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Birds Nest Spruce


Plant Type:    Evergreen

Zone:     2-8

Height:     3-5 feet

Spread:     4-6 feet

Light:     Full to partial sun.

Soil:     Does best in slightly acidic, well-drained soils but can adapt to most soil types.

Uses:     Borders, containers, rock garden, specimen

Flower:     Non-flowering

Foliage:     Green needles on outward curving branches which creates the bird nest look.

Pruning:     Slow growing and low maintenance, should not requiring pruning.

Deer Resistance:    Rarely damaged