Picea orientalis 'Atrovirens'
Atrovirens Oriental Spruce
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, to 60 ft (18 m) tall, more open than the species, densely branched to the ground, conical crown, needles especially dark green; "forms a very elegant tree" (van Gelderen and van Hoey Smith, 1997).
- Sun. Tolerates gravelly soils. Protect from harsh winter winds.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Developed by den Ouden, Boskoop, Holland before 1911.