Dwarf Norway Spruce
Picea abies 'Pumila'
|Description||Attractive, globe-shaped evergreen shrub. Spreading habit useful as an informal hedge or landscape accent. Interesting blue-green needles cover dense branches. Attracts birds.|
|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 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||A very useful shrub in cold climates, this big bushy Spruce is perfect for hedges and as background planting. Plant as a single specimen to allow its natural form to show. Good cover-up for foundations, fences or mechanical equipment.|
|Companion Plants||Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Weigela (Weigela); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Stonecrop (Sedum)|
|Care||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.|
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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.