Genus 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.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Picea abies 'Acrocona' forms a small, evergreen tree with drooping branches and dark green needles. Dark pink cones are produced at the ends of the branches in spring, even on young plants, maturing to pale brown in summer.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 1m. Ultimate Spread: 1.5m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.