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Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Picea
                        Specie: glauca

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Aromatic needle-like leaves on drooping branchlets; small cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Specimen tree Windbreaks

Zones: 1-8

Description: From Canada, this slow-growing evergreen conifer to 80 ft (24 m) is grown commercially for the manufacture of paper. It requires well-drained soil. Bright green shoots appear in spring, and the 4-angled, aromatic, needle-like leaves are held on drooping b

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Many different forms available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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