Picea glauca - White Spruce
Spread: 15-25’ (narrowly conical, upright branches)
Foliage: ¾” dark green, sometimes with a bluish hue
Hardiness: 2-6 (All of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, and Nebraska).
Growth Rate: Medium
Common Ailments: None very serious
Seed: 2” brown cones, pendulous. Seed source is Upper Michigan.
Preferred Soil: ph 5-6.5, moist, good adaptability
Attributes: Being indigenous to our area allows for good disease resistance and adaptability. Also very tolerate of humid and salty roadside conditions. It is very similar to Black Hills Spruce, almost indistinguishable in youth, except that it is a much faster grower throughout it’s life span.
2 gallon 12"
2 gallon 15"
2 gallon 18"
7 gallon 24"