Norway Spruce is a pyramidal growing conifer evergreen. This dense tree is decorated with short stiff needles. The needles are green in color. This evergreen works well when planted as a windbreak or screen. You may notice the tree attracting birds and other animals because of its year-round foliage and density. This evergreen is deer resistant which makes it an excellent fit for wooded areas. Norway Spruce requires watering during prolonged periods of extreme heat and drought.

Norway Spruce Needles

Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce

Picea Abies

Plant Type- Evergreen Tree

Flower Color- No flowers

Foliage Color- Green

Growth Habit- Pyramidal Upright

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 2-8

Height- 70 feet to 80 feet tall

Spread- 35 feet to 45 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This evergreen is fast-growing and requires minimal maintenance once established.   This evergreen works well as a stand-alone specimen or in rows.  This pine is commonly used as a Christmas tree. Spring is the best time to prune this tree if necessary.

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
  • Black Hills Spruce
  • Blue Form Eastern White Pine
  • Colorado Blue Spruce
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Serbian Spruce