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Picea omorika 'Frondenberg'

Frondenberg Serbian Spruce

Spruce

Comments

Color and texture set this variety apart from others of this species; showy, dark green needles are accented with a bluish which seem to sparkle; a beautiful and unusual accent choice

Description

Color and texture set this variety apart from others of this species; showy, dark green needles are accented with a bluish which seem to sparkle; a beautiful and unusual accent choice

Landscape Attributes

Frondenberg Serbian Spruce is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Frondenberg Serbian Spruce is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Frondenberg Serbian Spruce will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

24 inches

24 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

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