Conifers

Tree Variety Information

Tree & Shrub Growth Rate
Slow: less than 1 foot/year
Moderately slow: 1 - 2 feet/year
Moderately fast: 2 - 3 feet/year
Fast: greater than 3 feet/year

       Longevity
Short-lived: less than 100 years
Moderately short-lived: 100-150 years
Moderately long-lived: 150-250 years
Long-lived: over 250 years

To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.

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Colorado Spruce - Picea pungens: 75' to 100' tall. Stiff short needles of this dense evergreen are bluish green to bright silvery blue, soil type dictates color. Moderate to slow growth in silt & clay loams, full sun.



Norway Spruce - Picea abies: 60' to 90' tall with pyramid-shaped crown. Stiff short needles. Fast growing in well drained to somewhat poorly drained clay to loam soil. Full sun, can tolerate some shade.



White Pine - Pinus strobes: 75' to 100' tall in well-drained sandy to clay soils. Less tolerant of shade with age. Long needles, fast growth rate. Long soft needles. Native.



White Spruce - Picea Glauca: 75' to 100' tall. A dense pyramidal tree widely used in hedges and windbreaks. Fast growing in well drained to somewhat poorly drained clay to loam soil. Full sun, can tolerate some shade.


To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.


Monroe Conservation District
1137 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161
734.265-9311     catherine.acerboni@mi.nacdnet.net
www.monroecd.org