(PICEA) Fat Albert Spruce

$616.90Price

Zone: 3 to 7

Height: 10.00 to 15.00 feet

Spread: 7.00 to 10.00 feet

Bloom Time: Non-flowering

Bloom Description: Non-flowering

Sun: Full sun

Water: Medium

Maintenance: Low

Leaf: Colorful, Evergreen

Other: Winter Interest

Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Drought, Air Pollution

  • PRODUCT INFO

    'Fat Albert' is noted for its (a) dense, broad, upright pyramidal shape (a perfect cone), (b) closely-spaced, ascending branches and (c) steel blue needle color. Grows slowly (12"+ per year) to 10-15' tall (typically 10' by 7' in 10 years).

     

    Easily grown in average, acidic, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade. Prefers rich, moist soils. Although established plants have some drought tolerance, soils should be kept consistently moist and not allowed to dry out in the early years. Generally prefers cool climates and will struggle in the heat and humidity of the deep South.

  • GARDEN USES

    Excellent specimen. Also effective in groups. Foundation plantings. Borders.

  • PLANT OF MERIT

    Plants of Merit are plants selected for their outstanding quality and dependable performance for the lower Midwest. They grow consistently well. 

     

    Plants of Merit Selection Criteria

    •Easy to grow and maintain
    •Not known to be invasive in our area
    •Resistant or tolerant to diseases and insects
    •Has outstanding ornamental value
    •Reasonably available to purchase

  • PROBLEMS

    No serious insect or disease problem. Susceptible to needle cast, canker and rust. Watch for aphids (particularly spruce gall aphids), scale, budworms and bagworms. Spider mite invasions can cause significant problems with new growth and overall tree health.

  • SHIPPING INFO

    Products can not be shipped.  For local delivery and installation only.

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