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Picea mariana 'Aureovariegata' /Black Spruce

Picea mariana 'Aureovariegata'   / Picea mariana 'Aureovariegata'
Spring foliage
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Spring foliage

Golden-green of foliage in early spring

All foliage in spring has goldish colored foliage

Looks more golden in sun

A young tree showing its beautiful coloration from top to bottom in spriong

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Scientific Name: Picea mariana 'Aureovariegata'
Common Name: Black Spruce
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This variegated selection's young foliage is yellow-gold. Blue-green needles of Picea ’Aureovariegata’ have a frosting of creamy yellow on the topside of the needles, giving a layered look to the branch structure of this broad upright conifer. The golden coloring varies throughout the seasons, but can be seen to the greatest extent in spring.