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Other common names
Brewer's weeping spruce Brewer's spruce
Picea are evergreen trees with rigid, needle-like leaves arranged singly all round the shoots, and narrow, leathery-scaled cones borne near the ends of the shoots
Pinaceae / Pinaceae
P. breweriana is an evergreen conifer forming a medium-sized tree of broadly conical habit, with drooping curtains of dark green foliage, and oblong purplish cones to 10cm in length
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Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Higher than 12 metres
Grow in moist but well-drained acidic soil. Shelter from cold drying winds. Slow growing
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
No pruning required
May be attacked by adelgids, aphids and conifer red spider mite
Generally disease free
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