Lone Elder Nursery

Picea bicolor "Howell's Dwarf"
Alcock Spruce /Howell's Bicolor Tigertail

Alcock Spruce /Howell's Bicolor Tigertail

Genus - Picea, Species - bicolor "Howell's Dwarf"

Howell's Dwarf is a striking bicolor with two-toned branches with needles that are silver-blue on the bottom and green on the top. Pruned out the leader and it will become a flat topped shrub or leave the leader and it will be a pyramidal tree. Spring brings a great color burst with colorful, upright red-purple cones. Size at 10 years is about 6 feet by 5 feet. Zone 4 - 8. 9 ( formerly Picea alcoquiana)

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