Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers moist, sandy soils. Will tolerate light shade and clay soils.
This Norway spruce cultivar is a dwarf, needled evergreen shrub which has a dense, pyramidal shape. Dark green needles. Slow growing (3-6" per year) to 4' tall by 3' wide (occasionally larger) by seven years. Growth habit and characteristics for this uncommon cultivar are not well documented.
No serious insect or disease problems. Susceptible to red spiders, spruce gall, aphids, budworms, bagworms and borers.
May be used in the mixed border or rock garden as a specimen, or as a foundation planting or specimen around the home.