Lot Location: Potted: 9.3 | Ball & Burlap: B1, B2
Other common names: Canadian spruce, Black Hills spruce, skunk spruce, cat spruce
Mature Height/spread: 75 ft. high/ 10-20 ft. spread medium growth rate
Soil / Climate: Large trees transplant easily, best in well-drained, sandy soils, prefers acidic soils and cooler climates, likes full sun.
Notes: Often used for windbreaks, lumber and in some parts of the country as a Christmas tree. White spruce has a narrow conical form. Branches are held horizontally, dense when young, becoming more loose and open with age. Uses are for Christmas trees, hedge, windbreak and screen. White spruce is the northernmost tree species in North America.
Photo Credit: Jodie Cowan