Picea orientalis 'Skylands' - Skylands Oriental Spruce
Picea orientalis 'Skylands' - Skylands Oriental Spruce

Skylands Caucasian Spruce

Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

Also called Skylands Oriental Spruce

  • Broadly conical upright spruce with horizontal branching that becomes pendulous
  • Bright yellow new growth becomes golden-yellow with maturity
  • Carmine-red flowers, which resemble strawberries, form in the spring
  • Flowers morph into reddish-purple cones that turn brown as they mature

ZONE:
4

HEIGHT:
5-10 m

SPREAD:
150-200 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


This fine-textured medium-sized plant maintains its colour best in a sunny location. Young trees need some summer sun and winter wind protection until they become established. Makes a good contrast in any landscape.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Yellow
Golden
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen