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Dwarf Norway Spruce

Picea abies 'Pumila'

Pronunciation: PY-see-a AY-beez
SKU #06458
2-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Rounded
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Weigela (Weigela); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Stonecrop (Sedum)
CARE
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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