Unique Evergreens

Are you looking for something truly different?  At Canadale Nurseries, we pride ourselves on providing unique and unusual specialty plants available.  We have just received a very exciting shipment of unique evergreens to complement our already vast display of evergreens.  Conifers are mostly VERY hardy and easy to grow. Please note: these selections are available in very limited numbers and are sold on a first-come basis.

Unique Evergreens – Chamaecyparis

Sparkling Arrow Alaskan Cedar

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Sparkling Arrow’

An extremely narrow, upright weeping conifer with dazzling, creamy-white variegation. A choice vertical accent for any garden. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. Grows 8′ tall x 1′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 3.

 

 

 

 

 

Golden Pillar Hinoki Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtuse ‘Golden Pillar’

A dwarf, upright evergreen conifer with sprays of rich yellow foliage. Growth habit is dense, compact and very narrow. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.  Grows 3′ tall x 1′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melody Hinoki Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtuse ‘Melody’

An outstanding dwarf evergreen conifer. Refined lemon-yellow foliage can take full sun in most locations. Compact, upright growth habit. One of the most attractive of all conifers. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. Grows 5′ tall x 2′ wide in 10 years. Hardy zone 4.

 

 

 

 

 

Unique Evergreens – Firs

 Green Carpet Korean Fir

Abies koreana ‘Green Carpet’

(40cm high and 100cm wide) A dwarf, tidy, mounding evergreen with a spreading habit. Light green needles mature to dark green in the summer.  Purple-blue cones add extra interest. Ideal for rock gardens. Slow growing. Full sun and well-drained soil. Zone 4.

 

 

Ice Breaker Korean Fir

Abies koreana ‘Ice Breaker’

A miniature evergreen conifer grafted on a stem. Dense foliage is silvery-blue due to the undersides of recurved needles. Originated as a witch’s broom from ‘Silberlocke’ in Germany. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. 8″ tall x 12″ wide 10 years. Hardy to zone 4.

 

 

Inga Dwarf Korean Fir

Abies koreana ‘Inga’

(125cm high and 100cm wide) A. ‘Inga’ as a horizontal growing Korean fir that is amazingly slow growing. Shiny blue needles. Best in full sun to light shade and well-drained soil.  Zone 5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redwoods

Kools Gold Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘Kools Gold’

A vigorous deciduous conifer with an upright narrow crown. Spring and summer foliage is deep gold, and it takes full sun if provided with adequate moisture. Considered an improvement over the well-known Metasequoia g. ‘Gold Rush’. From the Kools Nursery in Deurne, Holland. Known in Europe as ‘Golden Guusje’. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.  Grows 14′ tall x 7′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 5.

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Grace Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘Miss Grace’

A small, deciduous conifer with gracefully-weeping branches. Refined gray-green foliage in summer, strong orange in autumn. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil. If staked, grows 8′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Light Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostoboides ‘North Light (Schirrmann’s Nordlicht)’

Known in Europe as ‘Schirrmann’s Nordlicht’. A delightful dwarf deciduous conifer originating as a witch’s broom mutation on M.g. ‘White Spot’. Forms a dense round ball with pretty cream-white needles. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil.  Grows 2.5′ tall x 2.5′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 5.

 

 

Unique Evergreens – Spruce

Acro-Yellow Norway Spruce

Picea abies ‘Acro-yellow’

A dwarf evergreen conifer with an irregular upright form. Needles are frosted with butter-yellow. Numerous ornamental cones are featured. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.  Grows 5′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vermont Gold Norway Spruce

Picea abies ‘Vermont Gold’

A choice dwarf evergreen conifer with short lemon-yellow needles. Most bright in full sun, but a wonderful yellow-green when grown in shade. Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.  Grows 1′ tall x 2′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 2.

 

 

 

Daisy’s White Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Picea glauca ‘Daisy’s White’

A dwarf, cone-shaped conifer with green foliage.  In spring the new growth covers the plant with a dazzling display of “daisy white” shoots and needles.  An incredible new conifer from Europe.   Prefers sun/partial shade in well-drained soil.  Grows 2′ tall x 1′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ketch Harbor White Spruce

Picea glauca ‘Ketch Harbor’

An upright evergreen conifer with deep blue-green needles. Branches arch downward gracefully. Discovered in the wild in Nova Scotia. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. If staked, grows 6′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 1.

 

 

 

 

 

Unique Evergreens – Pines

Silveray Korean Pine

Pinus koraiensis ‘Silveray’

A slow-growing upright evergreen conifer with silver-blue needles – more blue than the type. Makes a wonderful landscape specimen. Selected in Holland. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Grows 6′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 3.

 

 

 

 

 

Compact Gem Bosnian Pine

Pinus leucodermis ‘Compact Gem’

A dwarf, dense evergreen conifer with dark green needles. Eventually forms a broad pyramid. Introduced in 1964 by Hillier nursery in England. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Grows 4′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wiethorst Hybrid Pine

Pinus schwerinii’Wiethorst’

 A dwarf, upright evergreen conifer with a broadly-pyramidal habit. Parents of this hybrid pine are P. wallichiana x P. strobus. Long, fine green needles gives a soft appearance. Famous for ornamental cones at a young age. Prefers full sun in most soils. Grows 5′ tall x 3′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 3.

 

 

 

Jeremy Scot’s Pine

Pinus sylvestris ‘Jeremy’

A slow-growing evergreen conifer with a flattened-globose form. Short needles are bright green, and numerous small orange buds adorn the plant in winter. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Grows 1′ tall x 1.5′ wide in 10 years. Hardy to zone 2.

 

 

 

Kotobuki Black Pine

Pinus thunbergii ‘Kotobuki’

A dwarf, full, upright conifer with lush emerald green needles. Often used for bonsai, or perfect for the small garden. Prefers full sun in well-drained soil. Grows 3′ tall x 2′ wide in 10 years. Hardy zone 5.

 

 

 

 

 

Information & images provided by Buchholz & Buchholz Nursery