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Plants Matching needled or scaled evergreen

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James Burghardt

(Atlantic Whitecedar, Red Star Atlantic Whitecedar, Whitecedar Falsecypress)

A selection of Atlantic white cedar, ‘Red Star’ has fine green needles that are blue when young and purpled bronze in winter's cold. It is a tidy, pyramidal small tree of wide adaptability, a trait of its parent, native to the coastal plains of the eastern United States from Maine to Florida and Mississippi. An evergreen conifer, ‘Red Star’ has reddish, gray-brown bark well hidden by the dense, prickly tufts of needles that have white bands on the undersides. Both male and female cones appear in...

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James H. Schutte

(Atlantic Whitecedar, Shiva Atlantic Whitecedar)

The Shiva Atlantic white cedar is a dwarf selection that produces soft needles each spring with a silvery light green color. It is a tidy but rounded pyramid-shaped shrub with broad soil adaptability, a trait of its parent, native to the coastal plains of the eastern United States from Maine to Florida and Mississippi. Rekha Morris selected this plant as a seedling during a visit to Cape Cod, and Clarence Towe of Walhalla, South Carolina introduced it into the American horticultural trade.

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Image of Cunninghamia lanceolata photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(China Fir)

A muscular evergreen conifer, China fir's needled branches are slightly drooping and bear greenish brown cones. Native to China, it has string-like corky bark that is sandy sienna-brown. The mature habit is an upright shape that is rounded to pyramid-like. It is a close relative of the giant redwood (Sequoia).

The dark green glossy needles are narrow and prickly, individually they are lance-shaped with white stripes on their undersides. On the branches the needles lay in a flattened,...

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Jesse Saylor

(Blue China Fir, China Fir)

A muscular evergreen conifer, blue China fir's needled branches are slightly drooping and bear greenish brown cones. Native to China, it has string-like corky bar that is sandy sienna-brown and an upright shape that is rounded to pyramid-like. It is a close relative of the giant redwood (Sequoia).

The blue-green glossy needles are narrow and prickly, individually they are lance-shaped with white stripes on their undersides. On the branches the needles lay in a flattened, horizontal plane...

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James Burghardt

(China Fir, Samurai China Fir)

A muscular evergreen conifer, China fir's needled branches are slightly drooping and bear greenish brown cones. Native to China, it has string-like corky bark that is sandy sienna-brown. The mature habit is an upright shape that is rounded to pyramid-like. It is a close relative of the giant redwood (Sequoia).

The dark green glossy needles are narrow and prickly, individually they are lance-shaped with white stripes on their undersides. On the branches the needles lay in a flattened,...

Image of Cupressus arizonica photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress)

A tough tree with feathery needles and interesting cones and furrowed bark, Arizona cypress is a tall, columnar, evergreen that originates from the American Southwest. Drought tolerant and sun-loving, this tree has soft, handsome green to gray-green scale-like foliage that is mildly fragrant when crushed. The female cones are round and prickly and are pretty in contrast with the needles.

Grow Arizona cypress in full to partial sun and well-drained soil that is not too heavy; amend clay with grit...

Image of Cupressus arizonica var. glabra photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Arizona Cypress)

The Arizona cypress is an upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of soft gray or blue-green foliage. The undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark.

A sunny dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress and it is not a particularly good choice for climates with humidity and wet summers. Best used as large plant screens or windbreaks inland or near the coast, cultivars 'Carolina Sapphire',...

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James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress)

Named for the silvery blue color of its foliage, Blue Ice Arizona cypress is a slow-growing, conical evergreen conifer native to the southwestern United States but adaptable to slightly damper climates. The tiny, scale-like, clasping leaves are densely arranged on finely divided branchlets, giving the tree a feathery texture. Small reddish brown cones and smooth mahogany bark add to the year-round display. Cultivar 'Blue Ice' was a chance seedling discovered in a garden in New Zealand in 1960. It...

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James Burghardt

(Arizona Cypress)

A selection of Arizona cypress, ‘Blue Pyramid’ is a large, slow-growing evergreen conifer with blue-gray foliage and an upright, pyramidal shape. The underside of its tiny, scale-like leaves is covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest. The bark is smooth and reddish. The parent species is native to the southwestern U.S.

Give ‘Blue Pyramid’ a sunny, dry location and well-drained soil. It is not a good choice for climates with humidity and wet summers. Used...

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James H. Schutte

(Arizona Cypress, Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress)

Carolina Sapphire Arizona cypress is a broad, upright evergreen conifer tree with branches of soft blue-green to steel blue foliage. Native to the southwestern United States, the undersides of the scaley leaves are covered in white resin glands. Small, prickled, round cones add seasonal interest as does the smooth reddish bark. This cultivar was selected and released by Clemson University in South Carolina.

A sunny, dry location is needed to grow Arizona cypress with soils that are well-drained....