Evergreen spruce effectively looks at any time of the year. Decorative, fairly simple care, variety of colors, shapes and varieties, Crown appeal as in singlovyh and group plantings-all these attract designers. And, of course, what are the new year’s holidays without fluffy beauties is planted near the House perfectly glauca cope with role Christmas trees you can often come across a photo where a street tree becomes the center of the new year celebrations.
have a bias that ate-no place close to home, some even call him the “cemetery”. In addition, it is considered that the spruce is a feminine tree, and if his plant near the House, it “survives” men. Actually, the character ate is a neuvjadaemost’ and eternal life. Among the Slavs were eating protected against evil forces and that is why they arrested at the cemetery-was considered a low branch razlapistye “sealed” unclean force in the land. So, in a series of planted spruces near the House, it is can be considered a reliable protection against evil forces.to content↑
spruce and its variants
spruce-“indigenous” inhabitant of our forests, is a slender tree with a dense pyramidal Crown, which can grow to 50 m. Prefers fertile, loamy sandy loam, slightly damp (but without the stagnation of water) of soil. Bad carries smoke and fumes, so spruce, rarely planted in her country more suitable plots.
Picea omorika-Bulgarian more attractive than spruce, more decorative, bluish-green foliage and purple-brown cones. But the main thing is that it adapts to zagazovannomu urban air. Picea omorika berries are small and round, can grow on calcareous and acidic soils. It is one of the fastest growing species, different narrow cone (less-dense) Crown.
from other popular types of spruce Note:
Akron – growing hive or in the form of incorrect cone. Growth-average, up to 8 cm in height and 10 cm in width, but it rarely grows above Akron adult 3-4 m, 10-year instance is usually no higher than 1.5 m Young foliage is bright green but darkens very much over time. Branches are drooping, arched, raised. Special decorative Akron acquires with the advent of cones that grow at the ends of the shoots in large quantities and with spring very showy, deep Maroon or bright red (depending on light levels) otteok
inversa -FIR with a weeping Crone, if you do not pin the barrel on the anvil is not above 0.5 metre grows branches will be stelit’sja on Earth, adding every year in length 25-40 cm. In the culture of the height adjust-if systematically podvjazyvat’ barrel, inversa may reach 6-7 m tall
nidiformis -refers to a dwarf species. Adult nidiformis does not grow above 1 m, with Krone (with tightly spaced branches, Sharo-or gnezdovidnoj form) can be up to 2 m in diameter. Shoots-bright green color, an annual growth of 3-5 cm. Actively used for mass landings in groups or create curbs, and rock gardens
Karel is another dwarf spruce view, not grow above 1 m, koruna-podushkovidnoj forms, up to 1.5 meter in diameter Svetoljubiva. but tolerates partial shade. Karel perfectly adapts to the conditions of the cityto content↑
blue Spruce: Queen of coniferous
blue spruce (another name-spruce) and derived cultivars are most often found in landscape gardening. A tree with a conical Crown, can reach in height up to 40 m in nature grows along the banks of rivers and streams, planting takes place in well-watered locations, but water must not stagnate. Not appropriate lime and dry soil. Preferably well-lit places, in the shadow of developing well, but can be partly lost coloring pine needles and its density. Highly adaptable to urban conditions, easily transfers gassed.
but this young spruce will require attention, care is above all, the regular watering (and even spraying) during the summer. In winter it is better to tie sprigs to the trunk is accumulating in the dense foliage of snow can just smash. Winter spruce can get burned (especially problematic southern direction) because of bright sunlight, so the young seedling better wrap cotton cloth (woven cloth).
thanks to the active selection, spruce has many varieties, the most popular:
glauca (Glauca) -or grey, with a cone-shaped, very dense, with a jail-blue needles, has a more flexible, less prickly and denser exist of needles. Than wood pine colour is older, the richer it becomes. Glauca growing faster than spruce, for the year could be “up to 1.5 meters. Berries are small and round, withstands forming and haircut, so often applied to get hedges
globoza (Glauca globosa) -miniature form Glauca, refers to dwarfs, grows slowly (annual growth of no more than 10 cm), not growing above 2 m Krona-spherical or irregular, can have multiple trunks. Globoza attracts with its needles is a very bright, blue color, easily tolerate pruning