Picea orientalis ‘Tom Thumb Gold’

Picea orientalis ‘Tom Thumb Gold’ (syn. ‘Tom Thumb’) – unique variation of Oriental spruce;

  • hemispherical, compact habit,
  • dwarf variation – yearly growth of 3 cm,
  • short, vivid yellow needles,
  • requires permeable, semi-humid soils and partly shaded and protected from full sunlit positions, 
  • often planted in home, oriental  gardens and rockeries. 

Variation found as Witches’ broom on Picea orientalis ‘Skylands’. Looks attractively grafted on the trunk.