Columnar (Fastigiate) Norway Spruce
Picea abies ‘Cupressina’
Features & Specs
Max Elevation: 6,500 ft.
Hardiness: Zone 2-7
Mature Height x Spread: 20′ x 4′
Shape: Tall and slender with compact branches to withstand the weight of snow.
Growth Rate: Slow – growth in height happens faster than growth in width.
Foliage: Short, dark green needles with bright green new growth. Dark, forest green year round.
Specimen, Perimeter privacy or screening tree, Accent, Winter Interest, Wind break
Tolerates: Drought (once established)
Planting & Maintenance
Sun: Full sun, tolerates light shade
Soil: Amend soil when planting
Water: All new plant material needs regular watering – see our Plant Care Guide.
Special Considerations: Don’t over water. This tree is especially susceptible to root-ball damage during transplant so go with the pro’s on this one!
Maintenance: Pruning is not recommended. If branches are troublesome, prune selectively.