Picea omorika at Parc Cefn Onn

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Picea omorika
early May 2018

Grid reference ST 17640 84482
Common name Serbian spruce
Origin Serbia
Deciduous No
Status Wales Champion 2013
Height 25M June 2015
Girth 111cm May 2015
Reference 224

This tree is in the upper park by the side of the steps leading to the top.

Picea omorika bark

Picea omorika bark
May 2015

Picea omorika treetop

Picea omorika tree top
late August 2015

Picea omorika foliage

Picea omorika foliage
late August 2015

General tree description

Picea omorika is a large tree, 30 metres or more tall. It has a very narrow shape, and short, drooping branches whose tips curl upwards. Its bark is red-brown with large round scales. The leaves (needles) are dark green above and blue-green beneath, 1 to 2cm long, broad and flattened. The cones are ovoid-conical, 4 to 6cm long and bluish-black when young.