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Picea abies 'Little Gem'

Also called Little Gem Spruce


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New growth

New growth

More About Picea abies 'Little Gem'

  • Extremely dense, flat-topped globe
  • Short, tight needles are light green when young
  • Foliage turns dark green as the season progresses
  • Use where space is limited, for border plantings or in a rock garden setting

Zone:

3

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm
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Little Gem Norway Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

A lovely, little mound of foliage that is perfect for beds and borders, featuring mixed conifers and low-growing shrubs. The neat, rounded shape is ideal for rock gardens or in a controlled, formal garden. Useful for edging pavement or garden pathways. 


Picea abies 'Little Gem' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Rounded
Globe
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea abies 'Little Gem'

Abies koreana 'Silberperle'

Abies koreana 'Silberperle'

Silver Pearl Korean Fir

Abies koreana 'Blauer Eskimo'

Abies koreana 'Blauer Eskimo'

Miniature Korean Fir

Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'

Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'

Piccolo Dwarf Balsam Fir