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Tall growing Spruce (Picea)

Picea abies
Picea abies
"Norway Spruce"
A beautiful shapely tree with dark green foliage. Slow at first, becoming faster with age. Often used as a potted Christmas tree.

Picea likiangensis var Balfouriana
Picea likiangensis var Balfouriana
"Balfour Spruce"
A tall tree with a narrow, pointed apex. The dense branches become slightly pendulous with age. The short needled foliage is grey in colour.

Picea omorika
Picea omorika
"Serbian Spruce"
A handsome tree of tapering, spire-like habit. The branches become pendulous with age. The grey-green foliage has silver tones beneath.

Picea polita
Picea polita
"Tiger-Tail Spruce"
The short, chunky needles are a fresh green colour. The branches are horizontal when young. On mature plants the branchlets are like long "tiger tails". Conspicuous reddish buds in winter. A rare spruce from Japan.

Picea pungens
Picea pungens
"Colorodo Spruce"
As this spruce is raised from seed, there is a variation in foliage colour and texture. Also the tree's ultimate shape and size can vary. Normally form a tall, symmetrical tree.

Picea pungens 'Glauca'
Picea pungens 'Glauca'
Picea pungens 'Glauca'

"Blue Colorodo Spruce"
As this spruce is raised from seed, there is a variation in foliage colour and texture. Also the tree's ultimate shape and size can vary. Normally form a tall, symmetrical tree. May produce immature pink cones in spring as pictured.



Picea pungens 'Iseli Fastigiate'
Picea pungens 'Iseli Fastigiate'
A narrow form of the "Colorado Spruce". Attractive blue foliage. Grows in an upright, columnar shape. Beautiful as an accent plant.
Picea pungens 'Moerheim'
Picea pungens 'Moerheim'
Another beautiful grafted "Blue Spruce". This variety has bright blue needles. Slowly forms the symmetrical, typical spruce shape.
Picea brachytyla
Picea brachytyla

"Sargent Spruce"
A rare spruce with conspicuous bright green short-needled foliage. Conical when young, rounder with age. The long upright branches have weeping tips.


Picea likiangensis 'Purpurea'
Picea likiangensis 'Purpurea'
"Purple-Cone Spruce"
A tall tree with a narrow pointed apex. Very dark green, short needled foliage. Violet-purple Cones.

Picea omorika 'Pendula'
Picea omorika 'Pendula'
A beautiful form of the "Serbian Spruce". The branches are very pendulous from a young age. A very graceful tree.
Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
This form of "Colorado Blue Spruce" has lovely long, bright blue needles. Slow growing at first, eventually a beautiful tree.
Picea pungens 'Kosterii'
Picea pungens 'Kosterii'
"Kosters Blue Spruce"
One of the most popular grafted varieties of blue spruce. Slow growing when young, fast with age. Forms an elegant, pyramidal tree.

Picea pungens 'Spek'
Picea pungens 'Spek'
"Spek's Blue Spruce"
This form has a good blue colour and develops into an even shape at a young age.

Picea pungens 'Thomsen'
Picea pungens 'Thomsen'
"Thomsen's Blue Spruce"
A beautiful form of Blue Spruce with light icy-blue foliage. Forms a typical pyramidal spruce shape.

Picea smithiana
Picea smithiana
"Himalayan Spruce"
An extremely beautiful tree with long, dark green needles. From the branches hang long branchlets, giving a lovely weeping effect.