tree is fast growing and does well in full sun. Serbian Spruce trees should not be planted out in the open where winter wind can dry them out. This evergreen makes a great street tree and does very well in the northeastern region of the U.S. The Serbian Spruce tree is considered to be one of the most beautiful and ornamental spruces! It looks best when planted as a specimen; also is fantastic in groupings of three or five! * Slender, pyramidal shape* Great specimen* Arching branches .
Fast Growing, Hardy Evergreen Great for Wildlife The Eastern Red Cedar tree is an evergreen conifer. You could use several as a large privacy screen or just one would look beautiful as a specimen plant. If you’re a bird-lover, this is the tree for you. The Eastern Red Cedar, Juniperus virginiana, grows in a 40-60 foot pyramidal shape that is dense but somewhat irregular, providing terrific cover for birds and other wildlife. The bark has a shredding nature that is hidden from view but useful for nest construction. The ¼ inch dark blue cones that are produced by the female tree are a valuable food source for many species of birds. The Eastern Red Cedar tree has blue-green foliage that sometimes turns a darker brown-green shade in the winter months. Plant several along your driveway for that rich pine aroma as you arrive home. Step close and you’ll detect the cedar scent that is prized by many who construct cedar chests from them, or use them in closets for their natural ability to repel insects. People also love to clip a few springs for use indoors during the holiday season. They make wonderful wreaths or just scatter a few boughs around for their invigorating pine bouquet. Hardy and easy to transplant, the Eastern Red Cedar is a tree you can plant and forget about. It will adapt to almost any conditions and provide you years of enjoyment. * Evergreen * Hardy * Valuable for wildlife.
Fast-Growing Evergreen Tree The Norway Spruce,Picea abies, is a fast-growing evergreen conifer. It would look outstanding in a large front yard, or perhaps serve as a natural windbreak and privacy hedge along a property line. Few trees can match the large size and stately grandeur of a Norway Spruce tree. Your Norway Spruce tree will be an impressive sight as its 60-150 feet of pyramidal growth grace your yard. Its dynamic, dark green ¾-inch needles grow rich and dense on the pendulous branchlets, not only elegant to see but also soft to the touch. There are no insect or disease problems with the Norway Spruce trees, and it’s generally carefree. It tolerates a variety of soils and conditions, including pollution. Some people believe it has curative powers, and use parts of it to make medicinal teas. It is also a valuable timber tree, used for furniture and musical instruments as well as in construction. Norway Spruce trees are popular during the holidays too, being used both as a Christmas tree and in various decorations. It is highly valued by the wildlife that use it for shelter, and its bark, leaves and seed are eaten by various animals. The Norway Spruce tree is the perfect choice for a landscape tree that will grow fast and provide a large, evergreen presence in your yard. Wildlife will flock to it, and you can even harvest it for its holiday, medicinal or timber appeal. A versatile, elegant and hardy tree, your Norway Spruce will provide you with beauty and interest for many years. *Fast-Growing*Hardy*Wildlife Interest .
BEST Selling Fast Growing Evergreen The Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja plicata ‘Green Giant’ – sometimes called Western Red Cedar) has become one of the most desired landscape trees in the US, and for good reason. With a growth rate of 3-5 feet a year this has one of the fastest growth rates of any Arborvitae available for sale. Create a Fast Growing Living Privacy Screen! Cloaked in thick, soft, dark green foliage from top to bottom the Green Giant Arborvitae makes an almost instant privacy screen. Often used in commercial settings to block undesirable views, imagine what it will do for you to block nosy neighbors! This is a Very Hardy Native TreeArborvitae is Latin for “tree of life”, which attests to the hardy nature of this evergreen tree. You won’t have to worry about it surviving ice storms or heavy snow. Birds love it, but most insects don’t, and it is deer resistant, especially when mature. It grows well in most soils, and even during dry periods it’s incredibly fast-growing. Super Height, Super Fast!As its common name implies, this is a “giant” Arborvitae, growing up to 60 feet high with a 20 foot spread. The sprays of foliage begin at the base of the Arborvitae and extend slightly upward along the entire tree. The vibrant green coloring stays true all year, not even fading during the cold winter months. Spacing them at 15’ apart ensures a super thick screen very quickly. Great Along Your Property Line or Even as a Specimen. Although stunning in rows, the Green Giant Arborvitae can also be planted alone as a sentinel in your yard or plant them in groups to form a living frame highlighting a special part of your landscape. They’re also a beautiful living wall shielding you from unwanted views, noise and wind. This is a great tree at a great price. Don’t miss ordering yours from Nature Hills today! * Fast-growing* Great for privacy * Easy to grow* Soft evergreen foliage.
