Picea abies 'Dolánky' / Dolánky Norway spruce

Picea abies 'Dolánky' is a diminutive, globose selection of Norway spruce with neat uniform branching holding fine, light-green needles. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 12 to 15 inches (30 - 36 cm) tall a wide, an average annual growth rate of 1 inch (2.5 cm).

This cultivar originated as witch's broom found in 2002 by Jaromír Pospíšil and Jiří Balatka of Czech Republic. They named it for the town of Dolánky, a small town located in Central Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Picea abies 'Dolánky' — a mature plant in a private garden.
Photo by Bill Barger
Picea abies 'Dolánky' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger