Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium, 1-2' per year
Mature Height - 50-60'
Mature Width - 20-25'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious, male flowers red in color 0.5-0.75" long.
Fruit - Cones, oblong – ovoid, 1.25-1.75" long, 0.5-0.75" wide pendant cinnamon brown at maturity.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen
Bark - Thin, scaling off in platelets, coffee brown in color
Other Features - One of the most handsome of the Spruces, more graceful and refined than most. Silvery undersides of the needles give the tree beautiful ornamental appeal.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers a deep rich soil that is moist and well drained, tolerates air pollution; one of the most adaptable spruces.
Native Habitat - Southeastern Europe, Serbia confined to stands in limestone mountains on either side of the upper Drina.
Diseases and Insects - Subject to aphids, budworm and borers.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

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 omorika.