White Spruce are excellent for use as windbreaks and privacy screens due to their generally thick foliage combined with fast growth, an uncommon characteristic among evergreen trees. White Spruce are an important shelter and food source for grouse and other seed eating birds, as well as red squirrels.
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This species of spruce features short, bluish-green needles and a nice overall appearance, great for ornamental uses. White Spruce feature a conical shape which spreads fairly wide at the base if planted in the open. They tend to retain needles better than most other spruces, and offer great protection from strong winds all year round.
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5-pack of White Spruce bare root seedlings >> $29.00
10-pack of White Spruce bare root seedlings >> $39.00
25-pack of White Spruce bare root seedlings >> $57.00
50-pack of White Spruce bare root seedlings >> $80.00
100-pack of White Spruce bare root seedlings >> $115.00
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Native to the northern United States and Canada, White Spruce are very tolerant of cold windy conditions, partial shade and wet soils such as stream banks and lake shores. White Spruce habitat is generally from Indiana north, although they grow at higher elevations in lower states. They are the most northern species of tree in North America.
White Spruce seedlings: characteristics and options• prefers hardiness zones 3-6
• prefers full sun to partial shade
• mature height and spread: up to 100 ft high, 20-25 ft spread
• does well in a wide range of soils
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• Comparable alternative species: Black Spruce, Black Hills Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Meyers Spruce, Norway Spruce and Serbian Spruce. Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide