Picea abies inversa pendula? (2024)

Picea abies inversa pendula?

Strong-growing, Picea abies 'Inversa', often called 'Pendula' (Norway Spruce), is a large, evergreen shrub of mounding, arching or weeping habit, densely covered with glossy, dark green needles.

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How big do weeping Norway Spruce pendula get?

The Weeping Norway Spruce can grow to 15 or more feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide when staked, or up to 10 or more feet wide and 3 feet or more in height when left to grow naturally. When grown upright it serves as an outstanding focal point specimen in sunny landscape borders or home foundation plantings.

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Where is the best place to plant a Norway spruce tree?

Pick a spot in grow zones 3-7 and dig a hole 2-3 times as wide as the root ball. If planting more than one, space them 12-15 feet apart. Pick a spot with full sun to part shade exposure in well drained or acidic soil. Spring and fall are the best times to plant this tree.

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How fast do weeping Norway Spruce grow?

You should expect your Weeping Norway Spruce tree to grow anywhere between 13 to 24 inches each year.

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How big do Picea abies get?

In its native European habitat, it typically matures to 100-150' (occasionally to 200') tall. It has been widely planted in cool and temperate regions of North American where it typically matures to a much shorter 40-60' (less frequently to 100') tall. It is noted for its rapid growth.

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Can you keep a weeping Norway spruce small?

Pruning: Your Weeping Norway Spruce can be allowed to grow naturally, or pruned or trained to control its shape. Prune Norway Spruce Trees in the late winter or early spring. For young trees, follow branch tips back until you find two branches growing to either side. Snip off the center branch growth.

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Do Norway spruce like lots of water?

This species is moderately tolerant of drought, but prefers moist soil.

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How long does it take for a Norway spruce to fully grow?

A native of Europe, the Norway spruce (Picea abies) has been planted widely in this country and Iowa for ornamental use and for windbreak plantings. It is a large, fast-growing tree requiring a fertile, moist soil. Growth Rate: Moderate to fast, especially when young. (may grow to 75 feet in 50 years).

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How close to a house can you plant a Norway spruce?

Minimum Planting Distances:

15 feet from house or building.

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Do Norway spruce have deep roots?

Norway spruce cones are conspicuously large (4 to 7 inches [10-18 cm] long) [17]. The root system is typically shallow, with several lateral roots and no taproot. On rocky sites the roots spread widely, twining over the rocks.

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Why is my weeping Norway spruce dying?

A variety of “abiotic” (noninfectious) stresses can cause damage to spruce trees. Such stresses include drought stress, injuries to the trunk, winter injury, damage from misapplied chemicals, or root problems. A thorough review of the tree's location and recent history can help to diagnose these problems.

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Do weeping Norway spruce like sun or shade?

Best grown in moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Best performance is in cold winter climates with cool summers. Site in areas with good air circulation to help rid the dense foliage of moisture.

Picea abies inversa pendula? (2024)
How tall is a 5 year old Norway spruce?

A: From seed to tree, a 5-year-old Norway spruce should be around 3 feet. Now if you planted a 2-inch Norway spruce seedling, within 5 years it could reach 10 feet under ideal conditions.

Why is Norway spruce called Picea abies?

According to the Royal Forestry Society, the tree gets its scientific name from two places. Picea comes from the Latin root pix, or the pith or resin produced from the tree, while abies comes from when the tree was originally classified as a fir.

What is the difference between Picea and abies?

The difference between these two groups is seemingly difficult, but there are elements that you can immediately see whether you have a spruce (Picea) or a fir (Abies) faces. The branches of spruce feel rough because the leaf pads sit as the old needles fall off. At firs the branches are much smoother.

Is there a dwarf Norway spruce?

Growing 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide, the Dwarf Norway Spruce is ideal for use as a focal point specimen in smaller garden spaces, conifer gardens, rock gardens and home foundation plantings. Also suitable for growing in pots, planters and other containers.

What can you plant under Norway spruce?

Some other popular choices for under-tree cover include sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum), which has white flowers and fragrant foliage, and grasses in the Ophiopogon species, like Black Mondo grass. Vinca vine (Vinca minor) is valued for its glossy leaves and blue flowers.

Is there a dwarf weeping spruce?

The miniature version of the spruce tree, namely the Dwarf Weeping White Spruce, grows to a cute 3 feet tall.

What is killing my Norway spruce?

Cytospora canker, caused by the fungus Cytospora kunzei (also known as Valsa kunzei var. piceae), is the most prevalent and destructive fungal disease of Norway and Colorado blue spruce. Occasionally, Cytospora canker is found on Douglas-fir, hemlock, and larch.

How far apart to plant Norway spruce for windbreak?

Spacing- single row 16' apart, double row 20' apart between rows and trees in the row.

Do Norway spruce smell?

Scent and Needles

The Norway Spruce is known for its aroma, infusing every corner of your home with that typical pine scent of a true Christmas tree. The needles are fresh, fragrant, and slightly spikier, they do tend to drop throughout the season.

How much will a Norway spruce grow in the first year?

Norway Spruce grows rapidly when young, up to 3 feet per year! However, its large mature size must be considered when siting.

Do Norway spruce turn brown in winter?

Although needles will often remain green in winter months while frozen, they will rapidly turn brown once it warms up in the spring. Often, buds are not affected by winter drying, but this spring I've seen some areas where buds dried as well as the foliage.

Which grows faster Norway or white spruce?

Norway Spruce is the fastest growing spruce we carry but it's not as dense as other spruce trees. It is sometimes used as a Christmas tree.

What happens if you plant Norway spruce too close together?

Once the trees grow up you want 18 ft between them. I did two staggered rows of 6 ft for faster results with plans to cut some down once they start to grow into each other. If they grow into each other they'll start losing their lower branches.


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