Red Spruce are very important trees in the northeast. The wood is light, soft, and tinted with red. It is often used for pulpwood and Christmas tree use. The needles are sharply pointed, have four sides, and are green in color. Red Spruce has the ability to adapt too many soil conditions, from coarse rocky soil to fine sandy soil.
Average Seeds Per Packet: 50
Average Seeds Per Ounce: 9500
|Botanical Name:||PICEA rubens|
|Other Names:||Red Spruce|
|Hardiness Zones:||3 to 8|
|Height in 20 Years:||25 feet max|
|Max Height:||80 feet|
|Max Spread:||39 feet|
|Sun Preference:||Full to Partial|
|Growth Period:||Spring & Summer|
|Bloom Period:||Mid Spring|
*Images are from various sources. Actual color and appearance may vary.