Picea glauca var. densata
Black Hills Spruce is a subspecies of White Spruce native to the Black Hills of South Dakota. It has a strongly conical form, slower growth rate and denser foliage than typical white spruce, making it preferable as a specimen tree for smaller suburban lawns. It also responds well to pruning, and can be used as a hedge or even bonsai.
Red Spruce is a long-lived, shade tolerant conifer that grows naturally in eastern Ontario and the Maritime provinces. Hardiest in the eastern regions of Canada, this tree tolerates many soil types, moisture levels, and is low maintenance.
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Bark: reddish-brown to black
Pollution tolerance: medium
In row spacing: 3 - 4 m (10 - 12 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: eastern spruce, he balsam, he-balsam, yellow spruce
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