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Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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Spectacular evergreen small tree, Picea orientalis 'Aurea' has lovely golden-yellow coloured young shoots in spring which turn dark green later in the year. The slightly drooping branchlets give this a lovely, pendulous appearance and an established specimen makes a splendid, architectural addition to a garden.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Moist, fertile soil
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Picea orientalis 'Aurea' grows to be a small or eventually a medium sized tree with a conical habit.
Height: 10 m (32 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)

Plant Finder: about Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’

Common names

Oriental spruce, Spruce


Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’ (Oriental spruce). Gold-yellow, young, needle-like leaves are borne in early spring, then turning green.


You will need to plant in full sun in deep, moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil.

Interest and use


Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Picea orientalis ‘Aurea’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH4.5 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

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