Picea glauca 'Dendrofarma Gold' / Dendrofarma Gold Alberta spruce

Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Dendrofarma Gold' is a slow-growing dense rounded compact dwarf selection of Alberta spruce which will eventually reaching 18 inches (0.5 m) in diameter in 15 years in the garden. In the spring it flushes tiny, soft golden-yellow new growth that later fades to lime-green later in the summer. It should be grown in full sun in moderately moist, acidic and rich soils.

'Dendrofarma Gold' is a Polish cultivar selected in 2000 by Michal Kałuzińscy and introduced by Dendrofarma nursery (now A&M Kałuzińscy Polish Roots nursery), Szadek, Poland, it originated from a witch's broom found on a specimen of 'Alberta Globe.'


Attribution from: A&M Kałuzińscy Polish Roots nursery website

Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Dendrofarma Gold' at the Smits Pinetum, Volkel, The Netherlands.
Photo by Edwin Smits