Norway SprucePicea abies 80' Fast-growing wide-spreading upright picturesque tree with graceful long pendulous branches that often reach the ground. Largest of the spruces.
If you go to the Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Mass., don’t miss the ancient Norway spruce just inside the front gate. Several of its massive drooping branches have rooted and turned into secondary trunks. It is truly amazing.
Orange-brown scaly bark. Excellent lumber. Showy 4-6" cones. Bright green foliage.
Prefers loam but tolerates poorer soils than other spruces. Native to northern Europe. Z2. (9-18" bare-root transplants)
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