Spreading and prostrate conifers can help fill in as a groundcover, staying low enough to not block a view.
Spreading or prostrate conifers are often used as groundcovers because of their low, flat growth habits. The varieties on this page are more or less prostrate, meaning that they show little to no vertical tendency. On each product page, a full description as well as additional growth information is provided. Find the perfect spreading conifer for your garden by using the search filters on the left to meet your needs.
LANDSCAPE USES These prostrate conifers are often used as a grouncover to fill in an expansive area where a taller tree would be out of place. This particular growth habit gives these varieties a ground-covering appearance, either undulating along the ground or creeping over walls and rocks. These flat-growing conifers can be used to fill in an expansive area, also useful to control erosion on hillsides.
If you are looking for a conifer that stays very low, these spreading varieties are just what is needed!