Norway Spruce
(Picea abies)
Other Names - Spruce, Christmas Tree, Christmastree, Rauðgreni.
Origins - Europe
Perennial (evergreen).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 2 - 7.
Bloom - Spring
Height - Approx. up to 50 ft (15m).
Cultivation - Most well drained soils in elevated locations.
Propagation - By seeds.
Other - Intensely fragrant, this evergreen, is best recognized as the beloved Christmas Tree. Fast growing perennial, with important economical use in paper production, as well as in horticulture. Winter garden must-have!
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