Norway Spruce

Scientific Name: Picea abies
Genus: Picea
Family: Pinaceae

Norway Spruce Norway Spruce

This tree is native to northern and central Europe. Often employed as a windbreak, it withstands both cold and wind very well. The tree is large and produces 8 inch long cones. There are many cultivars of this species of varying appearance. The length of the cones is the best way to identify it from other spruces.