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Picea glauca 'Pendula' (White Spruce)

White Spruce 'Pendula', Weeping White Spruce, Alberta Spruce 'Pendula', Weeping Alberta Spruce


Stately, Picea glauca 'Pendula' (White Spruce) is a narrow, conical to pyramidal, evergreen tree adorned with a strong central leader and very pendulous branches that cascade down gracefully and hug the trunk. Its long limbs are covered with nice, blue-green needles. A fast grower, 12 in. per year (30 cm), this Weeping White Spruce makes a glorious accent in the landscape and a great conversation piece.

  • Grows up to 12-40 ft. tall (3.6-12 m) and 5-8 ft. wide (1.5-2.4 m).
  • Performs best in full sun in slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates light shade. Generally prefers cool climates and will struggle in hot and humid climate areas. Provide good air circulation.
  • Perfect as a distinctive specimen plant in the sunny garden.
  • Watch for adelgids, aphids or conifer red spider mite. Easy to grow and easy to care for.
  • No pruning required.
  • Propagate by seed sown in containers in a cold frame in spring or grafting in winter.

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Picea - Spruces
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 12' – 40' (3.6m – 12m)
Spread 5' – 8' (150cm – 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 2 – 7
Heat Zones 1 – 7
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Trees
Plant Family Picea - Spruces
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 12' – 40' (3.6m – 12m)
Spread 5' – 8' (150cm – 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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