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The Norway Spruce can be expected to grow
in the zones listed. More information can be found on the arborday.org
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The Norway Spruce falls into the following type(s):
The Norway Spruce grows to be 40' to 60' feet in height.
The Norway Spruce has a spread of about 25' to 30' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a Medium to Fast growth rate.
The Norway Spruce does well in Full exposure(s).
The Norway Spruce grows in Acidic, Clay, Drought Tolerant, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well Drained soils.
The Norway Spruce has a(n) Pyramidal shape.
Norway Spruce support a wide variety of wildlife. They are important as winter cover for deer, small game including grouse, hare, and woodcock. Song birds and fur bearers also frequent these forest types, Norway spruce makes a good roosting tree for hawks and owls.
Cone is 4"-6" long, 1 1/2"-2" wide, elongated oval, dry, brown.
Norway spruce is a familiar sight in much of the United States, but it’s really a tree of Europe. Throughout the globe, this tree has many uses including lumber, pulpwood, Christmas trees and landscape specimen trees. Its dense branching pattern and tolerance of soil variations has also made it a popular tree for windbreaks.
If you have enough space and want to add a sense of formal dignity to your landscape, the Norway spruce will suit you well.
Each tree and plant is guaranteed to grow, or we'll replace it within one year of shipment.
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.
Natural root (also called bare root) trees are shipped without soil around their roots. They are shipped when dormant in the spring and fall seasons. We dip the roots in a hydrating gel to keep them moist during shipping.
There are a number of advantages to natural root trees:
The Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University has an interesting article about the benefits of planting natural root trees. Look for the PDF entitled Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method
Potted (also called containerized) trees come in 4" containers.
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