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Picea abies 'Slim Jim'

More About Picea abies 'Slim Jim'

  • Extremely narrow form with sharp ascending branches
  • Stiff, short, densely spaced needles are dark green
  • Makes an ideal specimen or for use as a privacy screening

Zone:

3

Height:

9-15 m

Spread:

150-200 cm
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Slim Jim Norway Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

This columnar spruce is a good choice when planting in a confined area, providing a vertical accent. They can also be planted in groups to make a privacy wall.


Picea abies 'Slim Jim' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea abies 'Slim Jim'

Abies alba 'Pyramidalis'

Abies alba 'Pyramidalis'

Pyramidal European Silver Fir

Picea abies 'Pyramidata'

Picea abies 'Pyramidata'

Pyramidal Norway Spruce

Picea glauca 'Montrose Spire'

Picea glauca 'Montrose Spire'

Montrose Spire White Spruce

Picea abies 'Cupressina'

Picea abies 'Cupressina'

Columnar Norway Spruce