Abundant native evergreens add to the beauty of northern Minnesota, but can reach more than 50 feet in height. Attractive as they are, most home landscapes have limited space for such large trees. The University has developed several varieties of more compact evergreens. Whether the traditional spire-like shape or the drooping habit of ‘Uncle Fogey,’ the dense foliage brings varied color and texture to the home landscape in all seasons. 

 

Did You Know

Evergreen trees grow on every continent except Antarctica. Thousands of species are considered evergreens, including conifers and palm trees.