Birds Nest Spruce - 3 Gallon

Birds Nest Spruce - 3 Gallon

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The Birds Nest Spruce (Picea abies 'Nidiformis') is a dwarf evergreen conifer that showcases a dense and symmetrical growth habit reminiscent of a bird's nest, hence its name. This compact and rounded shrub features short, deep green needles that retain their color throughout the year, ensuring a beautiful display in every season. Its perfectly shaped form adds a sense of balance and harmony to any garden setting.

Standing at a height of approximately 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 cm) with a similar spread, the Birds Nest Spruce is an excellent choice for small gardens, rockeries, or as a container plant. Its compact size allows for versatile placement options, whether as an eye-catching centerpiece or as an accent in mixed borders. Additionally, it can be used to create a striking low hedge or an attractive addition to Japanese-inspired gardens.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the Birds Nest Spruce is known for its hardy and low-maintenance nature. It is highly adaptable to various soil conditions, including well-drained soils, and it thrives in full sun to partial shade. With minimal pruning requirements, this conifer is perfect for gardeners seeking a hassle-free addition to their outdoor space.

Botanical Name: Picea abies 'Nidiformis'
Common Name: Birds Nest Spruce
Foliage: Green
Growing Zones: 3-7

Light Requirement:  Full Sun, Partial Sun
Mature Size: 3-4' Tall x 6-8' Wide

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