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Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe' (Dwarf Alberta spruce)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe'

Other names: Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe', Dwarf Alberta spruce, Dwarf white spruce

Genus: Picea Picea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alberta Globe' _ 'Alberta Globe' is a coniferous, dwarf shrub that has a very dense, compact, rounded form. It has dark green foliage and light green new growth. It is very slow growing.


Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Light green in Spring; Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Dense, Rounded to broadly spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Pineapple gall adelgid on spruce trees , Red spider mite (box and other) Aphids , Pineapple gall adelgid on spruce trees , Red spider mite (box and other)

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: No pruning required . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe' (Dwarf Alberta spruce) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Grow in moist, free-draining, acidic soil in full sun in a position that is sheltered from cold winds.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe'

Other names: Picea glauca 'Alberta Globe', Dwarf Alberta spruce, Dwarf white spruce

Genus: Picea Picea

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alberta Globe' _ 'Alberta Globe' is a coniferous, dwarf shrub that has a very dense, compact, rounded form. It has dark green foliage and light green new growth. It is very slow growing.


Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Light green in Spring; Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Dense, Rounded to broadly spreading

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Pineapple gall adelgid on spruce trees , Red spider mite (box and other)

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning: No pruning required . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Alberta Globe' (Dwarf Alberta spruce) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Grow in moist, free-draining, acidic soil in full sun in a position that is sheltered from cold winds.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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