Engelmann Spruce are native throughout the western United States and part of Canada. They are often a dominate spruce in mountainous regions where other trees will not grow. Engelmann Spruce grow steady for up to 300 years and can be 150 feet tall. It is common for them to live 500 to 600 years old. Their bark is thin and scaly in texture and reddish brown in color. The needles are 0.5 to 1 inch long and dark green to blue green in color. The cones are small 1.5 to 2.5 inches long.
Average Seeds Per Packet: 100
Average Seeds Per Ounce: 13,000
|Botanical Name:||PICEA engelmannii|
|Hardiness Zones:||3 to 7b|
|Height in 20 Years:||30 feet max|
|Mature Height:||120 feet|
|Max Spread:||39 feet|
|Growth Period:||Spring and Summer|
*Images are from various sources. Actual color and appearance may vary.