Picea orientalis

Oriental Spruce

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Slow 1' or less per year
Mature Height - 50-60'
Mature Width - 15-20'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Monoecious, male flowers red
Fruit - Cone, ovoid-cylindrical, 2-4" long, 1" wide, brown at maturity
Leaf -
Fall Color - Evergreen
Bark - Brown, exfoliating in thin scales
Other Features - Excellent species for specimen use in smaller areas. Superior to all other Spruce in ornamental value. Highly underused species.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Tolerant of poor gravelly soils, highly adaptable.
Native Habitat - Caucasus Mountains, Asia Minor.
Diseases and Insects - Few if any insect or disease problems
Strength -
Weakness -

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- Other plants with the common name Spruce.
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