Black Spruce

Black Spruce

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Tree Pick-up will be in mid-April to early May. Details will be sent to those who order in early spring.

Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Picea mariana

Mature Height: 30-40 feet, occasionally up to 60 feet (often stunted)

Mature Spread: 20-30 feet

Hardiness: Zones 2-6

Soil: Grows on a wide range of sites from wet lowlands to drier upland. Most common on poorly drained, nutrient-poor sites. Will tolerate occasional drought.

Light: Grows best in full sun

Growth Rate: Slow

Additional Information: Also known as Swamp Spruce or Bog Spruce. Shallow root system benefits from 3-4" of organic mulch. Twigs, leaves and seeds are important wildlife food and branches provide nesting sites for birds.

2-2 transplants (2 years in the seedling bed, 2 years in the transplant bed) 7-15”.