Picea abies ‘Franklin Park’
About Picea abies ‘Franklin Park’: This new miniature Norway spruce cultivar was found growing as a mutation on a full-size tree in Yakima.
The blue-green needles and upright habit make ‘Franklin Park’ perfect for a small display garden or rock garden.
The Norway spruce tree with the broom mutation was spotted growing in a neighbor’s yard bordering Franklin Park. The neighbor fortunately also had an interest in conifer cultivars and graciously allowed us to harvest a sample of the broom to graft.
This Norway spruce cultivar, ‘Franklin Park’, is miniature and grows 1 to 3 inches per year.
Picea abies ‘Franklin Park is very rare. Only a handful of this cute little Norway spruce cultivar exists. This specimen is about 5 years old.