Picea Pungens Glauca Erich Frahm


Erich Frahm is a selection raised in Elmshorn, near Hamburg in Northern Germany. It is of conical habit and has deep blue leaves throughout the year. It will ultimately make a tree of at least 10m (30ft) tall and 5m (15ft wide, though its compact habit makes it a popular Christmas tree.



Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / Part shade, Hardy.


General Conifers Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Conifer is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Conifer is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Conifer and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Conifer is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.