General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Other: female cones with papery or thin woody scales
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Winter
Flowers: Other: soft male cones
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Seeds are inside cones
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Monoecious

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Common names
  • Norway Spruce
  • Spruce

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Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2020-10-28
Picea abies 'Kellerman's Blue Cameo' - The amber colored buds are
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan
Date: 2020-10-28
Picea abies 'Kellerman's Blue Cameo' - planted 2003

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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Location: Michigan State University Hidden Lake Garden, Tipton, MI
Date: 2012-02-01

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