Picea omorika 'Pendula Bruns'
Common name: 
Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce
Pronunciation: 
PI-see-a o-mor-E-ka
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen tree, very narrow, strict weeping, size in 10 years listed as 7ft (2.1 m) tall and 2 ft (0.6 m) wide, branches grow down close to the trunk, the terminal leader grows straight without staking at a rate of 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) per year.  This is at first, but if the leader in not continuously staked it may "twist and meander" with age, resulting  in no two mature specimens looking alike. 
  • Sun. Best in a deep rich soil, moist and well-drained.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4  
  • Originated as a seedling that was selected in 1955 at the Bruns nursery in Bad Zwischenahn, Germany.
  • Oregon State Univ. Campus: southeast entrance to the Memorial Union
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