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Black Hills Spruce
Catalogue A# 2001-003 LX5
GPS 45D 43' 46" N / 108D 37' 24" W

Picea glauca 'Densata'

Family: Pinaceae

Origin: North America, Black Hills South Dakota

Common name: Black Hills Spruce

Location: Grouping between Lynx viewing areas

Number in accession: 9

Note: Planted November 2001

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This 20 inch Black Hulls Spruce provides overall benefits of: $110 every year. 

​Black Hills spruce is a small- to medium-height tree with a dense habit and broad, pyramidal form. It is a good addition to residential landscapes or for use in windbreaks.

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Evergreen (foliage year-round)
        Native Locale: North America
        Landscape Uses: Screen, Specimen, Windbreak
        Size Range: Medium tree (25-40 feet), Small tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height: 20-40 feet
Mature Width: 10-15 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5
        Soil Preference: Acid soil, Moist, well-drained soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Intolerant
        Salt Spray: Moderately Tolerant
        Soil Salt: Moderately Tolerant
        Drought Conditions: Moderately Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Intolerant
        Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid winter, Late winter, Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
        Shape or Form: Round
        Growth Rate: Moderate
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Browsers, Nesting birds, Songbirds

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