This tree asks for little maintenance, is water wise, attracts birds, and is deer resistant.
Re: Protecting Norway Spruce from deer « Reply #8 on: February 04, 2015, 03:03:21 PM » You wont have to worry much about them browsing on the spruce, but once there about 2 1/2 to 3 feet tall bucks from miles around will come to trash them with their antlers in the fall. Dec 17, 2017 - Explore butterflydent's board "weeping norway spruce" on Pinterest.
These varieties are eaten infrequently by deer and are good choices for a landscape where deer browsing is a problem. See the List of Deer Resistant Trees below that can withstand deer damage or they are trees the deer avoid altogether.. Damage to landscape trees has become an increasing issue because of rising deer population, and the spreading of suburban development into the deer's natural habitat. Varieties of deer-resistant weeping trees include golden weeping willow, flowering dogwood, weeping cherry, weeping European beech, weeping Candied Red crabapple, weeping white pines and weeping Norway spruce. May 5, 2013 - Picea glauca Pendula: Weeping White Spruce Deer Resistant Weeping Norway Spruce stands above the rest with a tall, narrow yet graceful profile that is truely a one-of-a-kind gem. With its strong, upright leader and pendulous side braches, it adds height yet softness and texture on a plant that is one of the most hardy specimen evergreens you will ever grow. Young Norway spruce trees are not naturally deer resistant. If you are looking for a weeping look that accents any landscape, especially a water feature, Stratham Circle Nursery would recommend the Weeping Norway Spruce. It is deer resistant and can grow in any well- drained soil type with consistent moisture. See more ideas about Weeping norway spruce, Norway spruce and Picea abies. Unlike some other weeping conifers, like Weeping Norway Spruce, this one needs no staking, either—it develops a single leader without help and wants only to shoot straight up. Few pests or diseases bother this sturdy native, though spider mites do occasionally turn needles yellow or cause them to drop. The mulch will also retain moisture. If you're concerned about deer nibbling on tender saplings, spray the trees with a deer repellent until it grows big enough. Deer are often the cause of damage to trees by two ways, eating or rubbing or both. You can train your weeping Norway spruce to grow in just about any manner you please giving you the ability to create living art in your own backyard. Once the spruce is well-established, it can withstand competition from weeds. It does require at least 6 hours of direct sun each day. Weeping White Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips A stand-alone, pendulous specimen maintaining its narrow form over time and adding character to any rock garden or landscape. A low maintenance plant that is adaptable to many soil conditions.