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Black Hills Spruce vs Norway Spruce: What is the difference between them?

In my opinion, due to their needles, conifers are one of the most unusual and ornamental plants that are widespread in horticulture. Today we will look at two popular spruces – Norway spruce and the Black Hills spruce. These are quite different plants, and let’s find out what their differences are.

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Growing And Care Norway Spruce Tree

Norway Spruce is one of the strongest spruces. It can tolerate both severe touches of frost and hot Mediterranean weather. These plants are most common in northeastern Europe and cover large areas. Breeders have produced a huge number of different varieties. One of the most beautiful is Picea abies Gold Grif, which has a weeping …

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Dwarf Alberta Spruce Care – How to Plant and Grow Dwarf Alberta Spruce

This beautiful compact tree was found as a natural dwarf mutation in Alberta, Canada. Another name for this plant is Picea glauca Conica. Annual growth does not exceed 2-3 inches, which makes it very popular, especially for compact gardens. This variety is distributed around the world almost the most among all ornamental spruces.

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Planting Blue Spruce – How To Care For Blue Spruce

Conifers are one of the most charismatic plants on earth; they are like cacti among succulents, stand out in character, and graceful beauty. Among them, a special place is occupied by blue spruce. Thick, lush blue-sky needles distinguish this species from other spruces. My acquaintance with these plants took place as a child, and they …

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Planting Junipers: How To Grow And Care For Juniper

Juniper first appeared in my yard when I was little, and my parents bring it from the mountains. It was very interesting for me because I had never seen these plants before. It was a Common Juniper (Juniperus communis), it had a columnar shape of the crown and sharp needles, it was not very pleasant …

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Dwarf Alberta Spruce Overwatering: Causes And Ways To Avoid

Today I was walking in the garden and inspecting my plants, and they are so excellent even in winter! I can’t wait for spring to see their new growth. Last spring, I had a severe problem with coniferous plants. In May, heavy rains began, which continued for more than a month. As a result, several …

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