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White Spruce

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Picea glauca

Flower Description:

Medium fast growing evergreen that has a light green or even bluish colored needles that are about 1″ long. It has a strong evergreen smell when crushed and is one way to tell it from other spruce.

Season BloomApril - May
HabitatWell drained, sandy soils, prefers acidic soils and cooler climates, likes full sun. Various kinds of wildlife, including deer, rabbits and grouse, browse spruce foliage in winter.
Leaf DescriptionHas a narrow conical form, branches are held horizontally, dense when young, becoming more loose and open with age.
Soil Type All Types
Light Source Shade, Partial Shade, Sun