Picea meyeri

Plant Type- Evergreen Tree

Flower Color- No flowers

Foliage Color- Green to blue-green

Growth Habit- Pyramidal Upright

Growth Rate- Slow

Zone- 3-8

Height- 35 feet to 40 feet tall

Spread- 15 feet to 20 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This evergreen is slow-growing and requires minimal maintenance once established.  Meyer Spruce prefers acidic, well-drained soil. This spruce variety has short needles. Disease resistant, deer resistant, and is drought tolerant.

Pruning-  Pruning should only be done to remove dead or infected areas of the tree.  This tree can be shaped when it is young to encourage uniform growth as it matures.

Other evergreen tree options.

  • Austrian Pine
  • Blue Form Eastern White Pine
  • Colorado Spruce
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Norway Spruce
  • Serbian Spruce