Picea orientalis 'Skylands'
Size: 18-24 inch
Common Name: Yellow Oriental Spruce
Growth Habit: broad upright
USDA Zone: 4-7
Exposure: filtered to full
Growing Conditions: acidic, well drained soils
Comments: Short, needles emerge bright yellow in spring maturing to a soft, rich gold. Interior needles are a dark green. The tree slowly develops reaching 8-10 feet in 20 years. It originated at Skyland Farms in New Jersey.