Some tips for landscaping using evergreens include considering an evergreen's mature size before planting and choosing plants that are suitable for the climatic conditions of the region. It is helpful to consider the pur... More »

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With the exception of pine, prune all evergreen trees before the new spring growth starts or during the semi-dormant period in mid-summer. Prune pine trees during the period of new growth in the spring, and remove diseas... More »

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The Green Rocket hybrid cedar, Water x Cherrybark hybrid oak and Compton oak are some hybrid evergreen trees. Common features of these hybrids are their fast growth rates and low maintenance requirements. More »

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Select evergreens for landscaping by first considering the color, shape, texture and mature size of the trees or shrubs. Use only a few varieties, and make sure they have a specific purpose in the landscape before purcha... More »

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Mature trees add privacy and value to the property more than simple landscaping and flower gardens. But careful planning is necessary to successfully bring mature trees into a property and assure their survival. More »

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One difference between a Japanese maple tree and an evergreen is that the maple is a deciduous tree and loses its leaves in winter while the evergreen is coniferous. The Japanese maple has feathery red-purple leaves that... More »

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When landscaping with shrubs and trees, the grower should choose varieties that grow well in the soil conditions, light and climate. The mature size of the shrub or tree matters more than its current size. Size, color an... More »

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