Grow a Privacy Screen Fast! The Leyland Cypress, x Cupressocyparis leylandii, is a tree prized for its fast-growing and hardy nature. Why waste money and maintenance time on a privacy fence when you can use the Leyland Cypress as a carefree, living one? The Leyland Cypress trees is a cross between the Nootka and Monterey Cypress, combining their foliage, hardiness and rapid growth into one plant. In fact, you’ll see up to 3 feet of growth each year with the Leyland Cypress tree. Don’t worry if you have poor soils as the Leyland is hardy enough to handle it. It will thrive under almost any conditions. Leyland Cypress trees can reach 60-90 feet in height with 15-25 foot spread in a fraction of the time other evergreens would take to achieve the same. As if the Leyland Cypress tree isn’t impressive enough for its growth and hardiness, it will also be a particularly beautiful evergreen for your yard. The Leyland Cypress maintains a lovely bluish-green color, with an upright pyramidal shape. It will happily accept you trimming it to almost any shape or size and is equally content to maintain its natural compact, conical shape. For a fast-growing, low-maintenance and hardy evergreen you can’t do better than the Leyland Cypress tree. * Fast-Growing* Hardy* Lovely natural color and shape .
Fast-Growing Evergreen with Dense, Soft Foliage Arizona Cypress, Cupressus arizonica, is an evergreen conifer. A few of these would create an excellent windbreak for your property or plant just one for a lively accent in a side yard. Your Arizona Cypress tree is a fast-growing conifer with dense, evergreen foliage of a vibrant grey-green hue with just enough of a silver tint to catch your eye in the sunlight. The foliage is soft-textured in both appearance and touch, certain to draw you in for a closer look. As your tree matures, the bark displays exfoliating, red-tinted brown bark for added decorative interest. An Arizona Cypress tree will grow 40-50 feet in height with a 30-foot spread. It has a pyramidal shape and compact nature. Arizona Cypress is a low-maintenance tree that will grow beautifully with no need for pruning, spraying for pest issues or any other of the common ailments that sometimes plague evergreens. There are many evergreens to choose from, but Arizona Cypress trees are one of the best for a fast-growing tree that will provide years of enjoyment and require little or effort on your part. Try one today! * Evergreen * Drought tolerant * Heat tolerant * Drought tolerant * Fast growing.
The Most Widely Planted Pine in America In the 1930’s the Red Pine was planted all across the northern part of the U.S. and into Canada. It was prized then, like it is now, for its tall (up to 110 feet!) and super-straight trunks. Every telephone pole you see from New York to Seattle is made from Red Pine, just like they have been since the 30’s. So, if you’re looking for a tall, straight, majestic tree that thrives in the North, Red Pine is the answer. Living for up to 300 years, this tree grows strong, survives harsh weather and is easy to care for. Also called the Norway Pine, the Red Pine stands up to wind and snow like a champ. It self-prunes, so it drops dead branches as it grows. This means that it has a nice clean trunk as it grows older without excessive pruning needed on your part. These are perfect trees for windbreaks on large properties or for a year-round green in hard winter places. All they need is a sunny spot and well-drained soil and they are good to go. Nature Hills only sells strong, healthy, field-grown saplings so you won’t be disappointed. Order your red Pines today and enjoy them for many years to come. * Strong, straight trunks * Native evergreen * Easy care and hardy to zone 3.
The White Spruce tree, Picea glauca, has many common names including the Western White Spruce, Canadian Spruce, Alberta Spruce, Alberta White Spruce, Black Hills Spruce, Skunk Spruce, Cat Spruce, and Porsild Spruce. The White Spruce conifer is a very hardy evergreen tree, and can grow rapidly if placed in a well drained location. It is adaptable to many soil types and makes a beautiful Christmas tree, ornamental specimen, (when planted as a single), or it can be a steady windbreak when planted in rows. White Spruce trees has a cone-shaped crown, and when grown in an open space, it develops a conical crown which extends nearly to the ground. The conical crown and spreading branches give it a nice appearance for use as an ornamental. When the needle-shaped leaves are crushed, the needles have a disagreeable odor, thus, the common name of Skunk Spruce or Cat Spruce! The wood is often used for pulpwood, lumber, furniture, and boxes and crates. White Spruce tree is an important source of food for wildlife, such as grouse and seed eating birds. * Ornamental tree* Hardy* Windbreak tree.
