Serbian spruce - Pinaceae Picea omorika

Foliage

Serbian spruce Foliage

Bark

Serbian spruce Bark

Twig

Serbian spruce Twig

Fruit

Serbian spruce Fruit

Form

Serbian spruce Form

Taxonomy

FamilyPinaceae
GenusPicea
Speciesomorika
Common NameSerbian spruce
iTree CodePIOM2

Plant Form

FormEvergreen tree. 50-60' tall, but has been seen at 100'. Pyramidal in shape
Height60 feet
Spread20 feet
DeciduousNo

Identification Description

Foliage1/2 - 1" long dark green on the upper side and the undersideLeaf Type Information IconNeedle
Needles1
BarkBrown and scaled
Budnot resinous, scales at the base of each bud longer than othersBud Arrangement Information IconWhorled
TwigBrown in color, branches droop as the tree grows.
FlowerMale is said to look strawberry like, small.
FruitCone. 1.25 - 1.75" long and .5 - .75 wide
Fall Colordark green

Site Characteristics

USDA Zones   info for zonespH LevelsSalt Tolerance
Min4aMin5.0SoilIntolerant
Max7aMax8.0SprayIntolerant

Shade ToleranceDrought ToleranceAllelopathy
IntermediateModerateUnknown

Species Status

Nebraska Native
U.S. Native
Region of OriginEurope, Asia