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Evergreen Trees

Landscape TreesEvergreen trees come in many shapes and sizes; however, most evergreen trees will grow to be large trees over 40 feet tall. While some fir trees can remain somewhat narrow, most evergreen trees can obtain a spread of 20 feet or more. Some evergreen tree species may release chemicals into the soil that can kill all other plants within the canopy of the evergreen tree. If you plant evergreen trees, allow a lot of space for the tree to grow and spread.

Evergreen trees are acceptable for use in general landscaping and are preferred when meeting City buffering requirements in commercial applications. Evergreen trees are not acceptable for use as street trees.

Pine, Spruce, Juniper and Arborvitae will grow in most locations in Springville. Other evergreen trees should not be planted west of 400 West because of higher pH soils. Many evergreen trees will not do well in areas with high water tables.

Deer will forage on most evergreen trees in the winter. Spruce, Juniper, White Fir, and Ponderosa Pine seem to be less palatable for deer; however, during heavy winters deer will feed on almost any evergreen. If you live near the foothills, or where deer are known to winter, you may want to spray your evergreen trees with some sort of deer repellent each winter.

Cedar Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Atlas Cedar Cedrus atlantica
Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodara
Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana
Western Red Cedar Thuja plicata

Fir Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii
Korean Fir Abies koreana
Nikko Fir Abies homolepis
Nordman Fir Abies nordmannii
White Fir Abies concolor

Juniper Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Rocky Mountain Juniper Juniperus scopulorum
Utah Juniper Juniperus osteosperma

Pine Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Austrian Pine Pinus nigra
Bosnian Pine Pinus leucodermis
Bristlecone Pine Pinus aristata
Himalayan Pine Pinus wallichiana
Lacebark Pine Pinus bungeana
Lodgepole Pine Pinus contorta
Mugho Pine Pinus mugho
Pinyon Pine Pinus edulis
Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa
Scotch Pine Pinus sylvestris
Southwestern White Pine Pinus strobiformis

Spruce Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Black Hills Spruce Picea glauca ‘Densatau’
Colorado Spruce Picea pungens
Engelmann Spruce Picea engelmanii
Norway Spruce Picea abies
Oriental Spruce Picea orientalis
Serbian Spruce Picea omorika

Miscellaneous Trees

Common Name
Botanical Name
Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum
Oriental Arborvitae Thuja oriental

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