Weeping Norway Spruce
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium to FastMature Height - Variable, needs to be trained to desired heightMature Width - VariableLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious, male flowers axillary and infrequent with female flowers being terminal and reddish pink in colorFruit - 4-6" long cones, 1.5-2" wide, pendulous, purple green in youth, maturing to light brownLeaf - Fall Color - EvergreenBark - Thin on young trees, with age becoming thick with small, thin, gray-brown, flaking surface scalesOther Features - A commanding specimen tree with graceful pendulous side branchlets giving the tree an overall soft weeping habit with age.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 EuropeDiseases and Insects - Succeptible to red spider mite, 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.