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Picea orientalis 'Deer Run'

Deer Run Oriental Spruce

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Slow Growing.
  • Showing cones in the Spring.
  • Very Narrow, upright form.
  • Very rare in the trade.

Height: 20 ft


Spread: 8 ft


Hardiness Zone: 3


Exposure:

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Blue/green

Habit:

  • Pyramidal
  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Comments:

Very narrow and very upright.  Deer Run makes a wonderful sentinel in your garden.  More blue than green, needles stay tight to the branch.  Showy pendulous cones appear in the Spring.  This is a 1982 introduction from Wells Nursery. 

Deer Run Spruce in the landscape.

Deer Run Spruce in the landscape.

Close up view of the needles.

Close up view of the needles.