Picea glauca 'Cecilia'

Common Name: white spruce
Type: Needled evergreen
Family: Pinaceae
Zone: 3 to 6
Height: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Leaf: Colorful, Evergreen
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Deer

Culture

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers moist, sandy or loamy soils. Very tolerant and adaptable to a wide range of climatic and soil conditions.

Noteworthy Characteristics

This Alberta spruce cultivar is a dwarf, needled evergreen shrub which forms a tight, bluish-green, flat-topped globe typically rising to 18-24" tall with a similar spread. Slow growing (3-6" per year).

Problems

No serious insect or disease problems. Susceptible to red spiders, bagworms and root rot.

Garden Uses

May be used in the border front or rock garden or as a small specimen or as part of a foundation planting.