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  • Alberta spruce 'Conica'
  • Eventual height: 2m
  • Eventual spread: 1m

Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica'

Alberta spruce 'Conica'

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5 litre red pot £29.99 £23.99
5 litre red pot £29.99 £23.99

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep, moist, well-drained, neutral to acid soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Perfect for a short-term, table-top Christmas tree, this conifer may not come as a perfect pyramid, but it still looks charming, especially when adorned with decorations, lights or tinsel. Try to keep it in a cool, bright room and move it outside as soon as possible after Christmas, where you can enjoy it for the rest of the year. It is currently around 45cm tall (including the pot) and has beautiful, blue tinged green, needle-like leaves. As it matures it will also produce oval, green summer cones that age to brown. A slow-growing, broadly conical, evergreen conifer it's an excellent specimen tree for a small, sunny garden - and it's happiest when planted in moist but freely draining, neutral to acidic soil (or ericaceous compost if kept in a pot).

  • Garden care: To maintain the plant's distinctive shape remove any misplaced or diseased branches in winter.