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Norway Spruce – Picea abies

(50 seeds)

$4.35

Tall conical shape with textured bark makes a stately bonsai.

This very hardy tree makes an excellent bonsai with its conical shape and upright nature lending itself well to formal upright, medium and large bonsai.  
 

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This very hardy tree makes an excellent bonsai with its conical shape and upright nature lending itself well to formal upright, medium and large bonsai.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Medium

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting

Bonsai Size

Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds

In the Garden

As it’s name suggests, the Norway Spruce is native to cooler parts of Europe and is found growing up to an altitude of 3000m. A fast grower, this species will grow up to 1m a year for the first 25 year. A popular ornamental conifer tree in cooler climates, the Norway Spruce is also the main species of conifer used for Christmas trees.

Propagation

A very hardy tree, this species is well suited to all cool and temperate areas of Australia and will prefer a rich sandy soil. If growing for the garden, keep the tree in a pot for the first 2 years to allow good root development.

Common Name:Norway Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea abies
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 50
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds
Growing Information

In the Garden

As it’s name suggests, the Norway Spruce is native to cooler parts of Europe and is found growing up to an altitude of 3000m. A fast grower, this species will grow up to 1m a year for the first 25 year. A popular ornamental conifer tree in cooler climates, the Norway Spruce is also the main species of conifer used for Christmas trees.

Propagation

A very hardy tree, this species is well suited to all cool and temperate areas of Australia and will prefer a rich sandy soil. If growing for the garden, keep the tree in a pot for the first 2 years to allow good root development.

Product Details
Common Name:Norway Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea abies
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 50
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:25-50m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds

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