Spruce

Spruce trees needles are arranged all around the twig. Spruce trees tend to prefer moist sites and would prefer full sun, though they will grow in partial shade. Spruces can grow quite large, though there are some smaller varieties available. The majority of them are conical in nature. 

 

*Please note that the list is not current - it is a generalized list of our selection. Selection changes based on sales  and seasonal availability. If you're looking to request a specific variety, please call the store.*

 


 

Baby Blue Spruce

Requirements: Full sun to light shade, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 8 m W x 15 m H  
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 2. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Excellent blue colorado spruce. Full sized spruce where colour darkens with age. Useful as a speciman in larger spaces. 

Columnar Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.  
 
Size: 3 m W x 15 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Columnar blue Colorado Spruce with ascending branches. 

Cupressina Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 4 m W x 10 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.  
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Narrow form with ascending branches. Plant growth rate is moderately fast. Used as a boundary plant in narrow spaces. 

Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Requirements: Full sun.
 
Size: 1 m W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Avery slow growing dwarf conical spruce. Light green, small needles. 

Dwarf Globe Spruce

Requirements: Full sun.
 
Size: 1.5 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: A slow growing very dense dwarf globularblue spruce with steel blue needles.

Firefly Oriental Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 

 
Size: 1 m W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Rich yellow exterior needles contrast with dark green interior. Slow growth. Best colour in full sun. 

Jean's Dilly Dwarf Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.  
 
Size: 60 cm W x 1.25 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Small, short, thin needles. Plant's growth rate is only one-half. Used as a unique specimen in rock gardens. 

Nest Spruce 

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.   
 
Size: 60 cm W x 160 cm H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Very slow growing, short and dense spruce. Light green spring growth on flat topped dwarf plant.

Rainbow's End Dwarf Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 90 cm W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: New growth is a striking yellow-green. Plant growth rate is similar to a dwarf Alberta spruce. Used as a formal speciman in foundation planting.

Seester's Dwarf Blue Spruce

Requirements:  Full sun to light shade. 
 
Size: 80 cm W x 1.5 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 2
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Useful as a pyramidal speciman in smaller spaces. True dwarf pyramid. Stunning blue needles, slow growht rate. 

Spiral Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Requirements: Full sun. 
 
Size: 1 m W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: A uniquely trimmed specimen of this form of evergreen. 

Weeping Norway Spruce  

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil.
 
Size: Varies with culture. 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Weeping habit. A dramatic specimen with deep dark green needles and pendulous branches. 

White Spruce

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 6 m W x 15 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3. 
 
Bloom-time: 
 
Description: Large, upright native evergreen, light green spring growth.