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Aucuba japonica – Japanese Aucuba

Aucuba japonica – Japanese Aucuba

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – shiny, bright green foliage, variegated with bright yellow. Male plants produce small purple flowers and female plants will have showy red berries. Grows slowly to about 8’-10’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – normal watering, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Can be used as foundation plantings, or in shade beds

 

Buxus sempervirens – Common Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens – Common Boxwood

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – dense rounded habit, its twigs are leafy and the leaves are about 1/2 inch in length, smooth, thick and dark green. Can grow up o 10’-15’ but can be maintained much smaller by pruning.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers moist well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Excellent for hedging

 

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’– Columnar Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’– Columnar Plum Yew

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – Very dark green leaves are evenly arranged in spirals around the stiff erect limbs of this of this narrow growing columnar shrub. The branches are strongly upright with few side branches. Grows to 6-8’ tall in ten years.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers well drained soil

 

Chamaecyparis Weeping Alaskan Cedar

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’ – Weeping Alaskan Cedar

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – graceful weeping dark green foliage off of descending branches. Grows to over 30 feet.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers moist well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Excellent for Hedging

 

fern-spray

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gold Fernspray' - Gold Fernspray Hinoki

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – has a spreading irregular open form with frond-like bright yellow and green foliage. Grows 6-8' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part sun to full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as specimen and in Japanese gardens

 

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Gold Mop’ – Gold Mop Cypress **Conifer**

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Gold Mop’ – Gold Mop Cypress **Conifer**

Long Island Nursery Plants CharacteristicsCharacteristics – dwarf ground hugging mound with bright yellow or golden fluffy thread-like foliage. Can grow up to 3’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers moist well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use throughout perennial beds for color all year

 

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino’ – Japanese Cryptomeria

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino’ – Japanese Cryptomeria

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – spreading branches with drooping branchlets produce glossy blue-green needles spirally arranged, creating a “foxtail” effect. The foliage turns bronze in winter. Grows up to 30’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – normal watering, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Great for hedging or specimen

 

Cupressocyparis leylandii – Leyland Cypress

Cupressocyparis leylandii – Leyland Cypress

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – fast growing large pyramidal with dense pendulous branches and fine feathery foliage. This foliage, on flattened branchlets, is dark green or blue-green. Can grow to 60’ over many years. Prune to maintain heights.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use for privacy screening

 

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’ – Emerald Gaiety Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’ – Emerald Gaiety Euonymus

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’ – Emerald Gaiety Euonymus
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedge shrub for foundation
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Euonymus japonica ‘Green Spire’ – Greenspire Euonymus

Euonymus japonica ‘Green Spire’ – Greenspire Euonymus

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – tidy upright compact evergreen shrub with rounded, dark green foliage. Grows 4’-6’ tall can prune to maintain height.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedge shrub for foundation

 

Euonymus japonica ‘Silver King’ – Japanese Euonymus

Euonymus japonica ‘Silver King’ – Japanese Euonymus

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – upright forming hedge, leaves are oval-round, 1 to 2 inches long and glossy, leathery, green with silvery white margins. Grows 3’-6’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – normal watering, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedge shrub for foundation
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manhattan-euonymus

Euonymus kiatschovica 'Manhattan' - Manhattan Euonymus

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – upright growth habit, dark green glossy foliage, small white flowers appear in late summer followed with pinkish fruit. Grows to 10' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part sun to full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use for screening and hedges.

 

compacta-holly

Ilex crenanta ‘Compacta’ – Japanese Holly

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – small dense firm shrub, dark green shining foliage with a rounded globe shape habit. Grows 3’-5’ should be pruned to maintain.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Excellent as hedging for foundation

 

helleri

Ilex crenata 'Helleri' - Heller's Japanese Holly

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – dwarf, compact slow growing evergreen with dark green glossy oval leaves. Grows 3-4' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as foundation planting or low borders.

 

sky-pencil-japanese-holly

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil' - Sky Pencil Japanese Holly

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – narrow columnar form, dark green foliage year round with purple berries in fall. Moderate growing 6-8' tall and 2-3' wide.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as privacy screening
Ilex meserveae ‘Blue Girl’ – Blue Holly

Ilex meserveae ‘Blue Girl’ – Blue Holly

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – foliage is waxy, alternate, and elliptical, with prominent spiny margins, to about 3" long. Grows to about 8’ tall, needs pruning. Slow growing upright pyramidal from. Other varieties available.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as foundation or specimen

 

juniper-gold-star

Juniper chinensis 'Gold Star' - Gold Juniper √

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – spreading evergreen shrub, has blue green inner branches, golden yellow outer branches and blue green foliage.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil - drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as accent, border or group plantings

 

Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacifica’– Shore Juniper

Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacifica’– Shore Juniper

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – a dense, ground hugging conifer with aromatic gray green or blue green needlelike leaves about a half inch long. The needles are soft but sharp-tipped. The whole plant has a soft, feathery look to it.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – drought tolerant, once established
Long Island Nursery Plants Use throughout perennial beds for color all year

 

Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’– Japanese Garden Juniper

Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’– Japanese Garden Juniper

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – grows to 12” by 4 to 5 feet with curved branches radiating in all directions. Short needles with blue green foliage spreading rapidly an outstanding, evergreen shrub with dense, upright branches clothed in sharply pointed, bright green needles.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – drought tolerant, once established
Long Island Nursery Plants Use throughout perennial beds for color all year

 

Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ – Blue Star Juniper Conifer

Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’ – Blue Star Juniper **Conifer**

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – dwarf low mounded shrub with silver blue soft needles with a white stripe. Slow growing to about 2’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use throughout perennial beds for color all year

 

pachysandra

Pachysandra terminalis - Japanse Spurge

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – a shrubby evergreen ground cover, grows 8-12" high and spreads to form a dense carpet of rich, dark green foliage. Produces tiny flowers in early spring.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as ground cover in shaded areas

 

Picea abies – Norway Spruce

Picea abies – Norway Spruce

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – fast growing pyramidal evergreen with dark green stiff pointed needles as foliage, horizontal branches and pendulous branchlets.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery PlantsUse for privacy screening

 

Picea glauca ‘Conica’ – Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Picea glauca ‘Conica’ – Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – upright pyramidal trees medium to light green, very thin, densely packed needles. Very slow grower up to 10’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in containers or as entryway specimen

 

Picea omorika - Serbian Spruce

Picea omorika - Serbian Spruce

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – sweeping branches upturned at the ends. The upper surface of the needles is glossy, dark green in contrast to the whitish lower surface. Slow growth rate up to 20’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use for privacy screening or specimens

 

Picea pungens ‘Fat Albert’ – Fat Albert Dwarf Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Fat Albert’ – Fat Albert Dwarf Spruce

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – dense, broad, upright pyramidal shape closely-spaced, ascending branches and steel blue needle color. Grows slowly to 10-15' tall. Great color all year long.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to very light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Best used as specimens

 

colorado-blue-spruce

Picea pungens ‘Glauca’ – Colorado Blue Spruce

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – tall, straight conifer grows over 80' tall and reaches diameters of 1'-2'. It has very stiff green and blue-green evergreen needles.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to very light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use for privacy screening or specimens
Pieris japonica ‘Mountain Fire’ – Japanese Andromeda

Pieris japonica ‘Mountain Fire’ – Japanese Andromeda

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – slow-growing broadleaf evergreen shrub with a dense, upright habit that matures over time to 9-12’ tall. It’s noted for its fiery red color of its newly emerging foliage and its heavy white flower clusters.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Excellent as hedging or in perennial beds

 

Pinus strobes – Eastern White Pine

Pinus strobes – Eastern White Pine

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – large fast growing upright pyramidal growth habit with bluish-green to medium-green needles. Branches occur in a whorled arrangement from the trunk. Can grow 50’- 80’ over many years.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Excellent in groups for privacy

 

Pinus strobes ‘Pendula’ – Weeping White Pine

Pinus strobes ‘Pendula’ – Weeping White Pine

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – long, twisting, pendulous branches irregular form green to bluish green needles in bundles. Slow growing to 15 to 20 ft. tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as specimen planting

 

cherrylaurelottoluyken

Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' - Otto Luyken Cherrylaurel

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – rich dark green glossy leaves about 2-4" long, producing fragrant white flowers and then followed by black fruits.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers moist, well drained soil, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedges or for screening

 

skip-laurels

Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis' - Skip Laurel

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – a spreading evergreen shrub 4-5' tall and 5-8' wide with dark green foliage with white flowers.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as screening and mass plantings.
Pseudotsuga menziesii – Douglas Fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii – Douglas Fir

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – branches are spreading to drooping, the needles are dark green or blue green soft to the touch and radiate out in all directions. Cones are small, oval shaped and hang downward, grows 40’-80’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Great for privacy plantings

 

Rhododendron_PJM

Rhododendron 'PJM'

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – has elliptical, thick, leathery dark green leaves that become purplish in winter. Produces bright lavender pink flowers in late spring.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Can be used as borders or in mass plantings

 

Taxus media ‘Hicksii’ – Hick’s Yew

Taxus media ‘Hicksii’ – Hick’s Yew

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – is a dense, narrowly columnar, evergreen shrub with ascending branching. Foliage is lustrous, dark green above and lighter green below. Grows 10’-12’ but can be maintained at a lower height.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Great for hedging and foundation planting

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Rheingold’ – Rheingold Arborvitae **Conifer**

Thuja occidentalis ‘Rheingold’ – Rheingold Arborvitae **Conifer**

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – compact, mounding shrub, slow growth rate. Rich deep golden foliage turns coppery to brownish yellow in the winter.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in perennial beds

 

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ – Emerald Green Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’ – Emerald Green Arborvitae

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – is a semi-dwarf, evergreen shrub with a compact, narrowly pyramidal habit. Glossy bright green foliage grows 7’-15’ tall with a spread of 3’-4’ wide.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – normal watering, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as privacy plantings

 

Thuja plicata ‘Green Giant’ – Western Arborvitae

Thuja plicata ‘Green Giant’ – Western Arborvitae

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – is a fast growing pyramidal shape with dense, rich green foliage that has a graceful fernlike texture. Can grow 2’-4’ a year average.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as privacy plantings