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 'Cruenta' is a slow-growing, upright, tree-form of Norway spruce. In the spring when the new flush of foliage bursts forth with spectacular red when buds.
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: Displays beautiful red buds in the spring.