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 smithiana 'Sunray' is a rare small evergreen tree with elegant arching branches covered with golden-green needles. Best in a position with sun or light, dappled shade with some shelter from strong winds.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green/Yellow needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 5m. Ultimate Spread: 1.5m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: A rare cultivated tree.