Dwarf Serbian Spruce

Picea omorika 'Nana'

Handsome dwarf evergreen shrub forms a dense, globe-shaped mound. Short, glossy green needles are tinged bluish white on the underside. Small cones stand out along dense horizontal branches. A superb accent specimen. Planted in groups, makes a fine hedge or tall border.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing, 4 to 8 ft. tall and wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasBeautiful as a specimen in mixed evergreen and conifer plantings. Plant in mass as an easy-care foundation planting, hedge or border. Grown in patio tree form, the compact globe atop a three-foot trunk makes an handsome focal point among lower growing plantings.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance.
Companion PlantsDwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Weigela (Weigela); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Stonecrop (Sedum)

Provide deep, well-drained soil. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established. Shelter from harsh winter winds. Apply a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7

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