I recently planted a tree that was tagged weeping white spruce, however I was told it was a Weeping Norway Spruce. Hedge Trees Garden Trees Trees And Shrubs Trees To Plant Landscaping Shrubs Outdoor Landscaping Outdoor Plants Front Yard Landscaping Storybook Gardens. Your county extension could confirm. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. Very nice focal point and narrow for smaller gardens! This tree traveled all the way to Nebraska and was wonderfully packaged. Zone 2-8. Hi Rw ... seasonal shedding of internal needles and baring of old branchlets is normal for all spruce. The beautiful little trees were delivered in good shape. Hello, Each branch seems to change direction almost at a 90 degree angle. Great having a nursery of your type in the PNW. Wondering if some of them are smaller? up to this point, a dwarf, weeping selection of white spruce has not been selected. Description With its stately upright growth habit weeping white spruce bears drooping blue-green foliage making it a strong accent plant for Northwest gardens. I haven't ever noticed this in years past. Also be aware the weeping Norway spruce will only grow to the top of its highest stake, then knuckle over once again. My two trees came relatively quickly... And we're a good quality. A fast grower, 12 in. Grows to approximately 12’ x 6’ over 10 years. This year is full of thick green cones and the top is flat with not leader it disappeared!! There are millions are skirtless spruces out there because of them. ... Picea bicolor 'Howell's Dwarf Tigertail' Picea glauca var. Arrived in good shape. Any suggestions? Its now about 30 feet tall. Cultivar list ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONIFERS, published in 1Q 2012. The rest of the tree has lovely spring green new growth, but these bottom branches remain naked. It is a weeping white spruce with gray-green small leaves. May 13, 2015 - A narrow weeping form with a layered or stacking appearance. Is this ok, should I be doing anything to help it along or straighten it? Morphology: This conifer grows approximately 1’ per year to reach a height of 10’ after 10 years, and perhaps 40’-50’ after another 30 years. It was very healthy and we quickly planted it, looking forward to it growing up. Great tree for color, texture and overall dramatics. Densata. Typical mature specimens measure upwards of 20 feet tall. The genus Picea (spruce) offers so much variety in size, shape, color and landscape use that it is easy to believe one or more choices will fill any imaginable garden need. Hi there! TRINOMIAL TYPE: Cultivar If I were to buy one so small, I'd grow it out in a pot for a few years until it's strong enough to plant out. I bought this tree to replace one that sadly did not survive the winter. Plant needs to be staked to go up. I saw your picture and will upload it later. This is the second time we have purchased from Kigi nursery. It's very difficult to do and rarely comes out right. Upon some research I see they are quite different. A slow grower, 4 in. GROWTH SIZE: Intermediate: 6 to 12 inches (15 – 30 cm) per year / 5 to 10 feet (1.5 – 3 m) after 10 years, Sign up for our free quarterly E-newsletter List. French botanist, Élie-Abel Carrière formally described it in botanical literature in 1867 in Traité Général des Conifères. Picea glauca ‘Conica’: Dwarf Alberta Spruce. albertiana ‘Alberta Globe’ Picea glauca var. It sound like you plant is knuckled over. But then it started growing again. I planted a weeping white spruce last year with a beautiful leader. At this point in the season, the new growth has likely hardened off to the point that, if you try to straighten it, it'll break. Very good experience and product. Angie , I THINK the leader will straighten itself,,,it can't hurt to gently attach a piece of bamboo to help...the dust is a mystery ,, hose it off. Such as grown from cone seed, cuttings with root hormone, grafting? I have a Weeping White Spruce that I think has reached maturity because even the leader is now weeping. Pinus strobus ‘Blue Shag’ – Dwarf White Pine – 2 gallon $ 44.00; Chamaecyparis nootkatensis ‘Pendula’- Weeping Alaskan Cedar- 7 Gallon $ 105.00; Abies balsamea – Balsam Fir – 7 gallon $ 115.00; Picea glauca 'Little Dipper'- White Spruce Picea mariana 'Golden'- Black Spruce - 6 gallon Aug 1, 2018 - Mail Order Conifer Nursery of