Scientific Name: Picea omorika
Common Name: Serbian spruce
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 15 - 22m x 3 - 4m (height x width)
Habit: Stiffly upright
Form: Columnar
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Purple, Pink, Apr-May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Tree very narrow pyramidal form, slender trunk; needles flattened (most other spruce species have 4-sided needles), dark green, 2 white stomatal lines on the lower side, (8-)13-20mm long x 1-1.8mm wide, on short pegs; seed cones violet to blue-black maturing cinnamon-brown, 3-5cm long x 1.3-2.4cm wide. <a href ='' target='_blank'></a>