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Norway Spruce
Scientific Name: Picea abies (L.) Karst.
Synonym: Picea excelsa
Family: Pinaceae
Norway Spruce (Picea  abies)
"Norway spruce, Picea abies", 19456 U.S.D.A. Forest Service, courtesy of Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-6,14-17
USDA: 2 -7

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Northern Europe

Growth Habits: evergreen tree, 100 to 200 feet tall (30-60 m); 4-angled, flattened, stiff needles, 0.5 to 1 inch long (1.2-2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Occasional water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings, micropropagation

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Norway spruce has large cones, 4 to 7 inches long (10-18 cm), irregularly toothed stiff scales. They start producing them when they reach 30 to 40 years of age.

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