Columnar Trees


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Grab Attention with Showy Columnar Trees

If your landscape has a few tight spots, choosing a tree with a natural narrow habit makes an easy solution. They also bring a dynamic energy; acting as a vertical exclamation point in any setting!

The best columnar trees for landscaping stay narrow to fit perfectly in small yards. Attractive and useful columnar trees from are excellent for planting near a house or balcony.

Whether you seek columnar deciduous trees, evergreen trees or fruit has the selection you crave. The fascination with columnar trees shows no sign of slowing down, either!

Modern life requires up-to-date plant cultivars. Trust that our expert growers are always adding the most celebrated cultivars to our online inventory.

Buy your columnar tree online at any time of year. We sell out of these extraordinary trees almost as soon as the new crop is put online.

Reserve your tree, and we'll ship it to you when the time is right for planting. Consider buying more than one; we bet you'll be back for more of these highly decorative trees.

Expert Design Advice to Showcase Columnar Trees

Most columnar trees feature densely-held branches that are strongly fastigiate; reaching skyward, but staying close to the main trunk. This unique growth habit adds a tremendous amount of visual interest during wintertime.

Use a columnar tree to call attention to a bend in your garden path. Or flank either side of your outdoor entertainment area with a pair.

Declare your outdoor entertainment area summer-ready with the bold lines of columnar trees. Plant an informal, organic-looking grove for easy designer the same footprint as a "regular" sized tree.

Many of these selected trees make beautiful street trees, too. Try an ecologically-sound approach by alternating between several tree varieties along your property line.

Perhaps you prefer a formal, symmetrical look with even spacing between your trees. It's true that an even cadence brings a delightful sense of "promenade".

But no one ever said a row had to be straight! Columnar trees can bring a sense of whimsy to your landscape.

Use them to create a semi-circle behind your fire pit. Or create a serpentine planting pattern for a fresh take on a classic.

Take this approach with extraordinary evergreen weeping trees like Slenderina Weeping Blue Spruce. You'll gain a conversation starter and focal point with their charming "droop".

Don't be afraid to mix columnar trees in with full-size varieties, either! Enliven an effective backdrop of broad evergreen trees with the eye-catching color of deciduous columnar trees from

Selection Guide to Best Deciduous Columnar Trees

We offer a plethora of choices to suit your landscape. Some you might be familiar with, but we bet you'll find some new options to consider.

Columnar European Hornbeam brings a manicured style. This versatile tree suits front yard and backyard plantings equally as well.

Of course, it's hard to go wrong with a narrow Oak tree! Majestic Crimson Spire Oak tree features lovely lobed foliage and scarlet fall color.

In the city, mask any discordant traffic sounds with a hedge of fast-growing Theves Poplar trees catching the slightest wind; dancing and swaying on their long petioles. This improved, modern cultivar of Lombardy Poplar is blissfully "No Pollen" and long-lived.

Another option to consider adds raging red fall color. Attractive Armstrong Maple makes a striking anchor tree for your foundation planting at the corner of your bungalow.

Add a natural vertical accent in a small garden with Slender Silhouette Sweetgum. These pretty trees offer star-shaped leaves, wild and wonderful fall colors and even produce seeds for songbirds!

Presenting brilliant colors all season long, the Red Baron Crabapple are great as small narrow flowering trees. Enjoy a profusion of fragrant red flowers; and gorgeous orange fall color.

And you might decide you'd rather have a columnar flowering shrub! Purple Pillar Rose of Sharon blooms when other plants are done for the season.

Best Evergreen Columnar Trees from

Need a key focal point or privacy fence in your yard? Evergreen columnar trees display rich green foliage color; and a wonderfully narrow growth habit.

Taylor Juniper is a slim, evergreen powerhouse for year-round color! Their tight profile adds a dashing accent almost anywhere you've got full sun and well-drained soil.

Emerald Green Arborvitae is a perfectly shaped conifer, and once it is established, it requires very little watering and care. It's a marvelous height, too...providing privacy without feeling oppressive or heavy.

For classic sophistication, add our expertly-grown Italian Cypress tree for a striking evergreen column. Lavishly sculptural columnar Cypress trees have been revered for thousands of years.

Or choose the Blue Italian Cypress for a magnificent blue foliage option. Punctuate your landscape design with an evenly repeated row...and you'll soon enjoy a fantastic garden feature!

Columnar Blue Spruce is an excellent selection of a beloved native tree. Why miss out on Spruce, when you can easily fit these handsome, columnar trees in your yard?

Easy-care Hinoki Cypress turn a beautiful performance in your Asian-inspired Zen Garden. Add a ruffled charm with these compact trees for small gardens

Short on Space? Don't Miss Flowering and Fruiting Columnar Trees

No one needs to miss out on the big Edible Landscaping trend. Not with naturally tapered columnar Fruit trees from!

Not only do you get white flowers in spring, but you'll love watching your delicious harvest develop. Plant a miniature backyard orchard in your sunny side yard...and boost your food security at the same time!

As you can imagine, these fruiting Columnar trees are incredibly popular...order right away if you see them in stock:

Trust for High Quality Columnar Trees

Get the high end look you crave from the same source as many professional garden designers. All across the country, professional landscapers rely on our growers to ship beautiful, well-rooted columnar trees to their client's site.

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Don't be the last person on your block to take advantage of these marvelously svelte trees. These glamorous trees look like they have their "skinny jeans" on!

Include Nature Hills Root Booster with your order. You'll add this symbiotic formula during planting to support the feeder roots throughout the life of your trees.

Go ahead and fall in love! Place your order for narrow trees today; we'll ship it when the time is right for planting in your area.