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Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Botanical Name
Picea glauca 'Conica'
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
6
Height
6 to 8 feet (10 to 12 feet in 30 years)
Width
4 feet
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Very slow growing, 2 to 4 inches per year
  • Susceptible to winter burn
  • Protect from strong winds
  • Site in a protected location, such as an east side of building
  • Branch reversions are common, prune out when observed
Problems
Mites
Varieties
  • Jean's Dilly - dark green needles that twist, more compact
  • Rainbow's End - second flush of growth in summer is yellow
  • Saunder's Blue - blue needles that later become a blue-green mix

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