Picea omorika 'Karel'
The spruces are evergreen trees with a single trunk and regular annual tiers of horizontal branches forming a narrow to conical crown. They are found across the northern hemisphere, as a major constituent of the boreal forest above and below the Arctic Circle southwards down the main mountain chains of Europe, North America and Asia.
Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Picea omorika ‘Karel’, also known as Serbian Spruce, is a slow-growing strong dense evergreen conifer. It has a good resistant against city pollutions. This variety has lovely globe-shape foliage with dark green needles. Its dwarf growing habit makes it suitable as a ground cover.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green - blue needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 1m.
Ultimate Spread: 1m.
Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years.
Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.