A perfect cone-shaped dwarf conifer displaying dense green needles which are soft to the touch. Excellent as a miniature Christmas tree in natural form, or as an artistically pruned topiary. Makes a formal statement in the garden. A superb container specimen. Evergreen.
Common Name: Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Botanical Name: Picea glauca 'Conica'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Botanical Pronunciation:PY-see-uh GLAW-kuh KOH-nee-ka
Plant type:Shrub, Conifer
Sunset climate zones:1 - 7, 14 - 17
Growth habit:Columnar, Compact
Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide, in natural form.
Special features:Bird Friendly, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Road Salt, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic