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Spruce (Picea) Trees for Sale
A hardy and easy-growing evergreen conifer, the spruce tree family comprises 35 species of all shapes and sizes. Morning Star’s selection includes many cultivars of the abies (Norway), engelmannii (Englemann), pungens (Colorado blue), omorika (Serbian) and orientalis (oriental) species.
Picea abies (Norway Spruce)
The deer-resistant Norway Spruce grows to 60 feet tall, though Morning Star offers many cultivars of the species for purchase of all different shapes and sizes. Spruce trees grow best in sun and well-drained soil.
This low-to-the-ground spruce has year-round yellow needles and reaches a mere one foot tall (and three feet wide) at maturity.
This dwarf cultivar was discovered and first propagated in Vermont in the early 1990’s. Welcomes the spring season with its butter-yellow needles and reaches 4 feet tall after 10 years of growth.
A fast-growing tree that reaches 15 feet after 10 years. Prominent red cones perch upright on the evergreen branches’ tips in the spring before drooping and changing to a traditional brown color.
Has a narrow conical form and slightly pendant branches. Unique needles are bright yellow on top and green underneath. Grows to 10 feet tall after 10 years.
A semi-dwarf tree with bright green needles and a dense, broad conical form. Reaches four feet tall and two feet wide after 10 years of growth.
Fast-growing and adding one foot of height annually, this evergreen stands out in its landscape with its elegant, narrow form and blue-green winter needles. Reaches 25 feet tall and six feet wide at maturity.
A weeping Norway spruce. Limp branches can be staked as desired.
A dwarf evergreen shrub with a form resembling a bird’s nest.
A dwarf, globose form. Reaches two feet tall after ten years. New cones emerge a striking red before maturing to brown.
A weeping Norway spruce with gold needles. Can be staked to achieve desired form.
Picea engelmannii (Englemann Spruce)
Native to western North America, the species can reach over 160 feet tall under pristine growing conditions. Trees have an upright, narrow conical form with blue-green needles.
A unique cultivar with silver-blue, soft needles and semi-pendulous branches that create a skirt-like effect around the base of the tree. Fast-growing and reaches 12 feet tall after 10 years.
Picea pungens (Blue Spruce)
Native to the rocky mountains, the deer-resistant Blue Spruce (or Colorado Spruce) species can reach an impressive height of over 100 feet tall. Ornamental specimens vary from dwarf cultivars to 50 feet tall. Prefer full sun and well-drained soil.
'St. Mary's Broom'
A dwarf blue spruce that only reaches one foot tall.
Makes a statement with its bright red-magenta spring cones that provide a stark contrast to the teal-blue needles.
Picea omorika (Serbian Spruce)
Cultivars of this deer-resistant evergreen conifer are tough trees that easily adapt to a variety of soil conditions.
An eye-catching weeping Serbian Spruce tree with a narrow/columnar form. Grows to 15 feet, does not require pruning.
A globose dwarf spruce with contrasting green and silver needles.
Picea orientalis (Oriental Spruce)
The Oriental Spruce has an attractive conical form with graceful branches arching at the tips. Males bode bright red cones in the spring. Disease and pest resistant.
A powerful upright, cone-shaped form that matures to 20 feet tall. Short, dark green-black needles. Spring’s new growth comes through as bright yellow.
Discovered in 1950 in what is now New Jersey’s Ringwood State Park, this cultivar is a golden conifer showing off bright yellow needles. Grows to 15 feet tall after ten years. Young trees may require protection from full sun, though quite tolerant once matured.
A ‘Skylands’ witches broom, this miniature dwarf cultivar grows only one inch per year and takes a flattened disk shape, becoming wider than it is tall. Attractive golden needles prefer half a day of sun to reach their brightest gold.
Please contact us with any questions regarding which tree is best-suited for your landscape, or questions about Spruce trees specifically.