Caucasian Spruce

Picea orientalis

Native to the Caucasus mountains, this spruce is also grown in the United States for its hardiness and attractive foliage. This large evergreen tree can grow 30-45 m tall and produces the shortest needles of any spruce (6-8 mm long). To a limited extent, Caucasian Spruce is also grown for paper production.
Planted as an ornamental, growing in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Evergreen tree, growing 15-18 m tall or higher.
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Presence in US:
Not native to the US but widely cultivated.