Black Hill Spruce Tree

  • Botanical Name:Picea glauca ‘Densata’
  • Height:20 – 40 Feet
  • Spacing:20 – 30′
  • Depth:Same as in nursery.
  • Spread:15 – 20′
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Color:non-flowering
  • Size:12-18″ Bareroot
  • Fruit:Cones, 1-2 inch long cylindrical.
  • Zone:3-6
  • Form:Tree
  • Flower Form:n/a
  • Soil Requirements:Loamy Soil
  • Growth Rate:Slow.
  • Pruning:None necessary. Can do light shearing if a different shape is desired.
  • Foliage:Bright green new growth deepens to blue green short needles, approximately 1/3 to 3/4″ long.
  • Comments:One of the finest evergreen trees we’ve found. Black Hills Spruce tree has green to blue-green needles and a very dense habit, making it an ideal windbreak, privacy screen or specimen tree. Tolerates most urban and rural planting sites as well as wind, heat, cold, drought and crowding. Growing 30-50 ft. tall with a 10-20 ft. spread, it has a pyramidal habit and a slow growth rate. Black Hills Spruce trees commonly live 250-300 years. Grows best when planted in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. 9-12″ bareroot. Zones 2-6. Tolerant to most urban and rural planting sites. Very dense. Tolerates wind, heat, cold, drought and crowding. Commonly lives 250 – 300 years. Excellent specimen tree or used as a windbreak.
One of the finest evergreen trees we’ve found. Black Hills Spruce tree has green to blue-green needles and a very dense habit, making it an ideal windbreak, privacy screen or specimen tree. Tolerates most urban and rural planting sites as well as wind, heat, cold, drought and crowding. Growing 30-50 ft. tall with a 10-20 ft. spread, it has a pyramidal habit and a slow growth rate. Black Hills Spruce trees commonly live 250-300 years. Grows best when planted in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Zones 2-6.