Picea abies 'Clanbrassiliana'

Lord Clanbrassil's Norway Spruce

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - True dwarf form will grow less than one inch per year.
Mature Height - 4-5'
Mature Width - 3-4'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious, spread on the crowns of the trees and reddish pink in color
Fruit - Cones are cylindrical, 4-6” long, 1.5-2” wide, purple or green in youth, light brown at maturity
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Bark - Usually thin on young trees; on old trees thick with small, thin, gray-brown, flaking surface scales.
Other Features - Named for Lord Clanbrassil of Ireland who introduced several Picea abies cultivars in the 1700’s
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant balled and burlapped, best in moist, sandy, acid, well-drained soils, but can be planted on most average soils with adequate moisture in full sun.
Native Habitat - Introduced in 1836. Northern and central Europe, specifically from Ural Mountains to the Balkan Peninsula to Switzerland, Norway and northern Finland.
Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to red spider, spruce gall aphid, budworm and borers.
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Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Spruce.
- Other plants of the family Pinaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Picea.
- Other plants of the species Picea abies.