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Brewer's Weeping Spruce
Scientific Name: Picea breweriana S. Wats.
Synonym: Picea brewerana
Family: Pinaceae
Brewer's Weeping Spruce (Picea  breweriana)
"Picea breweriana", 19473 U.S.D.A. Forest Service, courtesy of Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-7,14-17
USDA: 5-6

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: USA (california, Oregon) in valleys and on ridgetops

Growth Habits: evergreen tree, drooping appearance, 80 to 100 feet tall (24-30 m), 35 feet spread (10 m); flattened needles, spirally arranged, dark blue-green above, with 2 white bloom bands below, 0.4 to 1 inch long (1-2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Occasional water

Propagation: Seeds

Brewer's spruce is named for its first collector, Prof William Henry Brewer, Professor of Agriculture at Yale.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Brewer spruce is monoecious. Trees older than 20 to 30 years, produce dark brown cones 3 to 6 inches long (8 to 15 cm) that mature from September to October. The seeds are 0.12 inch long (3 mm).

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