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Bruns Serbian Spruce

Picea omorika 'Bruns'

SKU
06487
A beautifully upright, narrow, pyramidal form with graceful branching and dense foliage. The uniform habit and deep green needles with silver bands on their undersides distinguish this exceptional selection from its species. An elegant conifer that can be used in city gardens and larger landscapes as a specimen, privacy screen, or windbreak. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 30 to 35 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide, with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasA perfect tall, narrow evergreen tree for problem solving in cold winter climates. Slow growth and pyramidal form is perfect in city gardens or tightly spaced into a year-round screen or windbreak. The deep green needles with silver bands creates a beautiful effect with or without snow.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseMass Planting, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Weigela (Weigela); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Salvia (Salvia)

Prefers moist, well-drained, loamy soils, but highly adaptable. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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