Picea abiesCultivated for many centuries, this popular and graceful evergreen tree boasts a pyramidal habit with pendulous older branches, rich dark green color and an impressive size. It has been widely planted in the Midwest.
|Habit:||Tall pyramidal with a straight central leader, horizontal lateral branches, and distinctly pendulous tertiary branches; it tends to lose its form and lower branches with age|
|Size:||60-90' high in the landscape, 130-215' in native range Color: Deep green|
|Hardiness:||Zone 3a USDA, but not adapted beyond zone 7 due to heat|
|Habitat:||Norway - Ural Mountains of Russia - Balkans - Switzerland|