Picea orientalis--Oriental Spruce
Hardiness Zones: 4 to 6
Height: 55 ft Spread: 20 ft Form: pyramidal
Type: narrow-leaved evergreen tree
Annual Growth Rate: less than 12 inches
Comments: Oriental Spruce is a relatively narrow tree with full,
graceful branching and can serve as a great specimen tree in small
landscape areas. Performs well in poor soils with protection from
winter wind. Long reddish-purple cones make an attractive focal point.
Cultivars: 'Skylands' - Yellow foliage the year-round with more green
contrast on the lower and shaded foliage.
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