White Pine

Pinus strobes

A native, fast growing, soft-needled evergreen. Grows well in almost any, well-drained soil Tolerates poor, rocky, light and sandy conditions.

Zone4
Height20m (65ft)
Spread7m (23ft)

Colorado Spruce

Picea pungens

A strong hardy, ornamental tree, that is covered in rigid, tiered branches displaying the green to silvery blue needles. The broad, pyramidal shape makes it suitable as a specimen or for a wind break.

Zone2
Height18m (60ft)
Spread6m (20ft)

Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea

Slow growing, symmetrical evergreen with soft, fragrant needles. A poplar Christmas tree. Prefers acidic, moist to damp soil.

Zone2
Height20m (65ft)
Spread8m (26ft)

Serbian Spruce

Picea omorika

Short green needles with silver-blue underside. Ideal specimen for restricted spaces. Lower branches curve gracefully, and branchlets become pendulous as tree ages. Hardy, grows well in a variety of ill-drained soils.

Zone 4
Height15m (50ft)
Spread 5m (16ft)

Eastern Hemlock (Canadian)

Tsuga canadensis

Soft- textured, lacy, dark green foliage is displayed on this very graceful, slow-growing, pyramidal evergreen.

Zone3
Height21m (68ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

Norway Spruce

Picea abies

A majestic, fast growing, large specimen tree with pendulous branches when mature.

Zone2
Height25m (82ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

White Spruce

Picea glauca

This native tree is very hardy, its needles are bluish-green all year. Likes moist and well-drained soil. It prefers full sun and tolerates wind.

Zone 3
Height 20m (65ft)
Spread5m (16ft)

American Larch

Larix laricina

Rapid growing tree is pyramidal when young, and wider spreading with age. Useful for windscreens and solitary plantings. Bright green needles change to bright yellow-orange in the fall. Sheds its needles in late fall.

Zone2
Height30m (98ft)
Spread10m (32ft)

White Cedar

Thuja occidentalis

Useful as a specimen, or an accent and excellent for hedging. Tolerates a wide range of soils, however is sensitive to de-icing salt. Fan-like branches and dark green, scaly foliage can be easily clipped.

Zone2
Height12m (40ft)
Spread4m (13ft)

Black Cedar

Thuja occidentalis 'nigra'

Hardy and fast growing. Excellent for hedging. Resistant to damage from snow.

Zone 3
Height5m (16ft)
Spread1.5m (5ft)

Emerald Cedar

Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald'

Bright green, dense pyramid shape. Widely used as an accent plant or for hedging. Available height 5-6ft.

Zone4
Height4m (13ft)
Spread1m (3ft)