Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica'
Size: 7-8 feet
Growth Habit: 2 to 4 inches a year
USDA Zone: 2-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: moist, well-drained neutral to acidic soil
Comments: Dwarf Alberta spruce grow into a neat, formal cone and make the perfect miniature Christmas tree. Their rich-green densely packed growth hold its shape well without pruning. They lend themselves well to containers and are perfect to mark the beginning of paths or anchor corners in the garden. 'Alberta's are a favorite with rock garden and bonsai enthusiasts. This single specimen is approximately 30 years old and has a 7-inch trunk