Picea abies ‘Acrocona’

(Dwarf Norway, Spruce)


$349.99


Hardiness Zones:

 2b  3a  3b  4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

‘Acrocona’ is a cultivar that is noted for producing showy immature red cones at the branch ends (acro meaning at the end) in spring. Cones are abundant in early years. Cones mature to tan by summer. This small conifer typically grows as a broad upright-spreading shrub, but may grow as a small tree. Ten year growth is in the area of 5-10′ tall. Trees will mature to about 20/ tall over time. Dark green needles.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Best spruce for Piedmont area of NC.

Additional information

Common Name

Dwarf Norway, Spruce

Botanical Name

Picea abies 'Acrocona'

Container/Amount

5-6' BB

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

8 ft.

Width

10ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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