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Picea orientalis 'Nana'
(Dwarf Oriental Spruce)


Botanical Name:
Picea orientalis 'Nana'

Common Name:
Dwarf Oriental Spruce

Plant Hardiness: Zone 4

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Foliage: Dark green needles that are quite short and lustrous.

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Habit: Dwarf, spreading form unless a leader is allowed to form and then it becomes strongly pyramidal.

Size: 3 feet tall by 8 feet wide after 15 years but will grow taller if a leader forms.

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Native Habitat: Asia

Other Features: Can tolerate poor soils but may need protection from a harsh winter wind.

Description: This is a Spruce from Asia, as its name implies. It is quite hardy to Zone 4 and is mainly characterized by short needles and rather slow growing habit compared to many of the other Spruces. ‘Nana’ is an extremely slow growing form that gets to approximately 3 feet in height. With its dark green needles it makes a nice small dwarf plant.


 
   

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