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Black Hills Spruce

A Hardy Evergreen Perfect for Privacy and Natural Charm


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  • hardiness zone3-6
  • height20 - 40 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • ship as3-4 FT, 3G
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Provides year-round privacy with dense foliage
  • Ideal for use as a windbreak or natural screen
  • Supports wildlife, enhancing local biodiversity

The Black Hills Spruce is a versatile and resilient tree that brings year-round beauty and functionality to your landscape. Native to North America, this medium-sized evergreen offers more than just lush foliage; it provides privacy, wind protection, and serves as a habitat for wildlife. Ideal for creating a living screen or a natural border, the Black Hills Spruce is a superb addition to any garden that values both aesthetics and utility.

Sturdy and Dense Foliage for Privacy:  One of the standout benefits of the Black Hills Spruce is its dense growth, which makes it an excellent choice for those seeking privacy in their garden or yard. The thick foliage offers a natural screen that keeps prying eyes away, ensuring your outdoor activities remain private and serene throughout the year.

Natural Windbreak and Weather Protection:  This spruce not only enhances your garden’s privacy but also acts as a natural windbreak. Its robust and wind-resistant nature helps protect your home and garden from harsh winds, reducing wind chill and providing a sheltered space to enjoy, regardless of the weather conditions.

Supports Local Wildlife:  Adding a Black Hills Spruce to your landscape does more than just beautify the area—it also supports local ecosystems. This tree serves as an excellent habitat for various bird species, offering shelter and nesting sites, which helps promote biodiversity in your garden.

Product Details

  • botanical namePicea glauca 'Densata'
  • foliage typeBright green new growth deepens to blue green short needles, approximately 1/3 to 3/4" long.
  • formTree
  • growth rateSlow.
  • hardiness zone3-6
  • height20 - 40 feet
  • planting instructionsCan be used as a windbreak or screen. Plant before new growth buds break open or after they harden off in late spring.
  • pruningNone necessary. Can do light shearing if a different shape is desired.
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as3-4 FT, 3G
  • soil requirementWell drained soil. Does not do well in heavy clay soil with excessive moisture.
  • spacing15 - 20 feet
  • spread10 - 15 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementMedium
  • winter careNone special.

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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