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Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ – Little Gem Dwarf Spruce

Height: 2-5’            

Spread: 3-6’ (very dense, round to horizontally oval)            

Hardiness: Zone 3-7     

Growth Rate: Very slow, 1-2 inches annually is optimum.      

Foliage: Dark green and very dense, needles totally cover each shoot, similar to Dwarf Alberta Spruce.          

Preferred Soil: ph 5-6, moist but well drained.  

Common Ailments: None common, very hardy and has excellent resistance to deer browsing.             

Attributes: Considered to be a mutation of ‘Nidiformis’ that is smaller in stature. A maintenance free plant that will produce a dome like appearance and is becoming very popular on a standard graft.



  



Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ – Little Gem Dwarf Spruce
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ – Little Gem Dwarf Spruce
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ – Little Gem Dwarf Spruce
Picea abies ‘Little Gem’ – Little Gem Dwarf Spruce
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