Zones: 2-8. Rare miniature of the North American bog or black spruce. Beautiful tiny blue-green needles on compact, very slow growing spruce. We start ours trimmed to grow as mini trees. You can easily keep that shape with annual trimming or let grow naturally to a bird’s nest form. Takes full sun in most climates with plenty of moisture and good drainage. (Hottest summer areas give afternoon shade and mist frequently. Matures at about 20 inches in that many years. One of Sky’s favorites for Bonsai and miniature landscapes. Plant shapes vary. Shipping size: 12-15 inches.