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Colorado Spruce
Japanese Cryptomeria
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Colorado Spruce

Common name:Colorado Spruce
Botanical name:Picea pungens

The Picea pungens is a tall evergreen tree that grows to 100' tall. It is broadly pyramidal in form, with foliage varying in shades of blues and greens. This is a highly combustible plant.

Japanese Cryptomeria

Common name:Japanese Cryptomeria
Botanical name:Cryptomeria japonica

This Cryptomeria will, in cultivation, become an evergreen that is conical or pyramidal in shape with a straight, central leader. It typically has a narrow crown of pyramidal branches and foliage that is aromatic, dense, and awl-shaped. The reddish, shredding bark of this, Japan's national tree, is particularly attractive, and its foliage may change to a brown-purplish tone during the cold weather. It combines well with other broadleaf evergreen shrubs.

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Common name:Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass
Botanical name:Calamagrostis X acutiflora 'Karl Foerste

This ornamental perennial grass grows 4-6' tall x 1-1.5' wide and has semi-evergreen foliage that is green in spring and summer and turns green/brown in fall. The flowers bloom in mid June and emerge a light green but quickly turn to pink/purple.

Razzleberry Red Fringe Flower

Common name:Razzleberry Red Fringe Flower
Botanical name:Loropetalum chinense 'Razzleberri'

This lovely evergreen shrub grows to 4'-6' tall and 4'-5' wide, in a mounding habit. It tolerates sun and shade but prefers well draining, moist, acid soil. New foliage is burgundy colored, changing to olive green. Red fringed flowers appear in spring but may show up all throughout the year. Provide a medium amount of watering and more during hot summer months.

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Tall Privacy Shrubs

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Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.