Serbian Spruce, picea omorika

Serbian Spruce, picea omorika
Item# DA-serbianspruce
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 5000 Seeds

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

The Serbian Spruce is one of the most beautiful ornamental spruces. The Serbian features short, dark green, flat needles (similar to a hemlock) with a breeze revealing silver undersides. The Serbian features beautiful purple cones and a visually pleasing conical shape. Serbian Spruce are fast-growing, do well in full sun, and reach a height of up to 60 feet with a spread of 20 feet or more at the base. The Serbian Spruce can also be used as a Christmas Tree. They should not be planted out in the open where winter wind can dry them out. Serbian Spruce prefer richer soils, but they have also done well in sandier soils and can resist drought. The Serbian Spruce is cold hardy to USDA Zone 3.

Recommended Planting instructions:

Scarification: Soak in water for 48 hours, change water each day. Stratification: None Required. Germination: Sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed. Other: Although it's not required the seed may benefit from a 90 day cold stratification treatment.