Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Picea abies 'Mucronata'

More About Picea abies 'Mucronata'

  • Compact, irregular, mounding habit when young
  • Plant will develop a leader with several sub-leaders
  • Thick, stiff, shoots with dark blue-green needles emerge from large, brown buds
  • Use as a specimen in a larger rock garden

Zone:

4

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
×

Mucronata Norway Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

Generally a low-maintenance plant, this spruce can be pruned to give it a more compact formal shape.


Picea abies 'Mucronata' 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

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Rounded
Compact
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea abies 'Mucronata'

Picea omorika 'Nana'

Picea omorika 'Nana'

Dwarf Serbian Spruce

Picea abies 'Elegans'

Picea abies 'Elegans'

Dwarf Norway Spruce

Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Pinus resinosa 'Morel'

Morel Dwarf Red Pine