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The Sugar Pine cone from the largest pine tree in the Sierra Nevada
The Sugar Pine cone from the largest pine tree in the Sierra Nevada
Evergreen
Conifer
Christmas Trees
( Pinus to
Tsuga )

( Catalog Date 1-4-2016 )
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PINUS ( Pine )

All trees need good drainage, but the pinus demand it. Most pines are drought tolerate, but some do better with a little more moisture as noted in "Growing Conditions."

GROWING CONDITIONS:

  • Full Sun
  • Most require little water, once established
  • well drained soil very important
  • Moisture requirements by species
    • B - Average
    • C - Average
    • D - Moist
    • F - Average
    • G - Moist
    • H - Average
    • J - Average
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F - Pinus ponderosa and Pinus p. 'Kooten'( Ponderosa, Western Yellow Pine )

This pine is found from British Columbia to Mexico and east into Nebraska, Texas and northeast Oklahoma. The Ponderosa Pine is not only an important lumber tree, it has a handsome orange-brown bark, in plates, and is useful in groves. It can also be used as a bonsai.


SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
5 Gal.
$19.95 - $22.50
1EC009F - 1EC009F2
15 Gal.
$49.95 - $59.95
1ED009F - 1ED009F2
MATURE HEIGHT:
50 - 100 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Moderate-fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
yellow-green to dark green
NEEDLE DATA:
In 3s, 4-11 Inches
SUNSET ZONE:
1-10,14-21;H1
USDA ZONE*:
5
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
Yes
G - Pinus strobus ( Eastern White Pine )

This pine is a North American native, found from Newfoundland to Manitoba, then southward to Georgia and west to Illinois and Iowa. The Eastern White Pine grows symmetrical and in a pyramid shape, with horizontal branches in regular whorls. Needles are soft and the overall texture is handsome.


SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
5 Gal.
$22.50
1EC009G
15 Gal.
$59.95
1ED009G
MATURE HEIGHT:
50 - 80 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Moderate-fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
blue-green
NEEDLE DATA:
In 5s, 3-5½ inches
SUNSET ZONE:
1-7
USDA ZONE*:
3
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
No
H - Pinus sylvestris
( Scotch Pine )

The Scotch Pines are native to Northern Europe, western Asia and northeastern Siberia, but are versatile to many climates. They are popular both in gardens and as Christmas trees. They have a showey red bark.


SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
5 Gal.
$19.95
1EC009H
15 Gal.
$24.95
1ED009H
MATURE HEIGHT:
30 - 100 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Moderate-fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
Green
NEEDLE DATA:
In 2s, 1½-3 inches
SUNSET ZONE:
A1-A3,1-9,14-21
USDA ZONE*:
2
N. CALIFORNIA NATIVE:
No
PICTURE LINK:
We're working on it.

Psudotsuga menziesii taxifolia
( Pacific Douglas Fir )

As the three "Ls" are to real estate, the three "Ds", "drainage, drainage, drainage" is important to this tree. The "Doug Fir" in the forests of the Northwest and California grow to 250 ft. and can live for 500 years. A big timber tree; when small, make popular Christmas trees. An easy to grow, beautiful must in a landscape. Needles are soft. The Douglas Fir is also native to Alaska, Oregon, Washington and parts of the Rocky Mountains. It is resistant to oak root fungus.

GROWING CONDITIONS:

  • Full-partial Sun
  • Moderate watering well-drained
SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
1 Gal.
$9.95
1EA010A
5 Gal.
$19.95
1EC010A
MATURE HEIGHT:
80 - 250 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
Deep Green
NEEDLE DATA:
1½ inches
SUNSET ZONE:
A2,A3;1-10,14-17
USDA ZONE*:
4-6
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
Yes

Psudotsuga menziesii 'Glauca' T.
( Rocky Mountain Douglas Fir )

The Rocky Mountain form of the Pacific Douglas Fir has a more blue-green needle color and is slower growing. It is more cold tolerant, more compact and stiffer than the Pacific variety.

GROWING CONDITIONS:

  • Full-partial Sun
  • Moderate watering well-drained
SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
1 Gal.
$12.50
1EA010B
5 Gal.
$22.50
1EC010B
MATURE HEIGHT:
80 - 250 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
Blue-green
NEEDLE DATA:
1½ inches
SUNSET ZONE:
A2,A3;1-10,14-17
USDA ZONE*:
4-6
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
Eastern parts
PICTURE LINK:
We're working on it.

Thuja plicata ( Western Red Cedar )

Native from Alaska to Northern California and inland to Montana. The Western Red Cedar can reach over 200 ft. height in the coastal regions of Washington State. A usual, garden landscape height is from 50-100 feet. These trees look their best if lower branches are not pruned off.

GROWING CONDITIONS:

  • Full; Partial in Hot Climates
  • Moderate to Regular well-drained
SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
1 Gal.
$9.95
1EA027
5 Gal.
$19.95
1EC027
15 Gal.
$49.95
1ED027
MATURE HEIGHT:
50 - 100 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Fast
NEEDLE COLOR:
Dark green
NEEDLE DATA:
1½ inches
SUNSET ZONE:
1-9,14-24
USDA ZONE*:
5
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
Yes
PICTURE LINK:
We're working on it.

Tsuga heterophylla ( Interior Western Hemlock )

These large, handsome trees have horizontal to drooping branches. Like Coast Redwoods (Sequioa sempervirens), they have shallow roots and their needles look similarly. They thrive best in areas with some winter chill, acidic soil, summer humidity and protection from hot sun and wind in if such conditions naturally endure.

GROWING CONDITIONS:

  • Full to Partial Sun
  • Regular watering well-drained
SIZE
PRICE
CAT. NO.
1 Gal.
$9.95
1EA014
5 Gal.
$19.95
1EC014
MATURE HEIGHT:
70-130 feet
GROWTH RATE:
Moderate
NEEDLE COLOR:
Dark green
NEEDLE DATA:
Fernlike .25-.75 ins.
SUNSET ZONE:
A2,A3;2-7,14-17
USDA ZONE*:
6
NORTHWEST NATIVE:
Yes
PICTURE LINK:
We're working on it.

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