White Spruce

Picea glauca

The white spruce is a common tree in the north, but it can grow in southern Ontario. It grows well in the far north and can be found along the arctic tree line.

Size: 24 metres tall, trunk 60 centimetres in diameter

Moisture: Tolerates a wide range of moisture levels

Shade: Tolerates shade

Soil: Can grow in almost any soil type

Did you know? Bark, branches, buds and seeds from the white spruce are a meal for deer, rabbits, porcupines, birds, and small rodents.