Conifers) Photo Gallery' started by chimera, Oct 14, 2007. chimera Well-Known Member 10 Years. The central portion, when roasted, is sweet and syrupy. Common name: `Kachal'. Boiss, Fl. * Morinda Spruce is a popular ornamental tree in large gardens in western Europe for its attractive pendulous branchlets. Picea smithiana (Morinda spruce). Common names. Black-throated Tit on Picea smithiana I IMG 6786.jpg 800 × 577; 510 KB 541. From two sites of Northern Area of Pakistan, 60 cores were taken from Picea smithiana and after cross dating annual ring widths were measured. Western Himalayan Spruce. Slow growing and likes full sun. Bark pale brown, breaking into irregular plates. Picea smithiana (Wall.) It is hardy to zone (UK) 7 and is not frost tender. Rate of Growth: Slow. Resin GST Add to cart 79.95 incl. It is referred to by the common names morinda spruce and West Himalayan spruce, and is a spruce native to the western Himalaya and adjacent mountains, from northeast Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, India to central Nepal.It grows at altitudes of 2,400-3,600 m in forests together with deodar cedar, blue pine and … Seasonal (Fig. Description. Boiss in Khaptad National Park, which is located in the far-western Nepalese Himalaya. Description: A beautiful evergreen weeping tree with long, thin deep green leaves curving forward. I've seen them killed in a severe winter in zone 7 when it went below -25ðC. "We grow Picea smithiana and it is doing well in our zone 7a in Va" How old is it, and what's the most severe winter it's been through? Used as a flavouring. Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers. It is in leaf all year, and the seeds ripen from October to November. Winter Hill Tree Farm is an advanced tree nursery in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales growing and selling mature trees, advanced trees and big hedging plants. Herb: Morinda Spruce Latin name: Picea smithiana Synonyms: Picea morinda, Pinus smithiana Family: Pinaceae (Pine Family) Edible parts of Morinda Spruce: Young male catkins - raw or cooked. The green cones will mature to a … It was named by Nathaniel Wallich in memory of Sir James Edward Smith, the ‘late immortal President of the Linnean An evergreen conifer with level branches and pendulous branchlets that forms a conical-shaped crown. Picea smithiana (Wallich) Boissier 1884. Picea smithiana, West Himalayan Spruce – Pb6.5 (60/100) $ 79.95 incl. Picea smithiana (West Himalayan spruce) Index. This tree grows at high altitude, hilly areas of different areas of Pakistan such as Dir, Kaghan, Swat, Chitral, Kashmir, Gilgit and Kurram while it can also be found in Afghanistan, India and Nepal [6]. Picea smithiana is a large evergreen tree growing to 40-55 m tall (exceptionally to 60 m), and with a trunk diameter of up to 1-2 m. It has a conical crown with level branches and usually pendulous branchlets. Auders, A., Spicer, D., & Royal Horticultural Society. Picea smithiana is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. Elucidating the evolutionary history of current species diversity, especially trees with large effective population sizes and long generation times, is a complicated exercise confounded by gene flow and incomplete lineage sorting. Picea smithiana is a large evergreen tree growing to 40-55 m tall (exceptionally to 60 m), and with a trunk diameter of up to 1-2 m. It has a conical crown with level branches and usually pendulous branchlets. Media in category "Picea smithiana" The following 32 files are in this category, out of 32 total. Although fully hardy once established, Picea smithiana can be vulnerable to late spring frost as a young plant and planting in known frost pockets should be avoided. It is a very suitable tree for moist habitats. In the three centuries of growth of Abies pindrow , we can see three major growth declines in the 1720s, 1780s, and the first half of 20th century, while the species growth has greatly increased since the second half of 20th century. The wood, strong and light, is one of the most valuable of the spruce timbers. We developed a new, 422-year long tree-ring width chronology (spanning AD 1591–2012) from Picea smithiana (Wall.) The results indicated that stem density ranged from 224 trees ha-1 in mix coniferous forest to 166 Pohutukawa, NZ Christmas Tree $ 29.95 $ 29.95 This spruce produces dark green foliage, that composes of fine 4-angled needles about 35mm long. (R) Picea smithiana, Boissier (P. moyinda Link.) Syn: Pinus smithiana Wall. The species is monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and is pollinated by Wind. 1884, Parker, l.c. Branchlets pale brown or pale gray, glabrous. An important timber tree that can yield excellent construction material of large size, it is much harvested from the wild for commercial use. Common Name: Spruce - West Himalayan. On the basis of parameters studied, the study concluded that an altitude of 2,200-2,600m is the best as far as regeneration status is concerned in North Kashmir for Picea smithiana… Habit: Eventually a large conical tree. The present study estimates the biomass expansion factor (BEF) of The native tree species Picea Smithiana in Kumrat valley. For the assessment of BEF destructive method of sampling was used. Approximately 1-1.2m with excellent branch width. Unless it is one of the hardier far northwestern origins, you'll likely lose it when a very bad winter comes along. The genus Picea is a Immature female cones - cooked. Picea smithiana (aka West Himalayan spruce) which belongs to the family Pinaceae. Rai (), 长叶云杉 changye yunshan [Chinese].Taxonomic notes. 5:700. Pictures Identity Taxonomic Tree List of Pests Uses ... P. smithiana mature tree habit. Picea smithiana NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. A large conifer native to the Himalayas from northeastern Afghanistan to central Nepal and Tibet between 2400 and 3400 m (7900 and 11200 ft. Thank you Ron and Michael for giving the tree some thought, and interesting pics at the link. (a) Tree-ring chronology of Abies pindrow from Shirial (b) Picea smithiana from Chaprot and (c) Pinus wallichiana from Rama in northern Pakistan. Discussion in 'Gymnosperms (incl. Or. Royal Botanic Gardens … Climate sensitivity of tree rings of Picea smithiana from Haramosh and Bagrot were investigated. GST Add to cart . Description: A slow-growing, conical, evergreen coniferous shrub or small 40. tree density from lower altitudes to upper altitudes. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Picea smithiana is an evergreen Tree growing to 30 m (98ft) by 6 m (19ft) at a slow rate. A large tree, native of the West Himalaya where it grows up to 200 feet in height. Trees to 60 m tall and 200 cm dbh, with a conical crown of pendulous branchlets. Picea smithiana, West Himalayan Spruce – Live Christmas Tree!!! Description. Per. Seeds for sale starting at € 5.10. Boiss in Khaptad National Park, which is located in the far-western Nepalese Himalaya. 1 (2012) p 776-77 Parts Shown: Habit, Leaf, Fruit Photo Picea smithiana. : April. Rudolf Zuber collected the first tree-ring specimens from Nepal in 1979 and 1980, and their subsequent analysis by Abstract We developed a new, 422-year long tree-ring width chronology (spanning AD 1591–2012) from Picea smithiana (Wall.) Height: 20 m (65 ft) Spread: 15 m (50 ft). ... Picea smithiana. Regeneration status was recorded as fair at all the selected sites. Picea smithiana is a species of evergreen tree in the Pinaceae family. Picea smithiana (Wallich) Boisser PINACEAE West Himalayan spruce; NW Himalaya: rai, tos; Kumaon: morinda A Western Himalayan tree, occurring from Afghanistan to Central Nepal. Fl. vol. Browse pictures and read growth / cultivation information about Himalayan Spruce, Morinda Spruce (Picea smithiana) supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dave's Garden. 2 , D _E). The tree also has a range of traditional uses as a food and source of materials. 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