Norway spruce (Picea abies)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Norway spruce (Picea abies)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
normally a large, evergreen tree; these cultivars below are smaller; dark green needles; full sun; prefers a sandy-loam soil, pH adaptable, moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to drought, road salt, and air pollution; susceptible to some pests; native to Europe; hardy to zone 3a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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