Picea pungens ‘Edith’ Spruce

Description: A slow-growing, conical, evergreen coniferous shrub or small tree with upright or horizontal branches bearing short, silvery blue, glaucous needles. Oblong, green cones in summer mature to pale brown by autumn.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Picea Growing Tips: Grows well in most soil types apart from chalk, in moist but well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from cold drying winds.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 1m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Blue / Silver
  • Evergreen
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Do not prune
  • Award-winning

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