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Brewer's Weeping Spruce

Picea breweriana

Also known as

Brewer's Spruce, Siskiyou Spruce, Weeping Spruce

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

4m

12m

Min

2.5m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Brewer's Weeping Spruce Overview

This medium sized evergreen conifer has a conical habit. It produces drooping curtains of dark green needles and oblong cones approximately 10cm long.

Common problems with Brewer's Weeping Spruce

Can be attacked by conifer red spider mite.

How to harvest Brewer's Weeping Spruce

Generally not harvested but cones are frequently collected for decorations.

How to propagate Brewer's Weeping Spruce

Seed

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings.

Grafting

Also, plants can be grafted.

Special features of Brewer's Weeping Spruce

Attractive fruits

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Brewer's Weeping Spruce

This low maintenance tree makes a fantastic architectural specimen.