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Spruce, SerbianPicea omorika

Spruce, Serbian—Picea omorika

The most graceful of all spruces, the Serbian Spruce offers thin arching branches with a slender straight trunk. The needles are light-green to blue-green with purple to cinnamon colored one and a half inch cones. Prefers a deep, moist, and well-drained soil. Plant in partial shade to full sun. Grows 50'-60' with a 25' spread. (Zones 4-7)

Zones 4 - 7
Zones 4 - 7

Hardiness Zones: Zones 4 - 7
The Serbian Spruce can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. (see map below)

Evergreen
Evergreen

Type of tree:
The Serbian Spruce falls into the following type(s): Evergreens

50' - 60' High
50' - 60' High

Mature Height:
The Serbian Spruce grows to be 50' - 60' feet in height.

20' - 25' Spread
20' - 25' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Serbian Spruce has a spread of about 20' - 25' at full maturity.

Slow to Medium Growth
Slow to Medium Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a slow to medium growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This spruce does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
The Serbian Spruce grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well drained, clay soils.

Pyramidal Shape
Pyramidal Shape

Shape:
This spruce has pyramidal shape.

More Info
More Info


The Serbian Spruce can be expected to grow in the zones shown on this map.

Description:
The most graceful of all spruces, the Serbian Spruce offers thin arching branches with a slender straight trunk. The needles are light-green to blue-green with purple to cinnamon colored one and a half inch cones. Prefers a deep, moist, and well-drained soil. Plant in partial shade to full sun. Grows 50'-60' with a 25' spread. (Zones 4-7)

Wildlife Value:
Serbian Spruce support a wide variety of wildlife. They are important as winter cover for deer, small game including grouse, hare, and woodcock. Song birds and fur bearers also frequent these forest types.