Evergreens Buyer's Guide

Enhance your landscape with the timeless allure of evergreen trees and shrubs. These versatile and enduring plants offer year-round visual interest, boasting lush foliage that remains vibrant and green even through the winter months. Evergreens serve as striking focal points, providing structure, texture, and color variation to gardens, borders, and hedges. Ideal for creating privacy screens or windbreaks, these resilient plants offer functional beauty, acting as natural barriers while adding aesthetic appeal to any outdoor space.

With an array of sizes, shapes, and growth habits, from towering Arborvitaes to compact shrubs, evergreens offer versatility, adapting to various soil types and sunlight conditions. Explore our diverse collection and discover the perfect evergreen addition to elevate your landscape’s beauty and year-round charm.

To ensure your growing success and satisfaction, there are a few things to consider when you buy an Evergreen.

Zone Compatibility

When purchasing an evergreen tree, consider its suitability for your specific hardiness zone. Ensuring compatibility with your zone (identified by the USDA Hardiness Zone Map) is crucial, as it determines a tree’s ability to withstand local climatic conditions, temperatures, and seasonal changes. Choosing an evergreen tree within your zone ensures better resilience, growth, and long-term health, offering a landscape addition that thrives in your particular environment.

Mature Tree and Shrub Sizes

When considering mature tree sizes, especially evergreens, it’s vital to assess the space available in your landscape. Evergreen trees vary widely in their ultimate sizes, ranging from smaller cultivars suitable for compact gardens to towering specimens ideal for expansive yards. Understanding the mature height and width of an evergreen tree is essential to ensure it fits your intended planting area without overcrowding or overshadowing other plants.

For detailed information about each product’s mature size and specific growth characteristics, including height and width at maturity, see each product page. Each plant listing provides comprehensive details about the expected mature dimensions of the evergreen trees we offer. This information will assist you in making informed decisions, ensuring the chosen evergreen aligns perfectly with your landscape’s spatial requirements and aesthetic preferences.

Planting and Site Selection for Evergreens

When planting evergreen trees, selecting the right site is crucial for their long-term health and growth. Choose a location that meets the tree’s sunlight requirements, ensuring adequate exposure to sunlight or shade based on the specific species or cultivar. Consider soil conditions, drainage, and spacing requirements to facilitate healthy root development and optimal growth.

For detailed guidance on planting techniques, site selection, and specific care instructions tailored to each evergreen tree variety, we recommend exploring our comprehensive Growing Guide section. This resource provides in-depth information to help you make informed decisions and ensure the successful establishment of your chosen evergreen trees in your landscape.


Survival Guaranteed!

Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.