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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Whorled branches with blue-green leaves; purple-brown cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Specimen tree Windbreaks

Zones: 1-8

Description: From the USA, where it was traditionally used for paper production, this evergreen conifer to 60 ft (18 m) favors moist soils in open sunny situations. Of pyramidal form, its whorled branches have narrow blue-green leaves with blunt tips and small, abunda

Growth Habit: Pyramidal habit

Comments: Dwarf forms available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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