picea glauca (canadian spruce, white spruce) native

Size: 5 gallon
  • dense, medium-sized, uniform, pyramidal conifer
  • stiff, spirally arranged needles are blue-green
  • needles are aromatic when crushed
  • native to ontario and other parts of north america
  • the white spruce is native to the boreal forests of north america, from central alaska, east to newfoundland, south to montana and east to maine in the united states
  • white spruce is the northernmost tree species in north america, reaching as far north as the mackenzie river delta
  • zone 2
  • height 20-25m
  • spread 6-8m
  • a dense, uniform evergreen suitable as a specimen or in groups as an effective screen or windbreak in cold northern climates
  • full sun
  • deer resistant
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • native to ontario
  • evergreen
  • low maintenance
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)