White Spruce


  • Native to Michigan
  • Grows naturally in wetlands and thickets
  • Good Christmas tree
  • Crushed needles may have an unpleasant scent
  • Self Pruning
  • Deer Tolerant
  • Seedling height: 9″-15″

Height: 40ft-60ft
Spread: 20ft-60ft
Water Needs: Medium to Wet
Soil Needs: Sandy, Loam, Clay
Growth Rate: Slow

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White Spruce
Description White spruce (Picea glauca) is a slow-growing, long-lived evergreen tree. White spruce have a narrow trunk and crown with whitish-green needles. White spruce makes for a great Christmas tree. White spruce is an important wildlife food source and bird nesting sites. The lumber is used for construction and musical instruments.
Height 20 – 60 ft.
Spread 20 – 30 ft.
Growth rate Medium
Sun Full to shade
Water use Medium
Soil Tolerant to many soil types
Bloom time April – May
Bloom color Red, yellow
Fruit type Cone
Edible/Inedible Inedible
Nativeness Native
Benefits Good for wildlife, windbreak
Climate Change Hardiness Medium adaptability (US Forest Service)

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