Scientific Name: Picea abies 'Reflexa'
Common Name: weeping Norway spruce, cat tail spruce
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x > 25m (height x width)
Habit: Pendulous
Form: Irregular
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Group or mass planting, Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Glabrous, Lustrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Form prostrate or weeping (trained to shape), orange bark on new growth; needles sharp, short pegs when pulled off; seed cones cylindrical, scales persistent, terminal shoots, some erect when immature and red before maturing brown and pendent; male cones ovoid, spring, yellow to red/purple (2-3cm).