Picea abies 'Finedonensis' / Finedon Norway spruce

Picea abies 'Finedonensis' is a fast-growing, broadly conical, tree form of Norway spruce with species-typical branching. Foliage flushes pale, creamy yellow in spring, later darkening to medium green with white frosting as the season progresses. This conifer is prone to sun scorch if exposed to intense sun early in the growing season. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 7.5 feet (2.5 m) tall and 4.5 feet (1.5 m) wide, an annual growth rate of 10 inches (25 cm).

This cultivar originated as a seedling selected in the mid-1800s at Finedon Hall Park, Northants, United Kingdom. Paul ex Gordon formally described it in botanical literature in 1862.

Picea abies 'Finedonensis' — a young specimen in a private garden in Poland.
Photo by Daglezja Nursery, Poland