What Is a Bird's Nest Spruce?


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A bird's nest spruce is an evergreen shrub that is grows slowly and requires little regular maintenance. An inexpensive shrub that works in a variety of landscapes, the bird's nest shrub has a shallow root system, making it perfect for transplanting. It prefers full sun to partial shade.

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What Is a Bird's Nest Spruce?
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The bird's nest spruce is a short, flat shrub that typically has a dip in its center, which forms the shape that gives the plant its name. While the shrub can flourish in a variety of conditions, it does not do well in moist, soggy soil or in locations that have full shade.

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