Use a “dormant spray” on any trees and shrubs that loose their leaves in winter.
Lilacs, Fruit Trees, Maples, Grapes & Berries and any other plant that may be susceptible to insects or diseases. Follow the directions carefully, as dormant spraying is weather dependant and wear proper protective gear.
Hi-Yield Lime Sulfur Dormant Spray.
What’s Happening at Alpine 11-19-11
Come in and feel the Holidays
Co. Blue Spruce Cork Bark Fir Grand Fir
Living Christmas Trees
Colorado Blue Spruce: A Rocky Mountain tree having silvery-blue-green, four-angled, needlelike leaves and cylindrical cones.
Cork Bark Fir: A native of Arizona and the western states the Cork Bark Fir has a corky creamy white bark and needles from 1” to 1 1/2”. Resembles a Blue Spruce but with softer needles.
Grand Fir: Has glossy dark green needles that are 1 to 1 1/2 inches long with white lines beneath & grow in two rows. Soft to the touch & may not be able to hold heavier ornaments. It is known for its strong fragrance.
Noble Fir: A western North American fir, native to the Cascade Range and Coast Range mountains of extreme northwest California and western Oregon and Washington.
Norway Spruce: Is one of our best selling potted, living Christmas tree. Deep green foliage with short needles. Is a fast grower in the ground. Takes well to shearing.
Serbain Spruce: Native to the northern parts of Europe & Asia. It has shorter needles than the Colorado spruce and measuring only 1/2" to 3/4" in length. Visually, it has a two-color-tone effect, a medium green and silvery-gray.
Turkish Fir: A native to northern Turkey. Turkish Fir is similar to Nordman fir but is a very different species. The main difference is that the needles are flatter on the stem.
Noble Fir Norway Spruce Serbain Spruce Turkish Fir
We will be happy to answer any of your garden, landscape or seasonal plant care questions. Call, stop by the nursery or email us at: email@example.com
Living Christmas Tree Care:
1. Keep your tree in the garage or outside until you are ready to decorate it. Clean your tree before bringing it in doors, if needed.
2. Once inside keep your tree a cool or unheated room for 5-10 days or possibly longer. Warm room temperatures may trigger the tree to break dormancy and start growing, which makes them harder to acclimate to outdoor conditions.
3. Place tree away from windows, vents and wood stoves / fire places that are in use.
4. Place a water tray under the pot to catch water runoff. Keeping ice cubes on the roots help to keep roots cool. Soil should be damp but not wet. Check soil daily.
5. Turn off lights when not at home and at night when you are sleeping. This helps keep needles cooler.
6. Acclimate your tree before returning it outside.
7. Plant in the landscape or transfer it into a larger pot for use next year. Selective shearing on the sides of your tree year after will help you get the traditional Christmas tree shape.
Winter Checklist for Ponds:
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