Norway Spruce, picea abies

Norway Spruce, picea abies
Item# DA-norwayspruce
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Product Description

Inventory as of Jan 10, 2016: 5000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 98%; Where Harvested (location/year) - Michigan

The Norway Spruce is a very large conifer that is well adapted to much of the upper midwest. It is faster growing than many of the other spruces. It has a pyramidal form, developing long, pendulous branchlets with. On older specimens, the lateral branches arise horizontally from the trunk, droop slightly and then have a slight upward curve near the tips with many pendulous branchlets in between. Foliage color is a dark green. Norway spruces produce pendulous cones up to 6" long. The Norway Spruce can reach between 40-65 ft tall and a width of 20-35 ft. It's hardy to zone 3. Transplants well. Best in full sun, since foliage becomes sparse in shade.

Recommended Planting Instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: None Required. Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed.