Columnar Norway Spruce
Picea abies 'Cupressina'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|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.|
|Key Feature||Excellent Columnar Specimen|
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