Picea mariana - Black Spruce
Picea mariana - Black Spruce
Picea mariana - Black Spruce

Black Spruce

Picea mariana

  • Slow-growing, medium-sized evergreen with a narrow, spire-like shape
  • Spirally arranged needles are blue-green and blunt on the ends
  • Descending branches have upturned ends
  • Lower limbs will sweep the ground
  • Makes a good specimen for the front lawn

ZONE:
2

HEIGHT:
15-20 m

SPREAD:
8-12 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A suitable spruce for wetter areas in the landscape. Cones are known to hang on to the branches for several years.

Additional Notes about Black Spruce:


Native to Ontario and parts of North America. 

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Blue
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen
Screening (privacy)

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable substitutions for Picea mariana