- Common Name(s):
- Serbian spruce
One of the most attractive and adoptable spruces; prefers a dry atmosphere and protection from wind; bark scales off in plates
- 50-60 ft.
- Nonshowy purple flowers; 1.2-2 in. cones; blue black when young, cinnamon brown with age
- Sun to partial shade; moderately moist, well drained soil but will grow in sand and heavy clay
- Slender trunk; short ascending branches; narrow pyramidal habit
- 15-25 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 0.5-1 in. overlapping flat needles; glossy dark green above with 2 white lines on lower side (silvery underside); sharp pointed
NCCES plant id: 2077