Picea abies 'Pell Lake No. 2' / Pell Lake No. 2 Norway spruce

Picea abies 'Pell Lake No. 2' is a symmetrical, globose selection of Norway spruce with uniform branching and attractive, bright green needles. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 24 inches (60 cm) tall and wide, an annual growth rate of 2 inches (5 cm).

This cultivar originated as a witch's broom found in the 1990s by Chub Harper in Bloomfield Cemetery, Pell Lake, Wisconsin. He described the brooms as, of "very large size, high, good color."

Picea abies 'Pell Lake No. 2' a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger
Picea abies 'Pell Lake No. 2' at Bickelhaupt Arboretum, Clinton, Iowa.
Photo by Bill Barger