Norway spruce


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Norway spruce

n.
A tall spruce (Picea abies) with long, dark green needles, large cones, and drooping branchlets, native to Europe and widely cultivated in North America.

Norway spruce

n
(Plants) a European spruce tree, Picea abies, planted for timber and ornament, having drooping branches and dark green needle-like leaves

Nor′way spruce′


n.
a European spruce, Picea abies, having shiny, dark green needles, grown as an ornamental.
[1725–35]
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Noun1.Norway spruce - tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous conesNorway spruce - tall pyramidal spruce native to northern Europe having dark green foliage on spreading branches with pendulous branchlets and long pendulous cones
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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It stood at one end of the main street, its classic portico and small-paned windows looking down a flagged path between Norway spruces to the slim white steeple of the Congregational church.
Young Ethan Frome walked at a quick pace along the deserted street, past the bank and Michael Eady's new brick store and Lawyer Varnum's house with the two black Norway spruces at the gate.
The tree itself is typically a Norway spruce, around 20m tall, and usually between 50 and 60 years old.
They usually plant 3,000 trees each year (mainly Norway Spruce and Nordmann) in order to produce a range of different sized trees for customers to choose from.
The centre sells non-drop Nordman trees plus lodgepole pines, Norway spruce, Fraser fir and pot-grown trees that can be replanted.
The Star will sit atop the 78-foot high, 47-foot wide, 10-ton Norway Spruce, where it will stay for the remainder of the 2015 holiday season.
Key words: artificial weathering, color measurement, fir, larch, Norway spruce, wood modification
Men weeding Norway spruce seedlings at Fairoak | Nursery, Monmouthshire, taken by H A Hyde in 1934
NEW YORK, Dec 4 (KUNA) -- An 85 foot Norway Spruce tree was lit after being decorated with 45,000 LED bulbs and 550 pound Swarovski star, in the heart of New York City, after darkness fall late on Wednesday.
CYMRU CHRISTMAS TREES, CARMARTHENSHIRE Select and cut down your own tree at Cymru Christmas Trees, who produce Norway Spruce and they also supply Nordman and Pot Grown trees.
DuPont has submitted over 7,000 reports to EPA of damage or death of trees primarily Norway spruce and white pine related to the application of Imprelis.
Spruce With nearly seven times the DNA of the human genome, the Norway spruce tree has the largest genome yet decoded (SN Online" 5/22/13).