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Picea smithiana 'Sunray' - foliage in early September
  • Picea smithiana 'Sunray' - foliage in early September

Picea smithiana 'Sunray'

£45.00

(Golden Morinda Spruce) A rare and slow growing conifer, Picea smithiana 'Sunray' grows to be a small evergreen tree eventually with elegant arching branches covered with golden-green needles.

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A rare and slow growing conifer, Picea smithiana 'Sunray' grows to be a small evergreen tree eventually with elegant arching branches covered with golden-green needles.

Best in a position with sun or light, dappled shade with some shelter from strong winds.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade. Leaves may scorch in prolonged hot sunshine - some light, dappled shade would be preferable in hot gardens.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Although fully hardy once established, Picea smithiana 'Sunray' can be vulnerable to late spring frost as a young plant and planting in known frost pockets should be avoided.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Eventually a small conical tree.
    • Height: estimated 5 - 6 m (16 - 20 ft)
    • Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft).
  • Notes: Picea smithiana 'Sunray'  is slow growing and will take many years to reach the above height.

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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Evergreen, Habit - Architectural, Rare and Unusual, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow

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