White Spruce
White Spruce
White Spruce

White Spruce

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The White Spruce is South Dakota’s State Tree. It is considerably tolerable of shade.

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Growth Rate Slow to moderate
Mature Size 60-100 ft tall, 1-3 ft trunk diameter
Soil Clay, loam; prefers well-drained
Light Shade tolerant
Leaves ½ - ¾ inch long needles, blunt tip, green-bluish color and 4 sided
Cones 1 - 2 ¾ inch long; pendulous and slender shape with thin flexible scales
Deer Browse Risk Low
Benefits Due to its excellent foliage color, short stiff needles and good nature shape these have been widely used as Christmas trees. They have also been used as windbreaks, wildlife habitats, furniture production and sounding boards for pianos and violins. The tough pliable roots were used by Indians to lace birch bark canoes and making woven baskets.