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Known as the incense cedar, is an aromatic narrow evergreen conifer with upright branching, is slow growing, but will overtime reach soaring heights Used as a hedge or screen. Does not appreciate wind.
sold in "tree tubes"

Common Name: incense
Type: Needled evergreen
Family: Cupressaceae
Native Range: Western United States, Mexico
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: 30.00 to 50.00 feet
Spread: 8.00 to 10.00 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Hedge or screen
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Cephalotaxus harringtonia Tsuga canadensis 'Geneva', Hemlock Cryptomeria japonica 'Champagne'
Cephalotaxus harringtonia
Our Price: $20.00
(zone 6-9)- This is a tough, stress-resistant conifer that can be grown in full sun to dense shade. The growing habit is low and prostrate. Great plant for low foundations, edge of the border or to fall over a wall. Very easy to grow! [2'T x4'W]
(zone 4-8)-  This is an upright, open shrub with thick, ascending main branches and dark green foliage. This was named for the tree at Trinity Church Home, Geneva, New York. This is a moderate grower good for hedges.
[30'T X 25'W]
(zone 6-9)- 'Champagne' a variegated sport of 'Nana Albospica' which grows quite a bit faster. Our ten year old plant is about 6 feet tall. Partial shade is best so it doesn't burn but still turns white.
Taxodium distichum 'Peve Minaret' Thujopsis dolobrata 'Jurassic Park' Cryptomeria japonica 'Golden Promise'
(zone 6-10)- These are seedling Bald Cypress trees. Rapid growers, especially in wet soils, this southeastern US native is a wonderful deciduous conifer. In autumn the needles turn golden yellow before dropping. When plantded in standing water, "cypress knees" will develop to help fix nitrogen. However, Taxodiums are well suited for drier, well drained soil, where they will grow happily in sun to shade, and provide a lovely mulch for winter active bulbs to grow through. [50'T X 30'W]

Price is for a plant in a 3 quart pot.
'Jurassic Park' is a selection of Hiba arborvitae with especially thick and enlarged leaf scales which give it a primitive look. We obtained cuttings from the Unique Plant here in Chapel Hill where their plant grows in full sun. 'Jurassic Park' is a much better grower and more tolerant of less than ideal sites compared with other Thujopsis. Normally I would place Thujopsis in a partially shaded location and sometimes establishing the plant is still difficult. (zone 6-9)-  'Golden Promise' appears to be similar to 'Vilmoriniana' with a frosting of cream on the branch tips.   This develops into a bun shape with tight stiff branches, and has a slow growing habit.  We have noted that in the nursery it seems to appreciate extra water and afternoon shade, as the bright white tips will burn in too much exposure.  This is a very unique and interesting cultivar, well worth growing.  [2'T x 2'W]
Cunninghemia lanceolata var unicanaliculata Cedrus deodara 'Eisregen', Hardy Deodar Cedar Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Golden Hinoki Cypress
(zone 7-9)- This variety has longer and softer needles than the more common Cunninghamia lanceolata. The needles have the same textural presence of the commonly grown species, but lack the razor sharp points, making this a worthy garden addition. The glaucous foliage is especially nice during the summer as the long needles are a striking light blue. Sun to part shade and moist soil will result in best growth. The growth habit is moderate, reaching 20' tall in 10 years. [40'T X 30'W] (zone 6-9)-   Karl Fuchs collected seeds of this species in the mountains of Afghanistan and named several selections for extra cold hardiness. This one has very blue needles and pictures show an open growing tree with a narrow conical habit.  [50'T x 25'W]

(zone 5-9)- This is a very slow growing Hinoki Cypress. The dense, mounding habit makes it a great specimen for trough or container gardens. Prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil. [1'T x 1'W]

Price is for a 4 quart plant.

Picea abies 'Tompa', Dwarf Norway Spruce Thujopsis dolobrata "Tom's Best Variegated" Tsuga canadensis 'Humphrey Welch', Minature Hemlock
(zone 3-7)- This is a globose dwarf with good dark green needle color. This originated at Barabit's Nursery in Hungary. Hardy to USDA Zone 3 [4'T X 4'W]
Price is for a plant in a 4 quart pot.

(zone 5-9)- These rooted cuttings from the Cox Arboretum in Canton, GA are heavily variegated cream/ white. So much so that we recommend growing in almost full shade to ensure the foliage does not burn! It is extremely showy and quantities are very limited. This selection is far more variegated than what is sold as 'Variegata'. Some what slower growing compared to the traditional forms though will grow into a nice tree in time. [15'T x 10'W]

Price is for a plant in a 3 quart pot.

(zone 4-8)- A cute dwarf conifer perfect for a trough or rock garden. This has tiny leaves and grows very slowly. [4'T X 4'W]
Price is for a plant in a 4 quart pot.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata', plum yew Picea orientalis 'Skylands' Picea chihiahuana
Picea chihiahuana
Our Price: $40.00
(zone 6-9)- Plum yews are wonderful yew look-alikes that are, among other things, highly deer resistant and very heat tolerant. This form is broadly upright, perhaps 4'-6' tall in ten years with a mature height of 10' or more, 2/3's of that in width. Did I mention these plants are very heat tolerant? Another bonus, it grows well in full sun to dense shade, making it a must have for most gardeners! [10'T x 6'W] (zone 4-7)-  One of the most attractive conifers available!  The exterior needles are bright yellow in full sun or yellow-green in part shade, which contrast well against the interior needles of green.  The foliage may burn in full sun locations in hot summer climates, so we recommend morning exposure and well-drained soil for best performance.  Generally it prefers cooler, less humid climates, but requires some protection from cold winter winds in the north.  In spring, attractive red pollen cones provide interesting and showy contrast with the yellow foliage.  Grafts [35T x 15W] (zone 8-10 )-  Discovered in 1942, the Chihuahua Spruce and is endangered with just 25 small populations in northwest Mexico, none comprising more than a few hundred trees.  It is a very attractive tree with blue-green needles, which resemble a Blue Spruce.  The thin, scaly bark flakes off in small circular plates creating an interesting effect.  This is particularly valuable in warm climates as it is one of the most heat-tolerant of all spruces.  Seedlings [40T X 20W]
Cedrus deodara 'Electra', Blue Deodar Cedar Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Golden Hinoki Cypress Cedrus deodara 'Feelin' Blue', Deodar Cedar
(zone 6a-8b)-  A dense, pyramidal, slow growing conifer perfect for the sunny rock garden.  The habit is compact and upright.   Brilliant blue needles add color and texture.  This is a wonderful specimen for small gardens, containers, or bonsai.  [10T X 6W]

(zone 5-9)- This is a very slow growing Hinoki Cypress. The dense, mounding habit makes it a great specimen for trough or container gardens. Prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil. [1'T x 1'W]

Price is for a 6 quart plant.

(zone 7)-  A unique dwarf spreading evergreen with bluish-green needles. The lowest of the dwarf forms that rarely develops a leader. A wonderful specimen for smaller spaces, rock gardens and containers.  The needles are powder blue colored, and grow in dense bunches along the branches.  Full sun to part shade and well-drained soil will result in best growth.  Generally the deer stay away from Cedrus, though we do not refer to any plant as "deer proof".  [8'T X 8'W]
Abies firma, Japanese Fir
Abies firma, Japanese Fir
Our Price: $60.00
(zone 5-9)-  This is a very heat tolerant fir that I have seen growing in southern Alabama quite happily.   The foliage is a wonderful dark green and the tree is quite fast-growing.   This can be used as understock for other fir species which allows some other species to be grown successfully in the South.   A must have for southern conifer collectors.  


[100'T x 30'W]