Spruce Plants

Picea abies // Norway Spruce

A fast growing, tall evergreen tree with an interesting habit and long cones.
  • Picea abies // Norway Spruce, Common Spruce
  • Picea abies 'Acrocona' // Acrocona Dwarf Norway Spruce
    A large evergreen shrub/small tree with showy, immature, red cones at branch tips in the spring.
    -not currently in our collection-
  • Picea abies 'Clanbrassiliana' // Lord Clanbrassil's Norway Spruce, Clanbrassiliana Norway Spruce
    A dense, dwarf, tightly branched, conical-mounded spruce with very short needles.
  • Picea abies 'Cupressina' // Columnar Norway Spruce, Cypress Norway Spruce, Cupressina Norway Spruce
    A slender, columnar spruce with upward-swept branches, but also branched to the ground.
    -not currently in our collection-
  • Picea abies 'Nidiformis' // Bird's Nest Spruce, Nest Norway Spruce
    A low, spreading, nest-shaped spruce that works in foundation plantings or containers.
  • Picea abies 'Pendula' // Weeping Norway Spruce
    A unique plant with many forms, tall and weeping if staked upwards in youth, or a groundcover if not.
  • Picea abies 'Pumila' // Dwarf Norway Spruce
    A cold-hardy, rounded to flattened, compact dwarf evergreen for containers, foundation or rock garden plantings.
  • Picea abies 'Pumila Nigra' // Dwarf Dark Norway Spruce, Dwarf Black Norway Spruce
    A dwarf, low-mounded shrub with darker twigs and dark green needles, but light green new growth.
  • Picea abies 'Remontii' // Remontii Norway Spruce, Remonti Norway Spruce, Remont Norway Spruce
    One of the finest conical dwarf spruces, with short, yellowish-green needles.

Picea orientalis // Oriental Spruce

An excellent, tall, narrow conifer tree that holds its dark green foliage color better than most spruces through the winter.
  • Picea orientalis // Oriental Spruce, Caucasian Spruce
  • Picea orientalis 'Gowdy' // Gowdy Oriental Spruce
    A short, very narrow, upright-columnar version of Oriental Spruce with short, glossy, dark green foliage year-round. Mulch to protect roots in winter.
  • Picea orientalis 'Skylands' // Skylands Oriental Spruce
    A beautiful yellow-foliaged, slow-growing, narrow-pyramidal version of the Oriental Spruce.

Picea alcoquiana // Alcock's Spruce

  • Picea alcoquiana 'Howell's Dwarf' // Howell's Dwarf Alcock's Spruce, Howell's Dwarf Tigertail Spruce
    The most colorful of all bicolor spruces, this dwarf form has yellowish-green foliage on top and silvery-blue on undersides of branches, plus purplish-red cones.

Picea glauca // White Spruce

An excellent, tough, hardy, long-lived, adaptable evergreen tree with gray-green needles.
  • Picea glauca // White Spruce, Canadian Spruce
  • Strforma: f. conica
    Picea glauca f. conica // Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Dwarf White Spruce
    A conical, extremely dwarf, slow-growing White Spruce used as a specimen or novelty plant.
  • Picea glauca 'Pendula' // Weeping White Spruce
    Tall, narrow, tough evergreen tree with a nice weeping habit, for use as a specimen, screen or windbreak.
    -not currently in our collection-
  • Picea glauca var. densata // Black Hills Spruce, Black Hills White Spruce
    A tough, ornamental, conical evergreen tree tolerant of most conditions.

Picea omorika // Serbian Spruce

One of the best, most attractive and most adaptable spruces, with bicolor foliage and red male flowers.
  • Picea omorika // Serbian Spruce
    -not currently in our collection-
  • Picea omorika 'Nana' // Dwarf Serbian Spruce, Nana Serbian Spruce
    A rounded to conical, hardy, tough, dwarf version of the Serbian Spruce.
  • Picea omorika 'Pendula' // Weeping Serbian Spruce
    A tough, durable, handsome, weeping spruce with bicolor foliage.
  • Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns' // Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce
    Very narrow, and perhaps the most pendulous Serbian Spruce, a tough, hardy tree with bicolor foliage and showy cones.

Picea pungens // Colorado Spruce

A tough, hardy, adaptable, green to bluish needled evergreen tree, more drought-tolerant than other spruces.
  • Picea pungens // Colorado Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce
  • Picea pungens 'Fastigiata' // Columnar Colorado Blue Spruce
    A compact, narrow, upright form of Colorado Spruce with good steel-blue foliage.
  • Picea pungens 'Fat Albert' // Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce, Fat Albert Spruce
    One of the best blue spruces, with a good blue color and a smaller, stout, broad growth habit compared to the species.
  • Picea pungens 'Globosa' // Globe Dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce
    An excellent, compact, dwarf, rounded, gray-blue Colorado Spruce for smaller landscapes or rock gardens.
  • Picea pungens 'Golden Feathers' // Golden Feathers Colorado Spruce
    An amazing Colorado Spruce that begins each spring with bright yellow new growth, becoming chartreuse, then blue-green.
  • Picea pungens 'Hoopsii' // Hoopsii Colorado Blue Spruce
    The most glaucous silver to bluish-white needled, best-growing and best choice of all the different Colorado Blue Spruces.
  • Picea pungens 'Lou's Blue' // Lou's Blue Colorado Spruce
    A tough, cold-hardy, slow-growing spruce with sharp, attractive, bluish needles.
  • Picea pungens 'Pendula' // Weeping Colorado Blue Spruce
    A dwarf, blue, weeping spruce if trained upwards, or a sprawling, mounding groundcover if not vertically trained in youth.

Picea koraiensis // Northern Korean Spruce

  • Picea koraiensis // Northern Korean Spruce
    -not currently in our collection-

Picea wilsonii // Wilson's Spruce

  • Picea wilsonii // Wilson's Spruce
    -not currently in our collection-

Picea chihuahuana // Chihuahua Spruce

An endangered species of tall, evergreen tree with great heat tolerance and silvery-blue needles.
  • Picea chihuahuana // Chihuahua Spruce, Cahuite, Mexican Spruce