Tree Detail

Picea glauca


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

Known Locations:

Information Sources: Alamosa Tree Board; S Group of State Foresters