Serbian Spruce – Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce – Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce

This tree was started from seed 13 years ago

Trade Names: Liberec Serbian Spruce / Range: cultivated / USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 – 7

Native to but one Bosnian River Valley, the Serbian Spruce is a widely planted ornamental tree throughout Europe.

The spire-like habit is due to the recumbent nature of its branches; this adaptation is thought to prevent damage from snow build-up.

Height: 50-60′ Spread: 20-25′ / Habit/Form: Narrow conical / Growth Rate: Slow / Zone: 4-7

Cultural Requirements: Prefers full sun to light shade in rich, moist, well-drained, acidic soil.

Grows best when sheltered from strong winds.

Family Pinaceae: Pine, Cedar, Spruce, Fir

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