Bruns Serbian Spruce
Picea omorika 'Bruns'
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 30 to 35 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide, with age.|
|Design Ideas||A 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.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Weigela (Weigela); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Salvia (Salvia)|
|Care||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.|
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.