Black Spruce Tree

Black Spruce Tree

Black Spruce Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Picea mariana
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 5
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moderately moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Conical; spire like
Height:   30 to 40
Weight:   Leaf
Leaf:   .25 to .5" 4-sided dull bluish green needles
Flower/Fruit:   .75 to 1" purplish cones; mature to brown in fall
Comments:    Dislikes summer heat
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Aureovariegata