Norway Spruce

Picea abies

Pronunciation: PY-see-a AY-beez
SKU #06452
2-8

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OVERVIEW
Description This classic tall timber tree has dark green evergreen needles on dense branches. Its pyramidal form has a graceful appearance because of pendulous branchlets. Develops a spacious understory as it matures. Tolerates heat and humidity better than other species. Works well for use as a tall screen or windbreak.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 70 to 80 ft. tall, 35 to 45 ft. wide or larger with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Growth Rate Fast
STYLE
Landscape Use Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Design Ideas Very cold-hardy, this Spruce is the perfect symmetrically shaped Christmas tree. Excellent choice for a front-yard holiday tree or as a semi-formal accent in large yards. Lovely form under snowfall. Makes a pretty evergreen background for contrasting foliage colors, flowering shrubs or to highlight a fall leaf show in trees and shrubs. Line them up into a windbreak or incorporate into a wider shelterbelt. Good sound barrier along busy streets.
Foliage Color Dark Green
CARE
Care Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soils, but adaptable to most soil types; avoid wet, shady sites. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Fertilize 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.