Pusch Dwarf Norway Spruce

Picea abies 'Pusch'

This attractive, dwarf sprawling evergreen shrub makes a beautiful, easy to grow accent or mass planting. Grows slowly, 3 to 5 inches per year. Bright-green needles cover dense branches. Tiny cones add interest, red in spring, then maturing to brown.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-a AY-beez
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 18 to 36 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimePrized for foliage and colorful cones.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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. Apply a slow-release fertilizer to the root zone in early spring, avoiding foliage to prevent burn.

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