Browning on the needles / foliage of Spruce, Pine and Arborvitae is just beginning to show up as the snowbanks melt away. While this damage is not very nice to look at as it becomes more evident with each passing, day, it may not mean that your evergreen tree is dead.
We are starting to get calls about concerns people have for evergreen trees and shrubs with needles that are turning brown, which is a condition called winterburn. Winterburn … Continue Reading ››
Harsh winters like this one that we have experienced this year are a good test for judging the merits of evergreen trees. Fat Albert Blue Spruce is a tough and incredibly beautiful selection of Colorado Blue Spruce that is sure to receive test marks … Continue Reading ››
Winterburn: When needles/foliage of evergreens brown out in late winter/early spring the conditionb is called winterburn. It is caused by overly harsh winter sunlight, most notably from sunlight reflecting off snow banks in January, … Continue Reading ››
"Cupressina" Norway Spruce is an eye-catching columnar evergreen with excellent density, rapid growth, good color and a slightly softer look than some other columnar spruce and pine. If you have been looking for an upright specialty evergreen that will draw attention from a distance and can be used as either a single specimen focal point, … Continue Reading ››