Fast-Growing, Ornamental Evergreen Douglas Fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii, is a popular, and versatile evergreen tree. Whether using one as a Christmas tree for the holidays, or placing one as a focal point in your front yard, the Douglas Fir is sure to please and delight the senses. Its natural inclination is toward a symmetrical, pyramidal shape that will certainly lend an understated elegance to your landscape. The bluish-green needles occasionally take on a delightful yellowish-green hue, contributing to its ornamental appeal. You’ll love running your fingers over the soft texture of your Douglas Fir’s needles, and enjoy the slight silver cast of their undersides as the light catches them. Douglas Fir even smells wonderful! Roll a few of the needles between your fingers for the sweet surprise of its pleasing aroma. Douglas Fir trees are found in its native habitat on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, so it’s a particularly hardy tree and grows in a variety of soils. It’s lovely in its natural form, but also amenable to sheering whether you’d prefer a dense cone or even a compact hedge. The Douglas Fir tree has no significant disease or pest issues to be concerned with, so you won’t have to fuss with sprays or treatments. For a fast-growing, hardy evergreen tree that is versatile and relatively care free, you can’t go wrong with a Douglas Fir. * Ornamental evergreen * Hardy* Fast-growing.
Long-Lived, Fast-Growing Pine Tree The Eastern White Pine tree is a hardy evergreen that is long-lived and fast-growing. One would look spectacular as a specimen tree for your yard or even as a substantial hedge along the property line. Your Eastern White Pine, Pinus strobus, is a magnificent pine tree extensively used throughout much of North America. When young, it presents an elegant, pyramidal form that matures to a more spacious, irregular crown with age. Its 5-inch needles are soft to the touch and have a delicate bluish-green hue. The 8-inch long cones it produces are cylindrical in appearance, and your feathered friends will thank you for the seeds they provide. Eastern White Pine trees will grow to 80 feet in height with a 40 foot spread. It’s a generally low-maintenance tree that can be left to grow naturally, or you can prune it back a bit if need be. It’s tolerant of a variety of soils as well as deer and rabbits. Birds love it, and in fact wildlife in general will benefit from the shelter it provides. Eastern White Pine is long-lived and a vigorous grower, so you can expect to see results quickly and enjoy your tree for a long time. When small, you could also use this tree as a Christmas tree, as many people enjoy this variety for just that purpose. The Eastern White Pine is obviously an impressive evergreen with a lot to offer! * Evergreen * Fast-growing * Long lived * Hardy.
Hardy, Slender Evergreen North Pole Arborvitae is a hardy evergreen, and an outstanding Proven Winners selection. Its narrow, columnar shape would make it an excellent choice as a dramatic border in your yard or an elegant accent to a garden bed. It would even do well as a container plant on your back porch. Your North Pole Arborvitae has a tall, narrow habit filled out with dense, dark green foliage. It maintains its vibrant color year-round, so it’s perfect for places where you’d like some seasonal interest during the long winter months. One of the great things about this uniquely-shaped Arborvitae is that it works equally as well in both a formal or casual setting with its dramatic, vertical presence. North Pole Arborvitae will grow to 15 feet tall with only a 5 foot spread. It’s very easy to grow, being resistant to winter burn and amenable to both full sun or partial shade. You’ll never need to prune it, but it doesn’t mind a quick trim in autumn. This plant exhibits good resistance to breakage from ice or snow accumulations, so you won’t even have to worry about the harsh winter weather taking its toll on your North Pole. Any gardener would love a North Pole Arborvitae with its narrow, columnar growing habit, and low maintenance nature! * Unique columnar shape * Year-round color* Low maintenance * Great in containers* Hardy.
Fast-Growing, Dense Privacy Tree The Emerald Green Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’, also known as Emerald Green Thuja is a fast-growing, hardy arborvitae. At just 3 to 4 feet wide, they make a great, fast growing privacy screen without using up a lot of your yard. These also make an excellent wind-break or foundation plant. “Smaragd” is Danish for “emerald”, which perfectly describes the color of this pyramid-shaped conifer. You’ll be amazed how its dense-growing, soft-to-the touch foliage remains a vibrant emerald green all year round. Once the Emerald Green Arborvitae is established, you won’t have to even water this fast-growing cedar. You’ll see a foot of growth each year that will only slow when it’s 10 – 15 feet in height. Pruning isn’t necessary either. Even when it reaches its maximum dimensions, this Thuja will maintain its tight form. If you decide to trim your Emerald Green Arborvitae, save a few sprigs to place around the house. The citrus-like evergreen scent will lend a fresh bouquet to the ambience of your home, especially during the holidays. Holiday wreaths made from the Thuja boughs are a favorite of many people. After only one season with your Emerald Green Arborvitae you’ll see why this cultivar of arborvitae is becoming one of the most sought after landscape plants. * Fast-growing privacy hedge* Cold Hardy* Scented.