Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Juniper
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Height: 50-60' Spread: 15-20' Habit/Form: pyramidal to conical Rate: Slow to medium Zone: 4-9
Cultural Requirements: Full sun; open, well-drained gravelly site; pH adaptable; tolerates dry soil once established; needle blights in wet springs can be a problem
Ornamental Characteristics: Gray-green, awl-shaped foliage; old bark ridged and furrowed; male flowers shed yellow pollen in spring
Use in the Landscape: Hedge, screen, specimen depending on cultivar
Aerial Salt Tolerance: Hightest degree of salt tolerance; use in most exposed areas
- Blue Spruce 100%
Botanical Name: Picea pungens Common Name: Blue Spruce Updated 11/2012 Click on an image to enlarge Form Needles Bark Height: 30-60' Spread: 15-20' Habit/Form: Broad pyramidal Growth Rate: Medium Zone:...
- Eastern Arborvitae 98%
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalisCommon Name: Eastern Arborvitae Updated 1/2013 Click on an image to enlarge Form Needles Bark Height: 40-60' Spread: 15-25' Habit/Form: Narrow, conical becoming pyramidal with age...
- Common Bald Cypress 98%
Botanical Name: Taxodium distichum Common Name: Bald-Cypress* Updated 1/2013 Click on an image to enlarge. Form Fall form Leaf Fall leaf Fruit Bark Height: 50-70' Spread: 20-30'...
- European Larch 98%
Botanical Name: Larix decidua Common Name: European Larch Updated 2012 Click on an image to enlarge. Form Winter form Leaf Flower Cone Bark Height: 70-75' Spread: 25-30' Habit/Form:...
- Salt-Tolerant Trees and Shrubs 50%
Across the Midwest, the use of deicing salts (primarily sodium chloride) in winter to maintain safe roadways, sidewalks, and driveways is a common practice. Despite the benefits, deicing salt deposited on trees and shrubs can cause extensive damage....
- Pyramidal Eastern Arborvitae 48%
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Pyramidalis'Common Name: Pyramidal Eastern Arborvitae Updated 1/2013 Height: 20-30' Spread: 5-8' Habit/Form: Narrow pyramidal Growth Rate: Medium to fast Zone: 3-7Cultural Requirements: Prefers...