Picea abies var. pendula
Weeping Norway Spruce
Pendulous Norway Spruce
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Picea abies f. pendula,
Picea abies 'Pendula'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, slow growing, with pendulous branches to some degree or another. If staked it may reach a height of 8 ft (2.5 m) or more, with spreading, outward sweeping branches.
- Usually used as a specimen plant. Probably the most common cultivar of var. pendula is ‘Pendula’, which growing naturally is 45 cm high with a spread of up to 10 ft (3 m). Other similar cultivars include ‘Formanek’, ‘Inversa’, ‘Pendula Major’,‘Pendula Monstrosa’, and ‘Reflexa’.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 3
- Oregon State Univ. campus: northwest corner of 11th St. and Adams Ave.