Picea abies 'Little Gem'
Size: 18-24 inch head (18" std)
Growth Habit: miniature round bun
USDA Zone: 3-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well-drained soils
Comments: Tiny, dark green needles grow only 1-2 inches a year. Dark brown buds open a lighter green in the spring which makes a nice contrast to the mature foliage.