Columnar Norway Spruce
Picea abies 'Cupressina'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a AY-beez|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 20 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide in 10 years; grows to 30 ft. tall with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Mock Orange (Philadelphus); Salvia (Salvia); Beech (Fagus); Smoke Tree (Cotinus)|
Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soils, but adaptable to most soil types; avoid wet, shady sites. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-7