Also known as
Common Spruce, Christmas Tree, Baltic Whitewood, Burgundy Pitch Tree, Spruce Fir, White Deal, White Spruce, Carpathian spruce, Maxwell spruce, Nest spruce
Norway Spruce cones (Picea abies) by MrPanyGoff (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Norway Spruce Overview
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.
How to propagate Norway Spruce
You can propagate from seeds or cuttings in autumn.
Special features of Norway Spruce
Other uses of Norway Spruce
Specimen, ornamental fruit. Year-round interest.