Black Hills Spruce

Black Hills Spruce is a pyramidal growing conifer evergreen.  This dense evergreen is decorated with short stiff needles.  The needles are green to blue-green in color.  This evergreen is a great tree to install as a wind break or screen.  You may notice the tree attracting birds and other animals because of its year round foliage and density.  This evergreen is deer resistant which makes it a great fit for wooded areas.  Black Hills Spruce is a native North American tree that is commonly found across quite a few States.  This evergreen is slower growing than other evergreen varieties.

Black Hills Spruce

Black Hills Spruce Needles

Black Hills Spruce

Picea Glauca ‘Densata’

Plant Details

Flower Color- No flowers

Foliage Color- Green to blue-green

Zone- 2-8

Height- 20 feet to 25 feet tall

Spread- 10 feet to 12 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This evergreen is slow-growing and requires minimal maintenance once established.  Since this tree does not grow as tall as other evergreen trees, it is better suited for residential installation.  Regular watering is needed during periods of extreme heat and drought.    This evergreen is native to North American and can be found in many States.  Spring is the best time to prune this evergreen if necessary.

Other evergreen tree options.

  • Austrian Pine
  • Blue Form Eastern White Pine
  • Colorado Spruce
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Norway Spruce
  • Serbian Spruce

Additional information on Black Hills Spruce trees.