Dwarf Norway Spruce

Picea abies 'Little Gem' Pinaceae

Growth habit

Dwarf Shrub


Conifer Slope, Mullestein Winter Garden

Source of plant

Plantasia, Iseli Nursery, Cayuga Landscape Company, Stanley & Sons Nursery


A witch's broom discovered on P. abies 'Nidiformis' around 1958. This plant forms a miniature nest of very dense habit with very short needles; very popular and useful.

USDA Hardiness Zone


Special characteristics

invasive, growth habit, winter interest, miniature conifer