Dwarf and Miniature Conifers, Japanese Maples, Bonsai, and Fairy Garden Plants. I've seen this one put on a foot or more of growth every year. or will the deer graze the lower branches destroying the characteristic look? Jan 23, 2014 - Mail Order Conifer Nursery of Dwarf and Miniature Conifers, Japanese Maples, Bonsai, and Fairy Garden Plants. We put it in a frequently used area to show it off. It's in the plant's nature. Grows 2-3’ x 10-12” in 10 years, 6-7'x3-4' eventually. Picea pungens 'Glauca Pendula' is a vigorous, irregular weeping or creeping selection of Colorado spruce with bright silvery-Blue colored, sickle shaped needles, especially in early spring and summer. Do we need to try to stake the leader to help it straighten up? Probably the most common cultivar of var. Thank you. Upon further inspection much of the underside of some limbs are turning brown and the needles shake off easily. Enjoy access to exclusive content, Conifer Database, garden visits, Conifer Q&A Forums, nursery tours with member discounts on unusual cultivars, scholarships for hort students and more. Thank you for the info. Other similar cultivars include ‘Formanek’, ‘Inversa’, ‘Pendula Major’,‘Pendula Monstrosa’, and ‘Reflexa’. Is this a problem with how the tree was stored? Honestly most people don't even try to do it. £14.95. Saved by Paul Martinez If you are are using it and are not a member, consider joining or donating to the ACS to support this and our other educational projects. Temporarily Out of Stock. I’ll upload a picture. per year (10 cm), this Dwarf White Spruce makes a glorious accent in a mixed border and is perfect in any garden settings. 2 Review(s) ... Weeping Yaupon Holly - Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula' - 3 Gallon Pot. Hardy to USDA Zone 3 alex , this IS a dwarf form . In the Latin language "pendula" translates into "weeping or pendulous. Emerging light green, its fine needles turn to blue-green as they mature. This database was developed and is maintained by dedicated volunteers. Excellent as a miniature Christmas tree in natural form, or as an artistically pruned topiary. Picea glauca 'Pendula' Saved by Paul Martinez. Love our little tree! Before purchasing we recommend viewing our Policy Page for shipping, size and warranty information. Hi Linda ... you were told wrong. Feb 6, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Jody McGowan. A specimen will grow only as tall is it's final staked height. FREE SHIPPING. I can't wait to plant them and see them grow. GROWTH SHAPE: Upright Weeping I have a question. Principal photography was generously donated by Janice LeCocq Photgraphy, Weeping white spruce photographed in the Bibby and Harold Alfond Children's Garden of the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, Boothbay, Maine, 2013, Additions to the International Conifer Register. A narrow weeping form with a layered or stacking appearance. I saw one of these trees around town and it took me awhile to find one, I was hesitant to order online. If you select and tie up a secondary shoot in hopes of creating a new leader, the plant will decide that it didn't like your decision and choose a different one. Good root base, should do well. Discover (and save!) Grows to approximately 5’ x 2’ over 10 years. A little smaller than I anticipated, but I'm sure it will grow into a beauty. Its long limbs are covered with nice, blue-green needles. Visitors welcome by appointment, call ahead (360) 425-0541 Stately, Picea glauca 'Pendula' (White Spruce) is a narrow, conical to pyramidal, evergreen tree adorned with a strong central leader and very pendulous branches that cascade down gracefully and hug the trunk. 3 (-30 to -40 F / -34.4 to -40 C) Hi Dave, I’ve been all over the internet and can’t seem to find much information on how the weeping white spruce is cultivated. This is a nice selection for growing in containers because it grows so slowly that it can remain in the same pot for years. I was told that it was a slow grower and that you could trim the leader back. Excited to watch it grow. Picea glauca albertiana 'Conica' is an award winning White Spruce tree with closely packed mid-green needles that forms a neatly shaped small pyramidal tree. Your plant definitely suffered some sort of mechanical damage at some point. 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