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Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Picea glauca albertiana 'Conica'
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Evergreen tree with a compact, conical habit. Dense, soft, very fine foliage emerges bright green and matures to gray-green. Used as an accent, hedge, topiary, container plant and living Christmas tree. 

Plant with Maiden Grass 'Gracillimus'


  • Landscape Size: 6'-8' tall, 4'-5' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 3a
  • Growth Habit: Columnar
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Attracts Birds

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Tolerant of most soils with good drainage. Prune in winter. Prune topiary to maintain shape. Feed in spring, before new growth, with a multipurpose fertilizer. When using as a living Christmas tree, bring in 10 days before Christmas. Once tree is indoors, place ice cubes around the base. 



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