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Picea abies 'Gold Drift'

More About Picea abies 'Gold Drift'

  • Trained upright or used as a ground cover
  • Weeping form of Norway spruce
  • Vibrant yellow needles in late spring and summer
  • Needles are more subdued or green in winter
  • An excellent specimen in a rock garden
  • Growth speed: 30-40cm per year

Zone:

3

Height:

100-175 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm
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Gold Drift Norway Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

A stand-alone specimen that can either be staked for height or left to trail naturally over the landscape. Needs to be fully exposed to the sun to maintain vibrant colour in Spring and Summer. 


Picea abies 'Gold Drift' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Habit

Weeping
Trailing

Foliage Color

Golden
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen