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Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb'

Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb' - Tom Thumb Oriental Spruce

Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb' - Tom Thumb Oriental Spruce

More About Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb'

  • Striking golden fingers of tight foliage
  • Dwarf, compact habit
  • Growth rate: 2-5 cm per year

Interesting Notes:

This compact selection is a sport of Picea orientalis 'Skylands'. 

Zone:

4

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Tom Thumb Oriental Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist to average, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. This dwarf cultivar requires no pruning. For best colour plant in full sun locations. 

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Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Compact
Oval
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Golden
Yellow

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Patio plants

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea orientalis 'Tom Thumb'

Picea orientalis 'Early Gold'

Picea orientalis 'Early Gold'

Early Gold Oriental Spruce