Serbian spruce cones are produced at the tip of new growth. They are small, only 1.25 – 1.75 inches long and oblong in shape. They go through a violet, dark blue to almost black phase before maturing a cinnamon brown color. Cones will always be a good identification feature on any conifer.
Karren Wcisel, TreeTopics.com
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