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Serbian Spruce

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Serbian Spruce

Serbian Spruce Needles

Serbian Spruce Trunk

Species

Picea omorika

Family

Pinaceae

Campus Location

South of Temple of Justice

Native Range

Balkan Mountains – western Serbia and eastern Bosnia

Description

  • Evergreen, can grow up to 60 feet tall or more.
  • Susceptible to aphids, scale and sooty mold.
  • Landscape uses include specimen, screening, buffer, median strips and parking lots.

History and significance:
Originally grown for timber but not primarily for ornamental applications.

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