Spruce, Black Hills
Picea glauca "Densata"
Category: evergreen tree Size: small
Mature Size: 20-40' x 15-25'
Zone: 2 Growth Rate: moderate
Foliage: short, silver-green needles
Elevation (if known):
Water: High drought tolerance
Soil : Variety of soils
Sun: Full to part shade
Comments: Well-established trees are quite tolerant of wind, heat, cold, and drought State tree of South Dakota. Dense growth. Planted 3 Arbor Week 2009. These did not fare well. May bud out too early.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to: North America
Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; S Group of State Foresters