Lord Clanbrassil's Norway Spruce
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth 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 colorFruit - Cones are cylindrical, 4-6” long, 1.5-2” wide, purple or green in youth, light brown at maturityLeaf - Fall Color - 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’sPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
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.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
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.