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Picea omorika 'Gnom'

Gnom Dwarf Spruce

Spruce

Comments

High density and compactness are features which truly describe this plant; very slow growing and can be effectively used in many applications; foundation, border, accent; largely immune to adverse climatic conditions

Description

High density and compactness are features which truly describe this plant; very slow growing and can be effectively used in many applications; foundation, border, accent; largely immune to adverse climatic conditions

Landscape Attributes

Gnom Dwarf Spruce is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely oval form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

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.

Gnom Dwarf Spruce is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Gnom Dwarf Spruce will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. 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:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

5 feet

3 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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