Red Spruce Tree

Red Spruce Tree

Red Spruce Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Picea rubens
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 5
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moderately moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Broadly conical crown
Height:   60 to 70
Weight:   Leaf
Leaf:   .5" 4-sided dark green needles
Flower/Fruit:   1.2 to 2" green to purple cones; mature to reddish brown
Comments:    Dislikes summer heat
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --