Country Living (USA)
Separate the firs from the pines with this guide to common live conifers.
Popular in the South, their branches are dense yet easily trimmable. Scotch Pine
Minimal shedding and high water retention make these a low-maintenance choice. Blue Spruce
Its blue hue offers a tonal twist on the usual scheme.
Their open growth pattern offers more space to show off decorations.
These all-stars’s full shape fills larger spaces easily.
The most fragrant of all, these dry out easily, so be sure to watch your watering.
Sturdy branches, minimal shedding, and a strong scent make them a triple threat.