VIABILITY OF PICEA PUNGENS F. GLAUCA IN THE KURTIN TYPE OF KRIVIY RIH PLANTATIONS
A greater amount of natural dendroflora is not sufficiently resistant to technogenic conditions, therefore, the use of the introduced species has been started, in particular conifers. Usage of the representatives of the genus Picea Dietr. in the greening of the city gives a possibility to achieve the effect of permanent decorativeness in different seasons, they also have high phytoncide activity and intensive absorption of harmful gases. The most popular representatives of the genus Picea Dietr in Kryviy Rih, is the species P. pungens f. glauca, which grows in different types of planting: single, routine, group and curtain.