Family: Pinaceae

Scientific Name: Picea abies Acrocona

Common Name: Acrocona Spruce, Acrocona Norway Spruce


Acrocona Spruce (Picea abies Acrocona) A slow growing Spruce Picea abies Acrocona that produces spectacular red male flowers in the spring time of the year

Plant TypeTrees Coniferous, Woody Plants, Dwarf Conifers
Hardiness Zone3-7
Soil & Siteaverage
Fruitshowy immature red colored cones, maturing to buff colored
LeavesArching branches with dark green needles. Hillier describes the plant as a large spreading bush or a small tree.
Dimensions16-26' tall by 5-6' spread, slow growing
Cultivar OriginA seedling selection made in 1890 by Theodor Magnus Fries (1832 - 1913), in Uppsala, Sweden.
Notes & Reference#03-The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs (Hillier Nursery), #34-Blooms of Bressingham Gardens Plants (Adrian Bloom)