Picea sitchensis 'Papoose'

Dwarf Sitka Spruce

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

A very compact slow growing conifer with blue foliage. New growth is especially striking in spring. Great in mixed beds or show it off in a container. As the name implies, this is going to be pretty small. This plant can be used in the smallest of gardens without fear of it outgrowing is welcome.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average


Size: 24 - 60 tall x 24 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue, Silver / Gray

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos