Pike Nursery: Planting a Christmas Tree

Pike Nursery: Planting a Christmas Tree

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Pike Nurseries' Melodie McDanal Good Day Atlanta on Friday to talk  about evergreen trees to plant outside as living Christmas trees.

WATCH FULL SEGMENT ABOVE!!!

Popular Evergreens to Use as Christmas Trees

Emerald Arborvitae
- Full sun
- Tall and narrow (15 feet tall 3 – 4 feet wide) great for smaller spaces
- Screening and hedge plant
- Emerald green foliage

California Christmas Tree – Deodar Cedar
- Full Sun
- 40 – 50 feet tall 20 – 30 feet wide
- Pyramidal, gracefully arching branches
- Blue green foliage

Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce
- Full sun, partial sun or partial shade
- Slow growing to 10-15 feet tall and wide
- Pyramidal growth
- Blue green foliage

Blue Atlas Cedar
- Full Sun
- Slow grower to 8 – 10 feet tall and 5 – 6 feet wide
- Once established it needs very little water.
- Blue green foliage

Columnar Eastern White Pine
- Full Sun
- 25 – 40 feet tall and 10 feet wide
- Moderate grower
- Gray green foliage

Hick's Yew
- Sun to partial sun
- Slow grower reaches 10 – 12 feet tall and 3 – 4 feet wide
- Dark green foliage
- Ornamental berries

Dwarf Alberta Spruce
- Sun to partial sun
- Slow growth to 6-8 feet tall and 4 – 5 feet wide
- Great container plant
- Deer resistant

‘Blue Ice' Cypress
- Full Sun
- Compact, columnar shape reaching 15 feet tall and 8 feet wide
- Great container plant

Decorate Your Living Christmas Tree
- Use lights that are safe outdoors
- Decorate your tree for the birds. Tie twine around a pine cone. Spread peanut butter on the pine cone and then roll it through bird seed.

For more information go to pikenursery.com

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