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Picea brachytyla

Family: Pinaceae

Common name: SPRUCE

Native to: Southwest China

Sentiments: candid, devoted, durability and longevity, friend of china, symbol of graceful strength

Plant

Type: tree

Form: erect

Conifer

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 131 feet

Max width: 65.6 feet

Flower

brown/black

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Bird uses plant for shelter or cover or cavity: cover

Plant features: conifer, evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: dry, moderate