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Picea orientalis 'Nana'

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PY-see--uh or-ee-en-TAH-liss NAN-uh
Description

A compact, densely-branched, globose to ovate form of Picea orientalis with thin flexible growth.  It is grown for its foliage.  

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Tags:
#evergreen#showy#conifer#winter interest#dwarf
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy#conifer#winter interest#dwarf
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Picea
    Species:
    orientalis
    Family:
    Pinaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Erect
    Oval
    Pyramidal
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12-24 feet
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4b, 4a, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Female cones with papery or thin woody scales, soft male cones
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Gold/Yellow
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    Egg-shaped cones. Purple cones mature to yellowish-brown.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    New growth is light brown to yellowish.
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Bark Description:
    Scaly plates form over time
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Meadow
    Naturalized Area
    Patio
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Shade Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Barrier
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Shade Tree
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits