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Mature Bruns in the landscape.

Mature Bruns in the landscape.

Picea omorika 'Bruns'

Bruns Serbian Spruce

Categories: Evergreen

More About Picea omorika 'Bruns'

  • Slow to moderate grower at 6-10" per year.
  • Cones are a dark purple.
  • Found at Bruns Nursery in Germany.

Interesting Notes:

Selected by the American Conifer Society as the 2007 conifer of the year.  Grows very narrow, 15 feet in the first 10 years; ultimately 30 feet with age.  Perfect specimen for small sites, Asian theme gardens; or a very unique hedge.  Intolerant of urban pollution.  Avoid street side plantings.


15-20 ft


3-4 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Picea omorika 'Bruns' Characteristics


  • Evergreen

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage Color

  • Blue/green


  • Pyramidal
  • Upright

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained