Weeping Serbian Spruce
Picea omorika f. pendula

Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Picea (PY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: omorika f. pendula
Additional cultivar information:(aka Pendula)

Category:

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Evergreen

Provides winter interest

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Rock Island, Illinois

Louisville, Kentucky

Omaha, Nebraska

Wilson, New York

Cincinnati, Ohio

Christiana, Tennessee

Bainbridge Island, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 9, 2006, conifers from Rock Island, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This plant was 33 years of age on the day the photo was taken.

"WEEPING SERBIAN SPRUCE. Named in 1920 in Germany, In North American commerce since before or equal to 1941. Uncommon. This name is used for more than one clone of markedly pendulous habit, from semi-dwarf to full-sized specimens." (Jacoben, Arthur Lee - 'NORTH AMERICAN LANDSCAPE TREES'). ~1 foot of growth per year.