Conifer Identification for Green Industry Professionals

Conifer ID Green Industry
Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State University

Conifers are cone-bearing woody ornamentals and are often evergreen, forming the backbone of landscape designs. Green Industry professionals are invited to join us for Conifer Identification to improve their ability to identify and use coniferous ornamentals in Pennsylvania landscapes.

  • When

  • Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
    (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

  • Where

  • Montgomery County 4-H Center
    1015 Bridge Rd.
    Collegeville, PA 19426

To Be Covered

Learn key identification characteristics, find out about new species and improved cultivars, and discover the pest issues you should know about before choosing some of these plants.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for all persons involved in the green industry including landscapers, nursery operators, garden center employees, etc. No prior study of woody ornamental plants is required.


The workshop will consist of classroom time and field study, if the weather permits, so please dress appropriately!

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