Norway Spruce

Picea abies

Common Spruce, Christmas Tree, Baltic Whitewood, Burgundy Pitch Tree, Spruce Fir, White Deal, White Spruce

profile iconNorway Spruce cones (Picea abies)
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profile iconNorway Spruce cones (Picea abies)
by MrPanyGoff (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Evergreen conifer with a dense, fast growth habit, maximum height is over 30m and this species can spread over 8m wide. Grows into a narrow, conical shape that becomes broader with age. Foliage is shiny, dark green and reduced to needle-like structures measuring around 2.5cm long. These are borne on upper branch surfaces and cones with tapered tops are also produced, measuring around 5cm wide and 15cm long.
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Special features

Attracts bees

Special features

Origin

Europe

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Sand, Clay, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Pinaceae
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