Serbian Spruce Tree

Serbian Spruce Tree

Serbian Spruce Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Picea omorika
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   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
Height:   50 to 60
Weight:   15 to 25'
Leaf:   .5 to 1" overlapping flat needles; glossy dark green above with 2 white lines on lower side (silvery underside); sharp pointed
Flower/Fruit:   Nonshowy purple flowers; 1.2 to 2" cones; blue black when young, cinnamon brown with age
Comments:    One of the most attractive and adoptable spruces; prefers a dry atmosphere and protection from wind; bark scales off in plates
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --