Picea abies 'Cupressina'

Columnar Norway Spruce

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium to Fast
Mature Height - 20'
Mature Width - 10'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious, male flowers axillary and infrequent with female flowers being terminal and reddish pink in color
Fruit - 4-6" long cones, 1.5-2" wide, pendulous, purple green in youth, maturing to light brown
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen
Bark - Thin on young trees, with age becoming thick with small, thin, gray-brown, flaking surface scales
Other Features - A columnar selection of Norway Spruce with dense, upswept branches. Good for tight spaces.
Possible 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 - Northern and Central Europe
Diseases and Insects - Succeptible to red spider mite, spruce gall aphid, budworm, and borers.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
BT005531

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