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Picea glauca 'Conica'

DWARF ALBERTA SPRUCE

Buy Dwarf Alberta Spruce online. A very popular and slow growing, conical form, miniature spruce that matures at a height of 5 to 7 feet and a width of 5 feet. New foliage is bright green, changing slowly to bluish-green. Excellent accent or novelty evergreen plant.

Height:

3-7 Feet

Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
  • Tan
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
  • Compact Growing
  • Upright Growing
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Gray
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Picea is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Prefers moist well draining soil