Scientific Name: Picea abies Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:Norway spruce Texture:Medium
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):22 - 30m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Prickly, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Forestry, Screening, Specimen plant, Tall background, Wind break
Key ID Features:Needles radial, 4 sided; cones long and narrow; branchlets are long, pendulous. General ID features for spruce: needles are short, prickly and leave pegs when removed; cones are pendulous.