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Oriental spruce   /ˌɔriˈɛntəl sprus/   Listen
Oriental spruce

Evergreen tree of the Caucasus and Asia Minor used as an ornamental having pendulous branchlets.  Synonym: Picea orientalis.

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"Oriental spruce" Quotes from Famous Books

... crowded and the tree become misshapen. Whatever else is done to the spruces and firs, the lower limbs should not be trimmed up, at least not until the tree has become so old that the lowest branches die. Some species hold their branches much longer than others. The oriental spruce (Picea orientalis) is one of the best in this respect. The occasional slight heading-in, that has been mentioned, will tend to preserve the lower limbs, and it will not be marked enough to alter the ...
— Manual of Gardening (Second Edition) • L. H. Bailey

Words linked to "Oriental spruce" :   Picea orientalis, spruce

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