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Norway Spruce 
Norway Spruce 

 Drooping lateral branches and large, beautiful cones make the
Norway spruce a striking landscape tree

Picea abies H. Karst.

Zone 3

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 12 m (40 ft)

Spread: 5 m (17 ft)

Life span: 50-100 years

Why Plant It?

  • Unique form, with ascending branches and descending (drooping) laterals
  • Large, showy cones

Likes

  • Full sun, will tolerate partial shade
  • Well-drained, acidic soil

Dislikes

  • Compacted, saline soil

Insects

Yellow-headed Spruce Sawfly
Spruce Adelgids
Spruce Spider Mites
White Pine Weevil

Disease

Cytospora Canker
Needle Cast

Last updated: 2/5/2013 1:00:16 PM