Little Gem Nest Spruce (Picea abies 'Little Gem')

Little Gem Nest Spruce
  • Bloom/Foliage: Evergreen
  • Height: 1-2'
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  • Zone: 3
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  • Description:

    Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Prefers moist, sandy soils. Will tolerate light shade and clay soils.

    This Norway spruce cultivar is a dwarf needled evergreen shrub which has a dense, flat, globose, bun or cushion-like habit. New growth needles are light green, turning to a glossy, dark green with age. Typically grows slowly (3" per year) to 12" tall and 18-24" wide, but may occasionally reach 2' tall and 2-3' wide. A sport of Picea abies 'Nidiformis' (bird's nest spruce).