Serbian Spruce

Picea omorika

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An evergreen conifer that has a slender graceful conical habit. It's rigid needle like leaves are dark with a white underside that fall in dropping sprays but turn up at the tip.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Young trees are cut for the Christmas tree trade.

Propagation

Special features

Origin

Europe, Eurasia

Natural climate

Temperate

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

A low maintenance tree that suits being planted in parks and large gardens.

Personality

Family

Pinaceae

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by adelgids, aphids and conifer red spider mites.
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