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Picea omorika

Common Name(s):
Serbian spruce
Category:
Trees
Comment:

One of the most attractive and adoptable spruces; prefers a dry atmosphere and protection from wind; bark scales off in plates

Height:
50-60 ft.
Flower:
Nonshowy purple flowers; 1.2-2 in. cones; blue black when young, cinnamon brown with age
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moderately moist, well drained soil but will grow in sand and heavy clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Slender trunk; short ascending branches; narrow pyramidal habit
Width:
15-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
0.5-1 in. overlapping flat needles; glossy dark green above with 2 white lines on lower side (silvery underside); sharp pointed
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2077

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