Cambridge Tree Project
Cambridge Tree Project

Evergreen Trees

 

Reserve evergreens now by email or phone:   info@cambridgetreeproject.org 

 608-513-1977

 

Schedule curbside pickup in Cambridge any day of the week until May 7.

Pine, Austrian

(Pinus nigra) 

The best pine for recently-constructed homes given its tenacity: it easily withstands compacted soils and open, windswept conditions...features stiff needles and an overall formal appearance in youth but with time it builds character (see pic immediately above)...features bark that is considered one of the handsomest of all pines (see picture at top above)...smaller cones are between two and three inches long...reaches 50 ft. tall and 30 ft. wide at a rate between 12 and 18 inches annually.

  2-3 ft. tall: $38

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Pine, Eastern White

(Pinus strobis) Native

The iconic evergreen of northern Wisconsin...exuding less formality and greater character as it matures...easy to grow in most soils provided they're well drained...has the softest and longest needles of any native evergreen...faster growing when young: adding 18-24 inches annually in good soil...reaches 60 ft. tall and 30 ft. wide under home landscape conditions...specimens over 100 ft. high are somewhat common up north; and the highest in Wisconsin is over 150 ft. tall...trees reaching 200 ft. tall were noted in Wisconsin's forest primeval.

  2-3 ft. tall $38

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Spruce, Black Hills

(Picea glauca densata)

An offshoot of our native white spruce but acclimated to harsher, dryer and more exposed growing conditions...as such, it's a great choice for recently developed subdivisions...greater branch density (see above) than most evergreens suggtest a more formal character...cones are much smaller than other spruces, reaching only one to two inches long...known to be slower growing than Norway spruce, they reach 30 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide in most landscape settings.

  2-3 ft. tall: $38

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Spruce, Norway

(Picea abies)

Fast growing, beautiful and adaptable evergreen...easy to grow in any well drained soil...withstands windswept, exposed areas...dark green, lustrous needles that keep their color even during the worst winters...four to six inch cones are colored an ornamental red when young (pictured middle, above) maturing to light brown (immediately above)...reaches 50 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide at a pace of 18 inches annually.

  2-3 ft. tall $38

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Proceeds from our tree sales have gifted and established 1000 additional living trees in Cambridge since 2006

 

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