Norway Spruce Tree
Fast-Growing Evergreen Tree
The Norway Spruce,Picea abies, is a fast-growing evergreen conifer. It would look outstanding in a large front yard, or perhaps serve as a natural windbreak and privacy hedge along a property line.
Few trees can match the large size and stately grandeur of a Norway Spruce tree. Your Norway Spruce tree will be an impressive sight as its 60-150 feet of pyramidal growth grace your yard. Its dynamic, dark green ¾-inch needles grow rich and dense on the pendulous branchlets, not only elegant to see but also soft to the touch.
There are no insect or disease problems with the Norway Spruce trees, and it’s generally carefree. It tolerates a variety of soils and conditions, including pollution. Some people believe it has curative powers, and use parts of it to make medicinal teas. It is also a valuable timber tree, used for furniture and musical instruments as well as in construction.
Norway Spruce trees are popular during the holidays too, being used both as a Christmas tree and in various decorations. It is highly valued by the wildlife that use it for shelter, and its bark, leaves and seed are eaten by various animals.
The Norway Spruce tree is the perfect choice for a landscape tree that will grow fast and provide a large, evergreen presence in your yard. Wildlife will flock to it, and you can even harvest it for its holiday, medicinal or timber appeal. A versatile, elegant and hardy tree, your Norway Spruce will provide you with beauty and interest for many years.
* Wildlife Interest
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Picea abies|
|Mature Height||50 - 80 feet|
|Mature Spread||20 - 40 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|