About This Plant

The Oriental spruce, or Picea orientalis, is an evergreen tree native to parts of eastern Europe and western Asia. It’s admired for its pyramidal shape, downward-sweeping branches, and dark green needles. Thriving in well-drained soils and resilient in cold climates, it produces small cones and maintains year-round evergreen foliage.

The Story

Leaf

The leaves of the Oriental Spruce, are needle-like and approximately 1 to 1.5 inches in length. These needles are arranged spirally around the branches and have a glossy dark green colour. Each needle has a pointed tip, and their texture is stiff yet flexible.

Produce

The tree produces small, cylindrical cones that measure around 2 to 4 inches in length. These cones start off as a purplish colour, gradually turning brown as they mature.
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