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 pungens 'Oldenburg' is a slow-growing dwarf conifer forming a globose plant with very short needles.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Blue - silver needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 3-5m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: This tree produces cones and they are five to ten centimetres, and are greenish when young. The cones are a light brown colour at maturity.