Picea abies 'Nidiformis'
Also called Bird's Nest Spruce
Picea abies 'Nidiformis' - Bird's Nest Norway Spruce - New Growth - Photo courtesy of Van Belle Nursery Inc.
More About Picea abies 'Nidiformis'
- Spreading, horizontal to slightly ascending branches
- Forms a dense, broad to rounded, shrubby, flattened globe
- Short, tight-growing needles are gray-green
- Use in rock gardens or foundation plantings
Mature plants have a depression or “nest” in the centre of the flattened top, hence the common name of Bird’s Nest spruce.
Bird's Nest Norway Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips
A low maintenance evergreen for rock gardens, border fronts, foundations, or specimen plantings in any landscape.
Picea abies 'Nidiformis' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils