White spruce is widely planted in the U.S. where it is used for hedges, windbreaks, and specimen trees like full sun. It is much grown in the Midwest because of its tolerance and adaptability.
Name: White Spruce Scientific Name: Picea glauca Hardiness zone: 2 to 6 plant height: 40-60 feet light requirements: full sun to part shade soil and water preferences grow well well-drained loam soils.
1. Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours 2. stratification: 30 days cold moist stratification. Check every two weeks to make sure seeds are moist and that seeds are not molding. if there is sign of mold, seeds should be soaked in 3:2 parts of water: bleach then rinsed with clean water and put back into cold stratification. 3. germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil