White Spruce

White-Spruce-clipThe White Spruce grows to a height of 6′ in about 8 years. It grows best in well drained soils and prefers full sunlight. It is used for display, ornamental purposes and as a wind break. When replanted it exhibits excellent resistance to heat and drought. The White Spruce grows uniform in shape and dense with little shearing.

The needles of a White Spruce are approximately 3/4″ in length. The needles are prickly to the touch. The color of a White Spruce varies slightly from tree to tree but is best described as being a light blue-green.

  • Slow growing – grows 90′ tall
  • Will reach 6′ in 6-7 years – starting with a 3 year seedling
  • Stiff, short 1″ needles
  • Light bluish – green color
  • Thrives in full sun
  • Well drained soil
  • Can endure heat and drought
  • Grows dense and symmetrical with light shearing
  • Low maintenance
  • Used as ornamental and windbreaks


  • 3′ to 9′ live in burlap