Picea glauca

White Spruce

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 40-60'
Mature Width - 10-20'
Longevity - Long; attains age of 250-300 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - pale red monoecious becoming yellow, pistillate purple; late-May.
Fruit - Pendulous, cylindrical cones, 1-2" long.
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Fall Color - All seasons- bluish green.
Bark - Thin, flakey or scaly, ashy brown; freshly exposed layer somewhat silvery.
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplants readily; makes its best growth on moist loam or alluvial soils; best in full sun, but tolerant of some shade.
Native Habitat - Introduced in 1700. Labrador to Alaska, south to Montana, Wyoming, Arkansas, Minnesota, and New York.
Diseases and Insects - Susceptible to trunk and root rot, spruce bagworm, European sawfly and red spiders.
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