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Common Name: Norway Spruce

Species Name: Picea abies

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Europe
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Red spider mite, spruce gall aphid, budworm and borers



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 50-foot diameter, 100-foot height
    • Leaves: Needles 4-sided with stomata on all 4 sides, rhombic in cross-section, 0.5-1 inches long, straight or curved


Soil Preference Well-drained, sandy
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Does well in colder climates and grows to be a very large tree there but not in Oklahoma


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