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Wet sun conifers include small conifers starting at 15 feet going up to very large trees reaching over 80 feet. Part sun trees require 4 to 6 hours of direct sunlight per day, while full sun trees require more than 6 hours.

Note that, in each list, trees from different climate zones with different growing conditions may be mixed together. Before making a final choice on any given tree, always check all its characteristics to ensure it is the right tree for the right place.

Small wet sun conifers for part sun

Small part sun wet conifers (15 to 30 feet) require between 4 and 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Picea mariana Black Spruce Columnar Blue green

Medium wet sun conifers for part sun

Medium part sun wet conifers (30 to 50 feet) require between 4 and 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Abies balsamea Balsam Fir Narrow cone Dark green
Picea mariana Black Spruce Columnar Blue green
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Broad cone Dark green

Large wet sun conifers for part sun

Large part sun wet conifers (50 to 80 feet) require between 4 and 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Abies balsamea Balsam Fir Narrow cone Dark green
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Broad cone Dark green
Taxodium distichum Common Baldcypress Broad cone (deciduous) Yellow-green to green
Thuja plicata Giant Arborvitae Broad cone Dark green

Small wet sun conifers for full sun

Small full sun wet conifers (15 to 30 feet) require more than 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Larix laricina Tamarack Broad cone (deciduous) Blue-green
Picea mariana Black Spruce Columnar Blue green
Pinus virginiana Virginia Pine Broad cone Dark green

Medium wet sun conifers for full sun

Medium full sun wet conifers (30 to 50 feet) require more than 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Chamaecyparis thyoides Atlantic Whitecedar Narrow cone Blue green
Larix laricina Tamarack Broad cone (deciduous) Blue-green
Picea mariana Black Spruce Columnar Blue green
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Broad cone Dark green
Pinus virginiana Virginia Pine Broad cone Dark green

Large wet sun conifers for full sun

Large full sun wet conifers (50 to 80 feet) require more than 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Abies balsamea Balsam Fir Narrow cone Dark green
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood Broad cone (deciduous) Bright green
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine Broad cone Dark green
Taxodium distichum Common Baldcypress Broad cone (deciduous) Yellow-green to green
Taxodium ascendens Pondcypress Broad cone (deciduous) Yellow-green to green
Thuja plicata Giant Arborvitae Broad cone Dark green

Very large wet sun conifers for full sun

Very large full sun wet conifers (80 feet and over) require more than 6 hours of direct sunlight per day and can thrive in wet soil.

Scientific name Common name Shape Color
Metasequoia glyptostroboides Dawn Redwood Broad cone (deciduous) Bright green

Consider visiting our Wet sun plants page, where you will find general information on growing plants in wet sunny locations.

Have you considered all the options available to you? If not, then have a look at our Landscaping plants page.

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