Black Hills Spruce (Picea glauca densata)

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Latin: Picea glauca densata

Zones: 2-6

Other common names: Black Hills Spruce

Mature Height/spread: 75 ft high/ 15-25 ft. spread.Grows into a pyramidal shape. Slow growth rate (less than 12″ per year).
Soil / Climate: Tolerates a wide variety of soil types.

Notes: Black Hills Spruce is a strain of white spruce originally found in the black hills of South Dakota.  Needle color runs darker than standard white spruce.  Excellent dense growth for windbreak or Christmas trees.

Wildlife: Winter shelter for wildlife.  Squirrls will eat the buds.  Spruce grouse eat the needles.  The seed is eated by a variety of woodpeckers, pheasant, and many other varieties of birds.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Black Hills Spruce trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order
Additional information on Picea glauca densata can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database

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Dimensions 1 × 1 in


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