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Picea alcoquiana


Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Picea
                        Specie: Picea alcoquiana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Long, stiff, needle-like leaves have white bands; purplish pink cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Background tree Windbreaks

Zones: 8-10

Description: From Japan, this evergreen conifer reaches 80 ft (24 m) and has a broadly pyramidal habit. The branches are horizontal, and the stiff needle-like leaves have prominent white bands. Superficially the leaves resemble Picea abies. The cylindrical cone

Growth Habit: Broad pyramidal habit

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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