Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium, 1-2' per yearMature 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 - EvergreenBark - Thin, scaling off in platelets, coffee brown in colorOther 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:
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.