White Spruce – Picea glauca

$2.95

Great as a Christmas tree or as a stately bonsai specimen.

Spruces are a popular bonsai species, and their conical shape and short, bluish green leaves make for beautifully detailed bonsai trees when well trained.  

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Spruces are a popular bonsai species, and their conical shape and short, bluish green leaves make for beautifully detailed bonsai trees when well trained.  

Bonsai Location

Indoor or Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Medium

Bonsai Styles

Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

In the Garden

This North American native tree has a fairly broad, pyramidal silhouette when young but matures into a dense, 15-20m tall column, 5-8m wide. The short, silver-green needles densely clothe the upright branches making White Spruce ideally suited to use as a hedge or windbreak.

Propagation

This tree is best suited to cooler and temperate area of Australia. It prefers full sun but to avoid browning off the leaves it needs some shade from the midday sun in summer. This species is very adaptable and can be grown in any well draining soil. Once established it is also very drought tolerant.

Common Name:White Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea glauca
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 60
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Growing Information

In the Garden

This North American native tree has a fairly broad, pyramidal silhouette when young but matures into a dense, 15-20m tall column, 5-8m wide. The short, silver-green needles densely clothe the upright branches making White Spruce ideally suited to use as a hedge or windbreak.

Propagation

This tree is best suited to cooler and temperate area of Australia. It prefers full sun but to avoid browning off the leaves it needs some shade from the midday sun in summer. This species is very adaptable and can be grown in any well draining soil. Once established it is also very drought tolerant.

Product Details
Common Name:White Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea glauca
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 60
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate