Item Description
Picea omorika ‘Nana’ Standard

 (Dwarf Serbian Spruce)

* Full Sun - Part shade  * Zones 4-7  * 6' tall  * 5' wide

A Compact Dwarf Serbian Spruce on a Standard, grows 3-6 inches per year !

 

You are bidding on a 24-30 inch tall high grafted, Standard Dwarf Serbian spruce. The spread is about 6 inches right now.

Picea omorika ‘Nana’ Standard is the Dwarf Serbian Spruce that has those soft green needles on the top-side and the bottom side and retains that bluish color. The rounded form is very easy to maintain, a spread of 5.0′-6.0′, and around 5.0′ for the height.

There are now a lot of these type of evergreen standards out there to use but this one has a 2 tone color effect. There is a nice subtle change from green to blue in the needles.

Evergreens on standards like this make an incredibly strong statement in the immediate area they are placed. Becoming a focal point, or at least an exclamation point, needing a supporting cast to show off this plants interesting characteristics. A mass of low perennials, or ground cover is a safe bet, not a group of 4 or 5 deciduous shrubs with the same rounded shape competing for your attention.

These globes also look great as part of a collection of conifers/evergreens. Though I would put them(evergreen standards) next to some lower, wider spreaders.

The other way to use these dwarf globes is as a pair, flanking a sidewalk or guarding the ends of a bed. I guess you would say this is the standard, typical, ho-hum way to be placed in the landscape. it’s true, but it works.

Remember this design tip with these types of shrubs . . . think focal point, then place this type of evergreen where you want someone to look, a place of interest, and appreciate what’s happening in that space. Then surround these focals with subordinates to support the uniqueness of the evergreen on a standard.

Care: Prefers deep, moist but well-drained, neutral to acidic soil.

Companion Plants:

Goes well with Weeping norway Spruce, Vanderwolf's Pyramid Pine, Thunderhead Pine as well as Giant Weeping Sequoia. Check out our store for these great plants!

We combine shipping charges on multiple orders and ship as soon as payment is recieved.

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We combine shipping charges on multiple orders, each additional plant is $2.50. Do not pay for your order until you are done bidding on all of your items, we will send you a combined invoice with the shipping dscount. If you pay for your orders individually you will not receive the shipping discount. We ship Priority Mail, Mon.-Wed .

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