Weeping Norway Spruce
Picea abies 'Pendula'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a AY-beez|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 12 to 15 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This is an excellent specimen plant that is often incorporated into Asian gardens or featured in natural water gardens. Its uniquely trained form fits into very difficult spaces and makes an ideal focal point for courtyards and entry gardens with naturalistic landscaping. Most often planted with boulders and other rock accents or pagoda lights. Brings interest to snow-covered gardens.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Topiary, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Year-Round Interest|
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. Fertilize in early spring. Train and prune as needed to maintain desired shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2 - 8