Picea abies var. pendula (aka Picea abies f. pendula) Pinaceae
Weeping Norway Spruce PI-see-a A-beez pen-JU-la
- Conifer, evergreen tree, slow growing, with pendulous branches to some degree or another. Probably the most common cultivar of var. pendula is Pendula, which growing naturally is 45 cm high with a spread of up to 10 ft (3 m). If staked it may reach a height of 8 ft (2.5 m) or more, with spreading, outward sweeping branches.
- Usually used as a specimen plant. Other similar cultivars include Formanek, Inversa, Pendula Major,Pendula Monstrosa, and Reflexa (which is the most common cultivar, but not a tree).
- Hardy to USDA Zone 3
- Oregon State Univ. campus: northwest corner of 11th St. and Adams Ave.