A miniature variety of white spruce. Small flatbun with steel blue gray foliage. Plant grows about 1 inch a year. Nice for trough, rock, gardens fairy gardens and bonsai. Found in france around 1855.
Full sun, 4" ht x 1ft w in 10 years
Sizes, shapes,and heights vary. Ht 4-6in
Zones: 3-8 (Protect from afternoon sun in hottest summer areas). Hedgehog is among the smallest of conifers. Very short gray green needles. Slow growing untrimmed to a 7 inch mound at 10 years. Excellent for close up scenes on garden railroad, troughs, fairy gardens, rock gardens and all small scenes. Good in containers especially for tiny bonsai. In the ground takes full sun (with notation above for hot climates) average soil, moist but well drained