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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Alberta spruce 'Conica'
Picea glauca var. conica hort.
Picea are evergreen trees with rigid, needle-like leaves arranged singly all round the shoots, and narrow, leathery-scaled cones borne near the ends of the shoots
'Conica' is a neat, cone-shaped, dense, dwarf evergreen conifer with light green needles later turning light bluish-green
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moist but well-drained, ideally neutral to acid soil in full sun
Propagate by grafting in winter, or semi-hardwood cuttings in summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Adelgids may cause galls, aphids may cause needle loss and glasshouse red spider mite may be troublesome
Susceptible to honey fungus
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Alberta spruce 'Conica'
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