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Wells' Weeper Spruce

Picea glauca 'Wells' Weeper'

SKU
03327
This handsome new selection has a strong upright habit, and pendulous branches covered with short, densely packed needles. Adds a graceful, weeping effect to the landscape, highlighted by foliage that matures to a rich blue-green. Makes a superb accent specimen, or plant in groups as a windbreak or screen. Evergreen.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-uh GLAW-kuh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Sedge (Carex); Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Grows easily in moist, slightly acidic, loose, sandy or gravelly loam to fine clay soils. Thrives in cold winter, cool summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Fertilize in early spring. Slow growing; no pruning necessary.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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