Dwarf Alcock Spruce
Picea bicolor 'Prostrata'
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-uh BY-cull-er prost-RAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Coneflower (Echinacea); Lavender (Lavandula); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)|
Provide well-drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less frequent watering, once established. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9