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Picea abies 'Formanek'

Picea abies 'Formanek' - Formanek Norway spruce

Picea abies 'Formanek' - Formanek Norway spruce

More About Picea abies 'Formanek'

  • Slow-growing, weeping habit with spreading branches
  • Deep green needles grow densely along the branches
  • New growth is a lighter green in the spring
  • A great alternative evergreen spreader

Zone:

3

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

100-175 cm
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Formanek Norway spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

If staked, the branches weep downward, if left unstaked, the branches will spread along the ground forming a low flat foliage mat.


Picea abies 'Formanek' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Prostrate
Weeping
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea abies 'Formanek'

Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'

Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'

Meyer's Dwarf Greek Fir

Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

Procumbens Blue Spruce

Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'

Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'

Prostrate Blue Noble Fir