Spruce, White – Transplants

Picea glauca

White Spruce is a very hardy and versatile tree. It tolerates a range of moisture, soil, and light conditions. On good sites it is moderately fast growing and can grow up to 90 feet tall.

White spruce is planted for timber, landscaping, Christmas trees, and wildlife habitat. It provides an effective windbreak and visual screen, and important winter shelter for wildlife. White spruce is popular because it is one of the few trees that deer won’t eat, and doesn’t need much protection.

Transplants are grown from seed in nursery beds, and then moved to larger growing spaces before being sold. They tend to have thicker roots and stems, and are hardier than seedling trees.

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  • Size: 8"-16"
  • # per Bundle: 25
  • Soil Type: Adaptable - sandy to clay
  • Sun: Full sun to Partial shade
  • Moisture: Wet to Moderate
  • Height: 50-75
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
North St. Louis Soil and Water Conservation District

505 3rd St N, Ste A,
Virginia, MN 55792
Office Hours: 8:30 - 4 Monday-Friday and by appointment

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Wednesday, November 10th at 10:30 a.m.
This meeting will be held in-person at the St. Louis County Public Works building at 7823 Hwy 135 ,Virginia, MN. A Zoom connection is available by contacting Anita Provinzino at least two hours prior to the meeting time. This meeting is open to the public, a mask and social distancing is required..

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