Post a reply

Avatar for RCSCarey
Sep 3, 2016 10:10 AM CST
Thread OP

Thumb of 2016-09-03/RCSCarey/31009b


Thumb of 2016-09-03/RCSCarey/1f1cda


Thumb of 2016-09-03/RCSCarey/15095e

I adopted this Spruce (or what I think is a Spruce) from a friend who bought it at Home Depot during Christmas time, then didn't want it after Christmas. It's in a ~1 gallon container and has been on my balcony next to a potted Long Leaf Pine.

This past Spring it started growing these long pine needles (or what looks to be long pine needles). But that doesn't make any sense to me since its genetic makeup is already written.

I've researched it online without luck.

Is this actually a Spruce? Do Spruce normally grow these long needles among their small needles? If not, what is happening to this poor little unwanted freak plant? lol.

Thank you,

Rachel
Image
Sep 3, 2016 10:51 AM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Keeps Horses Dog Lover Daylilies Region: Canadian
Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Welcome! @Daisyl answered your question in the Plant ID forum:

The thread "Very Long Needles Grow Out of Spruce" in Plant ID forum
You must first create a username and login before you can reply to this thread.
  • Started by: RCSCarey
  • Replies: 1, views: 651
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Rozanne"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.