Picea glauca 'The Limey' Fresh, new foliage emerges each spring with a bright lemon-lime color. Short needles adorn open branching that will fill in with maturity. As the season progresses, the exposed topsides of the needles remain a pleasant yellow while the undersides and shaded interior foliage turn lime green creating a striking contrast. ‘The Limey’ thrives in moist, well-drained soil. Prefers moist, organic rich, well-drained soil.