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Coniferous

Sometimes called evergreens, most coniferous trees keep their foliage year-round. There are over 600 living species of conifers, and while there is some debate over how many are native to Canada, the number is approximately 30.


Austrian Pine

Fast growing, large tree. Grows best in sandy well drained acidic soils. Displays moderate/high tolerance towards salt which makes it a great choice for wi

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Balsam Fir

Slow growing, small to medium size tree common on heavier upland soils. Moderate/high shade tolerance with needles fanning out and flat in shady conditions

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Black Hills White Spruce

The Black Hill Spruce is a first cousin of the White Spruce that developed in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Canaan Fir

Canaan is a relative newcomer to the Christmas tree market. It has many similarities to both Fraser and balsam firs in growth and appearance.

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Colorado Blue Spruce

Slow growing, medium sized tree. Grows best on acidic loamy, moist soils. Moderate tolerance towards salt and shade. Good for ornamental plantings and priv

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Concolor Fir

Slow growing, medium sized tree native to the mountainous regions of the south western United States. Although non-native it is well adapted to the souther

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Eastern Hemlock

Slow growing, medium to large tree. Grows well on moist soils. Needs some shade when young, and displays the highest shade tolerance of all native conifers

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European Larch

Fast growing, medium to large size tree. Prefers well-drained loams, and does not tolerate wet-sites like the native Tamarack. Deciduous nature

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Fraser Fir

Medium sized tree, slower growing than balsam fir. Prefers well-drained acidic loams (pH 5.5-5.8). Moderate shade tolerance. The most common fir in Christm

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Norway Spruce

Medium to large tree. Grows best on loamy, moist soils. Lower tolerance to shade and heavy soils than white spruce. Fastest growing of the spruces common

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Red Cedar

Native evergreen, slow growing and up to 30 ft. tall. Looks quite similar to a cedar from a distance but it is a tree-sized juniper.

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Red Pine

Fast growing, large tree. Grows best in sandy well drained acidic soils. Very low shade tolerance. Good for pulpwood and lumber.

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Scotch Pine

Fast growing, medium to large tree. Grows best on well-drained clays and loams. Although non-native, it is well adapted to the southern and central Ontario

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Serbian Spruce

A tall and narrow spire-shaped evergreen with a more delicate appearance, features interesting white banding on needles which give an airy appearance from

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Tamarack

Fast growing, medium size tree that will tolerate poorly drained soils. Deciduous nature (loses its needles in the fall). No shade tolerance.

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White Cedar

Slow growing, medium size tree common in swamps and lowlands but will grow well on uplands if competition is controlled. Low shade tolerance.

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White Pine

Fast growing, large tree. Grows best in moist sandy loam soils, but will tolerate heavier soils.

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White Pine Seed Orchard

White pine is a major south central Ontario reforestation species.

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White Spruce

Medium to large tree. Grows best on loamy, moist soils. Moderate shade tolerance. Good pulpwood lumber if pruned.

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